Events & Visitors

Events and Crafts at Afonwen Antique Centre
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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

December

15th & 16th December
Thelma paints on canvas, and she has some beautiful paintings on display both these days, and will also be busy working on her new ones. Thelma is always happy to chat about her work, and take private commissions if requested.
18th & 19th December
Elaine has some stunning pieces of handmade jewellery, to include necklaces, bracelets and earrings, made with lovely stones and beads, whilst Helen has some wonderful curtains and blinds, plus lovely cushions and stitch work items.
20th & 21st December
Linda uses hot wax with special irons, to glide over paper and create her pretty fantasy pictures, bookmarks and more. Linda is able to embellish her work with pretty crystals which give a stunning finish to her already lovely work. All proceeds to Brain Tumour Trust and Walton Neurological Hospital.
21st December
Charlotte is able to paint your pieces of furniture, whether small or large, and also runs painting workshops where you bring a small item of your own furniture, and learn how to paint. Please contact the centre for more details.
22nd & 23rd December
The girls will be our final craft artists before we shut for Christmas, and they will have their large collection of handmade bags on display and be busy working both these days..

January

10th & 11th January
Huw will be the first of our craft artists in 2019, and he has a very interesting collection of drawings, which consist mainly of animals, transport and places of interest, which he draws using pen and ink. Huw is also happy to take commissions, and chat about any ideas you may have.
12th & 13th January
Thelma has some very lovely paintings on canvas, with many consisting of flowers, coastal scenes and places of interest. Thelma will be busy painting both these days, and is more than happy to chat.
17th & 18th January
Sandra twists, cuts and hammers her Eco silver, to produce some lovely pieces, many of which include different stones, such as pearls, Agate and Swarofski crystals.
19th January
Charlotte will be running a painting workshop today, where you bring your own small piece, eg, picture frame, mirror, small side table, pot plant, lamp base or maybe a DVD rack or small chair, and learn how to use chalk paint. (Paints and brushed supplied on the day) 10.30am to 3.30pm workshop £50.00 Please book direct with Charlotte on 07803313278 or email COUNTRYCOMMISSIONS@GMAIL.COM
23rd January
Natalie's work is mainly based around Character based imagery and hand lettering. Natalie is also able to take commissions, such as stylised pet portraits.
26th & 27th January
Marie has a fascinating collection of handmade pieces, to include mythical creature items, her rare and unusual gemstone jewellery, plus her one of a kind sculptures, original artwork and limited edition prints.
30th & 31st January
The girls have two very different crafts, with Elaine having some lovely handmade jewellery and gifts, and Helen makes cushions, curtains and blinds, plus some other beautiful soft furnishings.

February

1st February
Trevor has some very lovely scarves, which he has hand weaved on looms and made from wool. Trevor will be busy working today, and is happy to stop and chat about his wonderful craft.
2nd February
Charlotte will be running a paint workshop today, where you bring along a small item of your own furniture, and learn how to work with chalk paint. (paints and brushes supplied on the day) and it will run from 10.30am to 3.30 pm, cost £50.00 Please contact Charlotte direct on 07803313278 or email her at COUNTRYCOMMISSIONS@GMAIL.COM
3rd February
Gillian paints with acrylic, and she has some lovely prints on display today. Many of her paintings are of landscapes and coastal scenes, which she is most happy to chat about.
5th February
Gillian paints with acrylic, and she has some lovely prints on display today. Many of her paintings are of landscapes and coastal scenes, which she is most happy to chat about.
7th & 8th February
Sandra will be here at the centre again, with her wonderful handmade Eco silver jewellery, which she cuts, hammers and twists to create her unique pieces.
9th & 10th February
Thelma's paintings are very popular, and she has a very delicate style to her work, with many consisting of flowers, coastal scenes and landscapes, which she paints on canvas. Thelma also has a number of framed prints available to buy on display with her today.
12th February
Angela has some stunning greetings cards, to suit almost all occasions, and is also able to take commissions for that special one!! Many of her cards come boxed, with some being embellished with pearls, lace, feathers and more.
14th & 15th February
Huw returns with his wonderful drawings, all drawn by Huw using pen & ink.
16th & 17th February
Marie has many interesting items in her collection of unique and handmade statues, and silk and gemstone jewellery, plus her one of a kind sculptures, original artwork and limited edition prints.
20th & 21st February
The girls will be working together at their wonderful crafts, with Elaine having tasteful and quirky handmade jewellery and gifts, and Helen has some fabulous handmade curtains, blinds and soft furnishings. Both ladies are happy to take commissions, and chat about any requirements you may have.
23rd & 24th February
Linda uses hot wax, alongside special paper, to create her fantasy pictures, bookmarks and more. All proceeds to Brain Tumour Trust and Walton Neurological Hospital.
28th February
The girls have a fabulous collection of handmade jewellery, bags, and much more, with their jewellery being made from Resin, glass and some braided.

March

2nd March
Charlotte will be running another of her painting workshops today, where you can bring a small item of your own furniture, and learn how to paint using chalk paint. ( Brushes and Paint supplied on the day) and the cost of the workshop is £50.00 and starts at 10.30 to 3.30pm Please book with Charlotte Direct on 07803313278 or email COUNTRYCOMMISSIONS@GMAIL.COM
3rd March
Gill returns with her lovely acrylic paintings, featuring coastal scenes and landscapes.
5th March
Gill returns with her lovely acrylic paintings, featuring coastal scenes and landscapes.
6th March
Watercolour Artist John Morris