Crafty customers enjoy new store as Hobbycraft opens in Wigan

Excited customers queued for the opening of craft and art supplies store Hobbycraft in Wigan.

The grand unveiling attended by Mayor of Wigan borough, Coun Kevin Anderson and Mayor’s cadet, Cameron Weir from St John’s Ambulance celebrated with a host of crafting activities, Snazaroo face-painting, product offers and goody bags for the first 100 customers who walked through the doors.

The new store on Robin Park has created 14 new jobs and will offer shoppers a range of experiences and dedicated craft spaces in store, including craft workshops and digital cutting and haberdashery areas.

Store manager Andrew Toth said: “Our amazing store is packed with crafting materials to suit all ages and abilities, and beginners through to experienced crafters are all welcome to pop into the store and chat to our creative colleagues. They’re always happy to share their knowledge, tips and tricks.”