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Art and Craft Shops in Basingstoke

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

Address

Winchester Road
Basingstoke RG22 6HN
0845 051 6571

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

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

Visit us

  1. From M3: 
    1. Exit at J7 taking 1st exit onto the A30 signposted Basingstoke.
    2. Continue on the A30 at next 2 roundabouts towards town centre.
    3. At Brighton Hill roundabout take 1st exit onto Winchester Rd signposted Oakley.
    4. Hobbycraft is next to Comet.
  2. From town centre car parks:
    1. Follow signposts towards Houndmills/The ring road.
    2. At the Thorny Croft roundabout take the 1st exit onto the A340 (Signposted Ring road/Winchester).
    3. At the Winchester Rd roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A30 (Signposted Salisbury/Southampton/M3).
    4. At the traffic lights continue until the Brighton Hill roundabout then take the 4th exit onto the Winchester Road towards Oakley.
    5. Hobbycraft is on your left next to Comet.

Store events

Art Group

Store : Basingstoke

Date : November 03, 2014 to December 15, 2014

Time : 13:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Come along and let your artistic waters run wild. This 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 us. Just pop along with your art work and get involved.
Scrap and Yap

Store : Basingstoke

Date : November 04, 2014 to December 16, 2014

Time : 13:00-16:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Tuesday afternoons are all about paper craft here at Hobbycraft Basingstoke. Come along to our popular Scrap and Yap group and learn a different technique every week.

Here’s what we've got in store for you…
  • 04.11.14  - No Class 
  • 11.11.14  - Advent using boxes
  • 18.11.14  - Bird houses all different sizes
  • 25.11.14  - Four fold cards and sweet boxes
  • 02.12.14  - Rocker cards and fry boxes
  • 09.12.14  - Tealight snowmen and reindeer
  • 16.12.14  - Mince pies, tea and ideas for next year.
Paint & Splatter

Store : Basingstoke

Date : November 05, 2014 to December 17, 2014

Time : 11:00-12:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Young children

A group for toddlers and pre schoolers. Paint & Splatter is a time to let your child explore all the different aspects of craft and let their imaginations carry them away.

  • 05.11.14  - Fireworks
  • 12.11.14  - Tissue paper snail
  • 19.11.14  - Toadstools
  • 26.11.14  - Parrots
  • 03.12.14  - Candle wreath
  • 10.12.14  - Gingerbread man
  • 17.12.14  - Santa & Rudolf
Bead & Banter

Store : Basingstoke

Date : November 06, 2014 to December 18, 2014

Time : 10:30-12:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

A group for all who enjoy jewellery making and badwork. Whether you're just starting out or the more experienced crafter, come along and share your passion.

  • 06.11.14  - Creating your own beads and charms
  • 13.11.14  - Jewellery set - Bracelet
  • 20.11.14  - Jewellery set - Necklace
  • 27.11.14  - Jewellery set - Earrings
  • 04.12.14  - Snowflake decoration
  • 11.12.14  - Holly & berries decoration
  • 18.12.14  - Help with own projects.
Knit & Natter

Store : Basingstoke

Date : November 07, 2014 to December 19, 2014

Time : 13:00-16:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Come in to join our wonderful Knit & Natter group!

Running every Friday during school term times between 1pm & 4pm, we welcome knitting and crochet enthusiasts of all skill levels and abilities! Bring along your woolley projets and create in the surroundings of like minded crafters to share hints and tips.

Although there is no need to book, seats are limited therefore arrive early to avoid disappointment.

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.
Christmas Paper Extravaganza

Store : Basingstoke

Date : December 03, 2014

Time : 13:00-16:00

Cost : £15.00

Suitable for : Adults

Come and join us for this fun craft workshop and learn to make everything you need for the holiday celebrations.

In this paper craft workshop with Pauline Barnfather you will make a three dimensional decoration, table favours for four including chocolates, a box card and a box with four tealight candles inside.
All materials provided.

Please note as there will be a wide selection of coloured card and decorated papers to choose from on the day, colours and embellishments may vary to picture shown.

To book your place please call Pauline Barnfather on 07884 303557 or email at icreatecraft@outlook.com.
Docrafts Creativity Essentials for December

Store : All stores

Date : December 06, 2014

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

Come and join us for a demonstration of the latest Docrafts Creativity Essentials papercraft range for December.

Visit us in store between 11am and 3pm as our in store demonstrators share a range of tips, techniques, exciting ideas and a whole range of docrafts products. Learn how to create your very own paper craft creations, what ever your skill level or ability there is something for everyone!
Mount Cutting Workshop

Store : Basingstoke

Date : December 07, 2014

Time : 10:30-16:00

Cost : £22.00

Suitable for : Adults

Cost: £22 per session or £40 for the day (including materials)

10:30-13:00 Introduction to Mount Cutting (suitable for complete beginners)

Learn to cut mounts and to calculate sizes so you can use readymade frames or recycle old ones.

13:30-16:00 Mount Cutting for Box Frames and Textiles (suitable for those who have attended the morning workshop or who can cut a window mount)

Learn to cut mounts for box frames, to use various 3D mounting techniques and to display textiles to look their best.

Clear, friendly tuition with lots of tips and shortcuts.

Places are limited to five people per workshop and will be run by Lynne separately from the usual demonstrations.

Enquiries and payment should be made to Lynne via mobile (07908-961229), email (mail@lynnefriel.co.uk) or via her website (www.lynnefriel.co.uk), where you can also browse her paintings and papercuts.

Elf Wrapping Service

Store : All stores

Date : December 13, 2014

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults

With just a few days to go until Christmas Day, pause the last-minute panic and relax at Hobbycraft to let our elves wrap your presents! All Father Christmas's helpers ask is for a donation to our chosen charity, Together for Short Lives.