Insurance for craft fair stallholders

Our craft fair insurance policy is designed to protect those attending a craft fair, selling handmade crafts as a stallholder. The policy includes Public Liability insurance for craft fairs, which protect you should you be sued by a third party for injury to them or damage to their property.

You can also include Product Liability Insurance specially designed for crafters, covering the crafts you make that may accidentally cause damage to a customer (or 3rd party using your product). 

Other benefits to our craft fair liability insurance policy include equipment and stock cover. You can tailor your policy to include the most appropriate level of cover for your business. If you are involved in organising a craft fair event, you may find our Event Insurance policy more suitable.

Get an instant quote for craft fair insurance and immediate protection by completing our short online quote form. If you have any questions or wish to get a quote over the phone then our UK based team are available on 01494 887909.

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Why choose Protectivity for craft fair insurance?

Fast & Simple Process

Our aim is to make buying insurance online easy, that’s why you can get a quote for your Craft Fair Insurance policy and buy your cover in just a few minutes.

Variety of crafts covered

We cover a wide variety of different craft specialisms, including jewellery makers, bakers, potters, painters, candle makers and many more. Request a quote to check what category your craft falls into.

Monthly Payment Options

We are one of the only online Crafters Insurance providers to offer monthly payment plans with 0% APR. This means you can spread the cost of your cover across 10 months.

Excellent Claims Handling​

Our specialist UK based claims handlers aim to deal with any claim you have, minor or serious, quickly, without causing disruption to your business.

What will your craft fair insurance cover?

Depending on the size and requirements of your business, you have the option to tailor the level of cover you will need. Request a quote and select what is most appropriate for you.

Public Liability

With up to £10 million worth of Public Liability insurance for craft fairs you are protected if a member of the public suffered an injury or property damage which is due to the negligence of you, the event organiser.

Employers' Liability

If you employ anyone, paid or unpaid to help out at your event, employers’ liability is a necessity. This will cover you if a staff member was injured or suffered property damage while working at the fair.

Products Liability

This insurance extension is provided with the Public Liability cover and is designed to protect you should you receive any claims arising from any products and goods supplied by you to other parties, who may then sustain an injury to themselves or damage to their property.

Equipment & Stock Cover

In the event your stock or tools are lost, damaged or  stolen, your equipment or stock will be covered up to the value of £250 as standard, with options to increase this depending on your requirements.

 I was really pleased with how my claim was settled. It gave me great confidence that Protectivity covers me when the worst happens. 

Fantastic claims handling

Whilst the risk is low, there is always a chance of an unexpected incident, you might have to deal with. That’s why we’re committed to making our claims process as smooth and efficient as possible.

If you need to make a claim, just click the link below, select the relevant form and fill in the details and we’ll take it from there.

Why do I need craft fair insurance?

The main reason to get purchase craft fair insurance is to give yourself the cover of public liability insurance, which in the vent of an accident, protects you against the costs of a third party member either suing you, or covering the cost of damage to their property. Equipment and stock cover is also offered if your stock or tools are damaged, stolen or lost.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I include liability cover for subcontractors, who I use to aid my business?

A. This depends on your agreement with your subcontractors. Labour-only subcontractors (working under your direction) can be included on your policy of insurance, for work they provide under contract with yourself and your

Q. Does your policy allow me and my staff to provide work using Heat away from our Premises?

A. No, not for the majority of crafts, your insurance restricts you to use heat equipment, only at your permanent premises. The exception is for hot air guns, soldering irons and/or engraving tools only.

Q. Are my tools and equipment covered?
  1. A. Yes, in the event you lose, damage or have your tools stolen, your equipment will be covered up to the value of £250 with the option to increase up to £10,000.
Q. Is my stock covered?

A. Yes, should your stock incur damages, it will be covered up to the value of £250, with the option to increase up to £3000. 

Q. Does your insurance cover me to distribute products overseas?

A. Yes, if you are exporting your products around the world, you will need cover for this distribution. Worldwide cover is available, with additional terms for the USA and Canada.

Q. Do I need insurance to sell at craft fairs?

A. Having insurance is not a legal requirement to sell at craft fairs, but it is highly recommended. Most craft fairs and markets will require vendors to have Public Liability Insurance as a condition of their participation. This type of insurance protects you if a member of the public is injured or their property is damaged because of your business activities. Always check the specific requirements of the craft fair organisers and consider getting appropriate insurance to protect yourself and your business.

Q. How much does craft fair insurance cost?

A. Our craft fair insurance policies start from as little as £4.25 per month, depending on your individual requirements. Get a quote today and provide as much information as possible to get an accurate price for your craft fair insurance policy.

Further information on our policy

If you have any other questions regarding our Craft Fair Insurance policy, then feel free to get in touch with our friendly team on 01494 887909. Our phone lines are open 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. 

More information on what we can cover on this policy can be found on our FAQs page.