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 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.
2018 Exhibitions in The Guild at 51
12 June – 5 August
An exhibition of beetle-inspired jewellery and kiln-formed glass by Guild Members, Amanda Lawrence and Elaine Day. Here for more information on this intriguing exhibition full of colour and glittering creatures.
7 August – 23 September
Toff Milway – Ceramics
Celebrated potter and Life Member of the Guild, celebrates his 50th year of making with a collection of new work.
Louise Hall – Ceramics
Makers Exchange in partnership with Llantarnam Grange
25 September – 4 November
Wool Pack: Celebrating British Wool
Guild Members plus Guest Exhibitors
Alison Ellen (garments)
Janie Knitted (lighting)
Jose Heroys (birds)
6 November – 6 January 2019
The Guild at 51’s trading hours are:
Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sundays 11am to 4pm
Address and contact details:
The Guild at 51
51 Clarence Street