Free tickets to London designers Christmas open studio

Avoid the high street and opt for the handmade! Meet exceptional designers ( including TheBigForest. of course!)  at the Craft Central winter open studios. Two buildings, over 100 designers, the ultimate Christmas shopping treat.

Well that’s what it says on the advert (except for TheBigForest big of course) and we have a small number of FREE tickets (usually £3 per person) to give away to our lucky blog readers. All you have to do is make us a carrot cake and…………..nah! only joking. All you have to do is to email us your postal address (in the UK) and we will send you two free tickets.  First come first served .

Email us at thebear[at]

Craft Central Winter Open Studios


Made in Clerkenwell. Craft Central. 21 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1RODX and 33 -35 St John’s Square, London, EC1M 4DS


Thursday 22nd November 5-8pm

Friday 23rd November 12 – 8pm

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th 12 – 5pm

For further information see

About TheBigForest

TheBigForest. A silly artist maker creating in felt and paper construction. Like us on Facebook: TheBigForest. Find us at Twitter : twitter/TheBigForestuk


  1. bmaewright

    Wish I was there for this! Best of luck!

    • We will put a bear with an American flag in the corner so you can be there in spirt!

      When we did our talk on Wednesday we mentioned you taking each others bears…………got a big awwwwwww from the audience!

      • bmaewright

        This made us soo happy to hear!!! Ollie was just visiting for Thanksgiving and we took Mod Bear out adventuring in the city. There’s photographic evidence which will come to you either by blog or facebook!

      • bmaewright

        Also hope Made in Clerkenwell went well and lots of bears found new homes!

    • We will be delighted to see the photographic evidence of Mod Bears travels!
      Yes lots of Bears went to new homes and our new greetings cards with papercut scenes showing seasons in TheBigForest went down a storm too, After Christmas we will be designing forest prints and some new bear characters too! Belated good wishes for Thanksgiving to you both.

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