BCTF 2017 – a chance to catch up

So this time last week I was in Harrogate at the British Craft Trade Fair (BCTF). BCTF has been one of my favourite shows for over 12 years and is a three-day event at the Great Yorkshire Showground in beautiful Harrogate. This year, because of my support for this event over the years, I was a lucky recipient of a …

March Meet The Maker on Instagram

Morning my lovelies, just popping on here with a quick post about the fabulous March Meet The Maker over on Instagram. I’m sure you will have been following this anyway if you are on Instagram even if you are not taking part in the challenge yourself. After getting a little frustrated that she couldn’t find an Instagram Challenge that she wanted …

Meet The Maker – Hannah Staniforth

Hannah is currently on the starter studio program for Ceramicists at Yorkshire Artspace. She works from the Manor Oaks premises where she creates thrown and hand built ceramics out of terracotta. Expressive mark making is important to Hannah and her work uses controlled and uncontrolled methods of mark making by the use of coloured slips which are applied to the …

When you love someone your heart celebrates

Celebrate Valentines Day with us … we have lots of lovely affordable small romantic gestures but if you don’t have a budget then the whole gallery is at your disposal to browse and find that perfect something for your perfect person. Heart Gallery offers its customers a unique shopping experience under the one roof. A chance to see the work …

Sunday Best

Well good morning all, 2 weeks and it’s Christmas Day … where has this year gone? It is a bit bonkers in Heart Gallery at the moment, we elves are busy keeping the shelves, walls and cabinets stocked up with goodies for you so if you haven’t yet been in do come and see how beautiful it is looking. The …

Meet The Maker – Alex Allday

Alex is a Ceramic and Surface Pattern Designer who produces decorative ceramic wares with distinctive surface pattern details and qualities. Inspired by the fusion of traditional patterns and styles, her work combines a variety of techniques and processes to create a diverse range of surface designs for decorative and commercial wares. Alex explores with producing interesting surface qualities and textures …