Les Jolies Choses
Les Jolies Choses is a small independent lifestyle shop which sells an increasing range of eco-friendly and recycled products and items sourced from local and other British artisans. You will also find a range of homewares and soft furnishings which change regularly, and items of painted furniture.
Head to Pots2Paint to entertain the kids. They can create something unique from a variety of bisque items. After creating a masterpiece or using baby prints the items are glazed and fired for collection on another day. Also a great activity for hen-dos, baby showers or kids parties.
Established in 1979, Jeanette’s Engraving, specialises in professional hand engraving and can cater for all your engraving needs.
Run by Carol Gibbs, a professional portrait and landscape artist. You’ll find original painting and art classes and workshops at the Strawberry Fields Art Studio at Viables Craft Centre. Carol works with a range of media including watercolour, oil, acrylic, pastel and pencil.
Sewfistication is a fashion design and dressmaking business located at the Viables Craft Centre where owner and designer Sharon specialises in creating unique one of a kind garments. Sharon also teaches dressmaking classes at the Viables Community Centre and can offer one to one tuition.
Bumble & Bee
Bumble & Bee Jewellery was founded in 2017, with a passion for creating beautiful, affordable and long lasting jewellery. Since then Bumble & Bee has grown beyond and offers a variety of workshops.
Viables Community Centre
Viables Community Centre is a hub with lots going on. You’ll find lots of things to join in with and space to hire for events. Follow their Facebook page to be kept up to date.
Basingstoke and District Model Engineering Society
Founded back in 1979, the Basingstoke and District Model Engineering Society has always been based at Viables Craft Centre. Those interested in joining the society can contact them here. They offer public running days throughout the year for people to go along and enjoy a ride on one of the trains.
Viables Craft Centre is signposted from the M3 at Junction 6. When you arrive you will find FREE parking including disabled space and toilets and baby changing facilities. For more about Viables Craft Centre visit their website or take a look at the fab photos on their Instagram page.