Craft*folK - the heART of the Cardiff Crafts Scene


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Craft*folK is a small, private business developed by Maxine Hird and Jane Hall over the past 20+ years, organising outside art and craft events in and around the Cardiff area. They are committed, through their events, to provide a platform for artists, crafts people, food and drink producers to exhibit and sell their wares directly to the general public.


In order to maintain the original and diverse products for sale at their markets they also wanted to encourage new exhibitors to take part and so launched their Taster Stall scheme over ten years ago to do just this, offering shorter periods at discounted rates at all three of their City Centre based markets, with great success. Their event year starts with a St David’s Day market culminating with the Cardiff Christmas Market set in the pedestrian heart of Cardiff City Centre. Full details of all events can be found at

In 2015 they branched out into another busy pedestrian area representing just the first phase of the expansion of the Christmas Market that they hope will ultimately become the main destination for original gifts, complementing the already exceptional Christmas shopping experience in our capital city. With the increase in the number of wooden stalls to 75 they successfully organised a rolling programme of over 190 talented makers through the 42 days of the market.



Office hours 10am – 4pm
+44 (0)2920 514732

+44(07974 561514



PO box 26
Dinas Powys
CF64 4YR