9.30am - 7.30pm Tuesday
9.30am - 7.30pm Wednesday
9.30am - 2.30pm &
5pm - 7.30pmThursday
9.30am - 7.30pm
9.30am - 7.30pm Saturday
9.30am - 3.30pm &
6pm - 8pm Sunday
11am - 5pm
Closed during Wednesday and Saturday matinees (and occasional Tuesday 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.
Amy Williams Solo Exhibition
2 December 2013 - 12 January 2014
Intricate paper cuts and prints by Amy Williams.
Once Upon A Time...
29 October 2013 - 5 January 2014
An exhibition of enchanting work full of secrets, fairy tales and romance, displayed in the colonnade cabinets.
Please visit our exhibitions page for more details.
Jewellery by Charlotte Verity, Abby Filer and Gemma Scully