The Guild at 51 Shop Front

The new destination for contemporary craft in Cheltenham

The Guild at 51


The Guild at 51 is a new shop and gallery space for members of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen to sell their work and showcase new pieces direct to the public. The Guild’s award-winning and internationally renowned makers offer a changing selection of jewellery, ceramics, textiles, furniture, leatherwork, glass, basketry and more, available to buy and commission. A selection of books, magazines, greetings card and gift vouchers are also available.

The Guild at 51  is adjacent to and an integral part of The Wilson, Cheltenham’s newly refurbished Art Gallery and Museum. Visitors can admire the stunning work in the museum’s Arts and Crafts Movement gallery featuring designer-makers such as C. R. Ashbee, Ernest Gimson, Michael Cardew, Phyllis Barron and then see and buy contemporary work in the same tradition in The Guild at 51.

2016 Exhibitions in The Guild at 51  

5 January – 28 February                  Making an Impression‘.

Featuring the work of Guild member Chris Noble celebrating his 40th Anniversary as a printmaker.

2 February – 13 March                     Jo McAllister – Jeweller. Our ‘Maker in Focus’

1 March – 17 April                             ‘Bud to Bloom’.  Work by Guild Members inspired by plant forms

19 April – 5 June                                Winchcombe Pottery’s  90th Anniversary celebration.

7 June – 24 July                               ‘Beautility’  A collaboration between Tim Parry-Williams & Sue Pryke

26 July – 11 September                 ‘Taking the Waters’ Themed exhibition by Guild Members

13 September – 30 October         Cleo Mussi -Mosaic Artist

1 November – 8 Jan 2017             The Christmas Show featuring the work of Guild Members

Opening times:    Open 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Sunday ( closed Mondays)


The Guild at 51
51 Clarence Street
GL50 3JT                                        Telephone: 01242 245215                                    Email:

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