The Great Create Extravaganza – Free Tickets Up For Grabs

February 29, 2016 — 48 Comments

We all love a freebie, right? Well, my lovely friend Julie Hickey from Craftwork Cards has been in touch to offer up ten free two day passes to the Great Create Extravaganza to some lucky blog readers.

***THIS FREE TICKET OFFER HAS NOW ENDED***

For a list of the winners, please visit – the winners’ page.

If you don’t already know about the Great Create Extravaganza then let me hand you over to Julie to tell you more …

Julie says, “The event will be held on Friday 11th March and Saturday 12th March 2016, at a brand new venue: Knavesmire Exhibition Centre, York Racecourse, YO23 1EX. It has a focus on papercraft, scrapbooking and home decor. The Extravaganza is the perfect opportunity for you to make, shop & learn, whatever your passion! 

This two-day Extravaganza features a wide variety of creative workshops, expert demonstrations, make & takes and much much more. With plentiful free parking, this event is not to be missed!

We have workshops on offer too, some of them have sold out now and many have limited space left. Crafting TV Celebrities will running workshops, including Chloe Endean, Jo Austin and Julie Hickey (that’s me!). These can be booked online at the dedicated website for the show.

The following fabby brands will be at this event:

  • Stitched by Alison
  • Sentimentally Yours by Phil M
  • Aston Create & Design
  • Personal Touch 
  • Which Craft?
  • The Denim Company
  • Anna Marie Designs
  • Chloe’s Creative Cards
  • The Art of Craft
  • Gadsby’s Decoupage & Dies
  • The Make It Company
  • The Stamp Hut
  • JTS Ribbon Designs
  • Craft World
  • Petticoat Parlour
  • Little Claire
  • MDF Blanks
  • Samuel Taylors
  • Glittermagic & Debbie Moore Designs
  • Craft Habitat
  • Giles Crafts
  • Stamposaurus
  • Jellybean Crafts
  • Silver Fairy Design
  • Oyster Stamps
  • Honey Doo Crafts
  • Debonair Designs
  • Hot Shot Crafts
  • Kathy’s Crafts
  • 1craft1.com
  • Craftwork Cards

There will be lots of demonstrations to watch along with the chance to meet many of your favourite crafting TV celebrities including Chloe Endean – Chloe’s Creative Cards, Phill Martin – Sentimentally Yours, Amanda Fletcher – Honey Doo Crafts, Paula Walters – WhichCraft?, Anna Marie – Anna Marie Designs and yours truly from Craftwork Cards.

If you would like to come along you can secure advance tickets by visiting: http://www.greatcreate.co.uk/book-online

Advance ticket prices are just £4.50 per adult, children go free but must have a ticket. The 2 day pass is £8.50.”


So, I mentioned free tickets didn’t I? Well, here’s what is up for grabs.

Craftwork Cards would like to give 10 pairs of 2 day pass tickets (worth £8.50 each) away to my blog readers.

What do you need to do to be in with a chance? Simple. Just leave a comment on this blog post (below). Anything you like – What would you make with a potato? What do you like about Craftwork Cards? What is the weather like with you? Anything! :)

You have until Sunday 6th March (Mothers Day in the UK) to leave a comment. Winners will then be randomly selected and Julie will post out tickets to the winnders in time for the show.

Ok, good luck to everyone that comments and thank you for reading.

See you again soon!

J :)

48 responses to The Great Create Extravaganza – Free Tickets Up For Grabs

  1. 

    Lovely selection of exhibitors hope you have a wonderful weekend with some of my fave brands x

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  2. 

    Always a fab show Love it

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  3. 

    Would just love to win the tickets as my crafty friends and i have made annual trips to Harrogate evey March and October for the last six years, so it would be lovely to treat them to york this year.
    Hello john
    i hope to see you at the october workshop at AFE skelton cleveland

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  4. 
    Nicki McLellan March 5, 2016 at 8:53 am

    How super generous to offer these tickets – I would so love to win and have the opportunity to meet other like minded people and learn more skills, techniques and so on I’m lovely surroundings!

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  5. 
    Allison Wilson March 4, 2016 at 8:05 pm

    Would love to win , always gone to the show in Harrogate, so hoping I don’t get lost as never been to York before

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  6. 

    Just been made redundant, my family have always said follow your dreams, when one door closes another one opens. This might be the start of my career in craft. Plus I get time to spend with the best people in the world

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  7. 
    Lorraine donald March 4, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    I would love to win tickets to this fabulous show

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  8. 

    I would love to win these tickets as I could stay with my daughter and we could spend a day together buying up all the crafty goodies

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  9. 
    Veronica Bickley March 4, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Very generous offer. Would love the chance, not been able to go to any shows lately this would be a real treat

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  10. 

    A wonderful opportunity to indulge myself and a friend.xx

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  11. 

    Make with a potato, a stamp of course! x

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  12. 

    Never been to a craft show as most are too far away but York is just down the road, if I won free tickets Hubby would have to agree to taking me (I’m sure he could find something interesting to do for a couple of hours)

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  13. 
    Christina yates March 4, 2016 at 10:38 am

    Wow would love to win!!!! I love this show .and Craftwork cards are my fav!!!!!! Love kits.demos.and julie is amazing !!!! Fingerscrossed !!!! Xx

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  14. 

    Hi
    Well i would just love to visit the show
    Can’t think of a nicer way to spend all my pennies !
    Good luck everyone x

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  15. 
    Pat Brockless March 4, 2016 at 9:57 am

    Thanks for the opportunity to win tickets Looking forward to the show and will take my crafty friend who isxasckeen as me And of course looking forward to all the exhibitors and the new venue which should be brilliant

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  16. 

    Love the Craft show from Craftwork cards would love to go

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  17. 

    Hi julie and John
    Thanks for the opportunity to win some tickets and can’t wait to meet you both at the craft weekend on your counties travel
    Good luck everyone

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  18. 

    Great website, love the Scan n Cut features. Also Love Craftwork Cards, I have many of their kits and Card Candy and would love to go to their show at York Races. What would be even better is to win some free tickets – how generous Julie is..

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  19. 

    Never been to York before, let alone the racecourse!!!

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  20. 

    I would love to win tickets this show.

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  21. 

    I would love to win tickets for this show.

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  22. 

    Hi, would love to win tickets to this show, only get to NEC or Stoneleigh, somewhere new sounds inviting and would to be there, today has been very stressful, selling my mum’s house, she was an avid crafter.

    Linda

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  23. 

    I would love to win extravaganza tickets would like to get some inspiration

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  24. 

    What a lovely surprise and how kind of Julie. Crafting is my passion and scrapbooking my main interest. With cards, I often think simplicity is key, and Craftwork cards can often fill this bill

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  25. 

    That is very kind of Julie giving tickets away.I would love to win,I always take my Grandaughter to any craft shows I go to.She will always stand and watch Julie when she is demonstrating.

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  26. 

    Hi John.
    I would love to win the tickets to take my sister to the craft extravaganza. I love all the files you do for the scan n cut and have them all (I think). Keep them coming.
    Regards Lesley

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  27. 

    This sounds amazing and I would love to go and see how many goodies I can buy (not much time to save though) I love craftwork cards and have many of their collections so could do with a restock,

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  28. 

    Lovely gesture Julie would have loved to come but won’t be in the country on those days

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  29. 

    I too love a freebie, and would love to be in with a chance of winning.

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  30. 

    What a very kind gesture, thank you for this opportunity to win tickets to The Great Create Extravaganza Julie. I would absolutely LOVE to go! Craftwork Cards is a wonderful company. I own so many of their kits and I will continue to build my collection. Every single one is stunning. The designs are fantastic!

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      Hi Angie. Have removed comments as requested. Just so you know I manually ‘approve’ comments in order to avoid spam. I’ve managed to avoid over 50,000 spam comments this way – crazy isn’t it?!

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        Thanks John I really appreciate it. Wow 50.000 spam comments avoided, that is incredible! It just goes to show that manually approving comments is the best way.
        I really enjoy receiving and reading your emails because I’ve learnt so much about my Brother ScanNCut machine and ScanNCut Canvas. Thanks for all the useful information which you kindly share with all of us.

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  31. 
    Kathleen Grantham February 29, 2016 at 11:53 am

    would love to win tickets for crafting show,

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  32. 

    What a fantastic gesture, but then crafters are really generous people.

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  33. 

    Craftwork Cards inspires us with their lovely kits to get out there and craft.

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  34. 

    I would love to be entered for tickets, very thoughtful, thank you Julie !

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  35. 
    Mrs. Janet Martin February 29, 2016 at 10:46 am

    Always a great day out lovely to see all the new crafty products on offer xx

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  36. 

    Hi John, been busy making place names and order of service for my ‘big 40 Anniversary’ a nice relaxing trip to Craft Extravaganza would be a welcome break from all the preparations. Thank you Craftwork cards.

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  37. 

    what a fantastic offer from Julie, I have never heard of this show before, but it sounds brilliant & I would love to win tickets

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  38. 

    Very very generous a great freebie

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  39. 

    It would be a great birthday treat for me as my birthday is on the 8th march and i never get any crafty presents.

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  40. 

    Ooh .. I would so love to win Tickets .. I have never missed a show :) Normally me and my mam go but she cant so hubby will be taking me :) PS The weather is lovely and sunny in Castleford today :)

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  41. 

    i would love to be in with a chance to win as i would love to see the demonstrations thanks for the chance x

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  42. 

    Hi John,
    I wiuld love to win and soend the weekend with my favourite people…..crafters.xx

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  43. 

    Hi John
    I would love to win tickets so that I can have a weekend with my favourite people……crafters.xx

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