Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Make the most of our Christmas Sale offers, available both online and in-store until 1st January 2018! Whether you’re looking for some last minute gift ideas for Christmas or you’re looking to treat yourself in time for the New Year, we’ve got you covered.

Read on to find out when you can pay us a visit over the Christmas & New Year period…


Sunday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

Shoreditch, Camberwell & Highbury: Open 11.30am – 5pm

Canterbury: Open 10am – 4pm

Folkestone (Website & Customer Service): CLOSED

Monday 25th – Tuesday 26th December

Shoreditch, Camberwell & Highbury: CLOSED

Canterbury: Open 10am – 4pm

Folkestone (Website & Customer Service): CLOSED

Wednesday 27th – Saturday 30th December

Shoreditch, Camberwell & Highbury: Open 9.30am – 6.30pm

Canterbury: Open 9am – 6pm

Folkestone: 9.00am – 5.30pm

Sunday 31st December (New Year’s Eve)

Shoreditch, Camberwell & Highbury: Open 11.30am – 5pm

Canterbury: Open 10am – 4pm

Folkestone: CLOSED

Monday 1st January (New Year’s Day)


All shops will resume normal business hours as of Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us here at Cowling & Wilcox!

Introducing Spectrum Noir

Unsure which graphic marker is for you? Looking for something new or something different? Then you’re in luck! Introducing the new Spectrum Noir range from Crafter’s Companion, a series of affordable yet high quality markers for all kinds of crafting, colouring, art and design – whatever your interest or style, and no matter how experienced (or inexperienced) you might be.

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Decoupage For Dad This Father’s Day

If your Dad’s a bit of a beach bum, craft him a unique gift this Father’s Day (June 18th) with our new 3D letters and beach hut decoupage sheets. Papermania wooden letters are easy to decorate and work perfectly as a gift or card decoration. All of the materials you need are below – get everything you need for less than £10 with Cowling & Wilcox!

This is a really simple make that’s incredibly easy to embellish upon and customise according to your own taste. For example you might prefer to mount these decorations onto card or add some glitter. You could add in some additional details using string or watercolour paints. The opportunities are truly endless! For now though, we’ll start with something simple to help you get started.

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Make Modern Art With Silk Clay

Discover how to make your very own modern art sculptures in miniature using Silk Clay. Use small lumps of Silk Clay modeled around a Bonsai Wire frame in any shape you desire to create your piece. Afterwards, simply rub the surface with Art Metal Paint and then push your sculpture has a stackable candle holder to finish it off. Read on to discover more.

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