A creative venue in the centre of The Lake District town of Keswick. Located on the bank of the river Greta overlooking Fitz park.
This former 19th century mill has been renovated to house the following….
Creative Teaching Workshops
Within our building we have 2 spaces to run Arts and Crafts workshops for the public.
We Have an extensive calendar of day, half day and evening workshops on offer all year round in multiple disciplines and mediums. Including Ceramics, Textiles, Art, Woodwork, Glass, Florestry and many more.
For full workshop listing and to book please visit our WORKSHOPS page
Art & Design Gallery
In our Gallery we display and sell work from over 30 local Artists and Design/Makers from many different mediums, Paint, print, ceramics, jewellery, knitwear, furniture, mosaics, glassware and more
Artist in Residence: At different times throughout the year we have artists take over the main wall of our gallery for a month at a time to explore a new project or work, often in collaboration with other makers.
Permanent Designer/Makers Studios
Located within the building are 4 permanent designer/makers studios, all either open to the gallery or with viewing windows so you see us all making…..
MOS Bespoke Furniture
Under his company name of ‘MOS Bespoke Furniture, Luke designs and builds one-off pieces of handmade furniture, utilising the beauty of local timber. Working mainly on commission for private clients as well as selling a small range of interior design products
Nancye Church Jewellery
Designer and bespoke jewellery maker. Her work is contemporary silver jewellery made using traditional techniques.
Sophie Wilson is a knitting and textiles enthusiasts who loves to make home ware and wearable fashion items from the finest wools and fabrics. She has a small refined product range as well as taking on custom upholstery projects for clients
Michelle Best Ceramics
I make small batch functional and decorative ware on the pottery wheel using stoneware clay and multiple glazes in my studio at the Makers Mill. My process for creating is fluid – my hands make what feels good. I enjoy the process of making glazes as the results are always interesting – hit or miss. No two pieces are the same, making each item unique.