Shoppers are starting their Christmas shopping early this year with The Craft Centre & Design Gallery proving themselves to be top on the list for unique places to shop. As more and more people support small businesses across the UK the gallery underneath Leeds City Art Gallery and next door to Leeds Town Hall caters for every taste by showcasing hundreds of handmade pieces created by UK designer makers.
The artists create beautifully unique jewellery, ceramics, prints, glass, wood, textiles and works in mixed media; some great ideas for unique Christmas gifts. Now receiving new collections daily in the lead up to Christmas The Craft Centre ensures that shoppers see something new on every visit not to mention expecting some fabulous work for their annual Christmas extravaganza which starts on Saturday 1st November.
“From stunning jewellery to curiously delightful mixed media works, beautiful limited edition prints to functional tableware, ornamental wood to striking glass and metal sculptures this Christmas spectacular should give you lots of inspiration for the festive season as well as highlighting some of the most talented designer makers currently creating their collections in the UK. Featuring one of Britain’s most respected and collected artists John Maltby, new designers never before showcased with the gallery; Delyth Jones, Ruth Shelley, Richard Kennedy, Juliette Hamilton, Geoffrey Bickley, Colette Bain, Lorraine Corrigan, Sarah Jane King, Cristina Zani, Kate Wood and Kerry Tremlett and some of our familiar faces; Rosie O’Connor, David Ashby, Lynn Muir, Rachel Higgins, Jessica Briggs, Bea Jareno, Kate Smith, Adele Taylor, Tamara Gomez, Jenifer Wall, Carolyn Genders, Sarah Saunders, Ostinelli & Priest, Georgina Franklin, Lucy Martin, Stephanie Ray, Rozie Keogh and David Mayne.”