The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery

Lewes

Type:Speciality Shop

The North Wing Southover Grange, Southover High Street, LEWES, East Sussex, BN7 1TP

Tel: 01273 479565

The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery

About

Established as a charity over 50 years ago with over 100 members, we are a group of local professional designers and makers of fine, contemporary and traditional craftwork.   

The Sussex Guild Shop & Gallery acts as a permanent information centre for all the Guild’s activities.  It stands in Southover Grange, an imposing Elizabethan house overlooking Southover Grange Gardens. The Shop & Gallery is run as a cooperative with members taking it in turn to be on duty and so personally know the other makers.

There is a wide variety of spectacular contemporary work on show - including ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery, metalwork, printmaking, textiles and woodwork. The Guild also organises six annual craft shows in Sussex in a variety of venues.

The very high standards of design, innovation and craftsmanship required for selection ensure that all items are well-designed and beautifully made. All work is for sale but commissions are accepted too with patrons contacting makers without intermediaries.

The Shop also has gift vouchers which make very acceptable presents. Adjacent to the Gallery in the beautiful Southover Grange Gardens, and open during the summer months, is a refreshment's kiosk, providing an excellent selection of sandwiches, drinks and delicious home-made cakes. The Shop & Gallery is open every day (except Christmas Day) from 10am - 5pm.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors - Main and back Gallery accessible. Top gallery has restricted access.

Catering

  • Refreshments Available - A refreshment's kiosk open in summer season is close by.

Establishment Features

  • Gift vouchers - Are available from £10 upwards.
  • Open all year round - Not open Christmas Day
  • Visitor information - Information on all The Sussex Guild’s activities is available.

Parking & Transport

  • On Site Car Parking - Metered parking on the road, free on Sundays and various car parks are just a short walk away.
  • Railway station within 5 miles - A few minutes walk from Lewes Railway Centre
  • Taxi rank nearby - A Taxi rank is located at Lewes Railway Centre.

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Diners Club accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre - The Sussex Guild Shop is located a short walk away from Lewes town centre.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

 Cross the road from Lewes Railway Station and turn right and then follow the brown signs along Southover Road.

Public Transport Directions

 Cross the road from Lewes Railway Station and turn right and then follow the brown signs along Southover Road.

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2021

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* Not open Christmas Day

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