The Guild at 51 Shop Front

The new destination for contemporary craft in Cheltenham

The Guild at 51

The Guild at 51 is the 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 Art Gallery and Museum. Visitors can admire the stunning work in the museum’s Arts and Crafts Movement gallery featuring designer-makers such as CR Ashbee, Ernest Gimson, Michael Cardew, Phyllis Barron and then see and buy contemporary work in the same tradition in
The Guild at 51.

Gift Cards Available!

Purchase a gift card today.

Gift Cards come in £5, £10, £20, £30, £40, £50 and £100 denominations with the option to also manually add an amount.

Gift Cards can be used for online purchases and at the Guild at 51 shop in Cheltenham.

2020 Exhibitions in The Guild at 51

25 February – 19 April 2020

27 April – 7 June 2020

Material in Focus – Silk

Featuring work by Alison Dupernex, Anna Newton, Cate Fox, Francesca Chalk, Jan Knibbs, Jenny Bicat, Louise Pocock, Louise Watson, Nick Ozanne, Sarah Beadsmoore

9 June  – 2 August 2020

The Jewel Garden

A mixed discipline exhibition of work representing the forms and colours of Jewel Garden plants

4 August – 6 September 2020

Makers Mark Award

Tanja Ufer

The recipient of this award from Craft Festival Cheltenham 2019 will have a showcase of her exquisite jewellery

4 August – 20 September 2020

Lie of the Land

Crafts Alive at Rodmarton Manor

A taster of the Gloucestershire Guild of Crafts festival with work by Members

22 September – 8 November 2020


10 November – 10 January 2021

Christmas Show

The Guild at 51’s trading hours throughout the year are:

Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm

Sundays 11am to 4pm

Address and contact details: 

The Guild at 51
51 Clarence Street
GL50 3JT

Telephone: 01242 245215


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