Craft Party 2016 Early Bird Tickets – Available Now!!!!

Amidst the organised chaos of tables loaded with crafty goodness, piles of bright paper, fresh sticks of glue, scissors ready for action and glittery confetti, the air is filled with happy crafty chatter and excited maker giggles. There is a rainbow of helium balloons bobbing overhead and you’ve got the feeling that the summer is finally…

Brighton Etsy Pop Up Shop- One Week To Go!

Just incase you haven’t had chance to get down to the Brighton Etsy Pop Up yet we wanted to remind you there is only one week to go! 25 Brighton Etsy Team members are part of the pop up, selling their wonderful handmade or hand designed wares! Get along to 16 Brighton Square by Sunday…

Sellers Spotlight…Sebastian Bolivar

The next of the pop up shop perticipants we have under the spotlight is Sebastian Bolivar who designes and makes Jewelwry and sculptures using historical techniques. We are super excited to have you as part of our Brighton Etsy market, tell us a bit about you and your creations: From simple seed necklaces to sculptural…

#btnetsy Talks – Tactile Craft in a Digital World

Today we hear from team leader Karli about our latest BTN Etsy Talk… The latest BTN Etsy Talk was part of the Brighton Digital Festival and we invited Sarah and Susannah to come down and talk about the Etsy Marketplace and community. I arrived at 6pm to set everything up, normally Sarah (Rockcakes) does all of the set up stuff but…

Brighton Etsy August Meet Ups

July has certainly been a busy month for us. We’ve created the Brighton Etsy Pop Up at Glug (post coming soon), and been making lots of plans for the coming months and festive season! Our August meet ups are now announced. We’ll be discussing the past few month’s events including the Craft Party, BtnEtsy Talks…

Brighton Etsy Pop up Shop at Glug Brighton

We’re very excited that the Brighton Etsy team will be hosting a pop-up shop at the next Glug event in Brighton on 18th July at Circus Street Market. Based around a series of talks and informal networking, Glug has become one of the most exciting, credible and well attended creative events around; we’ll have more info about…

Etsy TV Advert Launched!

As you may or may not be aware Etsy UK recently put a call out for Etsy members to become part of their dubut UK TV advert. A lucky 67 amazing Etsy sellers were chosen to take part in the filming of the ad, including our team leaders DesignosaurYEAH. Last night on channel 4 the…

Craft Party venue information

With the Brighton Etsy Craft Party coming up, here’s some more about our fantastic venue The Clarendon Centre! Located on New England Street (opposite New England House) behind Brighton main train station, the Clarendon Centre is the perfect venue for our party. We’ll be taking over the lounge area of the centre, which is big…

Craft Party: Recapture

The theme for this year’s Etsy Craft Party is Recapture – bringing new meaning to old photographs. This is an excellent theme as it has inspired lots of crafts, games and activities for the party! It’s so nice looking at old photographs; they can stir so many different emotions as you remember past times. Even…

Etsy Craft Party Friday 6th June!

As you probably already know we’ve been super busy recently organising this year’s Etsy Craft Party, which will be taking place on June 6th. We’re super excited as we can now officially announce the venue and more details of the evening! The Craft Party is a celebration of meeting and making, of creativity and community….

Introducing Etsy School! Week 1!

As lots of you are hopefully aware Etsy School has now begun! We’ve had a huge amount of you interested in the school which is great! All of you who signed up for the school via the Brighton Etsy team forum have been paired up by Team Captain Karli & have been Etsy messaged by…

First BtnEtsy Talk Review

The first of the BtnEtsy Talks took place last night at The Old Market bar in Hove. Emma of Bets & Bobs and Lyndsey of What You Sow took centre stage to share their PR knowledge, experience and outcome of applying this knowledge. It was one wet and windy night so it was great to…