Own Art for Christmas in England!

We have galleries all over England, Scotland and N. Ireland, so we thought we would give you a nudge in the right direction to help you with your Christmas shopping.

This is the England edit! And this is only a small handful of examples to show what the galleries on the scheme have to offer.


Oh, do NOT get me started on The Biscuit Factory. If Newcastle Upon Tyne was on my doorstep, my Christmas would be completely sorted.

Housed in a former Victorian warehouse, they champion independent, original and handmade paintings/prints, sculpture, ceramics & glass, jewellery, and textiles.

And because they are Own Art members, you can split the cost of any of these beauties over ten months! Interest-free! So January won’t be so daunting!


Cambridge Contemporary Crafts was opened in 2009 on Benet Street, as a sister gallery to Cambridge Contemporary Art in Trinity Street. Situated just a stone’s throw from King’s College, the gallery is in the heart of the beautiful, historic University city. Since opening cambridge contemporary art in 1990, we have gained a reputation for our extensive range handmade art and crafts from the U.K.

We’ve got a wide range of fantastic crafts ready for Christmas.

Jane Sedgewick‘s bold and playful, hand-made wooden Sycamore Jewellery:

Porcelain Plant Pots by Claudia Burlotti. Small plant pots are £50 and large is £60. Grab a few as stocking-fillers and spread the cost!


In this London delight, you can expect to snap up a few limited edition Christmas treats and spread the cost! No need to empty your wallet upfront.

In the Bow Arts’ 20 Prints for 20 Years series, each signed print is under £100 and the perfect chance to gift an affordable and limited artwork, whilst supporting the charity’s next 20 years, with all proceeds going towards cultural and educational projects in the local area. Christmas for everyone!

On the walls of the Nunnery Café, they showcase a changing exhibition programme of affordable artwork by artists who work in Bow Arts’ studios, currently showing prints by Javi Cazenave. So settle down with a freshly roasted coffee and find that next Christmas gift!


As well as an amazing selection of Christmas decorations (who wouldn’t want Dave Grohl on their Christmas tree?!), the Baltic Shop also offers a fantastic Limited Edition silk scarf by Judy Chicago.

A limited-edition of 55, each scarf comes with a certificate of authenticity and comes in a beautiful presentation cotton bag. Measuring 68 cm x 24 cm, this is a unique opportunity to own a piece of artwork by one of the world’s most enduring artists in the form of a stunning scarf accessory.

And at £150 total cost, you can use the Own Art scheme to pay a monthly £15 over ten months.


This Cornish treat displays some incredible modern British and contemporary artwork for sale through the Own Art scheme. You can find your friend that perfect artwork for their living room, or perhaps they would prefer a ceramic or three made by Bridget Macklin?

Give Ted a home this Christmas. Ted is a wonderful creation from David Burrows, hand-sculpted and glazed to reveal the artists’ fascination with patina.

Ted Fuji Clay – Raku Fired 24 x 24 x 21 cm approx. £550.00


‘Tis the season in Surrey and The New Ashgate Gallery have an entire exhibition dedicated to the art of Hygge, so you can spread the joy of comfort!

This large statement trug made by Jane Crisp would make a perfect vessel to hold the cosy Lambswool throw by Madeleine Jude.

Get shopping! And remember, if your basket of goodies is £100 or over at any of the galleries on the Own Art scheme, then you can spread the cost over ten months interest-free!

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