Sock Fair

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22nd March to 23rd March 2013 - 10am-4pm Both Days

Venue: Loughborough Town Hall

A range of quality arts, crafts, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, glass and homewares will be available for purchase in the Main Hall and Sock Gallery over the entire weekend! FREE ENTRY

Sock Man

A Celebration of Quality Artists and Makers. An Arts and Crafts Purchase and Commission Fair.

Calling all artists and makers
Applications for Sock fair 2014 now open!!!

Leicestershire's Premier Art and Crafts fair is back and in its 6th Year!

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Sock 2014 will take place on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd March 2014 in the Main Hall(situated on the ground floor) and in the Sock Gallery from 10am – 4pm both days. Entrance to the public is FREE

We are looking for: Visual Arts, Textiles, Ceramics, Glass, Jewellery, Furniture, Sculpture, Photography and Interiors. 

35 makers will be selected, with a limit on each art form in order to achieve a balance of work. The applications will be judged by an independent panel including representatives from Creative Leicestershire, Design Factory, the Ferrers Gallery and Charnwood Borough Council.

Application Forms to be received no later than Friday 29th November 2013.

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As well as the requirement to select a wide range of work, the panel have specific selection criteria which include:

·Quality of the work (technical skill)
·Originality of work (ideas behind the work)
·Products that are likely to sell
·Work that is well presented

Please be aware that due to the number of applicants the panel are, unfortunately, not in a position to offer individual feedback on decisions made.

Whether you’re interested in applying for a stall or attending the fair as a customer, why not join the Sock mailing list for updates on this event - please email the Sock Team at

Sock 2014 Application Form (Word Document, 0.5 Mb)
Sock 2014 Information for Applicants (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)
Frequently Asked Questions 2014 (PDF Document, 0.1 Mb)

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