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

Events diary


6th March
Kate is joining us for the first time with her handmade soya candles with many natural gorgeous scents. Kate also makes personalised stitch work cards, and wine charms.
9th March
Trevor brings his hand looms with him and will be working while here, he also encourages you to have a go. Trevor has a fabulous collection of scarves in a variety of colours all hand made.
10th & 11th March
Liz makes a fabulous collection of hand made day and evening bags all glamorous and beautiful. She also creates fascinators, scarves, and accessories ideal for weddings, christenings or even the races.
13th & 14th March
Welcome to Sue and Sandra for the first time, Sue croquets toys, baby blankets and accessories - all of which are stunning using various crochet techniques to create different stitch work. Sandra paints with water colours, painting original greetings cards and pictures. She has recently moved into painting mirror and picture frames and is happy to up cycle and piece you have.
15th & 16th March
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.
17th & 18th March
Marie makes all of her own moulds to create statues, pendants and figures from dragons, to wolves, cats, fairies and more. Each and every piece is hand made, painted and finished to a very high standard. Marie also has art work and jewellery that reflects her own individual creative style.
20th March
Kay has an amazing collection for all ages and styles but her main theme is sparkles. She truly creates some lovely pieces and will be making while here.
21st March
From wooden to glass, acrylic and aluminium. John engraves on his signs and illuminates ideal for use at home or in the work place. He has some wonderful wooden plaques, key holders and will personalise any for you.
22nd March
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
23rd March
Stitch work... sue returns with her lovely cushions, bags and aprons. Sue is always finding new textiles to us and new finishing's for her work changing designs and maintaining favourites. Pop in and see sue at work and maybe find a new piece to take home and love.
24th, 25th March,
Jewels crafts: welcome to Jackie for the first time this year. Jackie is a favourite with our visitors making jewellery; she uses many beads, crystals and semi precious stones crating pieces for all ages and occasions. Jackie is happy to take on repair work as well to fix a piece you love.
27th & 28th March
Elaine will be here with her lovely beaded and crystal jewellery. Elaine also offers a re-stringing service if you have any piece that needs a little TLC. Helen has some beautiful fabrics that she uses to make aprons, cushions and bags. She also makes curtains and blinds to order if you have special requirements she is most happy to help.
29th March
Gillian Benjamin local artist will be here showing her stunning collection of pictures, many watercolours and acrylics. Gill paints much of the North Wales coast line and landscapes capturing the areas beauty in her pictures. Gill will of course be working while with us..
30th & 31st March
Thelma has a very individual style of painting with a very delicate technique to her work. Thelma paints both floral and landscapes, and has originals for sale as well as some prints. Thelma will be painting while here and is always happy to chat about her work.


1st & 2nd April
Linda and Sue will be with us both days. The ladies make a variety of crafts from braided, fused glass and resin jewellery, handmade cards, felt brooches and key charms. The ladies are more than happy to take commissions for their work and can customise any card.
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.