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  • The Craft Shop offers a wide selection of craft material for all, whether into card making, scrap booking, painting and art, knitting, cross stitching or children's crafts. With thousands of products to choose from and new stock arriving weekly you really are spoilt for choice.

    Enjoy free manufacturers demonstration days where you can come along and see how to use these creative products.

    Have fun at our Made by Me children's craft festival. Get lots of inspiration and crafty ideas for little hands to make and do. Check with individual centre for further details. Festival runs from 12th July throughout August.




  • Made by Me - Starts Friday 12th July

    Have fun at our Made by Me children's craft festival. Get lots of inspiration and crafty ideas for little hands to make and do. Check with individual centre for further details.

    Creative Card Making 

    Join us for our creative card making workshops suitable for beginners or more advanced crafters.

    Workshops run for 2 hours and are scheduled at 10am and 1pm and cost £10 per session.  All materials will be provided but you can bring your own basic kit if you would prefer.

    Please remember to book your place at least 2 days in advance                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
    Friday 13th September - Dimensional Cards     
    Friday 11th October - Christmas Creatures                                                                
    Friday 15th November - Christmas

    Wilmslow Garden Centre, Wilmslow

    Crafters Companion Demonstration Day

    Crafters Companion are back! Their talented demonstrators will be keeping us up to date with all the latest products and techniques.

    10am - 4pm

    Saturday 24th August - Byrkley Park Garden Centre, Burton on Trent
    Saturday 24th August - Daleside Garden Cetre, Hawarden
    Saturday 24th August - Garforth Garden Centre, Leeds
    Saturday 24th August - Houghton Hall Garden Centre, Carlisle

    Saturday 31st August - High Legh Garden Centre, Knutsford
    Saturday 31st August - Lady Green Garden Centre, Ince Blundell
    Saturday 31st August - Strikes Garden Centre, Northallerton

    Saturday 7th September - Astbury Meadow Garden Centre, Congleton
    Saturday 7th September - Woodmansey Garden Centre, Woodmansey
    Saturday 7th September - Mayfield Garden Centre, Kelso
    Saturday 7th September - Wilmslow Garden Centre, Wilmslow

    Saturday 14th September - Howdens Garden Centre, Inverness
    Saturday 14th September - Holland Arms Garden Centre, Anglesey
    Saturday 14th September - Strikes Garden Centre, Stokesley
    Saturday 14th September - Weaver Vale Garden Centre, Northwich
    Saturday 14th September - Burnside Garden Centre, Thornton-Cleveleys

    Saturday 21st September - Brookside Garden Centre, Stockport
    Saturday 21st September - Mortonhall Garden Centre, Edinburgh
    Saturday 21st September - Stringers Garden Centre, Doncaster

    Craft Sessions

    If you are interested in learning new crafting techniques, then the below sessions may be just what you looking for.  Remember to book you space!

    10am - 3pm - £20.00 per person                                        

    Thursday 12th September      Christmas Cards
    Thursday 26th September      Christmas Cards
    Thursday 10th October           Stencils and Masks
    Thursday 24th October           Using Alcohol Inks
    Thursday 7th November         Die Cut Cards
    Thurdsay 21st November       Stamping Fabric
    Thursday 5th December         Distress Oxide Inks

    Session times 10am - 12pm or 2.15pm - 4.15pm                                                                            unless otherwise stated
    £10.00 per person unless otherwise stated

    Byrkley Park Garden Centre, Burton on Trent

    Card Making with Carolyn Bell

    Wednesday 11th September - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

    Christmas Cards. You will be making 2 x star easel cards, a 3 tier card, a pop out style and a letter rack style card. Please bring along the usual equipment: Scissors, craft knife, craft mat, ruler, pen, pencil, rubber, wet glue and glue with fine point if you have one, DSST, bone folder, foam pads. Also a trimmer, eg Fiskars or Cricut and a scoreboard eg Crafter’s Companion, Hougie or Adorable scoreboard if you have them. Aged mahogany, weathered wood and peeled paint distress ink pads will also be used if you have them.

    Cost of the class is £10.00 per person a £5 non-refundable cash deposit is required to confirm your space, with cash balance on the day.

    Daleside Garden Cetre, Hawarden

    Craft Workshops

    Beading Group

    Monday 26th August                                 10.00am - 1.00pm

    The cost for each session is £4 per person. Bring along any unfinished projects. For beginners, there will be an extra charge of £5 per lesson

    Crochet & Knit Group

    Do you knit or crochet? Would you like to meet with others with the same flair for either ideas or just to chat but don’t know where? How about inside the Craft shop?

    Monday  26th August                                 1.30pm - 4.00pm

    Cost for each session is £4 per person. If you need help with your crochet or knitting, please bring it along as there will be a lady to help you. For beginners, there will be an extra charge of £5 per lesson


William Strike Ltd is a registered company trading in England, Scotland and Wales. Registered number 96366. Registered office Houghton Hall garden Centre, Houghton, Carlisle, Cumbria CA6 4JB

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