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Maritime and Traditional Crafts

Maritime and traditional crafts are showcased around the harbourside, with a strong emphasis on traditional boat and sailing matters.

Craft Fairs

By the Salmon Bothy and between the harbours, our popular craft tents house the treasures of a variety of crafters and demonstrators:

Beantighe Pottery
Unique marine and fantasy theme pottery. Quirky boats, driftwood creations, mermaids and fisher wives through to sculpture and ceramic boxes. Each piece is handmade and fired at our studio in Banff.

Barking Mad Crochet & Candles
Kate Livingstone creates hand poured soy candles and melts in a variety of appealing fragrances,as well as a range of crochet items from coasters to blankets.

Jill Mackenzie
Jill’s work revolves around the North East of Scotland.  Utilising this wonderful area to inspire her paintings, she recreates the images in mixed media including collage, acrylic paints, inks and pastels.

Gordon Woodworkers
Demonstrating the art of woodturning to create and sell products made by its members, including handmade wooden bowls, vases, pens and more.

Westhaven Creations
Beautiful handmade unique jewellery, shell and flower crowns and tiaras, dreamcatchers, windchimes and more.

A range of designer ‘up-cycled jewellery’, original paintings and prints as well as greetings cards and small gifts including fridge magnets, keyrings and coffee mugs.

Pict Design
One of a kind handcrafted jewellery with copper working demonstrations and tips and techniques in jewellery and copper working.

Wood turning and carving, including clocks, barometers, mirrors, bowls, chopping boards and more.  Also hand knitted children’s clothing.

Portsoy Bothy Knitters
A friendly group who meet weekly Upstairs at the Salmon Bothy in Portsoy.  The knitters create attractive garments and household items from generously donated wool.  All proceeds are donated to local and national charities.

Crafty Magz and Lone Kiter (Boyndie Crafts)
Handmade bags, ties and gaiters.  Local photographic prints.

Intricate Designs
A range of handcrafted and laser cut wooden gifts.

Little Blue Cabin
Creatively crafted and upcycled pallets, driftwood and any other pre-used materials into seaside inspired décor for your home.

Muiryhillock Arts
Nic Whitehouse creates unusual individual work and Caroline Hobbs makes vibrant outdoor mosaics.  Their workshop and gallery is within walking distance of Portsoy.

Original Art Prints
Bringing lots of colour to their art, sisters Fiona and Jane create different styles using a wide variety of mediums including acrylics.

Pictish Design
Locally produced eye-catching ranges of fashionable jewellery inspired by the ancient art of the Picts.

Quarryside Crafts
A range of handmade gift items including Tartan and Harris Tweed clocks, earrings, cufflinks, painted bottles, resin jewellery and greetings cards.

Rob Wigham Watercolours
Original watercolours and prints of the local Morayshire and Aberdeenshire areas.  Watch Rob create a piece over the weekend and get help and tips with your own painting techniques.

Seal Ceramics
Handmade decorative and useful ceramics made by Nicola Seal. A former biologist, Nicola is influenced by the marine environment and incorporates fish, corals, shells, seals and other wildlife designs into her bowls, coasters, wall plaques, trinket dishes and more.

Stitch It and Fix It
Sail yacht repairers and boat cover manufacturers who use skills, machinery and day to day fabrics to make small gift items.  Bespoke one of a kind items are their trademark, each one is individual.

The Crafting Barn
Handcrafted sewn goods made from traditional Tweeds, handknitted collectible teddies and other hand-knitted and crochet goods.  Also a range of children’s hair bows.

Unique Shawls
Hand braided shoulder shawls produced with the use of a traditional netting needle used to make and repair fishing nets.  Different yarns produce a unique high fashion item which can be work three ways for an individual look.

One of a kind borosilicate glass art created in flame by Elaine Forbes.  Items include intricately detailed jellyfish pendants and some new octopus sculptures.

Woolly Felt Design
Designed and created unique range of handmade high quality felt items made from the finest sheep wool, including hand puppets, flower brooches, wall hangings, felted soap bars, fairy house lamps, seasonal decorations, scarves, hats and more.

Anita’s Tartan Crafts
Handmade tartan fabric crafts and gifts including brooches, napkins, table runners, dog bandanas, iPad beanbags, doorstops, bunting and more.

Fyne Frames / Bluebell Jewels
Harris Tweed and tartan clocks, pictures and plaques.  One of a kind handcrafted jewellery, specialising in semi-precious gemstones as well as their own handmade glass and resin designs.

Handmade In Scotland
Furnishing items made from reclaimed pallet wood, each one unique and varying in grain, texture and colour.

Artfelt By Shona
Needlefelting artwork capturing the beautiful scenery and nature we have on our doorstep, which can be framed and displayed at home or given as a thoughtful gift.

Tots Gear
Handmade in Scotland, a range of reversible children’s clothes, quilts, cushions, bags and embroidered items.

Sukarma Lassie
Handcrafted, natural and sustainable products made by wonderfully talented women in Nepal and sold here in Scotland.  When you buy a product from Sukarma Lassie you directly help improve the lives of Nepali women.

Catherine Redgate Artist
Homeware and gifts featuring original illustrations by Scottish Artist, Catherine Redgate. From mugs and coasters to multi-functional headwear and cards, Catherine’s heart-warming bears, striking lighthouses and cheeky seagulls can be found on notebooks, rubber stampers, badges and more!

Traditional Scottish Crafts
traditional crafts