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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, jewellery making, 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 manufactures demonstration days where you can come along and see how to use these creative products.

    What we offer: 

    * Large range of rubber stamps, ink pads, heat guns and embossing powders together with all the accessories needed to transform your work into a piece of art

    * Premier stockist of  Xcut, Crafters Companion, Sue Wilson and Sizzix dies, with a full range of  machines such as Xpress, Big Shots, Cut & Boss large range of embossing folders and accessories.  In-store demonstration model for you to try before you buy.

    * Large range of card and papers available in many sizes and colours including patterned, pearl, glitter, mirror card, acetate and vellums.

    * Beads, tools and accessories for jewellery making, from the beginner through to the more advanced jewellery maker (available from Elvestone Jewellery at Byrkley Park Garden Centre)

    * Crafts for children; gift idea's and kits including painting by numbers, scraper foil, the magic of shrink plastics, art products paints, crayons and pencils, foam and felt.

    Stockist of leading brands like Design Objectives, Papermania, Anita's, Stick it, Craft Planet, Crafters Companion,  Sizzix, Xcut, Big Shot, Cuttlebug, Creative Expressions, Sue Wilson, Cosmic Shimmer, Promarks, Reeves, Craft UK, Creative Beadcraft and Creativ.




  • Crafters Companion Days

    Our Crafters Companion demonstrator will be with us on the below dates showing you all the latest trick and tips - 10am - 4pm

    Saturday 27th May - Strikes Garden Centre, Northallerton

    Saturday 10th June- Garforth Garden Centre, Leeds

    Saturday 10th June - Burnside Garden Centre, Thornton-Cleveleys

    Saturday 17th June - Weavervale Garden Centre - Northwich

    Saturday 17th June - Wilmslow Garden Centre, Wilmslow

    Saturday 24th June- Astbury Meadow Garden Centre, Congleton

    Saturday 24th June - Houghton Hall Garden Centre, Carlisle

    Saturday 17th June - Daleside Garden Centre, Hawarden

    Saturday 24th June -  Strikes Garden Centre, Stokesley


    Craft Workshops at Daleside

    Promarker Courses with Nicola

    Sunday 28th May 2017     11.00am - 2.00pm

    Please bring along to these classes any Promarkers you may have. These classes cost £10 per person per session


    NEW Crazy Little Crafters for children aged 1-14
    Thursday’s in May   1-4yr olds  10.00am – 10.45am
                                     5-14yr olds  3.40pm – 4.15pm

    Sessions cost £5 per child for the morning session and £4 per child for the afternoon session.

    For more details visit Crazylittlecrafters on facebook or email or call Zoe on 07506866699
    Cost of the class is £12.50 per person and a £5 cash deposit is required to confirm your space. All equipment is provided


    Daleside Garden Centre, Hawarden

    Craft Workshop Program 2017


    Thur 25th May  White on white cards
    Wed 21st June  Simple cards
    Thur 22nd June  Using masks
    Thur 20th July  Stamping techniques steppers
    Wed 26th July  Acrylic paint techniques steppper
    Wed 23rd August  Using Embossing Folders
    Thur 31st August Shabby Chic Project

    All workshops  are 10am - 12pm or 2.15-4.15 unless otherwise stated.
    £10 per person unless otherwise stated.
    Payment must be made at time of booking. Contact 01283 716467.


    Trimcraft Demonstration Day - 10th June

    Janice our Trimcraft Demonstrator will be here from 10am - 4pm

    Free demonstration



    Byrkley Park Garden Centre, Burton on Trent

    Craft Workshops

    Creative Cardmaking Classes with Gill O’Donnell
    These popular classes covering all aspects of paper-crafting are suitable for beginners, dabblers or experts!
    Relaxing, Rewarding & Fun!
    Classes run every week
    Tuesday 10.30am till 12.30pm
    Tuesday 1.00pm till 3pm
    Thursday 10.30am till 12.30pm
    All equipment and products supplied*
    Cost £6.50 (includes a Tea/Coffee voucher for the restaurant)
    Booking essential.

    Contact the Craft department on 01642 710419 or email with any queries you may have or to book.
    For more information
    * Please bring your own glue products and pens.

    Strikes Garden Centre, Stokesley

    Creative Card Making Workshops

    With Jennie Sullivan

    Make new friends and learn new skills

    Make and Take home complete cards. This workshop is suitable for beginners, dabblers and experienced crafters.

    Morning and afternoon workshops available: 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm

    £10.00 per 2 hour workshop (payable at time of booking)

    Workshops limited to 10 people per session

    * Please bring your own cutting mat, scissors, glue & double sided-tape

    Thursday 25th May

    Saturday 24th June

    Thursday 20th July


    Mayfield Garden Centre, Kelso

    Drop in Craft Demonstrations - Weaver Vale Garden Centre

    FRIDAY 26th MAY 10am - 12pm
    Heat Embossing for Beginners
    Now you can stamp let’s take it a step further!.  Heat embossing is a beautiful effect that is really easy to do.  Learn how to use water mark, pigment and embossing inks on different surfaces for different effects. 
    All materials supplied.
    FREE, no booking required, just show up!

    FRIDAY 9th JUNE 10am - 12pm
    Iridescent Water Colour Paints for Beginners
    This week we will be using the cosmic shimmer iridescent water colour paints to liven up pre-printed, stamped and heat embossed images. 
    All materials supplied.
    FREE, no booking required, just show up!

    FRIDAY 23rd JUNE 10am - 12pm
    Gilding Flakes for Beginners
    Find out how to get that polished effect without sticking yourself
    together!  We will be using cosmic shimmer flake glue & flakes.
    All materials supplied. FREE, no booking required, just show up!

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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