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Alford Craft Market Centre

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What a fantastic place. A real asset to the town.

I cannot rate this highly enough. Whatever craft you want to learn, you can learn it here. Loads of... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Cottonsocks1966
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Lincolnshire, UK.
Called in on off chance.

Lovely little shop stuffed with loads of handmade items. Things a little pricey for my pocket... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
962gill
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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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Our Craft Market Centre has a shop promoting 30 of our best Lincolnshire craftspeople's work, manned by volunteers. An ideal place for that special one of a kind gift or something for yourself. The Centre also has a full programme of classes and...more
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1 West Street, Alford LN13 9DG, England
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

I cannot rate this highly enough. Whatever craft you want to learn, you can learn it here. Loads of workshops teaching everything from rag rugs, dressmaking, pottery. fused glass, crochet, knitting, painting, drawing you name it, its here. Then on top of that there's the...More

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Lovely little shop stuffed with loads of handmade items. Things a little pricey for my pocket though. Which was a shame cos had my eye on a lovely skeleton clock with Apple wood frame. Lovely Lady serving on day I went. Very friendly and helpful!

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

We are glad you like our Shop! Unfortunately handmade often means that things are a bit more money but usually worth it as no one else will have one the same. We hope you call in again.

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great local crafts for sale and excellent courses to attend both for adults and children. Courses run during the school holidays as well, which is great for my chiildren, e always look out to see what courses are running.

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Lynne L, other at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks Allison!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely perfect to buy gifts for those who appreciate a handmade item. Great for inspiration and staff are friendly and more than willing to offer advice on projects. Well worth a visit!

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for your kind comments! We will pass them on to the volunteers who run the shop and the craftsmen and women who have their work displayed for sale. Glad to see you are taking inspiration for your own crafts from the shop!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

Popped into this little shop with a friend and found a wide selection of local craft work- glass, pottery, cards, pictures, jewellery- all of a high standard. Bought two pictures at very reasonable prices, unframed £15 and £8. Pleasant helpful staff but definitely not pushy....More

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. We appreciate you taking the time to write it to let people know about our shop.

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Having looked around this delightful little shop and enjoyed the variety of items made and sold there, we decided to try our hand at glass fusion and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We learned a lot and it was great having hands on time making our...More

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for your great review. We are very pleased you enjoy the shop and the craft classes and look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 7 June 2017

all local craft people selling unique and individual gifts. You do find something a little different.

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you for your kind comments.

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Glad that many great items from the craft market are now available at this lovely little shop. There's plenty of items to attract anyone, all good quality and hand made! Hope to return again soon!

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for your lovely review - we are so please you like the shop!

Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I've always enjoyed visiting the craft market in Alford. The shop is a great bonus full of wonderful handmade items, ideal for gifts etc. The fact that they now also do crafting work shops is fantastic as now everyone has the chance to try their...More

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Lynne L, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for your great review! We are really pleased with the shop and craft centre, and are looking forward to the next phase when we will open another room for pottery, glass blowing, glass fusing, lampwork and willow work. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

Local craft market shop with a lot going on, been in a number of times a made a few purchases both for home and gifts which you will not find in every other town because the items a locally made and sold. When I first...More

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Levoi, Volunteer at Alford Craft Market Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Thank you very much for your review Fenmick. We really appreciate it when someone takes the time and trouble to review us. I particularly like the reference to the 'bored husband's chair' and are please you didn't need it!

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