Walford Mill Crafts, Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL
01202 841400  info@walfordmillcrafts.co.uk



Latest News

Join us as we launch our first exhibition of the New Year, from 13th January - 25th February 2018
Date Posted: Jan 15, 2018

Join us at Walford Mill Crafts as we rediscover the Millpond.


Date Posted: Nov 8, 2017
Our wonderful new exhibition, Radical Craft a touring show, runs from 16 September - 31 October 2017
Date Posted: Sep 13, 2017
Wendy Nutt and Caroline Parrott invite you to the launch of their new studio at the Mill.
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2017

Craft Residency 

Unlocking the Bankes Archive Project 
‘Unravelling Threads of Narrative’  


Date Posted: Apr 12, 2017

Come and visit the Walford Mill Crafts gazebo in Wimborne Square on Good Friday and decorate a shoe box, kindly donated by local shops - Clarks, Moshulu and The Shoe Tree.


Date Posted: Feb 20, 2017

Christmas at Walford Mill is a very special time of year.

Date Posted: Oct 26, 2016
Join us on Monday the 31st of October from 4-7pm, for a special Pumpkin Carving and Hallowe'en event!
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2016
Our wonderful new exhibition Fire runs from the 10th of September to the 6th of November.
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2016

Free Event
August the 28th
Bank Holiday Sunday.
10am - 5pm


Date Posted: Aug 14, 2016
In celebration of her studio's 30th Birthday,  Debby invites everyone to join in on this very special evening.
Date Posted: Jul 10, 2016

As part of the 'Field Days' exhibition here at The Mill, and to help celebrate our official 30th birthday, we are delighted to welcome Ninebarrow for a very special concert. Having written 3 songs for the exhibition, the award winning folk duo will be taking to the stage Saturday the 25th June 2016 to play these tracks, and others, from their recent album Releasing the Leaves.

Date Posted: Jun 22, 2016

A Celebration of Memories from places in and around Dorset.

Date Posted: Jun 1, 2016
Be a part of this fantastic event!
Date Posted: May 11, 2016
Walford Mill Crafts has a brand new Friends scheme.
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2016
The Great Pottery Throw Down is back with an extended deadline.
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2016
Learning & Participation Manager, Walford Mill Crafts.

Part-time, 2 days a week, 2 year fixed term contract

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our small team who will be responsible for the further development of our work with audiences, particularly focusing on devising and developing education and outreach work to enable more people to engage with contemporary craft and with making skills.

Date Posted: Mar 31, 2016

We have an opening for a Shop and Gallery Assistant in our team here at Walford Mill Crafts.

For more information or to apply please call 01202 841400 or email ian@walfordmillcrafts.co.uk


Date Posted: Mar 8, 2016

We have an opening for a Senior Gallery Assistant in our team here at Walford Mill Crafts.
For more information or to apply please call 01202 841400 or email ian@walfordmillcrafts.co.uk


Date Posted: Mar 8, 2016
Annual stock check on Tuesday the 15th of March 2016.
Date Posted: Feb 26, 2016
Handmade chocolates, delicious bubbly and a 10% discount treat!
Date Posted: Feb 5, 2016

7th November - 10th January 2016

Don't miss our annual selection of fabulous craft that just might solve your Christmas shopping dilemmas. Pop in and let us help you find that special something to delight your loved ones this Christmas. We can even gift wrap your purchases for you.  Come, be inspired and enjoy a warm welcome as the gallery and shop at the mill gets festive this Christmas season.
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2015

Join us for a craft led styling 'pop-up' event in celebration of our Explorations in Enamel exhibition.

Date Posted: Aug 28, 2015


The family of David Ballantyne have recently set up a website detailing his life and works. This can be found at www.davidballantyne.net

Date Posted: Aug 14, 2015
Please note that on the weekend of the 25th and 26th July, the town square will be temporarily closed.
Date Posted: Jul 14, 2015
A unique opportunity to take part in Outside In's next National Exhibition, in partnership with Craftspace.
Date Posted: Jun 23, 2015
Folk songs, dancing, knitting and weaving.
Date Posted: Jun 5, 2015

Tapestry by Jilly Edwards

Date Posted: Apr 30, 2015

New Sarah Grove Ceramics are here!

Date Posted: Apr 22, 2015
Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of designer Alexander McQueen.
Date Posted: Dec 22, 2014
If you are an artist living and working in the South West then this may be a great opportunity to develop your practice.
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2014
Due to such positive feedback about this fantastic exhibition, we will be running a second Artist's Talk.
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2014
The opening of our current exhibition 'Dresses and Darnings' coincides with Dementia Awareness Week. Please see here for more information.
Date Posted: May 19, 2014
A special event at Walford Mill Crafts
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2014