Visiting Artists

Due to current restrictions, Afonwen Craft and Antique Centre (including Edenshine Restaurant) is temporarily closed. We’ll be reopening as soon as we’re allowed to by the Welsh Government.

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While we’re closed to visitors, we’ll still be taking orders for takeaway food. You can place an order over the phone and collect from the centre without leaving your car. Click the button below to find out more.

demonstrations & workshops

Every month, we have a variety of talented craftspeople who visit Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre. They’ll usually bring along a sample of their beautiful collections, perform entrancing demonstrations of their skills, and chat about their beautiful work.

We have visiting artists who specialise in:
Jewellery making, textile work, stichwork, weaving, illustration, painting (with various materials), hot wax art, greeting cards, and much more.

Upcoming Events

Check back every week as we’re always updating this calendar with details about upcoming events.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Elaine at Cherry Bea
Tue 10th & Wed 11th November

Elaine has a lovely handmade jewellery collection, made with many stones and crystals. She also offers a re-stringing service – sometimes while you enjoy a coffee in Edenshine.

Elaine has also started to knit clothes for ‘Build a Bear’ and has a collection ready to go.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Earthdeva _2
Thu 12th & Fri 13th November

Marie’s work is all created by hand with her original designs. It includes statues, bowls, and wall plaques featuring dragons, wolves, angels, cats and fairies, plus other mythical creatures. She also has some handcrafted silk and gemstone jewellery (made with rare and unusual stones), as well as lino printed prints that she has designed and created herself.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Thelma Evans Painting _1
Sat 14th & Sun 15th November

Thelma has a very delicate style, which is often reflected in her pretty paintings of flowers, sea, and landscapes in pastels. Thelma is happy to stop to chat and takes private commissions on request.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Jackie - Jewels Crafts _1
Tue 17th & Wed 18th November

Jackie has a beautiful selection of handmade jewellery, made using many different beads and stones. Jackie will be busy adding to her collection both days, but is happy to stop to chat. She is also able to do some small repairs on your own broken pieces of treasured jewellery.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Trevor Blackwell - Traditional Weaving _1
Thu 19th November

Trevor will be with us demonstrating his wonderful weaving craft. He has many items on display and available to purchase including beautiful scarves and shawls – made from wool, camel, alpaca, cashmere and more – in vibrant colours to help brighten up the dark winter months. Trevor also has some knitted items and small leather purses.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Elaine at Cherry Bea
Fri 20th November

Elaine has a lovely handmade jewellery collection, made with a variety of different materials. She also offers a re-stringing service – sometimes while you enjoy a coffee in Edenshine.

Elaine has a cute collection of knitted teddy bear clothes (perfect for ‘Build a Bear’ size).

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Liz Femme Fatale _1
Sat 21st & Sun 22nd November

Liz makes a beautiful day and evening bags in many different fabrics (including silk, satin, and velvet). Liz now also has a collection of cushions she will be showing for the first time.

Liz is able to take commissions, and sometimes makes items using your own material.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - The Crafty Sisters
Thu 24th November

The ladies make lovely pieces of jewellery using many different materials – including resin, fused glass, gemstone, and braided (in a variety of colours and designs). The girls also have some handmade cards (for occasions and Christmas), boxed frame pictures, as well as tote bags, cushion covers, and keyrings.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Trevor Blackwell - Traditional Weaving _1
Wed 25th November

There’s another opportunity this month to watch Trevor as he weaves shawls and scarves. He has many different yarns – including wool, camel, alpaca, cashmere and more – in vibrant colours to help brighten up the dark winter months.

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Thu 26th November

Maggie will be bringing along her watercolour collection of local scenes – which includes the Clwydian ranges, Ruthin, Mold, and Denbigh.

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Fri 27th November

This will be Sandie’s first time joining us at the Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre! She’ll be bringing along her stunning collection of stitchwork, which includes Christmas themed items – perfect for those special gifts.

Afonwen Craft Centre - Sandra Roberts Silver (Compressed)
Sat 28th & Sun 29th November

Much of Sandra’s inspiration for her work comes from nature, with all its wonderful shapes and colours. She has some gorgeous pieces which she has hammered, twisted, and bent – using reclaimed silver from the jewellery industry. Each piece is unique and made in her studio.

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