Demonstrations

Our Experts Show you how

You will be amazed at the programme of demonstrations we have lined up for this event. No need to book or pay, there is a rolling schedule from some of the best teachers and tutors from across the UK.

At the October 2017 show you can enjoy demonstrations on polymer clay, wirework techniques and so much more with tutors such as Linda Jones, Bonnie McGough, Alison Tarry and James, The lonely soldier.

  • 11:00 - Steph Gibb, Bead Shop Nottingham
  • 11:30 - Linda Jones, Wirework Jewellery
  • 12 noon - Bonnie McGough, bonniemcgough.com
  • 12:30 - Vivien Hussey, Spoilt Rotten Beads
  • 13:00 - Alison Tarry, Alison Tarry Designs
  • 13:45 - Lonely Soldier, Glastonbury Wire Studio
  • 14:30 - Sarah Millsop, Beads Direct
  • 15:15 - Rachel Norris, Rachel Norris Design
  • 15:45 - Vicky Roberts, Bead & Jewellery Magazine

Get Creative with Superduo Duet Beads

Discover with Steph Gibb how versatile these Superduo duet beads are with these simple and effective components. By using the same beads in different ways you can create a range of different designs.

Get Creative with Superduo Duet Beads

Wire & Bead Christmas Inspiration

Linda Jones will be demonstrating wire shapes on a Christmas theme: such a Star, Holly Leaf and Spiral which can be used for decorations, gifts and jewellery. She’ll be showing shaping and hammering techniques using plated and aluminium wires. Great inspiration for Christmas!


Wire & Bead Christmas Inspiration

Making Beads from Polymer Clay

The exuberant Bonnie McGough will demonstration how to work with polymer clay to create beautiful beads.


Making Beads from Polymer Clay

Spiral Rope Icicle Decoration

During this demonstration Vivien Hussey, will show you how to create a spiral rope icicle decoration. You'll learn how to start off a spiral rope and how to increase the diameter of the rope to create a tapered effect. Vivien will also have other spiral rope jewellery on hand so that you can see just how versatile and useful this stitch is.


Spiral Rope Icicle Decoration

Wirework Seahorse

Alison will be demonstrating how to make a unicorn pendant which compliments her latest DVD "Fantasy Wire Horses". Come along and see how she starts the process of creating these fantastic creatures.


Wirework Seahorse

Wirework for Beginners

Lonely Soldier Designs will be demoing basic wire pendant making, showcasing techniques for beginners and those looking to improve their skills; all from his latest book being launched at the show. He will be creating a basic pendant, in wire and describing and showing some of the essential skills needed to begin learning to work with wire. There will be plenty of design hints and tips as well.


Wirework for Beginners

French Beaded Flowers

Learn the art of French Beaded Flowers, demonstrated by Create and Craft Ambassador Sarah Millsop.

Watch Sarah as she teaches you the essential techniques required to create your own statement flowers that can be used as a beautiful element in your jewellery making.

French Beaded Flowers

Silver Flower and Leaf Pendant

Rachel, will be demonstrating how to saw out, file, sand, texture, shape and drill the flower, shape the leaves, make a backing plate and attach flowers into place to make up this beautiful pendant.

Silver Flower and Leaf Pendant

Crystal Kisses

Come and watch our new editor - Vicky, demonstrate the larger component from this stunning Swarovski encrusted bracelet. Using a variation on a right angle weave bezel and netting, this little component works up very quickly, with super sparkly results.

Crystal Kisses</