Jungle Jim's complex contains The Isle of Thanet’s only full-time CRAFT VILLAGE which has been set amongst its' converted farm outbuildings. Visitors are invited to interact with the artists and craft workers and see the crafts being undertaken. These suit all ages and children are particularly welcome to visit. Some of the craft workers are trained to teach children and classes and activities for children are available in some of the workshops.
All of the craft workers accept commissions as well as offering their quality goods for sale and all work is produced on site. The crafts currently include:
Tel: 07803 065307
Fashion Designer, specialising in hand crafted leather handbags, belts, clothing & shoes
Tel: 01843 845759- Robert
Artisan offers a unique Design, Consultation and Bespoke Service working with Silver, Gold, Platinum, Precious and Semi-Precious Stones creating a variety of Jewellery and Silverware pieces.
John Wright, Wood Turner
Tel: 07870 137401 & 01843 863654
With over 20 years experience, John creates beautifully turned wooden items, such as bowls, clocks, vases and many more from exotic woods.
Tel: 07504 513668
Hand-made gifts and homeware, variety of personalised gifts, inc wooden and framed items,cushions. Custom orders available upon request.
Tanya runs cupcake decorating workshops as well as taking orders for all manner of cakes and sells cake decorating accesories.
Tel: 07714 274490 -Jo Turner
Jo creates unique glass beads, jewellery & small sculptures using the ancient art of lamp-working, using a blowtorch, along with making kiln-formed glass art. She also teaches bead-making and fused glass techniques.
Tel: 07773 474678- Sara Gil-Vitores
A wide variety of woll and knitted items. Fantastic daily advanced knitting or crochet workshops teaching new techniques such as Bavarian or knitting socks wool, patterns and hooks.
Tel: 07508 686944 -Kerry Dyton
Kerry runs very popular ceramic painting workshops and fit 12 people comfortably, as well as selling her ceramics.
Tel: 07968 78609- Dee Wild
Whilst artist Dee Wild currently is not trading, she is happy opening her studio as a free exhibition for visitors to the craft village to enjoy. Dee has two completely opposite loves when it comes to art. The first being her spiritual art, where often she will utilise a number of mediums and secondly her landscapes, using mainly oils.
Open all year round - Closed Sun & Mon