We’re popping up all over the place this Christmas. We’re sure you’ve already heard about our exciting UK pop-up shop Etsy House that’s happening this December – but what about the festive shopping fairs happening near you? Etsy seller teams will be organising physical pop up shops in six locations around the UK this winter: London, Brighton, Dorset, Cambridge, Leeds, and Edinburgh. Read on for more details about each pop up!
Brighton Etsy Team Pop Up Shop
When: 6 November – 7 December
Where: 16 Brighton Square
Who: Over 30 Brighton Etsy Team members
From over 60 applications, curator Super + Super whittled down the selection of items to the top 30. The pop up will feature an array of wonderful makers from jewellers, to print makers, to crafters, to seamstresses and everything in between. There will be something for everyone, and all budgets, so it will be a great place to pick up one-off gifts and stocking fillers for Christmas.
One of a Kind in Leeds
When: 15th November to 23rd December, 9.30 – 7.00 Mon to Sat and 11 – 5.00 on Sundays
Where: 22 Queens Arcade, Leeds, LS1
Who: Etsy sellers from Team Leeds
The One of a Kind Pop Up will run for just over 5 weeks and will feature an amazing range of greetings cards and gift items from 26 Yorkshire based Etsy sellers. The shop will have a woodland theme and will host Q&A session for people who want to set up their own shops. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet the makers of your Christmas gifts and order bespoke versions!
Cambridge Christmas Pop Up Shop
When: 28-29 Nov 11am – 8pm
Where: The Fountain Inn, 12 Regent Street, CB2 1DB
Who: Etsy sellers from Team Cambridge
The Cambridge Christmas pop up shop will showcase a curated selection of sellers from around Cambridge in a beautiful setting. Christmas shoppers will have the chance to buy exciting, quality handmade items from local artisans and makers. In addition to wonderful Christmas gifts, the pop up will also host special installations from the artists themselves.
LuxeByMe in London
When: 1 – 7 December, 9.30-7pm Monday to Friday, late shopping/private view until 8pm on Thursday, 11-5 Saturday and Sunday
Where: Craft Central Showcase Gallery, 33-35 St John’s Square, London, EC1M 4DS
Who: Etsy Sellers from Team LuxeByMe
Luxe By Me offers London shoppers a one-stop shop to cover all your Christmas gifting needs. Expect to find handmade greeting cards, trinkets for your niece, a pair of cufflinks for your boyfriend, a hand printed silk scarf for your mother, handmade lavender bags for your granny or a contemporary print for your home. Carefully selected for their unique design and beautiful craftsmanship, this popup by London-based Etsy sellers offer colourful and contemporary pieces that you won’t be able to resist. All items can be beautifully gift wrapped while you wait. Look out for craft demonstrations during the private view/late shopping evening on 4th December.
Read more: www.luxebyme.co.uk
Dorset Team Christmas Handmade and Vintage Fair
When: 6 December, 10am – 4pm
Where: Allendale Centre, Hanham Rd, Wimborne Minster, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1AS
Who: 80 Etsy sellers from the Dorset Team
Peruse goods sold by eighty Etsy sellers from the Dorset Team at their handmade and vintage Christmas fair in Wimbourne Minster. This wonderful shopping day out will feature plenty to browse and will be a great place to buy gifts for everyone on your list. Expect to find a huge variety of handmade and vintage items from papercuts to ironwork and vintage jewellery to soaps. Entry to the event is free and there is car parking nearby.
Made From Scotland
When: 4 – 7 December, Thurs – Sun 10am – 9pm
Where: Upstairs from Made from Scotland, Rose Street, Edinburgh
Who: Etsy sellers from the Edinburgh Etsy Team: https://www.facebook.com/edinburghetsy
Purchase your Christmas gifts from local Etsy sellers around Edinburgh at the Edinburgh Etsy Team’s pop up. Check out handmade gifts from local artists and enjoy chatting with the makers. The shop will be hosted in the upstairs of Made From Scotland on Rose Street.
Discover more opportunities to buy from Etsy sellers in person on Etsy Local.
So, who’s going to swing by the fairs to support your local Etsy sellers this Christmas? Don’t forget that we’re also hosting our first UK pop-up in London this December! #EtsyHouse. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK.