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Art and Craft Shops in Newton Abbot

Hobbycraft Newton Abbot is the only place to find all your craft materials, art supplies, and craft workshops under one roof.

Address

U3 Greenhill Way Retail Park
Greenhill Way, Kingsteignton
Newton Abbot TQ12 3SB
0845 051 6594

Store Info

Opening hours
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:30 - 16:30

Store facilities

Baby Changing
Craft Room
Free Parking
Paid Parking
Hearing Aid
Wheel Chair Access
Lift

Visit us

  1. From Torbay :
    1. Take the A3022 and join the A380.
    2. At the Penn Inn Roundabout, turn left on to the A381 towards the town centre.
    3. Follow the road around to the right and take the first left towards the station.
    4. At the next junction, turn right and continue to the roundabout taking the third exit towards the racecourse.
    5. Hobbycraft will be on your right, after the racecourse.
  2. From Exeter :
    1. Take the M5 South towards Torquay.
    2. Keep to the right-hand side and join the A38 (A380).
    3. Then go into into the left-hand lane onto the A380.
    4. Continue for roughly six miles and take the B3195 towards Kingsteignton.
    5. Take the left fork and continue to the mini roundabout taking the second exit.
    6. Hobbycraft will be on your left-hand side.
  3. From Plymouth :
    1. Take the A38 towards Exeter.
    2. Take the Drumbridges turn-off towards Newton Abbot.
    3. At the Roundabout, take the fourth exit and keep to the left at the mini roundabout.
    4. Continue for three miles and then take the first exit on the roundabout towards the racecourse.
    5. Hobbycraft will be on your right, after the racecourse.

Store events

Knit & Natter

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : February 24, 2014 to November 24, 2014

Time : 10:00-14:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Come and join our Knit & Natter group every Monday from 10-2pm.

Teas and coffees are served at midday and anyone is welcome to join in. Whether it's advice you need or your simply just looking for company and creativity then this is ideal for you.

 

Evening art group

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : February 24, 2014 to November 24, 2014

Time : 18:00-20:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

This evening group is aimed at adults who love art and enjoy spending time with others who do too.  The group is extremely relaxed and anyone can join in.  Just pop in on a Monday evening between 6-8pm with your art work and get involved.
Stitch & Sew

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : February 27, 2014 to December 25, 2014

Time : 10:00-14:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Stitch and sew is a free group for anyone with an interest in embroidery, tapestry, cross stitch or any sewing in general.  It runs every Thursday and teas and coffees are served at midday so come and join in.
Abi's Art School

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : February 27, 2014 to December 18, 2014

Time : 16:45-18:00

Cost : £10.00

Suitable for : Adults

Abi's art school is a hugely popular after school kids art group we have the pleasure of hosting in store every Thursday.  It is a wonderfully fun group for children ranging between 6-12 years and places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.  For prices & booking contact Sarah on 01626 210199 or email sarah@abiartskool.com.

You can also see some of the art group's work instore along our stairs.  There are some devon themed canvases and also the group kindly celebrated our first birthday with us by creating some excellent canvases.

For more information visit  www.abisartskool.com or www.facebook.com/abisartskool

Beading Classes

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : March 04, 2014 to December 02, 2014

Time : 12:00-15:00

Cost : £8.00

Suitable for : Adults

Our artisan Jal is a fantastic teacher in the art of beading and runs classes on the first Tuesday of every month in store.  These classes have become more and more popular as time goes by and booking is required.  To book contact Jal on 01803 315152 or visit www.jalsbeads.weebly.com for more information.
West Country Embroiderers

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : March 05, 2014 to December 09, 2015

Time : 14:00-16:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Come and join our Westcountry Embroiderers on the first Wednesday of every month for an afternoon of good company & to share a love of embroidery.

The group is looking for new members so if you are interested then please come down and say hello.

For more information please pop into store and talk to one of our colleagues or give us a call.

Learn to Crochet

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : March 07, 2014 to December 26, 2014

Time : 10:30-12:30

Cost : £10.00

Suitable for : Adults

This is one of our most popular workshops we run instore.  Whether you are a complete beginner or you just want to refresh your memory then our artisan Louise will show you how.  She now runs two courses on a Friday afternoon on from 10:30 - 12:30pm and 13:00 - 15:00pm but there are limited spaces so book now. 

To book or for more information contact Louise on 07983332994 or email on lubeelucrafts@boveytracey.net.

Learn to Knit

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : March 07, 2014 to December 26, 2014

Time : 17:15-19:15

Cost : £6.00

Suitable for : Adults

Knitting has become hugely popular again so why not try it for yourself?

Our local artisan Terri is instore every Friday evening sharing her tips and advice for new beginners or for anyone trying to solve a knitting dilemma.

To book contact Terri on 07595736489

 

Pat Lucas' drawing workshop

Store : Newton Abbot

Date : March 08, 2014 to December 06, 2014

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : £10.00

Suitable for : Adults

Want to learn to draw but just don't know where to start? Then this is a workshop for  you! Our artisan Pat is running workshops on the following Saturdays and only has 6 places on each so book now to avoid disappointment. The dates are March 8th, June 14th, July 5th, August 2nd, September 13th, October 4th, Novemeber 1st & December 6th.  Workshops cost £10 each but all materials are included in the price.

To book contact Pat on 07594118390 or email patlucasportraits@gmail.com.

Make Your Own Christmas

Store : All stores

Date : November 16, 2014 to December 17, 2014

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Join us as we show you how to make your own Christmas. All activities from 11am to 3pm on the following dates :
  • Sunday 16 November.
  • Wednesday 19 November.
  • Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 November.
  • Wednesday 26 November.
  • Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November.
  • Wednesday 03 December.
  • Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 December.
  • Monday 08 December.
  • Wednesday 10 December.
  • Friday 12 December.
  • Sunday 14 December,
  • Wednesday 17 December.
Activities vary, so please contact your local store to find out what's on in your Hobbycraft.