Welcome to BCTF!

BCTF has for the past 44 years been showcasing the best of British Craft and Art.

With more than 9,000 British designer-makers registered with us, and that number growing every day, we will always be able to offer something new to our visitors.

If you want to buy unique, handmade work from the British Isles, the British Craft Trade Fair Harrogate and BCTF online catalogue will offer you all the choice you need. With hundreds of makers, a vast range of products, and prices starting at just a few pounds, BCTF is well worth a visit.

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Can anyone visit BCTF?

If you are a buyer for a retail outlet you can attend.

How much does it cost to attend BCTF?

By pre-registering entry is F.O.C, registering on arrival costs £10.

What disabled facilities are there?

There is disabled access and toilet facilities for wheelchairs users at both BCTF Harrogate and BCTF London.

What our visitors say about BCTF

“A useful and innovative shop window on UK talent.

Also a comfortable and welcoming venue.”

George Byatt


“Great venue, huge choice, many new faces.

 We thoroughky enjoyed visiting and making new trade associations at the Harrogate BCTF 2017.”

Andy Grinter

Art in the Mill

“Fantastic layout and lighting.

A superb show. I never miss it.

More artists appeared to be au fait with their prices and wholsale without having to refer to sheets.

Great as ever!”

 Liz Roberts

Atelier 18

New additions to our 2019 Exhibitor List

Katfish Designs

Quirky, characterful textile brooches, decorations, accessories and homewares, inspired by nature and made from Harris and Yorkshire pure wool Tweed.

Designer-maker Kath Baker will be exhibiting in the Newcomer Gallery on stand N37. Find out more about her work by visiting her BCTF Online page.

Orange Pippin

Beautiful stationery and memorable gifts featuring hand lettering and watercolour illustrations. Including greetings cards, notelets, wrapping paper and art prints.

Helen Cox will be exhibiting in the Newcomer Gallery on stand N35. See more of her work by visiting her BCTF Online page.

Ahima Jewellery London

Meaningful sterling silver jewellery inspired by Adinkra symbols.

Ahima Jewellery designer Dorothy Arhin will be exhibiting in the Newcomer gallery on stand N28. Find out more on her BCTF Online page.