Events & Visitors
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
11th & 12th August
Fused glass has been fired in a kiln, to allow two or more layers to melt together. Firing at a low temperature is called slumping, where the glass will slump into or drape over a mould, thereby creating a pre-determined shape. The girls have some lovely pendants, plates, bowls and coasters, as well as some smaller items, each one unique.
Kay makes jewellery, accessories and some gifts, with her jewellery made using many different beads, stones and sparkly crystals. Some of the stones are semi precious, with all of her
collection being very reasonably priced.
The girls make fabulous jewellery, with some made from resin, fused glass, and some braided. They also have some handmade cards, felted brooches, key charms and cards.
16th & 17th August
Huw has some very interesting drawings, which are all carried out with pen and ink, and consist mostly of places of interest, transport, pet portraits and more. Huw will be busy drawing both days and is happy to chat and take commissions.
18th & 19th August
Thelma has a very delicate style to her work, which consists of
flowers, coastal scenes and more, and are all painted on canvas. Thelma is very happy to take commissions and
answer any questions you may have.
Lyn loves to produce beautiful knitwear and crochet items, with
everything from sparkly mohair shrugs to the smallest and cutes baby shoes!!
22nd & 23rd August
Elaine has some jewellery, consisting of necklaces,bracelets and earrings, made with many different stones and styles, with all ages
catered for. Helen makes curtains and blinds, and also many different stitch work items, to include cushions, aprons, peg bags, shopping bags and more. Both girls will be busy working both days, and are able to take commissions and chat about any ideas you may have.
Charlotte is able to paint your pieces of furniture, which can be large or small, and is also running 'Vintage Furniture Workshop' here at the centre. Please contact us for more information on workshop availability.
25th & 26th August
Di makes some gorgeous quilts, bags, crochet work, handmade felt and gifts. She is a very clever lady creating wall hangings, handmade felt bags and brooches and patchwork quilting.
27th & 28th August
Gillian will be here busy working on her lovely paintings, which
are mostly of landscapes and coastal scenes, and painted in acrylic.
29th & 30th August
Marie has many interesting handmade and unique items, to include
statues, bowls, wall plaques and many other mythical creatures. Marie also has some unusual silk and gemstone jewellery, made with rare stones.
Stitch Work with Sue Brand - another opportunity to pop along and take a look at Sue's lovely stitch work items, which she makes using lots of different fabrics. Sue also makes some very cute material dolls.
1st & 2nd September
Jackie has a really lovely collection of handmade jewellery, in many different beads, stones and crystals, with some being in sets which make perfect gifts. Jackie is also able to do some repairs on your own jewellery, and can also make her own to fit to size.
4th & 5th September
Sandra has some lovely pieces of handmade silver Eco jewellery, which she has hammered, cut and twisted to create her wonderful collection. Sandra will be busy working both these days whilst here at the centre.
6th & 7th September
Liz has lots of handmade bags, which are suitable for evening and special occasions, with others more for casual wear. Liz uses lovely silks, velvets, satin and chiffon for her special occasion bags, with some being embellished with beads, pearls and feathers. Liz is very happy to take commissions and chat about any requests you may have.
8th & 9th September
The girls have a fabulous array of handmade bags, made with many different patterns and colours. In addition to these, they also have some very cute handmade teddy bears which they dress, bunting, hand knitted toys and more.
Paula has some cute wooden items, which she can engrave with names or dates, to include door plaques, fairy doors, trinket boxes and much more.
Trevor will be here weaving, in which he creates some lovely
scarves, as well as some wood turned products and small leather purses he has made in his workshop.
Lynda paints in watercolour, and generally paints rural scenes,
and is very much inspired by the beautiful Welsh countryside. Marjorie's work is Portraiture, and she paints in mainly pastels, and sometimes watercolour, with her work being portraits of the human and animal nature.
14th, 15th, 16th September
Another opportunity to pop along and have a look at Thelma's lovely paintings, which Thelma is very happy to chat about and discuss any requests you may have.
18th & 19th September
The girls will be back with us, with their very lovely crafts, with Elaine having a large assortment of handmade jewellery, and Helen with her stitch work items and curtains and blinds, which she makes to order.
20th & 21st September
Huw is a pen and ink artist, with much of his work consisting of transport, places of interest and pet portraits. Huw will be busy working both days, and his work is really worth a visit.
22nd & 23rd September
All of Marie's work is handmade and unique, and she has many mythical statues to include fairies, wolves, dragons and more. Also in her collection, she has some silk and gemstone jewellery, some made with rare stones.
25th & 26th September
Mair will be busy painting her beautiful designs onto various
silk items, to include ties, scarves, notebooks and more. Mair is most happy to chat as she works at this very lovely craft.
Sue has some lovely stitch work, made using many different types of
fabrics, plus some very cute material dolls.
Kay is one of many of our regular craft artists, and she always has a large and interesting collection of handmade jewellery made with many different kinds of stones and beads to suit all ages.
29th & 30th September
Linda uses special irons and hot wax, which she glides over
special paper to create stunning fantasy pictures, with some being embellished with sparkly crystals. All proceeds from Linda's Work going to Brain TumourTrust and Walton Hospital.