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  • Amanda Lomas - My name is Amanda and I like making things My first love is crochet by macrame is a close second. It's an instant craft. I dabble with sewing and jewelry making. I like nothing better than being outside walking the dogs or riding my bike. Nature is good for my sole. I'm a mother of two who are both my favourites. I'm all about the hygge, fire, candles, wine, cosy…
  • Catherine Evans - I am originally from the North of England, I am a Contemporary Mixed Media Artist, Photographer and Maker and moved to Ramsgate from west London in October 2016. Creative from an early age I studied Art & Design specialising in Interior Design. Inspired by the natural world and the spirit realm, I work with a variety of media including photography, collage, water / gouache, encaustic wax, oils and acrylics, often…
  • Concrete Creations - I am an architecture and interiors photographer, originally from Madrid, however I have lived in the UK for almost 30 years. Aside from photography, I love making things. About 5 years ago I started casting concrete objects, since then my range has increased. I now make planters, pet feeders, coffee tables, lamps, salt and pepper pots etc. Each object is individually cast and unique. I am very interested in experimenting…
  • Cupcakes n’ Crafts - I’m Adrian Hipkins and I create beautiful stained glass items for our business - Cupcakes n’ Crafts.I’m a trained stained glass artisan and we are members of ‘Creative Canterbury’. I design and create stained glass pictures that are individual and unique, taking my inspiration not only from the textures and colours of the glass but also from the environment around me, such as nature’s wonderful displays and still-life items.I also…
  • Famous Faces by Jon - My name is Jonathan Gregory and I’m a portrait artist living here in Deal. I take commissions for your favourite famous face. I then reprint it for people to buy, either mounted or on coasters, bags, t-shirts etc Please take a business card if you wish to contact me.
  • Head West - My name is Michele Skelt and I moved to Deal from Essex 18 months ago Since then I have found both the time and the inspiration to indulge my lifelong love of crafting from my tiny garden studio. I have created a brand called Head West featuring glass mosaic designs and cotton crochet bags, as well as a few other favourite crafts..
  • K R Gifts – Steve - I am always on the lookout for un-usual Gifts that you typically wouldn’t find on the High Street. I also feel that customers want to see, touch and feel the product because it all part of the shopping experience. For me taking up the opportunity to display my Gifts at ‘The Place To’ was an easy decision, I think that the environment that mixes Artists, Craft, Home and small businesses…
  • Little Old Ships – Adrian White - I attended Art School many years ago and then worked on the water for 13 years as barge mate, fisherman and paid hand in yachts until I came ashore to have my back screwed together. I started painting seriously again 28 years ago. The little oil paintings are from my old black and white photos, which go back a long way and the monochromes are from engravings that go back…
  • Love Leigh Bears - I have been making bears for collectors as a hobby for the past 15 years from my home in Deal. It all started when a colleague showed me a bear she had made and I wondered if I could make one. So after much reading and practice, I made a bear I was happy with and Love Leigh Bears was born. All my bears are hand sewn and range from…
  • Mike Judge MBE - I worked as a fisherman, a boatman, and at one time a Bosun on a square rigged sailing ship. I also spent some years as a 'scenic artist' working in television and commercials before the advent of "CG". I was brought up on the waterfront of Whitstable when it still had the last of the local shipyards and fisherman's huts working. I produce framed boxes depicting the beach huts and…
  • Ornativa - My name is Elaine and I have been knitting and sewing from an early age. I have knitted everything from jumpers for my children to Dr Who scarves and Kaffe Fassett diamond pattern jackets. More recently I have contributed to a knitted village that was exhibited at the national Knit and Stitch Show, and designed a tea cosy that was chosen for inclusion in a book of new designs. I…
  • Over the Rainbow – Zenia Ford - 30 years ago my friend and I started sewing and making crafts to sell at church fairs etc. We were called Rainbow Craft. Now we are older, but still creating - Rosemary crafting and me now a shop owner. Who would have thought it!
  • Popple Art - I was born in 1941, I studied at art school, then worked in a studio at a publishing house for 14 years. I had various work experiences, then did my own thing for many years. Four years ago I started painting again.
  • RAINBOW CRAFTS - Over 30 years ago , Zenia & I started sewing and making crafts to sell at church fairs etc. we were called Rainbow Crafts. Opening The Place to... has re invigorated my passion and now I have a purpose and space to display my crafts.
  • Roger Stanger Photography - Roger Stanger is a local landscape and Astrophotographer, based in a village just outside Canterbury in Kent. Roger has spent most of his live either in the countryside or beside the sea and he is passionate about both. For over twenty years he has worked alongside anglers at a Site of Special Scientific Interest at Fordwich, as well as several other fabulous venues. He is fortunate enough now to have…
  • Shed Crafts - A wide variety of items individually found and finished in a variety of materials and finishes.Items include those made of wood, linens etc. and decorated glassware. Many items are one-offs and can be made to order Signs are made strictly to order with a small deposit taken.Jean and Richard are contactable via their business cards, (ask at counter), and will be pleased to try and meet your requirements.Thank you for…
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  • The Lipscombes - In his teens Geoff Lipscombe studied at an art college but after art training decided to become a professional musician. Most of his life was spent playing the piano in dance bands, accompanying singers and recording. Since his retirement from the music scene he decided to pick up the brush again and has been painting water colours for the past few years. His wife Eva is relatively new to the…