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Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Stunning little shop

Popped in yesterday for the first time after often walking past and admiring the window display... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joob78
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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Creative retreat

Enjoyed a great day with Gail and the other participants last weekend. Great people, lovely... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Helen W
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Happy planet is an award winning studio and gallery offering a unique range of items handmade by north east artists, which you are welcome to browse at your leisure while resident artist Gail Curry creates her own works. As well as unique gifts...more
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3A Ilfracombe Gardens, Whitley Bay NE26 3ND, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in yesterday for the first time after often walking past and admiring the window display. Beautiful crafts adorn every surface, needless to say this is now going to be my ‘go to’ shop for gifts for everyone. Had a lovely chat with the owner...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joob78
Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review sharing what you enjoyed about my business. Customers like you are so important to me and the business and I look forward to your future visits :)

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Enjoyed a great day with Gail and the other participants last weekend. Great people, lovely location & learned loads, including g the fact that even a self confessed ‘non creative’ can be creative in a relaxed & supportive environment!, I’ll definitely be back. Gail creates...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen W
Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks for your review Helen. we were especially blessed with weather and the assembled group of willing participants. Inner child in abundance and with her so much carefree creativity. Well done to everyone who took the risk to dip into their inner artist :)

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We spent an idyllic day with Gail of Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC in Low Hauxley. Gail has an amazing shop with lots of fabulous crafts and artwork. She also runs various workshops. We had a fabulous retreat day with Gail in Low Hauxley where...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to write your review, you are very kind. It was such an idyllic day in so many ways and you were all so open and willing to make the most of it. I look forward to seeing what you all...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Huge thanks to Gail at Happy Planet for a fabulously relaxing and creative workshop yesterday. Perfect location, great company and I loved creating my shibori silk scarf and mandala stones. Gail is a brilliant teacher who enables everyone to create beautiful arts and crafts regardless...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elaine M
Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you Elaine for coming along. It was such a lovely workshop and we were so blessed with perfect weather and the natural inspiration of the area to help us to create your beautiful items. The power positivity and creativity combined, fabulous. Thanks for taking...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Plodging, kite flying, shibori dyeing, mandala stone painting, freckle catching, food sharing and belly laughing. Perfect day. Perfect company. Thanks Gail 😎👍

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thanks Janice, I really appreciate you taking the time to review your day. It was a great one, you were all so content and creative. Thank you for your part in a wonderful event.

Reviewed 29 June 2018

The best place to buy handcrafted gifts, chat with the owner artist who makes many of them, or learn new skills yourself. Once you’ve visited you’ll want to keep going back to see what’s new, or try something different in a positive, creative workshop.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Thanks for your review. We love having visitors, whether they are browsing, learning or making a purchase, it's great to feel part of the local community.

Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I have followed Gail Curry since I first came across her working from a stall in Tynemouth Market She is very welcoming to everyone and Happy Planet is a lovely warm welcoming studio The silver clay course had a tutor in but Gail kept the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Thanks Pam for your time and your review. It's good to see customers new and old. I learned a lot that night too, great fun listening to you all whoop and shriek when the silver became visible. Hope it's not too long before we see...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Silver clay jewellery workshop with Emine Thompson. This was the first workshop I’d done at Happy Planet and I loved it. Gail’s shop is full of lovely handmade crafts so there’s lots of interesting and beautiful things to look at, and all of them made...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for such a lovely considered review, I know Emine will appreciate it as much as I do. It was great to see what you all made and yes that moment when you all began to reveal the silver was fabulous. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Brilliant time at the workshop. Learnt lots of new techniques! Lovely surroundings to work in. Gail’s very talented and has lots of time for everyone. Many thanks. Love my lil hare. Daisy

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gail C, Owner at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Hi Daisy Thank you for your review, much appreciated and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely evening doing the papercraft workshop. I was made to feel very welcome by Gail and she is a great teacher. I will definitely be back to do more workshops as it was fun to learn a new skill.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Gail C, Manager at Happy Planet Creative Arts CIC, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review our Happy Place. really pleased you enjoyed the recycling workshop and look forward ot seeing you again.

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