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Arts and crafts in South Wales

South Wales has a population of around 1,388,000 and covers approximately 753 square miles. Here is a list of counties in South Wales: Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, The Vale of Glamorgan, Torfaen.

The Workshop Artisan Crafts and Designs

The Workshop Artisan Crafts and Designs

Aberdare Hirwaun, Rhondda Cynon Taff

Hi everyone. We create handcrafted wooden plaques with high quality acrylic paint and ...

Essence of Tranquility

Essence of Tranquility

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

I make and sell : - Felted Boots, Slippers, Felted soaps and acessories, Silk scarfs, ...

JP Creative UK

JP Creative UK

Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan

I have started as a young artist in elementary, and ended up as someone who understands ...

Design Salad

Design Salad

Tremorfa, Cardiff

We are artists and crafters who specialise in a number of fields. Original pastels of ...

Kids 4 Kids

Kids 4 Kids

Cardiff Bay, The Vale of Glamorgan

KIDS4KIDS is an organisation which, working alongside our sister organisation, KidsWhoWrite, ...

Good Art Studio

Good Art Studio

Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan

Based at our studios in Barry, South Wales. The Good Art Studio is a small family-run ...

Mia Bellas Candles UK

Mia Bellas Candles UK

Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff

We are a family run business with passion for amazing scents. We love selling Candles ...

SugarPuff Marshmallow Delights

SugarPuff Marshmallow Delights

Porthcawl, Bridgend

Handcrafted marshmallows creating classic flavours and modern indulgent treats for all ...

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too many hobbies 24

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff

I have been a crafter for most of my life and enjoy the whole process of gathering materials ...

AllSewGood

AllSewGood

Llandaff, Cardiff

I design and create personalised embroidered items mainly for babies and toddlers but ...

GNR Designs

GNR Designs

Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan

We are a combination of Crafts known as GNR Designs. `GNR Designs is fairly new, run ...

Beads2beads

Beads2beads

Penyrtheol, Caerphilly

For all your jewellery making needs ~ Sterling Silver Findings ~ Glass beads ~ Pendants ...

Christmas Crafts Galore

Christmas Crafts Galore

Tremorfa, Cardiff

Well, Christmas is fast approaching and things are getting hectic in the Design Salad ...


Peter Prendergast

(Born 1946 in Abertridwr in Caerphilly), Painting

Winner of the Nettleship Prize for Figure Painting in 1967, Prendergast was thought of as one of the leading Welsh landscape painters.

Leslie Thomas

(Born 1931 in Newport in Newport), Fiction

Leslie Thomas was a British author who wrote many novels and is particularly well known for his comic novel The Virgin Soldiers. In December 2004 he was made officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature.

Frank Vining

(Born 1924 in Aberfan in Merthyr Tydfil), Pottery and ceramics

Known as an influential teacher of pottery. He produced modernist stoneware which was exhibited during 1961- 1968. His pottery is represented in the National Museum Cardiff and Aberystwyth University.

Christopher Williams

(Born 1873 in Maesteg in Bridgend), Painting

Welsh artist Christopher Williams often painted large canvases, requiring venues of sufficient size to exhibit them. The subject matter he chose generally included themes of interest to him, such as Welsh heritage and identity, as in his painting Cymru’n Deffro (Wales Awakes in English).

William Henry Davies

(Born 1871 in Pillgwenlly in Newport), Poetry

Also known as W.H.Davies, he was a Welsh poet and writer. Spending a large part of his life as a tramp in the UK and the USA, his main topic was based on lifes hardship and his experiences as a tramp. He also wrote poems based on his love of nature. One of his notable works was The Autobiography of a Super-Tramp.

Goscombe John

(Born 1860 in Canton in Cardiff), Sculpture

An excellent sculptor of public monuments like the statue of David Lloyd George in Caernarfon.