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Art and Craft Shops in Chelmsford

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

Address

UA3 Chelmer Village Retail Pk
Chelmers Village Way
Chelmsford CM2 6XE
0845 051 6572
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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

Free Parking
Paid Parking
Hearing Aid
Wheel Chair Access
Lift

Visit us

  1. From A12 north and South:
    1. Take exit 17 onto the A130 signed Chelmsford.
    2. Follow the duel carriageway to the Army Navy roundabout. Do not take the flyover.
    3. Take the fourth exit onto A138 signed Springfield.
    4. Chelmer Village Retail Park is sign posted from the A138.

Store events

Book Signing: Come and Meet Emma R McNally, local author and illustrator.

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 01, 2015 to August 02, 2015

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Emma will be reading from her charming children's books.  The books follow the adventures of Harold Huxley the adventuring househog and his sheep and dragon friends.  
  • Meet Emma and buy signed copies of  "Harold Huxley and the Enchanted Forest" plus "The Magical Beeley Bugs" 
  • Signed first editions available.
Visit www.haroldhuxley.co.uk for more information.
Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 02, 2015

Time : 11:00-16:00

Cost : £5.00

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Come along to our store and learn these popular needle crafts: Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather, a very talented crafter with lots of teaching experience. You can make squares for cushions or blankets, flowers, snowflakes, toys, garments or any pattern of your choice. 

  • Bring your own materials (or try out some of Heather's.) You will need 3.25 knitting needles or crochet hooks for toys and flowers, 4 mm knitting needles or crochet hooks for squares, cushions or blankets; and double knitting odd balls of wool.
  • Learn to make cute cross stitch cards or kits.
  • Snowflake's cotton and hook available to buy on the day.
  • A small cross stitch kit to try, Heather has a starter initial, material and thread for beginners.

  • The classes are charged at £5 per person per hour, so you can stay as long as you wish and learn at your own pace.


For more information, or to book, contact Heather : heathers.crafts@btinternet.com or Mob: 07901 914848.
Summer Craft Sessions - Princess and Pirates Crafts

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 03, 2015 to August 04, 2015

Time : 09:30-11:45

Cost : £7.00

Suitable for : Young children

Dabbling Doodlers Presents:  Princess and Pirates Crafts

Two one hour sessions to choose from:  
  • First session:  9:30 to 10:30am
  • Second session: 10:45am to 11:45am

Let your children have the fun while you don't have to worry about the mess.

Cost per hour for the first child is £7, additional siblings only £3.

Suitable for ages 2 to 12 years old.

Bringing Children's books to life through art and crafts.

Contact Sophie for more information:

Tel:  01245 422968 Mob: 07788 402212
It's Gruffalo Week at Hobbycraft!

Store : All stores

Date : August 03, 2015 to August 09, 2015

Time : 11:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Children

Join us in store from the 3rd until the 9th August for free Gruffalo themed craft activities, including craft activities, face painting, plus a chance to win a Gruffalo themed craft party for you and 6 friends. Make sure to ask in store for more details.
Demonstration of the "Wet on Wet" Painting Style with Caroline

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 07, 2015 to August 14, 2015

Time : 10:00-15:00

Cost : Free

Suitable for : Adults & Children

See this fascinating technique which is great for landscape painting and so much more.
  • Caroline will be holding a Class to teach the "Wet on Wet" painting technique on Friday 28th August 2015.
  • Caroline is a qualified Bob Ross Painting Instructor.
Contact Caroline for more information and to book your class:  07803 966524.
Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 07, 2015

Time : 11:00-13:30

Cost : £5.00

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Come along to our store and learn these popular needle crafts: Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather, a very talented crafter with lots of teaching experience. You can make squares for cushions or blankets, flowers, snowflakes, toys, garments or any pattern of your choice. 

  • Bring your own materials (or try out some of Heather's.) You will need 3.25 knitting needles or crochet hooks for toys and flowers, 4 mm knitting needles or crochet hooks for squares, cushions or blankets; and double knitting odd balls of wool.
  • Learn to make cute cross stitch cards or kits.
  • Snowflake's cotton and hook available to buy on the day.
  • A small cross stitch kit to try, Heather has a starter initial, material and thread for beginners.

  • The classes are charged at £5 per person per hour, so you can stay as long as you wish and learn at your own pace.


For more information, or to book, contact Heather : heathers.crafts@btinternet.com or Mob: 07901 914848.
Sugar Wobblies Workshops with Georgie

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 08, 2015

Time : 10:00-12:00

Cost : £15.00

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Learn how to make these cute little characters from Georgie, the inventor of Sugar Craft Wobblies. Whether you wish to create a cake topper or something memorable for that special occasion, Sugar Wobblies will delight all ages!
  • No experience in sugarcraft is required for these workshops and all materials will be provided. 
  • There is always a high demand to see Georgie’s flair for modelling and together with her original, amusing and creative designs this gives her work instant appeal. 
  • Georgie is a multiple Gold Award Winner, having been a member of The British Sugarcraft Guild for many years; she is also a talented international demonstrator.
  • Georgie demonstrates "The Sugar Wobblies" on craft TV.
To book your place contact Georgie on 01245 609895 or e-mail georgie@sugarandcakes.co.uk
Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 09, 2015

Time : 11:00-16:00

Cost : £5.00

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Come along to our store and learn these popular needle crafts: Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather, a very talented crafter with lots of teaching experience. You can make squares for cushions or blankets, flowers, snowflakes, toys, garments or any pattern of your choice. 

  • Bring your own materials (or try out some of Heather's.) You will need 3.25 knitting needles or crochet hooks for toys and flowers, 4 mm knitting needles or crochet hooks for squares, cushions or blankets; and double knitting odd balls of wool.
  • Learn to make cute cross stitch cards or kits.
  • Snowflake's cotton and hook available to buy on the day.
  • A small cross stitch kit to try, Heather has a starter initial, material and thread for beginners.

  • The classes are charged at £5 per person per hour, so you can stay as long as you wish and learn at your own pace.


For more information, or to book, contact Heather : heathers.crafts@btinternet.com or Mob: 07901 914848.
Summer Craft Sessions - Mermaid and Monster Crafts

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 10, 2015 to August 11, 2015

Time : 09:30-11:45

Cost : £7.00

Suitable for : Young children

Dabbling Doodlers Presents:  Mermaid and Monster Crafts.

Two one hour sessions to choose from: 
  • First session: 9:30 to 10:30am
  • Second session: 10:45am to 11:45am.

Let your children have the fun while you don't have to worry about the mess.

Cost per hour for the first child is £7, additional siblings only £3.

Suitable for ages 2 to 12 years old.

Bringing Children's books to life through art and crafts.

Contact Sophie for more information:

Tel:  01245 422968 Mob: 07788 402212
Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather

Store : Chelmsford

Date : August 14, 2015

Time : 11:00-13:30

Cost : £5.00

Suitable for : Adults & Children

Come along to our store and learn these popular needle crafts: Crochet, Knitting and Cross Stitch with Heather, a very talented crafter with lots of teaching experience. You can make squares for cushions or blankets, flowers, snowflakes, toys, garments or any pattern of your choice. 

  • Bring your own materials (or try out some of Heather's.) You will need 3.25 knitting needles or crochet hooks for toys and flowers, 4 mm knitting needles or crochet hooks for squares, cushions or blankets; and double knitting odd balls of wool.
  • Learn to make cute cross stitch cards or kits.
  • Snowflake's cotton and hook available to buy on the day.
  • A small cross stitch kit to try, Heather has a starter initial, material and thread for beginners.

  • The classes are charged at £5 per person per hour, so you can stay as long as you wish and learn at your own pace.


For more information, or to book, contact Heather : heathers.crafts@btinternet.com or Mob: 07901 914848.