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About The Peterborough Guild of Arts & Crafts

The Peterborough Guild of Arts & Crafts was formed in 1975 and will be celebrating its 47th annual show. The Guild was founded by a group of artisans who made items by hand and that is how the name 'The Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale' came to be.

As the popularity of the show grew, so did the artisans making this the largest and longest running yearly art & craft sale in Peterborough and the surrounding area. Because of the wide variety of products offered for sale the show is a must-see destination for people not only from the Peterborough area but for many out of town people.

The goal of the Guild is to provide the public with a sale that has quality and handcrafted items designed, created and produced by the exhibitor.

The Guild is a non-profit organization with donations given to charities on a yearly basis. The charities chosen are geared toward people in need and we have given to local charities since 1975.