Basingstoke

Address

Winchester Road
Basingstoke
RG22 6HN

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
0845 051 6571

Contact us

0845 051 6571

Email store

Other stores nearby

There are no other stores within 20 miles.

Holiday Hours

Good Friday
Normal opening hours
Saturday 19 April
Normal opening hours
Easter Sunday
CLOSED
Easter Monday
09:00 - 18:00

Store events

  • Easter Demonstrations

    Date :
    March 09, 2014 to April 19, 2014
    Time :
    11:00-15:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults & Children

    Celebrate the arrival of daffodils, baby lambs and all things chocolatey by joining us for one of our Easter demonstrations. Whether you're a card maker or a crocheter, an adult or a child, we've got something just for you.

    Demos for adults:
    • 9th March: Easter Card Making
    • 30th March: Easter Crochet
    • 13th April: Easter Wreath Demo

    Demos for Kids:
    • 7th – 11th April: Easter Holidays Kids Demos
    • 14th – 19th April: Easter Holidays Kids Demos
    Please call ahead before travelling to check the event is going ahead as planned.
  • Cake Time

    Date :
    April 21, 2014 to May 19, 2014
    Time :
    10:00-11:30
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Join in the fun on Monday mornings with Sandra. Learn from her vast experience with the Wilton products. She's full of helpful tips and hints to make your creations amazing.

    Here's what we'll be covering in the coming weeks:

    • 21st April  - No class dus to Bank Holiday
    • 28th April - Have fun piping Pupcakes
    • 5th May    - No class due to Bank Holiday
    • 12th May  - No class due to Sandra being away
    • 19th May  - Intro to Sugarpaste crimp tools

    During each session of Cake Time, please feel free to ask for advice on your own cake decorating projects.

    If you attend a session where cupcakes or models are being made, you may like to bring a box, in which to take your goodies home.

  • Scrap & Yap

    Date :
    April 22, 2014 to May 20, 2014
    Time :
    13:00-16:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults

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

    Here's what we've got in store for you.

    • 22nd April - Quiling
    • 29th April  - Cross Stitch cards
    • 6th May     - Iris Folding
    • 13th May   - No class due to Sharon being away
    • 20th May   - String Crafts

    During each Scrap & Yap session, please feel free to ask for advice on your own paper craft projects.

  • Scrap & Yap

    Date :
    April 22, 2014 to May 20, 2014
    Time :
    13:00-16:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults

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

    Here's what we've got in store for you.

    • 22nd April - Quiling
    • 29th April  - Cross Stitch cards
    • 6th May     - Iris Folding
    • 13th May   - No class due to Sharon being away
    • 20th May   - String Crafts

    During each Scrap & Yap session, please feel free to ask for advice on your own paper craft projects.

  • Scouting & Girlguiding Crafting Sessions

    Date :
    April 22, 2014 to July 23, 2014
    Time :
    16:00-20:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults & Children

    Hobbycraft supports scouting and girlguiding organisations. We offer a variety of in store crafting sessions for all ages.

    We are currently taking bookings for the Summer term. For information please speak to a member of the team in store or email basingstoke@hobbycraft.co.uk

  • Paint & Splatter

    Date :
    April 23, 2014 to May 21, 2014
    Time :
    10:00-11:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Young children

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

    • 23rd April - Caterpillar Paper Chain
    • 30th April - May Day Wands
    • 7th May   - Hand Flower Vase
    • 14th May - Cress Heads
    • 21st May - Macaroni Octopus

    During each Paint and Splatter session, please feel free to ask for advice on your own children's craft projects.

  • Bead & Banter

    Date :
    April 24, 2014 to May 22, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults

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

    • 24th April - Ribbon Choker
    • 1st May    - Button Earrings
    • 8th May    - Introduction to the Bead Loom
    • 15th May  - Introduction to Soutache
    • 22nd May - No class due to Shirley being away

    During each Bead & Banter session, please feel free to ask for advice on your own jewellery projects.

  • Knit & Natter

    Date :
    April 25, 2014 to May 23, 2014
    Time :
    13:00-15:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come in to koin our wonderful Knit & Natter group!

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

    See you in store!

  • Picture Mounting Workshop

    Date :
    May 17, 2014
    Time :
    13:00-15:30
    Cost :
    £17.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Suitable for complete beginners.  Come along and learn to cut your own mounts using a handheld mountcutter. Friendly clear tuition with lots of tips and shortcuts to make the best of your pictures.

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

    The cost includes all materials.  You will go away with at least two mounts which will be the right size to use 'off the shelf' frames.  

    You only need to bring along some items to mount (no bigger than A4 please).  If you have any frames you would like to 'upcycle' please bring these too.

    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'

Meet the team

Hobbycraft Basingstoke

If you haven't already experienced Hobbycraft Basingstoke, prepare to be amazed! With more than 35,000 products for 250 inspirational activities and hundreds of exciting ideas, you'll discover everything you need to get crafty. Including :

  • Art materials
  • Kids crafts
  • Home crafts
  • Baking
  • Paper crafts
  • Knit and stitch
  • Jewellery making

And, when it comes to organising a party and adding a personal touch your wedding, you'll find all of your favourite brands and everything you need.

In the meantime, check out our website - you can research the items you’re looking for then pop your postcode in the box provided and we’ll check if we have it in stock.

Come back to this page for updates on events we will be running soon in store and then pop by to get crafty with us!

See you soon

Laura and the team 
Store Manager
Hobbycraft Basingstoke

Our charity

Together for Short Lives logo

Together for Short Lives new window is our chosen charity. They are the voice for children, young people who are not expected to live to reach adulthood, and their families. They exist to make sure that these families have the best quality care and support wherever they live and for as long as they need it.

You can find out more about this wonderful children's charity and donate on the Together for Short Lives new window website, or Like them on Facebook new window and follow them on Twitter new window.

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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.