• Biggest Biggest UK all Bead Show
  • Combination of retailers and artists to enjoy
  • To Inspire Workshops and Demostrations
  • Twice a Year Two fantastic bead events

THE BIG BEAD SHOW

October 20th 2018

10am - 5pm

If you’ve not been to the Big Bead Show before then you're in for a treat! Brought to you by Bead & Jewellery magazine, it's the biggest all bead fair in the UK, with exhibitors stocking supplies for all your seed beading, wirework, polymer clay, lampwork, silversmithing and general beading needs. You’ll never have seen so many beads in one place before!

2018 Events:

October 20th 2018

The Big Bead Show

You'll Enjoy


Taster Workshops
Drop in Demonstrations
Pick up tips and trends
Chat to top designers
Make & Takes

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Remember that although tickets are available on the door, it's cheaper to book entry tickets and workshop places in advance.

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The Big Bead Show

A great day out

There's free parking and a café, so you can shop till you drop and then sit down to admire your purchases and recover with a coffee.

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Make & Take

Our Free Make & Take Zone, running throughout the day at The Big Bead Show.

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Prize Draw

Prize Draw

Enter our Free prize draw for a chance to win beading goodies worth £100.

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Workshops

October Workshops now Booking

Our taster classes run for one hour each, leaving you plenty of time for your shopping. It's the perfect opportunity to try your hand at that technique you've been desperate to learn. All materials and tools are kindly supplied by our sponsors, so all you need do is book your place online, bring along your emailed order confirmation, and enjoy the fun. For something a little more in depth, choose from limited space on a two hour class.

Remember, it's cheaper to book in advance rather than on the day. For workshop enquiries please call the hotline on 01903 331013 or email elizabeth@ashdown.co.uk

  • All CLASSES
  • 09:00 - 11:00
  • 11:01 - 13:00
  • 13:01 - 15:00
  • 15:01 - 17:00
You Fill My Heart
  • 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sandown View A

Tracey Spurgin

You Fill My Heart

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Multi Strand Crystal Bracelet
  • 1.00pm - 2.30pm
  • Sandown View A

Renata Graham

Multi Strand Crystal Bracelet

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Chain Tassel Crystal Earrings
  • 3pm - 4pm
  • Sandown View A

Renata Graham

Chain Tassel Crystal Earrings

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On the Wings of Love
  • 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Sandown View B

Helen O'Connor

On the Wings of Love

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Tiny Turtles Bracelet
  • 1pm - 2.30pm
  • Sandown View B

Justine Gage

Tiny Turtles Bracelet

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Catteleya Pin
  • 3pm - 4pm
  • Sandown View B

Justine Gage

Catteleya Pin

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Multi Peyote Bracelet
  • 10.15am - 11.30am
  • Brasserie A

Tracy Clegg

Multi Peyote Bracelet

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Herringbone Graduated Rope
  • 12noon - 1pm
  • Brasserie A

Tracy Clegg

Herringbone Graduated Rope

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Heart Shibori pendant
  • 3pm - 4pm
  • Brasserie A

Patty McCourt

Heart Shibori pendant

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Beaded Tassel Earrings
  • 10.15am - 11.30am
  • Brasserie B

Sarah Millsop

Beaded Tassel Earrings

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Wirework Flower Bracelet
  • 12noon - 1pm
  • Brasserie B

Karen Gray

Wirework Flower Bracelet

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  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Brasserie B

Bonnie McGough

Polymer Clay Beads

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  • 3.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Brasserie B

Julie Ashford

Celestial Snowflakes

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  • 9.00am - 10.00am
  • Sports Bar A

Donna McKean Smith

Pearl Knotted Bracelet

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  • 10.15am - 11.15am
  • Sports Bar A

Ruth Vickery

Floral Superduo Bracelet

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  • 11.45am - 12.45pm
  • Sports Bar A

Jessica Rose

How to Start a Jewellery Business

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  • 2.30pm - 4.30pm
  • Sports Bar A

Vicky Roberts

Deck The Halls

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  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm
  • Brasserie A

Lisa Harmon

Colour Resin Picture Pendant

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DEMONSTRATIONS

A favourite feature for show goers - the demonstration area - where you can enjoy free walk in demonstrations with top tutors.  There's a rolling programme throughout the day with a varied list of skills and techniques for you to get a flavour of.  With a big screen for better visibility and a microphone to help you hear the all important details, it's a new and improved experience.

The demonstration schedule for the October show will be posted here in late September 2018 so do check back for details.

TICKET PRICES

Tickets can be purchased at the event on show day, or you can buy online in advance at discounted prices.

Or call us today: +44 (0)1903 331013

ADULT
Early Entry (10am) £7.80
Late Entry (11.30am) £7.30
SENIOR
Early Entry (10am) £5.60
Late Entry (11.30am) £4.80
GROUP
Four adults (10am) £23.40
Twelve adults (10am) £78.00


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SHOW SPONSORS

A big thank you to the sponsors who help make this such a great event.