Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Road, off Stone Lane, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1NL
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Current Exhibition

Christmas At The Mill - 2nd November-29th December 2019

With works from over 30 local artists and makers - plus a busy programme of popup studios (scroll on down!)

Christmas Popup Studios

Throughout Christmas At The Mill there will be a series of popup studios on the ground floor of The Mill featuring a varied range of local makers and artists. In addition to seeing exciting new works from talented artists and makers, this is an excellent opportunity to speak to them in person, learn about their sources of inspiration and watch as they apply their skills to a range of materials and art forms.

During the 2019 show the following artists and makers will be featured:

Orla Brady (5Nov-17Nov) - artist, illustrator, photographer

Katie Cook (12Nov-24Nov, 1Dec-26Dec) - mixed media artist

Hi, my name is Katie. I have loved Art since I was very young and I've decided to make it into a business. I also include the family business, which my Father runs and I feel that the crystal homeware products complement the Art that I create. The family has 30 years of experience sourcing the best crystals from around the world. I chose to call my business Carnelian because I am passionate about Art and Crystals. I have been brought up around gemstones all my life. Carnelian is my favourite gemstone because it is a vibrant, eye catching orange which changes in different forms. Not only this but carnelian is believed to heighten your creative insight and boost your courage.

I am inspired by the landscape around me, specifically the beautiful Dorset Jurassic Coast, trees, mystical pathways and animals. I use mixed media such as charcoal, chalk, ink, acrylic and oil paint to create texture and expressive marks within my work. I love to enhance movement in my work by experimenting all the time. I create large scale mixed media paintings, prints and greetings cards.

Lynn Davy (3Dec-8Dec) - individual cutlery with a twist

Vicki Harrison (10Dec-15Dec) - felted animals

Alison Jeffs (17Dec-29Dec) - fused glass

Victoria Martin (12Nov-17Nov, 17Dec-29Dec) - silver jewellery

Victoria's jewellery is made lovingly by hand thus infused with personal energy. Delicate details and a variety of designs ensure each piece is unique. She is most interested in the sentiments behind the gift of jewellery and the personnel connection to the wearer.

Victoria offers a range of jewellery that can be personalised with names, dates or words with personal meaning to the customer.

Victoria is always happy to work with you to individually design and create a piece especially for you.




Tiggy Rawling (10Dec-15Dec) - shiborii and dyed yarn

Emily Stracey (12Nov-17Nov, 17Dec-29Dec) - ceramics, cats and assorted animals

Emily loves to create humorous animals (mainly cats) using clay, textiles, pencils, paint and anything else she can get her paws on! She will be furry busy making at Walford Mill in November, with a selection of her ceramics, textiles, cards and purrints to purrchase...

Hannah Baker (1Dec-15Dec) - presenting a show of works by artists in their teens, drawn from the local region