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We Make London events and fairs are exclusively designed to showcase the work of British designer-makers, offering them the opportunity to affordably sell and promote their work to a wider market. 

Founded by a group of like-minded designer-makers, headed by designer-maker and events guru, Mary McDermott, We Make London is passionate about uniting buyers with designer-makers, who offer something unique and personal, in today’s fast paced world of throw away mass production. 

As a designer-maker herself, Mary knows only too well the difficulties designers face in finding affordable, high quality events at which to sell their products and We Make London's events are designed to address this problem.

We Make London events and fairs happen throughout the year and are announced here on our events page and over on the blog.

If you'd like to be informed of our upcoming events please sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page.

Dates: November 28-30 - December 1, 5-8, 12-15, 19-23, 26-31 - January 1-4 
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB
Opening times: 4:30 to 10pm
Dates: 2014 to be announced
Where: Camden Lock Market, Middle Yard, 54 - 56 Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AF
Opening times: 10am - 6:30pm
 

As part of our ongoing partnership with Camden Lock we have set up a special Handmade market in the Middle Yard of the famous Camden Lock Market. We are there the first and third Friday of every month. 2014 dates to be announced.

Dates: 7, 8, 14, 15 September 2013

Where: Bernie Spain Gardens and More London 

We were very excited to take part in The Thames Festival for the 3rd year. The festival went through lot of changes in 2013, one of the main changes was that is was spread over 2 weekends.

Dates: 13 - 16 December 2012
Where: 2A, More London Riverside, Tooley St, London SE1 2DB
 
In its second year, the More London Christmas Market took place over four days in December.
Date: 1 December 2012
Where: Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill. Battersea, London SW11 5TN
We Make London's annual big Christmas fair took place in the amazing surroundings of Battersea Arts Centre.
 
Date: 29 November 2012
Where: Lower Market Hall, Camden Lock Market, Middle Yard, 54 - 56 Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8AF

 

 

We Make London were very excited to be asked by the lovely Camden Lock Market Team to host one of their special relaunched Night Markets that ran throughout November and December 2012.

Date: 4 November 2012
Where: Old Chelsea Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX

After taking a years break from our fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall we were back with an early winter market in 2012, showcasing over 80 UK based designers in a special winter shopping day.

 

Date: 16 September 2012
Where: Caledonian Road, Islington, London N1

We Make london were pleased to take part in the Cally Festival 2012, an annual community street event where everyone is welcome, bringing locals and visitors together to celebrate the cultural diversity of the Caledonian Road in North Lon

Dates: 8 - 9 September 2012
Where: Bernie Spain Gardens, Southbank, London SE1

For the second year running We Make London hosted an area dedicated to showcasing the work of London based designers as part of the immensely popular Mayor's Thames Festival. The Festival is London’s largest outdoor arts festival and one of the most spectacular, feel-good London events of the yea

Dates: 6 September 2012, 13 - 14 October 2012, 10 - 11 November 2012, 22 December 2012
Where: Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields, London E1 6EW

 

 

In October 2012, We Make London were excited to be asked by the management team at Old Spitalfields to take over a large section of the market for six dates throughout the winter months.

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