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
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.
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.
Sue crochets some very pretty baby blankets, toys and accessories, whilst Sandra paints in watercolours, original greetings cards and pictures. Sandra also paints mirror and picture frames and is happy to up cycle any pieces you may have.
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.
12th & 13th May
Encaustic Art involves melting wax onto a hot iron, and moving it across special paper, to create beautiful landscapes and fantasy pictures. Linda also has smaller irons, designed especially for children's use, so why not pop along and have a go, whilst also watching Linda work at this very interesting craft.
Kay will be with us here at the centre again, with her lovely selection of handmade jewellery, made with many different kinds of beads, stones and crystals.
The ladies have some lovely different kinds of handmade jewellery, some made from resin, some fused glass, as well as some handmade cards, felted brooches and key charms.
17th & 18th May
Huw draws using pen and ink, and his drawings consist mainly of animals, transport, landscapes and buildings. Huw will be working both days whilst here at the centre, and is happy to chat and take commissions if desired.
19th & 20th May
Marie makes mystical & mythical goddesses, fairies, mushrooms, statutes & art work . 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.
24th & 25th May
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.
26th, 27th, 28th May
Working Artist Thelma painting on canvas Thelma has been painting for many years now and has a lovely style to her work, consisting mainly of flowers and landscapes. She will be working all three days while here and is most happy to chat about her work and take on commissions.
Local illustrator Natalie Griffiths will be with us for the first time this year. She certainly is a talented lady and has commissions to illustrate books. Natalie illustrates signs, cards and character pictures, and is happy to take on commission work
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.
2nd & 3rd June
Another chance to pop along and watch Linda work at her very
interesting craft of Encaustic Art, which involves melting wax onto a hot iron, and moving it across special paper to create beautiful landscapes and fantasy pictures. Why not have a go whilst you're here, as Linda is more than happy to guide you along.
Paula has a large collection of wooden items, to include door plaques, trinket boxes, fairy doors, chopping boards and much more, all of which can be engraved with names and dates.
Yvonne has some lovely handmade cards, to suit all tastes, and she
also runs some card making workshops, which include all materials. (Please enquire for more details)
Handmade Knitted & Crochet Work with Lyn Mabbs - Lyn has some beautiful children's and baby clothes, plus some toys and blankets, and she is happy to take commission work also. Lyn is most happy to chat about any requirements you may have.
Sue has many different stitch work items, to include handmade bags, bunting, cushions and material dolls in various fabrics.
9th & 10th June
The girls will be here with their very popular handmade bags, along with some hand knitted toys, bunting and teddy bears which they also dress up in cute outfits.
Kay always has a great selection of handmade jewellery, made with lots of different beads and sparkly stones. Kay also has some items for children, to include pretty hair clips and more.
13th & 14th June
Elaine will be here with her beautiful jewellery, made with various stones, and also some pre-loved silver items, whilst Helen is able to make soft furnishings, curtains and blinds to order. Elaine is also happy to take commissions, and both the girls will
be working whilst here both days.
John has many different styles of signs, which he can engrave and
illuminate for use at home or in the workplace. John also has some wooden items, to include plaques, key holders and these also can be personalised.
16th & 17th June
Thelma has a very delicate style of paintings, which are all on
canvas, and consist mostly of flowers, landscapes and sea/coastal scenes. Thelma takes many commissions, and is
happy to discuss any requirements, or just to chat about her work.
19th & 20th June
Each and every piece of Marie's work is handmade, hand painted
and finished to a very high standard. Marie has her own moulds, from which she creates statues, pendants, and figures, to include dragons, wolves, fairies and much more.
21st & 22nd June
Huw has some amazing drawings, which are all carried out using pen and ink. They are mostly of transport, animals and places of interest, and Huw is able to take commissions and discuss any ideas you may have for that special drawing.
23rd & 24th June
Jackie will be with us again, with her fabulous collection of handmade jewellery. Jackie is able to make pieces of jewellery to order, so pop along and see her wonderful items which are really worth a look.
Linda and Sue make a variety of craft items, to include fused glass, braided, resin, cards, jewellery felt brooches and more.
28th & 29th June
Another opportunity to pop along and have a look at Liz's lovely
handmade bags, fascinators and accessories.
30th June & 1st July
Natalie is a illustrator, working on children's books, and also taking commissions for individual requests. Natalie has many pieces available to buy on the day, as well as discussing any ideas you may have.