Raise the Roof Productions

Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas 2018

Calling all Crafty Creatives!

Kirstie Allsopp is back with a 2018 Christmas series for Channel 4, and Raise the Roof Productions is searching for the UK’s most talented makers to feature in the show, filming at their home or studio, or to compete in our festive competitions, filming with Kirstie at a special location.  Previous crafters have wowed with their skills at blacksmithing and metal work, knitting, wood carving, ice sculpting, glass blowing, flower arranging, printing and letterpress, ceramics, carpentry and furniture making, cake decorating, pyrography and more! Are your skills worthy of a spot on the show, or could you be a contender for any of these titles?

This year’s craft competitions are:

  1. Gingerbread House building
  2. Tree decorating
  3. Cake decorating
  4. Stocking making
  5. Best Christmas Hamper
  6. Best handmade toy
  7. Best hand knitted Christmas Jumper
  8. Best Christmas paper craft
  9. Best handmade wreath
  10. Best handmade gift
  11. Best handmade Decorations
  12. Best handmade advent calendar
  13. Best handmade table dressing
  14. Best Christmas needlecraft (to include all sewing crafts)
  15. Best Handmade Pet Gift

To express interest in taking part contact [email protected] including photos of your work.

We’re also looking to feature a wide range of other crafts, and would encourage anyone interested to get in touch with us to find out more. You can see programmes from last year’s series here:http://www.channel4.com/programmes/kirsties-handmade-christmas/episode-guide/series-5

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including applications from men, people with disabilities, from BAME communities and disadvantaged backgrounds. You must be over 16 to apply. Raise the Roof Productions will process your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy. Applicants should also be aware that expressions of interest are not a guarantee of taking part.