Events & Visitors

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Please telephone for details of more demonstrations and exhibitions. We have a continuous calendar of events throughout the year. If you are a local artist or crafts person and wish to display and demonstrate at the centre please contact Janet or Adrian.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre. Open Tuesday to Sunday, 9.30 to 5.30

Telephone centre : 01352 720965

Restaurant : 01352 720797

Events diary

April

3rd & 4th April
come and see Mair at work, she is a real treat to watch. Mair has been developing new techniques and experimenting with her work creating amazing silks. Mair turns her work into scarves, ties, cards, cushions and wall art.
5th & 6th April
Sandra joins us with her eco hand made jewellery . She will be working on new pieces while with us and showing her wonderful collection. Sandra hammers, cuts, twist and shapes her silver into beautiful pieces to love.
7th & 8th April
The ladies have a wonderful collection of items, made by fused and slumped glass technique, which consists of glass which has been fired in a kiln to a high temperature to allow two or more layers to melt together to fuse, and then firing at a lower temperature so the glass will slump into or drape over a mould, thereby creating a pre-determined shape which is the slumping technique. Pam has some lovely pendants, plates, bowls and coasters, as well as some smaller items, each one unique.
10th April
Di has some beautiful handmade textile items, to include some stunning quilt work, bags, felt jewellery, crochet works and much more.
11th April
John has many different styles of signs, which he engraves and illuminates for use at home or in the work place. In addition to his signs, he also has some wonderful wooden plaques, key holders, and these also can be personalised.
12th & 13th April
Each and every piece of Marie's work, is handmade, hand painted, and finished to a very high standard. Marie has her own moulds, to create statues, pendants and figures, from dragons, wolves, cats, fairies and more. She also has some silk and gemstone jewellery to complete her collection.
14th & 15th April
Gillian is a local artist, using watercolours and acrylics. Much of Gillian's work is of our stunning North Wales Coastline, and rural landscapes.
17th & 18th April
Pen and ink artist Huw Vaughan Jones will be with us working on his commissions while here. He has a fabulous collection of pictures, many of local scenes and buildings.
19th & 20th April
Jackie has a large and very varied collection of beautiful handmade jewellery, made with many different kinds of beads and stones. Jackie is also able to undertake repair work on any broken jewellery you may have.
21st & 22nd April
Thelma has a very delicate style of painting, and her work consists mainly of landscapes and flowers. All of Thelma's paintings are on canvas, and she will be busy working both days this weekend.
24th April
Kay has an amazing selection of handmade jewellery, made with lots of sparkly stones and assorted beads. In addition to these, she also has some cute hair slides and clips suitable for children.
25th & 26th April
Elaine has a lovely collection of handmade jewellery, as well as some sparkly leather jewellery, whilst Helen make gorgeous aprons, cushions and bags in beautiful fabrics. Helen is also able to make curtains and blinds to order, and is happy to discuss any requirements you may have.
28th & 29th April
Liz will be with us with her stunning collection of handmade bags, with many being suitable for evening use in rich jewel colours, and lovely fabrics, to include satin, silk and velvet. There are also bags suitable for day use, and Liz has some pretty accessories to include scarves and fascinators.

May

1st May
Paula has some lovely wooden keepsakes, which can also be personalised with names and dates, to include treasure boxes, fairy doors, door plaques and many more.
2nd May
Linda and Sue make a variety of crafts from braided, fused glass, resin jewellery, cards, felt brooches and key charms. The ladies can take commissions for their work, and also customise their cards.
3rd & 4th May
Sandra will be here with her lovely Eco silver handmade jewellery, which she hammers, cuts and twists into beautiful pieces of jewellery.
5th & 6th May
The girls have some fabulous handmade teddy bears which they also dress, handmade day bags, along with hand knitted toys, bunting and much more.
8th & 9th May
Another opportunity to pop along and see Elaine's gorgeous handmade jewellery, and Helen's lovely stitch work items. Helen is able to make soft furnishings, curtains and blinds to order, and Elaine is also able to take commissions on her jewellery.
11th May
Lyn Mabbs will be with us showing her hand crochet work and knitted items. Lyn has some beautiful children's and baby clothes, blankets and toys as well as taking on commission work. Come and have a lovely chat with Lyn while she works and see her collection.