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SUMMER HOLIDAY OPENING

The shop and workshop will be closed for our family holiday for a couple of weeks - we are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Our opening hours will be as follows:

Fri 21st July - 10am to 2pm

Sat 22nd July - 10am - 1pm

Thu 27th July - 10am - 4:30pm

Sat 29th Aug - 10am - 1pm

Thu 3rd Aug - 10am - 4:30pm

Sat 5th Aug - 10am - 1pm

Tuesday 8th Aug - OPEN - return to normal opening hours.

We will try to respond to email and phone queries during this time, but please bear with us as our communication capabilities may be limited

New Workshop List for the New Year

Our new workshop list for January to April is now available to download from the Workshops page.

Remember, we can also arrange one-to-one or private group sessions if you prefer... these can cover your choice of content and be arranged at a date and time to suit.

Please do call or email Sarah (0771 789 3128) to discuss workshop options or to book your place.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for 2017 and say a big thank you for all your support through 2016 - it is truly appreciated! We will be taking a break over the holidays and so will be shut from 2pm on Christmas Eve through to 10am on Wednesday 4th January, when we return to our normal opening hours. We look forward to seeing you in 2017...

New workshop list now available...

Our new workshop list for September to December 2016 is now available to download from our workshops page.� Please get in touch to book or if you have any queries about any of the sessions.

Summer Holiday Opening

The shop and workshop will be closed for our family holiday in early August - very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Our opening hours will be as follows:

Saturday 30th July - OPEN

Tuesday 2nd Aug - Thursday 11th Aug - CLOSED

Friday 12th Aug - OPEN 10am - 1pm

Saturday 13th Aug - OPEN 10am -� 1pm

Tuesday 16th Aug - OPEN - return to normal opening hours.

We will try to respond to email and phone queries during this time, but please bear with us as our communication capabilities may be limited

We are open for Belper Food Festival - Sunday 10th July
If you are looking for something to do on Sunday why not come along to the Belper Food Festival. It promises to be a great day with lots of appetising and interesting stalls and music and entertainment too.��We will be open all day so if you are visiting please do call in and say hello...�

Wednesday evening Knit and Natter sessions cancelled for summer
Many apologies, but due to really low numbers for last�couple of sessions and expected low numbers for next few, we have decided to put the evening knit and natter sessions on hold for the summer.� We will resume in�September... Friday morning knit and natter sessions will continue�as normal - so please do join us then.

Belper shop changes now in place!

We are excited to have now finished all the "moving about" in Belper - the workshop is up and running in its new location in the kitchen building and the shop area now extends all the way to the back of the room.� The extra shop space means that we are able to extend our stock ranges, so please do come and see us and have a browse...

April to August 2016 Workshop List Now Available

The�new Spring and Summer workshop schedule is now available on the Workshops page! Please get in touch with Sarah (0771 789 3128) with any�questions about the sessions or to book�a place.��

New workshop list on its way� (29/3/16)

We will be releasing a new Spring workshop list very soon - but the changes we are making to our Belper workshop area and shop�mean that�we will not be scheduling the first workshop until later in April

We will be releasing a new Spring workshop list very soon - but the changes we are making to our Belper workshop area and shop�mean that�we will not be scheduling the first workshop until later in April - so� please watch this space ... (NB: Sarah may be able to fit in one to one or small private group sessions before then, so please do call and ask)�

Changes�for our locations� (29/3/16)

Many of you will know, Easter Saturday was our last day of trading in Wirksworth shop.� Thank you to all who supported us there over the last year - but unfortunately the challenge of running two shops and not being busy enough in Wirksworth has meant we decided to call it a day there... BUT we now have exciting times ahead at BELPER focusing on the one shop - we are moving the workshop area out to our kitchen building and considerably increasing the shop area.�

We will� be taking a week or so to move around stock and furniture between the two shops to make the changes (an interesting logistics exercise!!) but are keeping the Belper shop open as normal throughout. Please bear with us during this time ...

January to March 2016 Workshop List Now Available
Many apologies, but due to computer problems and Christmas�we are later than usual�making the latest workshop schedule available.� We have now added the details to the workshop page and will be adding a downloadable list as soon as possible...�

Wirksworth Winter Opening Hours
From January until Easter our Wirksworth shop will�not open�on Mondays.� We are still open 10am-4pm Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday .

New Workshop List Available to Download (17/09//15)

Our new workshop list for both Belper and Wirksworth is now available to download from our Workshops page.� Please�do call Sarah if you would like to know more about any of the sessions, or to book your place.

Summer Holiday Closure (27/8/15)

Unfortunately, due to family summer holidays, we are having to close the shops for some days over the bank holiday week.

The�Belper shop will be shut on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd September - open again as normal on Thursday 3rd September.���

The Wirksworth shop will be shut from 4pm Thursday 27th August and will reopen as normal on Saturday 5th September at 10am.

If you have any queries about workshops, parties or activities during this time, please call 0771 789 3128

Aplogies for any inconvenience caused.

Children's August Activities - List available (30/7/15)

A list of our children's activities for August, for both Belper and Wirksworth, is now available to download�from the Workshops page.

Please call Sarah to find out more about any of the sessions or to book a place,

NEWS UPDATE - We have just opened our second shop - in Wirksworth (2/6/15)

On Saturday we were excited to open our second Crafts Cornucopia location at 17 St John's Street, Wirksworth! Thank you to everyone who joined us for our opening event.

The new shop will be open 10am-4pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat (i.e. closed Wednesday and Sunday).�

We have a range of Crafts Supplies for sale, including fabrics.� We have a lovely workshop room too, so will be offering workshops, parties and groups.

Please do come along and visit us at our new location...

Another New Workshop List Available�... (18/3/15)

Time flies and so the next workshop schedule is now available for April through to June.�

As always, please remember that we can also arrange one to one sessions or a session�for your own group if you can't find one of our scheduled workshops to suit your exact requirements.� Please contact Sarah to discuss further.

New Workshop List Available (13/1/15)

Our new workshop list for January to March is now available on our Workshop page.� Please contact Sarah with any questions about the sessions or to book your place.�

If you do not see a workshop to suit please do call as we may be able to arrange a session to match your specific requirements.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New�Year to�all our customers! Thank you�very much for all your support through the year it is much appreciated.�

We are taking a break over�Christmas and will be shutting the shop from 3pm on Christmas�Eve and will open again at 10am on Tuesday �6th January 2015.

The�New workshop list for 2015 is in production and will be released at the beginning of January� - please do call�before then if you have any queries 0771 789 3128�.

New Workshop Lists Added (17/7/14)

Our workshop page now includes our children's activies for the summer holidays as well as our adult workshops for July to September.� Please contact Sarah to book.� (NB: If you can't find a session to suit, do remember that we can also arrange one to one or group sessions to match your specific requirements)�

NEWS UPDATE (3/7/14)

Since our move to Number 70 we have been really busy and it is lovely to meet so many customers old and new!� We now have a new team member Laura, who has joined as our apprentice - she will be learning lots about crafts over the next year!� Our regular groups continue with childrens clubs on Wednesdays and Thursdays and now, in addition to our Friday morning Knit and Natter group, we have added a Wednesday evening group meeting 7pm - 9pm fortnightly (next session 16th July).� We are continually expanding�our stock range too - so if you have any requests or suggestions please do get in touch.� Sarah

Please join us on Sat 5th� April to celebrate our move! (4/4/14)

We are having a celebration day�10-4:30pm on Saturday 5th April at Number 70 King Street.� We have cava and cakes, a�special wool�sale, a free prize draw and discount on course bookings. Please do call in anytime throughout the day... Sarah

WE HAVE MOVED! (4/4/14)

We have now moved into our new premises at 70 King Street and yesterday we opened for business!� Please do come and visit us to have a look around... The shop will be open 10-4:30 Tuesday to Saturday

New Workshop List for April to June Added (11/3/14)�

New dates for April to June have now been added to the workshops page.� The list includes some evening workshops and some new titles such as making cushion cats and a nightdress!� All these workshops will be delivered at 70 King Street - our new location!

WE�ARE MOVING SOON... (7/3/14)�

EXCITING NEWS !!!� We will be moving soon - but only just down the street!�

We will be moving to number 70 King Street (previously Claire's Beads Shop) at the beginning of April.� This will mean we will be much more accessible and visible - with no stairs and a large shop window... We�will still have the workshop space, shop and coffee room but will have space for more stock.

Watch out for news of our opening event ...

Opening hours - (1/3/14)�

To try and better match demand, from March we will be changing our shop opening hours slightly.� We will now be open on Wednesdays 12-4:30pm but will no longer be open on Sundays.� (NB: Workshops�will still be bookable on Sundays)

February�Opening�- CLOSED FOR HALF TERM�(14/2/14)�

Apologies but we will be closed for�a family holiday for the week of half term.��The shop�will close at 4:30pm on Saturday 15th February and will re-open as normal for week commencing 24th February.��We will still be contactable for any enquiries via mobile 07717893128 and email sarah@craftscornucopia.co.uk. Thanks, Sarah

NEW: Knit and Natter Group (22/01/14)

Our new "Knit and Natter" group restarts for the New Year on Friday�24th January 10:30am -12:30pm and will then be held every Friday.� It will be held in the Studio at 59 King St.� Price �3 per head� - includes coffee and cake!

Please contact us if you would like to attend.

NEW: Weekly Craft Club for 10-17yrs�(14/1/14) �

Our new Weekly Craft Club will start on�Wednesday 22nd January�at 4:30pm at our studios in Belper.�The 1.5 hour session�will give young people (10-17yrs) the chance to learn new skills each week and apply them in an ongoing project.� The price is �7 per head per week including soft drink, cookies or cake and materials.�

Please contact Sarah to book a place.

January Opening�- Update (8/1/14)�

After completing one case and 3 days of Jury service I have been told that I have finished!� This happily means that shop opening is not impacted - back to business as usual and open at 10am on Thursday 9th. Thanks, Sarah

January Opening�- possible changes due to Jury�service (4/1/14)�

�I have had confirmation�that�I do have to start�Jury Sevice on�Monday�6th Jan for 2� weeks.� Apologies, but this means that I may not be able to open on Thurs 9, Fri 10th and Thurs 16th, Fri 17th.� I will add updates when I have more information. Thanks, Sarah.

Gift Vouchers Available (5/12/13)

If you are looking for a present for a crafty person don't forget we do have gift vouchers available.� They can be made out for your choice of amount and can be used for workshops or craft supplies.�

New Knit and Natter Group (4/12/13)

Our new "Knit and Natter" group will�continue on Friday�6th December 2013 10:30am -12:30pm and then every Friday

It will be held in the Studio at 59 King St.� Price �3 per head� - includes coffee and cake.

Please contact us if you would like to attend.

Extra Opening for Two Events in Belper this�Weekend�(27/11/13)

The Belper Christmas lights will be switched on at 5:45pm on Friday 29th November with celebrations continuing for the evening - we will be joining other shops in being open until 8pm.

Sunday 1st December is the Belper Food Festival 10am-3pm- a wonderful event on our doorstep!�We will be open during the event.

Why not come along and say hello?

Busy Weekend at Banks Mill Open Studios Event in Derby (22,23,24/11)

We�recently became�associate members of Banks Mill Studios for creative companies in Derby.��The�popular�Open�Studios event on 22/23/24 November�this year had a Made in Derby Market for associates, held at the University of Derby Enterprise Centre�.

We had a busy time on our stall, having�chance to meet and talk to lots of great people! We hope that some will be visiting us in Belper soon...

New Knit and Natter Group (19/11/13)

Our new "Knit and Natter" group will start on Friday 22nd November 2013 10:30am -12:30pm

It will be held in the Studio at 59 King St.� Price �3 per head� - includes coffee and cake.

Please contact us if you would like to attend.

Supplies Room - New opening hours (10/11/13)

The Supplies room is now open an extra day! Our normal opening hours will now be:

Thurs 10-4:30, Fri 10-4:30, Sat 10-4:30, Sun 12-4�

Workshops can be booked throughout the week. Supplies also�be available by appointment Mon-Wed

Macmillan Coffee Morning 27th September (26/9/13)

We are joining the World's biggest coffee morning tomorrow 10:30 to 12:30 at 59 King St. If you are free please come and join us for coffee and cakes!

New Workshop Dates Added (17/9/13)

The new schedule has now been added to the Workshops page, with dates scheduled up to the end of December. The list includes new festive workshops to make your own presents and decorations. �Please do call or email if you want to know more about any of the courses.

Any date requests or suggestions for workshops? (10/9/13)

We are currently putting together the new workshop schedule. If you have any requests for workshops on certain dates or any suggestions for new courses please let us know and we will see what we can do ...�

Our New "Supplies Room" is Open From Tomorrow (5/9/13)

Our "Supplies Room" on the first floor is now stocked with a range of crafts supplies including; King Cole wool, knitting and crochet patterns, knitting needles and crochet hooks, Butterick and Vogue sewing patterns, ribbon, buttons, haberdashery supplies, polystyrene balls, wreaths, and much more ... �

We are opening the Supplies Room on Fridays 10-5, Saturdays 9:30-4:30, Sundays 12-4. ��Please come along, have a look �and say hello...

Join us at the Belper Art and Crafts Market (9/8/13)

We have a stall at the Belper Art and Crafts Market �in "Number 28" , off Belper Market Place, tomorrow - why not come and say hello? �We will also have stalls each month at all the other market dates up to Christmas. �(Saturdays�Aug 10th,�Sept 7th,�Oct 12th,�Nov 9th,�Dec 7th )

New Autumn Workshop Dates Added (15/7/13)

Autumn course dates have now been added to the workshops page, with dates through to early October. �Please do call if you want to more about any of the courses.

Open for the Belper Food Festival on Sunday 14th July �(10/7/13)

The Belper Food Festival is happening right on our doorstep on Sunday! �We will be open all day so why not come along and say hello...

http://www.belperfoodfestival.co.uk/

August Workshop Dates Added (24/6/13)

Three new course dates added for August.� The Autumn programme is being developed now and will be added shortly.�

Please do contact us if you have any suggestions or requests for the new programme.� Don't forget we can also provide personal tuition if you would prefer one-to-one help

Extra Courses Added on Saturday 20th July (20/5/13)

In response to requests, a further Saturday Morning Course for "Have a Go: Machine Sewing" has been added together with a " Make it! Bunting Course for Saturday afternoon. �Please see the workshops pages for more details�

Details of our parties added to the website (15/5/13)

New pages have been added to the web site giving details of our children's parties and hen parties - please have a look ...

(NB: We could also do these activities for your group for any occasion ...)

Open Day Photos (10/5/13)
Our open day photos are now on our Crafts Cornucopia facebook page - please visit and have a look...

We are now on facebook (6/5/13)

We now have facebook page for Crafts Cornucopia Ltd. �Why not visit our new page and "like" us so you can keep up with our facebook news? �https://www.facebook.com/CraftsCornucopia

Open Studio Day - Well Attended (5/5/13)

We had a great open day on Sunday - thank you to those who called in! �Vistors made some lovely fabric flowers and iced some very tempting cup cakes. �Pictures to follow soon...

New Studio - Now Open!

Our new studio in the centre of Belper, Derbyshire is now open for courses. The Studio, at 59 King Street (Above Liquid Treasure) is well equipped for a range of crafts, with plenty of equipment and materials for all participants. �The reception room also gives separate space to enjoy coffee, cakes and lunch. �

The list of courses available to book between May and July has now been released. �Please call Sarah to find out more and to book.

©2013 Crafts Cornucopia (Sarah Ward)