Newly-wed's craft shop opens doors in Blaenavon

Nick and Wendy Horler with their new art, photography, and craft shop Artie Craftie, opening in Blaenavon. Pictured are Nick and Wendy Horler outside Artie Craftie in Broad Steet, Blaenavon. (6913295)

Nick and Wendy Horler with their new art, photography, and craft shop Artie Craftie, opening in Blaenavon. Pictured is Artie Craftie in Broad Steet, Blaenavon (6913280)

First published in Pontypool news

A HUSBAND and wife team have moved to Blaenavon and set up a new arts and craft shop.

Nick and Wendy Horler moved to Blaenavon from Taunton a week after they got married on April 26.

Then the couple set up Artie Craftie, an arts and crafts shop, with the added facility of a creative workshop and photography studio. It will open on Saturday.

Mr Horler said: “When we met we both said we would like to move to Wales to live and we started looking for a suitable property last November.

“Commercial Street was just what we were looking for as it gave us the creative space that we needed.”

Mr Horler, a professional photographer, was familiar with Blaenavon as he had visited a few years ago to take photographs for a local magazine and said that he felt very welcome in the town.

For more information, visit facebook.com/artiecraftiewales or follow @ArtieCraftie on Twitter.

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