Local Makers’ Market 2017: Meet the Makers

We are excited to be hosting a range of talented Local Makers, Crafters & Artists at our up-coming market on December 2nd & 3rd.


Here’s a taste of what’s in store!










Original contemporary prints and drawings by Daniella Turbin. 














Handmaid Crafts:

Wirework jewellery, accessories, cards and needle felted Christmas decorations by Jill Dind.














Natalie Brooks: Artist and Roly Poly Ponies:

Needle felted sculpture, cartoon ponies and Christmas decorations.













Mike Taylor:

Handmade wooden wares by Mike Taylor: Woodland Craftsman.













Urvashi Patel Art:

Watercolour art on cards, mugs, tote bags and accessories, as well as prints and originals.













Felted home wares and accessories including brooches, pods, lamp shades and fairy lights created by Sarah Leigh.













Izzybird Bags by Elizabeth Whitehouse:

Handbags, corsages, greetings cards and ‘make your own’ kits.












Oimillie lamp work, glass and jewellery:

Lamp work beads and jewellery by Heather Pearce.












Fernandez Firecrafts:

Pyrography on wood, created by Jenny Fernandez.












Yvonne Thomas Felt Figures:

Mini felted figures. Personalised items also available by commission.






Gerry Mahoney:

Feline based graphic illustrations.


John Sheldon:

Illustrations, drawings and glass painted artworks.


Claire Taylor:

Crocheted items created by Claire Taylor.


Mums Herd:

Children’s illustration and prints by Isabelle Blewitt.





by Gemma Cornish

Inspirational Gifts for Christmas at The New Art Gallery Walsall


This Christmas visit our bright and inspiring Gallery Shop to fulfil all your festive needs.

Come and explore our wide selection of Christmas cards, perfect gifts and quirky stocking fillers.

Discover our Quentin Blake and JMW Turner inspired products and books that complement our

current Exhibitions.



Ignite someone’s creative spark with our new range of artist materials and try-it-yourself guides.

Or dig deeper into their favourite topics, with our large collection of books on Walsall’s renowned

Garman Ryan Collection, Art, Architecture and Local History.


For that truly unique gift, why not start their Art Collection this Christmas with a Limited Edition

Artist Print, specially made for the Gallery and available exclusively through the Gallery Shop.

All purchases support the Gallery.


Christmas Opening Times:

Saturday 23 December, Open

Christmas Eve Sunday 24 December – Closed

Closed Monday 25 December – Closed

Closed Tuesday 26 December – Closed

Open Wednesday 27 December – Open

Closed Monday 1 January 2018 – Closed


Normal Opening hours: Tuesday –Saturday 10am to 5pm & Sunday 12noon-4pm

by Chris Wilkinson

CANCELLED Young People’s Edition of the Makers Market

The Young People’s Edition of the Makers Market which was due to take place at The New Art Gallery Walsall

on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November is now CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

by Chris Wilkinson