Visiting Artists

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 - The Crafty Sisters
Wed 27th April

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, boxed frame pictures, as well as tote bags, cushion covers, and keyrings.

Afonwen Craft Centre - Sandra Roberts Silver (Compressed)
Thu 28th & Fri 29th April

Sandra makes much of her Eco silver jewellery in her own workshop, using reclaimed silver from the jewellery industry, which she then cuts and twists to make her unique pieces.  To finish, she then looks for whatever lovely stones she can find which compliment her work.

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Sat 30th April & Sun 1st May

The ladies have a lovely collection of handmade gifts, to include some cute crochet dolls, handknitted dolls clothes, painted wooden boxes and stools, as well as some hand painted glass.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Tracey Davies (1)
Tue 3rd & Wed 4th May

Tracey will be bringing her lovely paintings in watercolours and acrylics of animal portraits and buildings – which she paints with a relaxed and modern style.

Tracey welcomes commissions and is happy to stop and chat.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Margaret Sutherland Teddy Bears (1)
Fri 6th May

Margaret has a selection of very cute bears (some made from Mohair), which can also be dressed with your own precious fabrics from your children’s clothes to keep as wonderful memoirs.

She also has some felt woodland animals with jointed head and limbs.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Thelma Evans Painting _1
Sat 7th & Sun 8th May

Thelma has a very delicate style, which is often reflected in her pretty paintings of flowers, sea, and landscapes.

Thelma is happy to stop and chat and takes commissions on request.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Jenni Frost Woollen Goods (1)
Tue 10th & Wed 11th May

Jenni will be holding more of her half hour spinning masterclasses, where – under Jenni’s guidance – you can learn the basics of this lovely craft. 

Jenni has used wool from her own flock of sheep to make some gorgeous scarves, shawls, cushions (and more) which she will have on display both these days.

For more information or to book a half hour session, please contact Jenni direct on jennifrost@outlook.com

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - The Crafty Sisters
Fri 13th May

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, boxed frame pictures, as well as tote bags, cushion covers, and keyrings.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Earthdeva _2
Sat 14th & Sun 15th May

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 - Elaine at Cherry Bea (1)
Tue 17th & Wed 18th May

Elaine will be busy adding to her (already lovely) handmade jewellery, using pretty beads stones and Swarovski crystals. She also has some cute bears dressed in little knitted outfits.

Elaine has a re-stringing service available. Please ask her for more details.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Liz and Elaine
Tue 17th & Wed 18th May

Liz creates beautiful bags for various occasions (day use, cosmetics, peg bags, and more). She uses some stunning textiles and finishes everything off beautifully with edging and stud work.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Jackie at Jewels Crafts (1)
Thu 19th & Fri 20th May

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 and is happy to stop and chat.

She is also able to do some small repairs on your own broken pieces of treasured jewellery.

Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre - Gill Benjamin Artist _1
Sat 21st & Sun 22nd May

Gill is a popular artist at the centre. She has lovely paintings of sea and landscapes, which she paints mostly using acrylic paint. Gill also paints animal portraits and has some cute painted wooden items (including mini houses).

Gill is happy to take on commissioned work.

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

Sandra makes much of her silver jewellery in her own workshop, using reclaimed silver from the jewellery industry, which she then cuts and twists to make her unique pieces.  To finish, she then looks for whatever lovely stones she can find which compliment her work.

Sandra is happy to stop working to have a chat and commissions are welcomed.