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Arts and crafts in South West Wales

South West Wales has a population of around 684,000 and covers approximately 1,853 square miles. Here is a list of counties in South West Wales: Carmarthenshire, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Swansea.

Craftyglassgifts

Craftyglassgifts

PENYCAE, Swansea

I have been interested in fused glass art for years and after taking classes in Canada and the UK I was looking for a hobby so I decided ...

The Meadow Craft Workshop

The Meadow Craft Workshop

Llanelli, Carmarthenshire

I make a range of items from Traditional Wood Spirit “Green Man” faces to small items of wood jewellery, all with a touch of Celtic tradition. ...

Sunshine and Silage

Sunshine and Silage

Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire

Sunshine and silage is a home run business in the quant countryside of Pembrokeshire, located on a family smallholding which produce pedigree ...

Polypaa

Polypaa

Castle, Swansea

I started making earrings as a hobby just in September 2018. And just a few weeks in to it I decided to put my passion into sales! My craft ...

Richmond Pens

Richmond Pens

Llanybydder, Carmarthenshire

I make fountain, roller-ball and ball-point pens in wood and acrylic, I also make polymer clay pens and resin coated pens I have been making ...


John Royden Maddox

(Born 1925 in Penllergaer in Swansea), Nonfiction

An honorary member of the Royal Society, Maddox wrote a number of works on science. Most recently published was What Remains to Be Discovered,other works include Beyond the Energy Crisis, The Doomsday Syndrome and Revolution in Biology.

Nina Hamnett

(Born 1890 in Tenby in Pembrokeshire), Painting

Her work was exhibited at The Royal Academy London and Salon dAutomne Paris. She was painted and sculpted by many artists.

Gwendolen Mary John

(Born 1876 in Haverfordwest in Pembrokeshire), Painting. Sculpture

Gwendolen Mary John, Welsh artist, was known for her portrait work and also modelled for sculptor Auguste Rodin.

Lewis Morris

(Born 1833 in Carmarthen in Carmarthenshire), Poetry

As well as being a politician and academic he was also a popular and well known poet. He was knighted by Queen Victoria in 1895.