Designer and Maker Fair

Type:Craft Fair

Charleston Farmhouse, Charleston House, Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

Tel: 01323 811626

Designer and Maker Fair


Join us on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 November for Charleston's Designer & Maker Fair.

The finest designers and makers in the South will exhibit their beautiful and unique wares in Charleston's 17th-century barns. 30 carefully curated stands will be selling beautifully crafted goods – perfect gifts for friends and family.

homeware – textiles – ceramics – jewellery – basketry – woodwork – children's toys & clothes – clothing – handmade beauty & bath – candles & scents – stationery

Charleston's Threshing Barn cafe will be serving warming winter lunches, plus boozy hot chocolate, hot toddies and mince pies.

Advance tickets: £4
On the day tickets: £5

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Ticket£4.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Charleston is sign-posted off the A27 Brighton to Eastbourne road, 7 miles east of Lewes, between the villages of Firle and Selmeston.

The access road to Charleston from the A27 is a narrow rural road belonging to the Firle Estate. The road is uneven and has deep ditches on either sides; please take care and use the regular passing points if you encounter oncoming traffic.

There is free parking at Charleston.
All cars and coaches should follow the signs to the main car park which is approximately a 200 metre walk from the House entrance. There are dedicated accessible spaces in the top car park which is approximately a 50 metre walk from the House entrance.

Post code: BN8 6LL – Please be aware that some Sat Navs may misdirect you if using postcode alone. Please consult our directions above.

Public Transport Directions

Travel by bus to Charleston is limited and we strongly recommend you plan your journey in advance.
Bus services calling at Charleston run from the bus station in Lewes to Eastbourne Monday-Saturday.
Please ask the driver to let you know where along the A27 to disembark for Charleston. It is a 15 minute walk up a single track lane to get to the site from the bus stop.
There is a regular service from London Victoria to Lewes which is 7 miles from Charleston.
Lewes is a major station where taxis are usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night.
The nearest station is Berwick, approximately 4 miles from Charleston. There is no taxi rank at this station. If walking from Berwick station, please be aware that some routes will lead you along the busy A27. It is advisable to carry an ordnance survey map of the area.

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