Upland made | Visual Art & Craft Fair

5 November 2022 to 6 November 2022


Shop for unique, handmade items created by local artists and makers

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Exhibitor: Morag Macpherson
Exhibitor: Morag Macpherson

Upland made is a visual art and craft fair selling handmade, bespoke and unique work made by Upland members. It celebrates the handmade; the Upland made. It invites you to shop for unique, handmade items created by local artists and makers.

The event has now passed - it took place at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries on 5/6 November 2022.

Event Photos - head to our Flickr album to see some photos from this year's event HERE.



This year we had 34 exhibitors taking part selling everything from paintings, prints and pottery to jewellery, furniture and clothing.

Exhibitors include:

Ailsa Black (painting), Hazel Campbell (painting), Anne Butler (painting), Gail Kelly (printmaking), Alan Cameron (printmaking), Clare Dawdry (ceramics), Helen Walsh (mixed media/textiles), Jesse Ball (jewellery), Jay Rubinstein (wooden mobiles), Ruth Elizabeth Jones (ceramics), Morag Macpherson (textiles), Tricia Barna and Andy Philpott (painting/furniture), Heather Armstrong (ceramics), Robyn Cove (ceramics), Jo Shennan (mixed media), Josh Williams (ceramics), Daniel Lacey (wood/furniture), Laura Derby (textiles), Val Macadam (illustration), Ruth Hanson (mixed media), Peter Smith (wood), Liz Dagg (painting), Pamela Grace (painting/ printmaking), Kay Ribbens (textiles), Andrew Adair (ceramics), Sarah Stewart (printmaking), Fitch & McAndrew (ceramics), Jo Gallant (textiles), Jackie Zehnder (ceramics), Suzanne Stuart Davies & Julian Francis (painting/ceramics), Janet Ibbotson (textiles), Sue Hughes (textiles), Dorothy Stewart (textiles) and Lucy Hadley (printmaking).

Please note, unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Natalie Vardey (jewellery) is unable to exhibit at the fair. Robyn Cove (ceramics) will be on this stand.



Food/Drink & Family Activities

We are pleased to announce that as well as a range of visual art and craft, Upland made will had lots more to offer visitors...
With an Easterbrook Hall Cafe and hot food from the Stockbridge Mac & Cheese Co.
Demonstrations by some of our exhibitors.
Activities for children include FREE soft play and drop-in have-a-go pottery sessions with Clay Works Studio.

Upland made is the perfect visit for all the family.


Saturday 5th Nov (12pm-5pm)    |

Sunday 6th Nov (10am-4pm)

All day: Children’s drop-in sessions with Clay Works

All day: Children’s drop-in sessions with Clay Works

All day: Café & soft play

All day: Café & soft play

Demo: 1.30pm Laura Derby - Textiles

Demo: 11.30am Andrew Adair - Ceramics

Demo: 3.30pm Ruth E Jones - Ceramics

Demo: 2.30pm Helen Walsh - Textiles


Visitors are invited to come and buy something special - for themselves or for loved ones - and to shop local this November.


Key Event Information *This event has now finished*

Opening Hours:
Saturday 5th November - 12 noon till 5pm
Sunday 6th November - 10am till 4pm

Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Rd, Dumfries DG1 4TA


Upland's fair returns to Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries November 2022.

After the success of our inaugural  'Winter Art & Craft Fair' last year, we are pleased to launch the event as a regular fixture in the creative calendar, and do so with a new name and look.

You can view photos from our inaugural Fair in 2021 here: 


Winter Art & Craft Fair