Mon: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Tue: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Wed: 9.30am to 2.30pm & 5pm - 7.30pm
Thu: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Fri: 9.30am to 7.30pm
Sat: 9.30am to 3.30pm & 6pm - 8pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Closed during Weds and Sat matinees (& occasional Tues matinees.)
Performance times vary.
The Craft Shop offers the Own Art *interest-free loan (*Representative 0% APR
) for purchases between £100 and £2,000. For more details ask a member of staff or log on to the Arts Council's website at www.ownart.org.uk
Highly Commended for the Manchester Tourism Award's Independent Retailer 2011!
About the Craft Shop
The Craft Shop was established in October 1981 within the iconic Royal Exchange Theatre building in the lively St. Ann's Square, close to The Arndale Shopping Centre and public transport links. We are proud to be celebrating over 30 years of selling and promoting British handmade contemporary crafts.
Visit the Craft Shop and find original contemporary gifts, treat yourself to an individual piece of jewellery or simply browse the FREE changing exhibitions in The Great Hall. Displays change regularly so there is always plenty to see - colourful jewellery, luxurious textiles, functional ceramics, sculptural woodwork and exquisite glass, plus a wide selection of greetings cards and stationery. Commissions are welcome.
Lost and Found
30 Apr - 30 Jun 2013
An exhibition of recycled materials and found objects by various makers, from paint brush necklaces to robot radios!
Linda Evans Solo Exhibition
21 May - 29 June 2013
A solo exhibition of mixed media artwork by Linda Evans.
Please visit our exhibitions page for more details.