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New store and creative space opens near Whiteladies Road

By lowie trevena, Wednesday Nov 13, 2019

Located just off Whiteladies Road in Clifton, The Bristol Artisan is a curated space for contemporary design and craft.

The new shop sells a collection of homewares, clothing, gifts and workshops from designer makers, with a focus on handmade and sustainable products.

The Bristol Artisan is selling products from local creatives

The store stocks ceramics, jewellery, homewares, lighting, clothing, cards, gifts, original prints and beauty products and has opened following the success of Artisan Bristol, a selection of artist profiles looking at some of the city’s artists and makers, curated by the store’s owner, Sophie Rees.


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The book was published in September 2019, the culmination of interviews and studio visits with 25 of Bristol’s finest makers.

The new store and workspace hopes to build the city’s creative scene even further.

“We also offer a selection of workshops to inspire from designer makers for Bristol residents to enjoy,” says owner Sophie. “Coming up, we have weaving and wreath making – to name a few!”

Sophie Rees is a Bristol-based curator and artist, with a background in curating design and craft events in Bristol and London – she also runs The London Artisan.

Hoping to offer something different to mass-produced products and fast fashion during the Christmas period and beyond, The Bristol Artisan is a store and creative space the not only showcase the city’s talent, but to support local creatives to make a living.

The Bristol Artisan is open from 10am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday and can be found at 3 Lower Redland Road, Bristol, BS6 6TB. Find out more at

Read more: New book celebrates Bristol artists and makers




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