About the Craft Barn

Welcome to The Craft Barn

The Craft Barn is a community arts & crafts venue situated in the heart of the village of Hadfield, Glossop. A former grain store and workshop, The Craft Barn has been beautifully restored to provide a bright & welcoming space for people young & old to enjoy their creative passions; be they novice or experienced. We offer a variety of creative experiences, & welcome new craft groups that wish to share their crafting passions. 

Crafts for children

Downstairs at The Craft Barn is a fabulous space for children to splodge, stick and shape to their hearts’ content in daily arts and crafts activity sessions.
Each week a different theme will spark the youngsters’ imagination.
Our hour-long craft sessions are available to small groups children to ensure lots of creative fun.

Crafts for adults

Upstairs at The Craft Barn is a lovely light room available to hire for adults to meet and enjoy their crafting passions, and is where we hold our adults’ craft workshops, groups and courses. The room is a flexible space with a combination of comfy sofas and armchairs, and more practical tables and chairs which can be arranged to suit your needs.

Autumn Open Art Exhibition

Autumn Open Art Exhibition

A selected exhibition of the work of both professional and amateur artists in paint, print, ceramics and jewellery. Artwork will be available to purchase. Free Entry.
When: 21st – 27th October 2017 (Preview  Friday 20th October).
Opening hours: Weekend 10am-4pm, Weekdays 10am-3pm
Where: At The Craft Barn, Station Road, Hadfield, Glossop, SK13 1AR

Wall in the Barn Autumn Open Exhibition

Wall in the Barn Autumn Open Exhibition

~ Call to Artists ~

The deadline has now passed. Thank you to all who submitted artwork.

When: 21st – 27th October 2017 (Preview  Friday 20th October)
Where: At The Craft Barn, Station Road, Hadfield, Glossop, SK13 1AR
About: Wall in the Barn is a recently opened gallery space in the upper floor of a community arts and crafts venue. The Craft Barn was a Victorian grain store, fully converted in 2014 to provide, promote and support a wide variety of creative activities.


  • The Wall in the Barn Autumn Open 2017 is open submission to a selected exhibition.
  • The paintings will be selected by Julia Norton, Manager of The Craft Barn and Wall in the Barn.  And Mike Robson; art teacher and Head of Art for 30 years, now retired, an art junky working as an independent artist with a particular interest in the exciting and diverse visual art forms of the 20th Century onwards.
  • The Autumn Open will only include original paintings; print; ceramics and jewellery by both professional and amateur artists.
  • Artists must complete and submit electronically the online registration form and email a photograph of their entry piece(s) to julia.craftbarn@gmail.com.
  • Submission deadline is Friday 1st September at 6pm.
  • Submission fee is £5 per entry payable via BACS.

Summer Timetable 2017

Summer Timetable 2017

Our Summer Timetable for 2017 is finally ready and is packed full of exciting crafty activities and arty workshops for children of all ages! Have a look at what's on offer at The Craft Barn in Hadfield then get in touch with the relevant provider to book your child's place. Places will fill up fast so make sure to book in advance. Click on "Read more" for detailed information or download and print our handy timetable by clicking on the link below:
Download the PDF Timetable