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craftwork and fine art from the region,
John Mckellar’s and
The Old Mayor’s Parlour
From its well-known and distinctive premises
in Hereford’s cobbled Church Street, the contemporary range of jewellery of John Mckellar’s long-established premises will always bring you something unique from its stable of talented designers. Welcoming commissions or choose a matching collection from the window, the knowledgeable staff and owners will ensure you make the perfect purchase.
Pop upstairs in the 14thC building and you’ll find the hidden, yet light and airy Old Mayor’s Parlour Gallery. With its decorative ceiling and historic frescos, it is filled with unique and original works of art and craft attracting art buyers and collectors, gallery browsers, history buffs or those just curious to look.
Find more galleries and artists under ENJOY on our website.
The Haymakers
Nestled right in Hay on Wye this vibrant shop showcases the unique work of the Hay Makers collective members from modern art to textiles, cards and sculptures, even woodwork. The makers themselves man the gallery, so you can meet them in person and really find out what inspires their craft.
A highlight of Herefordshire’s art calendar, this week-long event in September captures the whole county on a wonderful open-house style trail to where artists as well as venues open their doors and workshops to the public. Tour the region taking in our creative community behind the scenes at its finest
- why not plan an overnight stay.
Meadow Arts
This initiative specialises in staging exhibitions in unusual locations in Herefordshire and the neighbouring counties. The thought-provoking installations are always accessible, presented with impressive impact and often out in the open – get your smiles and ‘wows’ ready.
The Lion Gallery
Having launched in 2005 in Leominster to provide
a showcase for the best in contemporary
The Lion Gallery has since gone on to show nearly 500 makers. You'll find a changing stock of jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles, wood and mixed media alongside original prints, photographs and paintings with high quality hand made craftwork from local and national makers.
Main & 1Canwood Gallery
2 Old Chapel Gallery 3 h.Art
The new Kington arts scene
The little market town of Kington has
developed a most exciting arts movement,
with a collection of galleries, markets and a
new festival emerging for 2018. The Made
in tahe Marches Gallery is a friendly showcase
of regional talent from traditional and
contemporary arts and crafts. A schedule of exhibitions mixes with ‘have a go’ workshops and ‘meet the maker’ opportunities.
From April-December Kington Arts Markets are a monthly event under the Clock Tower
in the market hall, welcoming a plethora of makers to sell their wares. The brand new Marches Makers Festival in May gathers these creatives and more together, from top-flight artists with international reputations to crafters reviving ancient practices and community creativity in one exclusive public showcase. 61

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