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Arts and crafts in Wales

Wales has a population of around 3,059,000 and covers approximately 7,990 square miles. Here is a list of regions in Wales: Mid Wales, Mid West Wales, North Wales, South East Wales, South Wales, South West Wales.

Bead Supermarket

Bead Supermarket

Caersws, Powys

We sell beads, findings and lots more interesting bits and bobs. We are mainly an internet ...

Tree Bee Apothecary

Tree Bee Apothecary

Hawarden, Flintshire

Artisans creating handmade bath and aromatherapy products, using natural and environmentally ...

Essence of Tranquility

Essence of Tranquility

Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent

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

Keepers Crafts

Keepers Crafts

Ruthin, Denbighshire

Our name derives from the fact that my husband is a game keeper , he plays a huge part ...

Desktop Doodles

Desktop Doodles

Rhiwbina, Cardiff

Desktop Doodles has been a labour of love for Mike who has a background in graphic design. ...

Energy Dynamic Model Academy

Energy Dynamic Model Academy

Burry Port, Carmarthenshire

Hi there, Im Jennifer and have spent many years developing an intuitive way to understand ...

Abermaw Quilting and Crafting

Abermaw Quilting and Crafting

Barmouth, Gwynedd

Hi my name is Ingrid. Owner of Abermaw Quilting and crafting. We sell everything you ...

Molly Pickle Jewellery

Molly Pickle Jewellery

Ruthin, Denbighshire

I work with recycled Sterling silver as to create pieces of Jewellery- bangles, necklaces, ...

Deryn Wen Gifts

Deryn Wen Gifts

Corwen, Denbighshire

Our best selling products include hand woven Scarves, Crochet Bags and Knitted childrens ...

Creative Designs by Deanna

Creative Designs by Deanna

Summerhill, Wrexham

Cards made to order with any theme that the buyer requires. The personal touch. Christmas ...

Chase Me Charlie Designs

Chase Me Charlie Designs

Undy, Monmouthshire

Chase Me Charlie Designs produce unique and thoughtful gifts, homewares and decorations, ...

HNK

HNK

Gwersyllt, Wrexham

My business is a way to bring some everyday use glasses an extraordinary and delightful ...

FelinFach Natural Textiles

FelinFach Natural Textiles

Boncath, Pembrokeshire

Natural Dyeing Craft Courses Learn how to hand dye protein (sheep wool, alpaca, yak ...

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 ...

Kids 4 Kids

Kids 4 Kids

Cardiff Bay, The Vale of Glamorgan

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

Getknitteduk

Getknitteduk

Rhyl, Flintshire

Hi my name is Judy and live in the small village of Trelawnyd in North Wales. I am the ...

HobbyHouse

Supplier

Wrexham, Wrexham

I make unique paper crafts, all year door wreaths aswell as tumbler/mug prints

Wayne Parry

Wayne Parry

Llantwit Major, The Vale of Glamorgan

Spectro is a colourful game of skill and luck for two players. Using a unique shaped ...

Mandala dot art hand painted stones

Mandala dot art hand painted stones

Bagillt, Flintshire

Mandala dream crafts was created from my love of painting mandala designs. Now I would ...

Mouseville toys

Mouseville toys

Colwyn bay, Conwy

A brand new family adventure. Mousevilletoys is a toyshop full of nostalgic toys and ...

Rosie May Illustration

Rosie May Illustration

Llanerfyl, Powys

Hello! My name is Rosie and Im an illustrator based in rainy Wales living with my family ...

Luxe Scents By Rachel

Luxe Scents By Rachel

Prestatyn, Denbighshire

This is my new business. I am a mother of a 1 year old, a 2 year old and full time carer ...

Sunflower embroidery

Sunflower embroidery

Newport, Monmouthshire

All of our products are customized according to the customers wishes. We have a wide ...

Doughnutology

Doughnutology

Summerhill, Wrexham

We are a company making hand made artisan doughnuts. These are made in our small bakery ...

Needlepoint Hooch

Needlepoint Hooch

Monmouth, Monmouthshire

I make hand embroidered hip flasks (in a variety of sizes), and hand embroidered reusable ...

Roccos collars

Roccos collars

St Mellons, Cardiff

A new business that started 2022 jan 1st, i handmake all my dog collars in different ...

Lucy Cowley Jewellery by Design

Lucy Cowley Jewellery by Design

Llangollen, Denbighshire

My original designs are made from recycled silver and gold and contain precious and semi-precious ...

Portraits and other fine art

Portraits and other fine art

Beechwood, Newport

I have been painting for 50 years. Landscapes and portraits. I paint filmstars and musicians. ...

Christine Eyton Handmade

Christine Eyton Handmade

Chirk, Wrexham

I originally made wedding dresses. I have also repaired many items of clothing( new zips ...

amh hand made jewellery

amh hand made jewellery

Portmead, Swansea

i make hand made items with a twist from art deco to modern all items have a limited ...

Paul Islip Furniture

Paul Islip Furniture

Holywell, Flintshire

I am a designer maker living and working in the beautiful landscape of North Wales. The ...

The Naked Spinner

The Naked Spinner

Criccieth, Gwynedd

I have a shop in Criccieth that sells yarn, fleece, felting equipment, craft accessories ...

Lets Make This Precious

Exhibitor

Holywell, Flintshire

Bespoke Handmade jewellery and gifts. Made to order so that each is unique to you. Items ...

Beads2beads

Supplier

Penyrtheol, Caerphilly

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


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.

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.

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.

Kyffin Williams

(Born 1918 in Llangefni in Isle of Anglesey), Painting

Sir John Kyffin Williams painted landscapes which are now exhibited in major art collections and is considered to be the most important Welsh artist of the twentieth century.

Doris Hare MBE

(Born 1905 in Bargoed in Monmouthshire), Theatre

She is perhaps best known for playing the mum of Butler from On the Buses. She was acting in film between 1934 and 1995. However, she way also a successful West End and Broadway stage actress.

Angus McBean

(Born 1904 in Newbridge in Monmouthshire), Photography

Known as a photographer who was a photo-surrealism pioneer. He photographed many music and film stars including Laurence Olivier, Vivienne Leigh and The Beatles.

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.

Hedd Wyn

(Born 1887 in Trawsfynydd in Gwynedd), Poetry

Hedd Wyn who was born Ellis Humphrey Evans was a Welsh language poet. He was influenced by romantic poetry and took his bardic name (Hedd Wyn) which in Welsh means blessed peace. He was killed at Pilckem Ridge, Ypres during the First World War and was posthumously awarded the Bards chair in 1917.

Joan Howson

(Born 1885 in Flintshire in Flintshire), Stained glass

Joan Howson was a British stained glass artist of the arts and crafts movement.

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.

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.

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.

Simon Yorke

(Born 1743 in Erddig in Wrexham), Nonfiction

A writer who focused on genealogy.

Richard Wilson

(Born 1714 in Penegoes in Powys), Painting

The Welsh artist Richard Wilson was one of Britains earliest landscape painters.