It’s important to get something special for the ones you love. Shop for something individual by exploring our local studios, pop up shops and art galleries.
Turn it into a festive event and visit our artisan cafes, coffee shops or a Sussex Cream Tea and book yourself in for lunch or dinner in one of our many high quality restaurants or cosy pubs..
Here’s our top pick of places to get your Christmas presents this year!
Worthing Museum & Art Gallery: Sussex Makers
21 September – 21 December
This selected group of local makers come together to display a fine range of beautifully crafted and created wares. The perfect place to find a unique gift from someone special or to cherish in your own home.
Fairytale Fair: Just daydreaming
19 – 24 November 2019 , 10am – 5pm
The pop-up will showcase a range of original and large-scale works, handmade products and Christmas gifts created by talented makers. This will include prints, cards, homewares, jewellery, pins, patches, badges and lots more. There will be something to suit all ages and budgets – even pocket money buys.
West End Gallery Christmas Shop
From 22 Nov. Open everyday until Christmas Eve, 11am – 4pm
Located in Worthings West End – Barry Williams and Sarah Sepe are joined by four other local artists; Carolyn Friend (ceramics) Red Dog Sews (textiles) Naomi Frances (glass) and Rosemary Jones (local scenes lino cuts and tea towels)
East Beach Artists Studios Christmas Market
27 November and 4 December 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Local handmade gifts, art and cards, mulled wine and mince pies. Studios open weekends and sunny days up to Christmas.
Colonnade House : Festive Pop up shop
Open 10 to 24 December 10am to 5pm
Late night opening: 19 December 10:00 – 8:00pm
Run by the tenants who work in Colonnade House’s studios, as well as a few other independent makers based in and around Worthing, the shop will once again offer the chance to engage with local creatives whilst shopping for beautifully crafted presents. Items for sale will include screen prints, illustrated Christmas cards and limited edition ceramics.
Worthing Independents Christmas Market
19 December – Montague Street
Grab some late night festive gifts at the Worthing Independents Christmas Market!
Worthings small business owners will be running a Christmas market on Montague Street from 1pm until 8pm
The Forge Gallery
Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
Beautiful handmade glass Christmas decorations and new bespoke jewelry.
Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm
Works by 40 local artists including paintings, prints, textiles, jewellery and more.
FOUND shop & studio
Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4pm
This quirky shop sells work by artists, printmakers and illustrators from the area and run’s small art workshops.
Open Tuesday-Saturday: 10am -5pm, Sunday: 11am – 4pm
Located on the seafront, Inspired supports local artists from surrounding areas. They sell gifts, clothing, ceramics, photography, jewelry and even hold creative workshops.
Open Tuesday- Saturday 10am- 5pm, Sunday: 12 – 4pm
Gallery shop selling Craft, Design and Art by independent makers. They also stock a range of indoor plants such as cacti and succulents.