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Monkey Makes was established in 2023 with a view to boosting the local community and allowing people to socialise and get creative in a friendly and relaxed environment!


Hi, I am Morag!

I am a married mother of three grown up kids and granny to two wild little boys. I have worked with children in various settings my whole life from schools, Girl Guides, Scouting and Youth Clubs. I have always had a keen interest in crafting of all descriptions from knitting, sewing, ceramic painting and book folding to name but a few. 

On the 25th of April 2023, I said to my husband that I wanted to leave my job at the primary school and open a craft shop, and for a quiet life (and to save him entering an argument he wouldn't win), he told me to do it! Little did he know that I would give him just 6 weekends to turn the empty old shop into the jungle paradise that it is today! 

Please swing by for a chat and a nosey! 

Best wishes, 



What do we do?
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Handmade Crafts and Gifts

A selection of creations from local crafters ensuring something for everyone! 

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Craft Kits

Want to try your hand at something at home? We have various craft kits available with everything you need to get started for all ages and abilities!

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Sewing Stations

We have 2 brand new sewing stations for hire set up with everything you need to sew together your project! Just bring your fabric and pattern!



Various classes for children and adults at lots of different dates and times! Check out our "Classes" Tab!


Jigsaw Jungle

We have a massive library of jigsaws for all interests! For just £3 per jigsaw you can take one away to build and then return within 14 days! 

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Free Sittings

Swing by with your own projects and use our warm, relaxing environment to catch up with friends or meet new ones! Cuppy provided free of charge!

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