Spring and Garden Events Details

This Spring Little Duck Forge will be attending the following events showing new and existing products. It would be nice to meet you so if you go to any of these beautiful events stop by and say hello.

The Garden Show at Firle Place

21 – 23 April 2023
Firle, Nr Lewes, East Sussex BN8 6LP

The Garden Show at Firle Place is an annual springtime event set in the beautiful surroundings of Firle Estate, in the heart of the South Downs National Park. Set over three days, it features specialist growers, garden related goods, artisan designs, homeware products, fashion accessories & delicious country foods. There are daily talks, activities for young & old, expert advice and a variety of music & entertainment.

  • 10am – 5pm daily (last entry 4pm)
  • Free Parking

Craft in Focus – RHS Wisley

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27 April to 1 May 2023
RHS Wisley, GU23 6Q

This event, one of our largest, will be held mainly in floored marquees within the beautiful surroundings of RHS Garden Wisley so visitors will be able to view and purchase contemporary craft and art whilst also enjoying the beautiful spring garden with its huge plant collection. Once again, alongside the marquees displaying and selling the work of some of the UK’s finest designer makers, the event will incorporate demonstrating artists, a food village and live music!

  • 10am to 6pm Thursday & Friday
  • 9am to 6pm Saturday & Sunday
  • 10am to 5pm Monday
  • Craft Fair entry included in normal Garden admission charges

Craft in Focus – Hever Castle

18-21 May 2023
Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG

This event will feature exhibitors showcasing their work in open-sided marquees within the award-winning Hever Castle Gardens set in 125 acres of glorious grounds with the backdrop of the historic castle – the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.  Exhibitors have been selected from the UK’s finest designer makers and contemporary artists, and the event will incorporate demonstrating artists, a food village and live music!

  • 9.30am to 5.30pm Daily
  • Craft Fair entry included in normal Garden admission charges


Fire & Iron, Leatherhead
Rowhurst Forge, Oxshott Road, Leatherhead, KT22 0EN
Fire and Iron Gallery was founded in 1982, in response to a global resurgence of interest in forged iron as a creative medium. Fire and Iron represents 200 British and international makers working in technically diverse ways with all types of metal.
Fire & Iron

Salt Marsh Gallery, Lymington
18A St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9NB
The gallery is a mix of local and national artists. We have built relationships with local artists and hope to meet new ones all the time.
The Saltmarsh Gallery

Obsidian Art Gallery, Stoke Mandeville
Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Bucks. HP22 5XJ
Obsidian Art Gallery opened in 2002, and is one of the largest art galleries in Buckinghamshire, England. We specialise in fine art and designer craft by British artists and makers, showing a wide range of hand selected selected hand produced items.

Mill Bridge Gallery, Skipton
3 Mill Bridge • Skipton • North Yorkshire • BD23 1NJ
Mill Bridge Gallery, located in a canal-side building dating back to 1675 and said to be the oldest dwelling in Skipton, exhibits the work of talented local artists.
Mill Bridge Gallery

Lilford Gallery & Framers, Canterbury
76 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 2QD
Lilford Gallery & Framers is a Art Gallery and Framing Studio in Castle Street, a 5 minute walk from the High Street.
Lilford Gallery & Framers

Westgate Galleria, Margate
29 Station Road, Westgate-on-Sea, CT8 8RB
Westgate Galleria is in picturesque Westgate-on-Sea, a thriving high street and holiday resort.
Westgate Galleria

The Eclectic Art Gallery, Margate
6 Broad Street, Margate Old Town, CT9 1EW
The Eclectic Art Gallery is in a beautiful location within Margate Old Town’s former Crown Chambers which also includes other creative retail outlets, the renowned Bottega Caruso Restaurant, and studios and living accommodation.
The Eclectic Art Gallery

Anthony Giles, The Margate Studio and Gallery, Margate
3 Lombard Street, Margate Old Town, Kent CT9 1EJ
Anthony lives and works in Margate Kent. Surrounded by Turner’s ‘best skies in all of Europe’, ​he paints with a passion, large canvasses that capture the beauty of the downlands, marshes and beaches that surround him.

Saltbox Gallery, Helmsley
2 Castlegate, Helmsley, York, YO62 5AB
A constantly changing collection of uk contemporary paintings, print, glass, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery and textiles.
Saltbox Gallery


New Sculptures for the Spring

During the winter, the forge has been working on a number of new Sculptures incorporating beautiful fused glass. These are the first images of the Stingray Sculpture.

Find some of the latest developments on our Facebook page


Future Events 2023

Little Duck Forge will be attending the following future events. Keep and eye on the “Shows and Exhibitions” listed on the website.

  • 27 May – 11 June – Art in the Garden, Boarhunt
  • 3-4 June – Sculpture by the Lakes
  • 9 – 11 June – Stansted Garden Show
  • 7 – 9 July – Crafting Festival – South of England Showground
  • 15 – 16 July – Hand made Fair – Sussex Prarie Gardens
  • 19 – 23 July – RHS Tatton Flower Show – Cheshire
  • 7-10 September – Contemporary Craft Fair, Hever Castle