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Exhibiting artists and trades

We proudly promote and support Australian made, this is of utmost importance to our integrity and to each artisan that comes to the fair and openly shares their time, their knowledge and incredible skills over this special weekend. 
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Meet the makers - weekend long program

The ethos behind the Fair is one of discovery;  introducing you to the talented makers in this country that are pursuing careers in lost arts, rare trades and forgotten crafts. Artisans at the fair will be demonstrating and sharing their trades skills throughout each day. There is a live music program on stage each day to entertain you if you need to take a break, or take a seat in the historic racecourse grandstand and take in the atmosphere.  Freshly prepared food and beverages are available  by local providers. We support locally made  - no soft drinks, canned drinks and no alcohol.  Vegetarian and GF options are available.

Exhibiting artisans



Armourer  Bell Maker  Blacksmiths  Bladesmiths  Coachbuilder  Knifemakers  Metalsmiths  Silversmith  Toolmakers Locksmith  Goldsmith  Clockmakers   Penny Farthing Maker   Leadlighter



Stonemasons  Potters  Sculpturer   Stone Wallers  Chandler (candle maker)  Soap Maker Porcelain Flower Maker



Leatherworkers  Bootmaker  Whip Maker  Leather Plaiter  Leather Tanner  Belt-maker  Bridle Maker  Leather Tailors  Saddler  Bags / Accessories



Decorative Painters  Pinstripers  Sign Writers  Gilders (Gold leaf)  Letterpress  Printmakers  Dry Point Etching  Calligraphers  Letterpress Typesetter  Portrait Artist  Botanical Illustrator  Print Compositor Portrait Artist



Coopers / Barrel Makers  Chairmakers  Cabinet makers  Instrument Makers  Luthiers (Guitar Makers)  Bowyer (Long Bows)  Fletcher (Arrow Maker)  Woodcarvers  Wood Turner  Harp Maker  Bush Skills & Slab Huts  Heritage Builders  Timber framers  Shingle splitters  Rocking Horse Maker  Wheelwrights  Toy Makers  Spoon Maker  Puppet Maker  Furniture Makers  Totem Carvers  Sculptors



Spinning & Weaving  Wool Dying  Saori Weaver  Tailor  Fly Rod Maker  Basket Weaving  Cane Weaving  Corn Dollies  Wicker Weaving  Uphosterer  Toymakers  Ropemakers


Demonstrations and displays

International guest artisans


Lost Trades is proud to invite and host some of the worlds most talented international makers to join our incredible Australian makers and showcase what they do exclusively at the Lost Trades Fair.

In 2023 we are excited to present for the first time in Australia:

Anna Jones 

Billy James  

Chris Johns

Diana Jack

Ethan Johnson 

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging. 

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