Carlisle

Address

Unit 2A Kingstown Retail Park
Parkhouse Road
Carlisle
CA3 0JR

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 6595

Contact us

0845 051 6595

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Other stores nearby

There are no other stores within 20 miles.

Store events

  • World Record Pom-Pom Event With The Handmade Fair

    Date :
    May 01, 2014 to September 30, 2014
    Time :
    11:00-15:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Adults & Children

    We’ve teamed up with Kirstie Allsopp and Mollie Makes to create the longest string of Pom-Poms and we need you to help make it a record!

    Simply make one or more pom-poms and drop them in the collection box next time you are in store - or join us for an afternoon of pom-pom making!

    All of your pom-poms will all be displayed at the Handmade Fair in September for the official Guinness World Record judgement!...
  • Kids Summer Crafting Fun

    Date :
    July 05, 2014 to August 24, 2014
    Time :
    11:00-15:00
    Cost :
    Free
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Join us in store for a Summer of kids crafting fun! All activities will take place between 11am and 3pm.
    • Puppet making : Wednesday 02 July
    • Common Wealth Games face painting : Wednesday 09 July
    • Common Wealth Games face painting : Saturday 12 July
    • Common Wealth Games face painting : Sunday 13 July
    • Puppet making : Wednesday 30 July
    • Puppet making : Wednesday 13 August
    • Face Painting : Saturday 16 August
    • Face Painting : Saturday 23 August
    • Puppet making : Wednesday 27 August
    • Face Painting : Saturday 30 August
  • Docrafts Creativity Essentials for August

    Date :
    August 02, 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 August.

    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!
  • Crochet and Craic

    Date :
    August 04, 2014
    Time :
    17:30-19:30
    Cost :
    £5.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come join our fortnightly crochet group, bring your own projects and chat with others about theirs!

    Limited spaces are available, so please book in store to reserve your place. 50% non refundable deposit required on booking. 

    Artisan may cancel the class if not enough places are booked, so please check before attending if you are just dropping in.

  • Kids club- Peg Dragonflies

    Date :
    August 05, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:30
    Cost :
    £1.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a cute peg dragonfly! 

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food

  • Kids Club - Peg Dragonflies

    Date :
    August 05, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:30
    Cost :
    £1.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a cute peg dragonfly!

    We please ask that you pay a 50 percent deposit to book (non-refundable.) The price includes the course and all materials needed. We will also provide light refreshments (not food.)
  • Kids Club - Peg Dragonflies

    Date :
    August 05, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:30
    Cost :
    £1.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a cute peg dragonfly!

    We please ask that you pay a 50 percent deposit to book (non-refundable.) The price includes the course and all materials needed. We will also provide light refreshments (not food.)
  • Kids club- Felt pin cushion

    Date :
    August 06, 2014
    Time :
    10:00-12:00
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to sew your very own felt pin cushion.

     50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food

  • Beaded bracelet and necklace set

    Date :
    August 06, 2014
    Time :
    16:00-18:00
    Cost :
    £10.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make beaded bracelets and necklaces.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Beginners Crochet for Teens

    Date :
    August 07, 2014
    Time :
    12:00-14:00
    Cost :
    £10.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn how to crochet. this class is aimed at young people where Sue will work at your pace. You will learn all the basic stitches such as chain, double crochet and treble crochet.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Spiral rope beadweaving

    Date :
    August 07, 2014
    Time :
    16:00-18:00
    Cost :
    £10.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to do spiral rope beadweaving. it's a great class for beginners and consists of using small beads and a needle and thread. you will be able to take your project home at the end of the class

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Kids club- Beaded bangles

    Date :
    August 08, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:30
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn how to make beaded bangles, no skill is necessary. you will learn which beads go best with the wire and how to finish off your bracelet neatly.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • kids club- Pom Pom Owls

    Date :
    August 11, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-11:30
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make pom pom owls using a special tool, you will then add wings, beaks and eyes to make your very own fluffy owl.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Crochet wreath part 1

    Date :
    August 13, 2014
    Time :
    12:00-14:00
    Cost :
    £20.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a crochet wreath. this class is for people with a little crochet knowledge of basic stitches and runs for 2 consecutive weeks. you can choose your own size and design.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Beaded pen

    Date :
    August 13, 2014
    Time :
    17:30-19:30
    Cost :
    £12.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a beaded pen. you will use a needle and thread and tiny delica beadsand use the peyote stitch. the price covers the materials plus a pen

     

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Kids club- French Knitting

    Date :
    August 14, 2014
    Time :
    14:00-16:00
    Cost :
    £6.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Please allow 1 hour for the class

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to do french knitting using a bobbin with pins. you will make a long tube of colourful knitted yarn.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Bead around a Cabochon

    Date :
    August 15, 2014
    Time :
    12:00-14:00
    Cost :
    £10.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to bead around a cabochon. you will use a needle and thread and seed beads.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Kids club- Shrink plastic keyring

    Date :
    August 18, 2014
    Time :
    10:30-12:30
    Cost :
    £1.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make your own charm out of shrink plastic and then attach it to a keyring

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • kids club- Rag Rug making

    Date :
    August 19, 2014
    Time :
    10:00-12:00
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make your very own rag rug from recycled materials 

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. . Light refreshments are provided but no food

  • kids club- paperclip necklace

    Date :
    August 19, 2014
    Time :
    15:00-17:00
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a funky necklace out of paperclips and sticky-backed plastic.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Crochet wreath part 2

    Date :
    August 20, 2014
    Time :
    12:00-14:00
    Cost :
    £20.00
    Suitable for :
    Adults

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to make a crochet wreath. this class is for people with a little crochet knowledge of basic stitches and runs for 2 consecutive weeks. you can choose your own size and design.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • kids club- Cross stitch bookmark

    Date :
    August 21, 2014
    Time :
    11:00-13:00
    Cost :
    £2.00
    Suitable for :
    Children

    Come and Join Sue from Sooz in the shed and learn to cross-stitch and make yourself a pretty bookmark.

    50% non refundable deposit requested on booking. Price includes course and materials. Light refreshments are provided but no food.

  • Docrafts Creativity Essentials for September

    Date :
    September 13, 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 September.

    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!

  • Docrafts Creativity Essentials for October

    Date :
    October 04, 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 October.

    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!
  • Docrafts Creativity Essentials for November

    Date :
    November 08, 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 November.

    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!
  • Docrafts Creativity Essentials for December

    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!

Meet the team

Update 2nd May 2014

Sorry if you've had any difficulty contacting us: our phone line is currently down. We'll get it back up and running as soon as possible. In the meantime you can contact us by emailing carlisle@hobbycraft.co.uk.


Hobbycraft Carlisle

If you haven't already experienced Hobbycraft Carlisle, 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

Dawn and the team 
Store Manager
Hobbycraft Carlisle


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. Follow the Kingsdown road (A7) North for around two miles to reach the park from Carlisle City Centre.
  2. Alternatively, leave the M6 at Junction 44 (Hobbycraft Carlisle is right next to the junction).
  3. Find us next to Next Home.