Although the shop will not be open during January, Nancye will still be using the workshop during this time, so don’t hesitate to bang on the door if you want to see us, or even if you have a jewellery emergency.

Nancye’s jewellery workshop will be re-opening at the Makers’ Mill in Keswick later in 2019. Further details will be provided on dates and times etc on Nancye’s website.

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CONTRARY to previous reports (see below), we will continue to be open for the next 3 months, prior to our planned move to Keswick. Our opening times will continue to be Weds-Sat 11-4, although there may be occasions when we are not able to open during those times. If you are planning to visit it may be best to contact us beforehand, either by phone or e-mail, to confirm we will be open. We can of course also arrange to open at other times if more convenient.


As many of our friends and customers will know, the Front Room is now closed as we prepare for our move to Keswick later in 2019. A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us over the past 18 months. especially all the artists who have exhibited work with us over this time. This included Carolyn and Frances Marr, Inigo Ford and Gillian Naylor Carol McDermott and Carlo Castelvecchi and of course, Alex Haynes and Lydia Corbett during our spring ‘exhibitions’. During the Evan Valley Art Trail we were able to display the work of Ashley Boon, Mark Gibbs and  Dave Norman and during the Brampton Art Weekend we featured the work of Tim and Raphael Appleby. Over the Christmas period we had work by Shona Brannigan, Carol McDermott, Liz Reed, Ness Bamkin, Kathy Arthur, Daniel Ibbotson, Barbie McClure, Rikstix, Gill Naylor, Phil Bradley, Allison Critchlow, Dave Norman, Sophie Wilson, Luke Harding and Gill Dearman. Throughout the year we have also showcasing Paul Stewart's photography and Carolyn Marr's ceramics.

Thank you to all the artists for trusting us with your creations. It provides a great illustration of the wonderful range and quality of art work being created in the area.