Win tickets to The Festive Gift Fair!

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Love Christmas shopping but not so keen on battling the crowds on the high street? Then put The Festive Gift Fair, at Birmingham’s NEC on 20-23 November, in your diary. We have five pairs of tickets to the fair to give away, so enter our competition here to try to win some! Featuring 325 stalls selling… Continue reading

Win tickets to The Festive Gift Fair

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Fancy shopping for Christmas pressies all under one roof, with stalls selling gifts perfect for everyone on your list? The head to The Festive Gift Fair at Birmingham’s NEC! Even better, win one of five pairs of tickets we have to give away for this seasonal extravaganza. Taking place on 20-23 November, this show promises… Continue reading

Enjoy crafts galore at The Knitting & Stitching Show!

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It’s only a week to go until The Knitting & Stitching Show at London’s Alexandra Palace! Taking place on 8-12 October, it’s sure to be a must-visit for all craft fans, with stitching, dressmaking, patchwork, crochet and so much more to enjoy. As a special bonus, we have a code giving you money off your ticket –… Continue reading

Be inspired at The Knitting & Stitching Show

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Is there a better way to spend a day than stitching, learning new crafts, discovering the latest trends and shopping for goodies for your stash? We think not. Which is why we’re super excited that The Knitting & Stitching Show at London’s Alexandra Palace is just around the corner, on 8-12 October. Put it in… Continue reading

Enter our September issue competitions today!

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Our September issue (283) goes on sale in the UK today, which means our fantastic competitions are open! Up for grabs we have tickets to the Crafts for Christmas and Hobbycrafts shows at Birmingham’s NEC. Taking place on 6-9 November, this event is a great way to get all your festive supplies for a home-made Christmas in… Continue reading

Make & learn at The Handmade Fair

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Exciting times! It’s now less than two months until Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair comes to Hampton Court Palace (taking place 19-21 September). Craft enthusiast Kirstie has gathered the very best names (think Kaffe Fassett, Cath Kidston, Mr X Stitch) to create a unique experience for those who love nothing more than making gorgeous craft items…. Continue reading

Win a family ticket to Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show!

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Win one of five family tickets (each admitting two adults and two children) to the Weald of Kent Craft & Design Show! Taking place on 5-7 September at the stunning Penshurst Place near Tonbridge, this show promises to be the perfect family day out, with craft stalls, workshops, live music and delicious food. Over 200… Continue reading

Tickets to The Handmade Fair now on sale!

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We’re very excited here at CrossStitcher HQ this morning, as tickets to The Handmade Fair have gone on sale! Hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, this crafting extravaganza will be taking place in the gorgeous surroundings of Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, on 19-21 September. Putting learning and making at the heart of your visit, the event is… Continue reading

The Handmade Fair – exciting news!

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There’s only 1 day to go before tickets for The Handmade Fair become available for a secret pre-sale! Tickets to the event, hosted by Kirstie Allsopp, cost £29 per person and will give you access to the nation’s only craft show that puts learning and making at its heart. With workshops, demos, yummy food, fabulous shopping and… Continue reading

Enter June's competitions today!

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Issue 253 giveawaysCrossStitcher 253 – our pretty June issue – hits the shop shelves tomorrow! We’ve got £780 worth of goodies up for grabs this month, including six of these idyllic Fishing Boat cross stitch kits from Heritage Crafts.

If you’d like to enter this month’s competitions here are the links to the online entry forms:

Chilterns Craft Show ticket giveaway

Weald of Kent Craft Show ticket giveaway

Heritage Crafts giveaway

Daylight lamp giveaway

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