Local makers taking part in this year’s Craft-y-Crawl

Our annual celebration of local craft-folk and makers takes place midday to 4pm, Sunday 18 November.

CHere (as a download) is the list of local pubs and households for you to plan your visits!; the list is also copied below.

And here is a map showing the households and streets – https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Aj4ChOWcAj20HXKIb7820uXqHf9JI0ms&usp=sharing.

Craft – y – Crawl    Sunday 18th November 2018     12 midday – 4pm

List of participating venues for Craft-y-Crawl by street name (in alphabetical order)

Bishopthorpe Road – The Winning Post YO23 1NZ

  • Sylvia – Designs and hand-knits a range of cushions, tea cosies, scented sachets, bags, i-Pad cases, hats and accessories, using new and reclaimed yarns
  • Jane Milliner – Unicorn, Christmas and general cards
  • Francesca King – Ceramics and Feathertop Arts – new this year Ceramic portraits and Memorials. Ceramic jewellery, tiles, cards, prints and paintings.
  • Rich Gresswell – Fine Art Photography, local nature and landscapes, cards and prints
  • Judy Probert – Jewellery using semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, sterling silver and Swarovski crystals.
  • Catherine Rhodes – High Quality Children’s Clothes
  • Vanessa Oo – Watercolour illustrations of apples and pears. Small prints of everyday street characters.
  • Charlotte Dawson – Jewellery made in a range of materials – silver, copper, textiles and ceramic. She enjoys giving her work a variety of finishes from oxidation to enamel patina and it is all unique and affordable.

73 Bishopthorpe Road, YO23 INX –

  • John Gray – “Horizons”, Acrylic paintings
  • Mohammed Bitar – wooden toys and small wooden items for everyday use, including money boxes

Cromwell Road, Bishophill, The Golden Ball, YO1 6DU

  • Nell – Scandi inspired gifts and home décor, felt birds and modern landscape prints
  • Vagaries of Mine – Enchanting illustration and papercut art
  • Mij Kelly – Picture books for children of all ages
  • Dan George – Prints and cards plus original works including paintings on slate tiles
  • Anna Harding aka Cat Tails of York – Cat themed original art, prints and greetings cards
  • Emma James – Handmade patchwork quilts using upcycled fabrics
  • Rachael Nellist – Bumble – an independent magazine inspired by the beauty of Nature

52 Millfield Road, YO23 1NQ – Jo Yeates – All sorts of handmade loveliness, including cards and gifts for Christmas and other occasions

1 Norfolk Street, YO23 1JY – Naomi ‘s Stained Glass – colourful fused glass and stained glass

79 Russell Street, YO23 1NN

  • Sarah Penn – Cards and small knitted items – mitts, scarves, tea cosies, and holders for paper hankies
  • Pat Hunter – Modern Embroidery

Flat 1, Langton Court, Scarcroft Road, YO24 1BF  – Martha Smyth – beautiful, handcrafted, unique candles and jewellery boxes. All original designs.

82 Scarcroft Road, YO24 1DD (*Open 11.30am – 5pm) – Di Hennell “My Material World” – using a variety of differing materials including textiles, wool, felt, suede, wood. Jewellery, window hangings, mono print cards, covered notebooks, Christmas decorations, cushion covers and more!

3 Scott Street, YO23 1NR

  • Pie Waller – Carved eraser stamps, daft badges, pompom bunting
  • Joy Simpson – Colourful cards and prints
  • Lu Mason – Perspex brooches and Christmas Angels
  • Petra Smith – “Beautiful handmade cards for all occasions”
  • Bernie Cullen –Venetian glass earrings and little leather bags
  • Copies of Caboodle and Bumble magazines – both are local, independently produced magazines, and will be on sale here today

17 Victor Street, YO1 8HQ

  • Liz Clarkson – Devore scarves, small Christmas boxes, decorations and more
  • Wendy Smith – Handmade Christmas decorations

33 Wentworth Road, YO24 1DG

  • Hippystitch – Sally Stone – Bracelets, brooches, necklaces and more
  • Lucy Monkman – Colourful contemporary cards, stationery and prints
  • What’s To Be Done With Her – Alyson Cowen – Ladies tunic dresses, girl’s dresses and baby knits
  • By Helen – Helen Batchelor – Beautiful flowers made from yarn and fabric

35 Wentworth Road, YO24 1DG

  • Sue Dennis – Cards
  • Ruth Merriman – Hand painted wooden tiles and card
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Tasty Marrow and Ginger jam…

… made from marrows from the community garden at St Clements Church.

Recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/7565/marrow-and-ginger-jam



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Announcing our ever-popular Craft-y-Crawl, 18 November 2018

Here’s our poster for the Craft-y-Crawl, hot off the press – you can also save the image to print and display in your window – thank you!


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Craft-y-Crawl update – change to event timings; and update on spaces at the Winning Post and The Golden Ball

Update to timings on the day (Sunday 18 November) : time change, the event will now run from midday to 4pm.

The Winning Post pub on Bishopthorpe Road is now available if you don’t have display space at home or at a friend’s house, or if you want to join in with others displaying your range of homemade crafts and items. Contact Pie (details below) for information.

The spaces at the Golden Ball pub are now all taken.

Deadline for registering remains Sunday 14th October, 9pm. To be part of the event, email ainsliewaller@yahoo.co.uk giving your contact details and a description of your art/craft.

A £5 booking fee applies, to cover printing and advertising costs.
This can be dropped off to the organiser, Pie Waller, at 3, Scott Street YO23 1NR.
Contact Pie on 01904 639595 or 07761 642160 with any questions.
A map and list of participating addresses will be posted on the website and on our Facebook page before the event.
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Craft-y-Crawl 2018 – makers, here’s your chance to sign up :)


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Sunday 18 November sees the return of our Craft-y-Crawl, a Sunday stroll round the streets of the South Bank area of York.
The event, which runs from midday to 4pm, offers a chance for local artists and craftspeople to display and sell in their homes a range of handmade items. Examples in the past have included jewellery, prints, stained and fused glass, cards, eraser carved stamps, Christmas decorations and other exciting and unusual items.
As a participating artist/ craftsperson, you can exhibit in your own home or join up with a friend or two in your house or theirs. Or you can book a space at The Winning Post pub on Bishopthorpe Road (the Golden Ball spaces are now all taken).
To be part of the event, email  ainsliewaller@yahoo.co.uk giving your contact details and a description of your art/craft.
Closing date for participants is Sunday 14th October, 9pm.
A £5 booking fee applies, to cover printing and advertising costs.
This can be dropped off to the organiser, Pie Waller, at 3, Scott Street YO23 1NR.
Contact Pie on 01904 639595 or 07761 642160 with any questions.
A map and list of participating addresses will be posted on the website and on our Facebook page before the event.
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A zero-waste shop for Bishy Road?

Zero wasteAlice Hildred, of White Rose Bakes and a volunteer gardener at Planet South Bank’s Community Garden at St Clements Church, is hoping to open Bishy Road’s first zero-waste shop.

You help make this happen…

Alice is doing some market research  – this link   https://goo.gl/forms/dlVZrrL582WjR2Bl2 are five simple tick-box questions, which take about a minute to fill in. Let Alice know your views!

No sensitive or personal data or contact details will be collected from anyone who submits a response.

And please forward this to anyone you think would be interested. Thank you!

(Alice is also a one-time baker to Sir David Attenborough – see the story here 🙂   http://www.whiterosebakes.co.uk/about-us

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Cooking oil recycling on Bishy Road

bishyroad-buntingCostello’s Good Food Shop (formally The Good Food Shop) on Bishopthorpe Road is now offering a cooking oil recycling service for customers and local folk, in a fundraising partnership with Planet South Bank.

Owner Carol Costello explains: “All people need to do, next time they’re popping down to the Bishy Road Shops, is bring their used cooking oil to the shop and we’ll take it off their hands.  We’ll return their container to them to be filled for next time!”

The aim is to stop oil being put down the sink and into the water system.  Costello’s Good Food Shop has a large container in the shop for disposal of oil – and will of course be adding their own oil to it.

Once the container is full, Carol arranges the oil to be collected by a company who then turn the waste cooking oil into fuel.  Carol receives £10 for every 100 litres and will donate £5 of that to Planet South Bank.  So, as well as reducing waste and the amount of cooking oil going through the drains, you’ll be helping to cut down reliance on fossil fuels and raising funds for local action on climate change. What’s not to love?!

Costello’s Good Food Shop is ready for your donation now so call in during normal opening hours; Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm.

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