Welcome to Just Makers.
Our main shop is at Ripley Castle Courtyard in Yorkshire. Ripley is a beautiful village between Harrogate and Ripon. In our gallery there is an ever-changing display of the very best contemporary handmade work and art. The pieces on sale change from month to month, but we always have glass, jewellery, woodwork and textiles that will impress and inspire.
From March to November we also arrange exhibitions in a gorgeous building at RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate. In the Bath House we run an exciting programme of events showcasing an eclectic mix of all things handmade and the work of local artists.
We stock the shop at Burnby Hall Gardens in Pocklington near York. It is a beautiful garden and well worth a day out!
If you visit Just Makers at Ripley each month you will see new work - beautiful gifts and inspiring pieces for you and your home. We showcase the work of over 100 makers and artists . By buying handmade at Just Makers you are supporting lots of small businesses, many based locally in Yorkshire.
On top of this we are now online! We select a range of our work that you can buy from the comfort of your own home. You can click and collect from Ripley or have it delivered to you, or we can gift-wrap and deliver to anyone you choose to treat. If you have seen something in the shop at Ripley but can't see it on line then just write to us and we will do our best to help.
On the first floor at Ripley, in The Clock Tower, we have a bright and airy room where we run workshops. To the sound of the ticking pendulum you can learn to weave willow, develop your sewing skills, improve your photography and have a go at screen printing. Choose from a varied programme of workshops and book online.
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We do hope you enjoy our website and we hope to be able to welcome you to Ripley sometime soon.
Deborah, Katy and Katherine.