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Read more about the amazing galleries & creative spaces in Mid Wales.


Oil & Oak

| Hay-on-wye

Oil & Oak is a community Gift Shop & Gallery, supporting local independent makers, creators and artists. Located in the beautiful Hay-on-Wye, in the Welsh Borderlands, we are proudly unique, artisan and independent. 

Showcasing over 40 local creatives and their handmade sustainable gifts, we want to support as many artists and makers as we can. Oil & Oak is a curated space for contemporary craft and design from Wales and beyond.


We stock a range of Jewelery, Homewares, Clothing, Greetings Cards, Wrapping Paper, Vegan Gifts, Original Artwork, Prints, Beauty Products, Dried Flowers, Sustainable Products, Ceramics and Sculptures. 

We also have a Gallery and Workshop space upstairs, hosting artists and makers wanting to share their skills with you. As well as it being a safe space for Hay-on-Wye’s younger residents to enjoy Art Club.

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Found Gallery | Brecon

Found Gallery is situated in the middle of Brecon town centre and offers a refreshing, diverse and encouraging stance of what a contemporary art gallery can and should be. The changing exhibition programme showcases emerging as well as established creative talent.

Having always been interested in contemporary art and ceramics the owner Punch Maughan has enjoyed developing a space to show off the work of artists and makers that she has discovered and met over the last few years. Spread over two floors the lower gallery is often dedicated to photography.


Found Gallery is usually open 10am – 4.30pm, Tuesday – Saturday. 

07736 062849

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Oriel Cric Gallery

| Crickhowell

The oriel CRiC gallery is a beautiful exhibition space in the Crickhowell Resource & Information Centre.


The annual programme of changing exhibitions has inspired growing interest and appreciation of the variety and quality of work exhibited. Supporting artists across the region, the Crickhowell Open Studios Weekend (Spring Bank Holiday Weekend) annually showcases the talent and creative lives of the artists who live and work in the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains. It includes the Crickhowell Open Art Exhibition which has become one of the annual highlights of the gallery programme, eagerly anticipated by artists and visitors to the gallery.




Suzette Pratten

oriel CRiC gallery

Beaufort Street




Bluestone Gallery

| Hay-on-wye

After 20 years in the Wiltshire town of Devizes, Bluestone Gallery hitched up its skirts and moved to the book town of Hay on Wye in 2021. 

It continues to promote fine contemporary art & craft from all over the British Isles. Visit us for a warm welcome, and browse two floors of paintings, jewellery, ceramics, glass and sculpture.


5 Castle St, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford HR3 5DF


01497 820916

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Mad Hatters Craft

| Hay-on-wye


The Hay Makers

| Hay-on-wye

The Mad Hatters are a group of crafty folk who meet in the Butter Market in Hay on Wye on a regular basis for their Artisan Craft Market. With over 50 Hatters so far, we have a different selection of stalls at every market.  For event dates or info. about a particular Hatter, find all of the information you need on our website. For regular updates, follow us on Facebook.

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A co-operative of designer makers, we are a group of experienced artists who create original hand made work in a wide range of media including:

Ceramics, Embroidery, Felt, Jewellery, Prints, Stone and Wood.

Situated in the world famous book town of Hay-on-Wye at the foot of the Black Mountains, The Hay Makers Gallery is a place to explore local artists’ work as well as selected artists from across Britain.

The Hay Makers Gallery

St. John's Place

Hay on Wye



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