Artisans Collective CIC provide a unique community facility in the heart of Prestatyn, Denbighshire

Prestatyn dementia friendly community at Artisans Collective CIC

Artisans Collective CIC

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What a way to celebrate. Artisans Collective celebrate two years of their residency of the Old Library.  It was four years ago that Artisans Collective first worked with Prestatyn Town Council on their Spooktacular event. During the town’s Totally-Locally campaign.  This year we carried out our fourth halloween event in conjunction with Prestatyn Town Council. … Continue reading "Celebrate Artisans two years in the Old Library Prestatyn"

The post Celebrate Artisans two years in the Old Library Prestatyn appeared first on Artisans Collective CIC. by Peter Harrison

Posted: October 30, 2016, 5:59 am

What we are about.

We offer a unique community facility in Prestatyn. Where Artisans, Artists and Craftspeople display and sell their handmade art and craft items on the Old Library shelves.

Including: Needlework, Pure Natural Bath, body & pamper products, Leathercraft, Art, Cards, Clocks, Upcycled, recycled, and repurposed gifts, Jewellery, and lots more.

With displays of local interest, heritage items and local information in a unique community hub facility in the heart of our town. Walking resources supported by Walkers are Welcome and the Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival.

We also hold art and craft clubs and workshops and continue to take part in local community events, at our premises and other locations in the area.

Increasingly we are becoming involved with community health and wellbeing, through working with Healthy Prestatyn Iach.

Dementia Friends awareness sessions are held at The Old Library, members of our team chair and take part in the Prestatyn Dementia Friendly Community steering group.

Our Current list of weekly activities,

Prestatyn Men’s Shed each Tuesday morning from 10:30am

Stop Smoking Wales from 5pm until 7pm each Tuesday evening.

Aimee’s Art Group each Friday Morning.

Jayne’s Children’s art and craft workshops from 10am and Yvette’s Crochet sessions every Saturday morning.

We have an exciting number of things happening during 2016. With an increase in participation in national events with Grow Wild, Prestatyn in Bloom and Voluntary Arts Week.

During 2015 Artisans Collective took part in many local and national initiatives to help benefit our community and improve our area including:
  • Voluntary Arts week
  • Wales in Bloom “It’s your Community”
  • Incredible Edible
  • Grow Wild
  • Treasure Chest Breast Cancer Support Group
  • Royal British Legion Poppy appeal – provision of office facilities
  • Ehlers-Danlos Support UK – pop up charity shop
  • Healthy High streets
  • The Great British High Street awards
  • Prestatyn Town Council Events including facilitating the Christmas grotto and lights turn on and Denbighshire County Council reopening of the Nova event.
  • The “Romans Return” heritage event at Prestatyn Town Football Club
  • Prestatyn flower show hosting of Art competition
  • Prestatyn classic car show
  • Denbighshire County Council, Ty Nant Development Consultations.
  • St David’s Day drop in art and craft sessions supported by Principality Building Society.
  • Working with Coleg Llandrillo facilitating  “Traineeships” sessions.
  • Providing the artwork for Prestatyn mayor’s 2016 calendar and Christmas cards.
  • Facilitating Prestatyn Men’s Shed

We also have a collection point for the Alive Church food bank (Was Calvary Church).

Flexible room hire is available for a variety of uses during the week.

  • 2014 Prestatyn Town Council Community Awards – Community Group Winners
  • 2015 Prestatyn Town Council Community Awards – Community Group Winners
  • 2015 Wales in Bloom It’s your Neighbourhood Award – Level 3.