Print edition

Print edition

Bead was the UK’s first beading magazine and it’s still the country’s favourite. Full of inspiring beadwork, wirework and jewellery projects every issue. Plus stylish stringing, lampwork and polymer clay designs

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Bead.tv

Bead.tv

Watch our online TV channel 24 hours a day, wherever you are in the world. Expert designers take you step-by-step through projects and techniques. It's just like having a workshop in your home every day.

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Digital edition

Digital edition

Bead magazine is now available on tablets & phones, as an App.

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Or with the Bead iMag library, view all editions on your computer.

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The Big Bead Show

It’s the biggest all-bead fair in the UK, packed with exhibitors and inspiring workshops. A fabulous, fun day out for anyone who loves beading. Held in October and April at Sandown Park, Surrey.

Bead Awards

The British Bead Awards showcase the incredible creative talent that is thriving in the UK. This competition sets the standard for beading in the UK and winning pieces are displayed at the British Bead Show in October.

iBooks

We know you’ll love these interactive digital books designed exclusively for the iPad. The books, which can be downloaded through the iBookstore store, feature gorgeous galleries and how-to videos. Search for Ashdown Broadcasting in iTunes.

Bead APPS

Check out our amazing range of beading Apps for your iPad now available from the App store. Brought to you by Bead magazine they include projects, interactive galleries, videos and even more dazzling features.

IMags

The iMag library version of Bead magazine is a treasure trove of beading delights. Get access on your computer to every past issue of Bead magazine - plus each new issue the minute it's printed.

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