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Inspirations Craft Store, Preston

Visit our 10,000sq ft award-winning retail superstore, based at the Capitol Centre, Preston - winner of "Craft Retailer of the Year (North West)" at the Craft, Hobby & Stitch British Craft Awards 2013, 2014 and "Overall Craft Retailer of the Year" 2014!

Here you will find papercrafts galore, including the complete range from Hunkydory Crafts. There are tons of stamps, scrapbooking, gifts, jewellery and haberdashery as well as our fabric and knitting department that includes the latest quilting and patchwork goodies.

Our staff are all here to help and can answer any queries as they are all crafters. Have a special coffee in our coffee lounge and watch the latest programmes on Create & Craft TV.


Opening Times

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Monday 10am 5.30pm
Tuesday 10am 5.30pm
Wednesday 10am 5.30pm
Thursday 10am 5.30pm
Friday 10am 5.30pm
Saturday 10am 5.30pm
Sunday 11am 4pm

Where are we?

Inspirations is easily accessible from all directions, situated on the Capitol Centre, just off the main ring-road and a short distance away from Preston City Centre.

The Capitol Centre, Winery Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 4AW

  • By Road
  • By Rail
  • Park & Ride
  • By Bus

Inspirations by Cardcraft Plus is situated on the Capitol Centre on the A6, Chorley to Preston road.

From the M6 - come off at Junction 29 and follow signs for the A6 Preston. The Capitol Centre is on the left, marked also as Park & Ride.

Turn left onto Capitol Way. Inspirations is straight ahead, behind Dunelm Mill

If you arrive at Preston Train Station then the Capitol Centre is just a short journey away. To get to the Capitol Centre from the City Centre requires either a short walk from the train station to the bus station, OR a connecting bus. Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

There are buses from Preston Railway Station to the main Bus station - Numbers 1, 3 or 88a to City Centre. If travelling on foot, follow Fishergate, the main road through the town centre, past the Fishergate Centre and The Mall until you reach the Miller Arcade. The bus for the Park & Ride (beside Inspirations) is situated on Jacson Street, next to the Harris Museum, with frequent departures. For more rail and bus details please see the appropriate tabs.

Preston's park & ride is perfectly situated for the Inspirations Superstore, with a 'stop' just opposite the entance.

Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

The Capitol Centre is readily accessible by bus, serviced by two regular routes from the city centre, the Chorley/Bolton 125/126 and the Bamber Bridge 150/151.

Please click here to visit the Preston Bus website for more information.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

1 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Beginners Quilting with Lis Binns

3 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — ££25.0

Come along and join Lis to learn a new quilting technique. Early booking for these classes is advised as places are limited and do fill up fast.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

4 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Beginners crochet with Claire Caunce

5 June 2015 — 1pm to 4pm — £15.00

Join claire in today's class as she guides you through mastering  the basic stitches in crochet to create some colourful striped or waved squares to take home. Class includes 4 balls of crafty knit yarn of your choice.

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with Inspirations

6 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Come along today and watch a demo on how to do the Decopatch technique.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

8 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on  the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

11 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along you rown projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Parchment Workshop with Mary Whitehead

13 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £20.00

Due to popular demand Mary is back with another class. Join us to learn a new craft or hone your current skills and be guided through making some stunning projects to take home with you.

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MINI WORKSHOP with Sarah McCrossan

13 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £5.00

Sarah will be spending the day with us hosting a  Mini Workshop. You will spend around 30 minutes making a project with Sarah.

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with SHEENA DOUGLAS

13 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

The talented Sheena Douglas will be spending the day with us today and hosting  FREE demonstration using her latest exciting products.

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with Jo Channon

14 June 2015 — 11am to 3.30pm — £FREE

Jo will be hosting a free demostration using Tattered Lace dies.

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Cardmaking Techniques with Sue Lees

14 June 2015 — 11am to 3pm — £20.00

In today's class Sue will be helping you decorate your own MDF plaque using paints and papers.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

15 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

18 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Sewing Techniques with Lis Binns

19 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Come along and join Lis f or a class and learn a brand new sewing technique. 

Early booking is advised for this class as places are limited and fill up fast.

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with Tara Walsh

20 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Tara will be demostrating various techniques using MDF.

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Quilting with Lis with Lis Binns

20 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Another of LIs' classes for the more advanced quilter. 

Places are strictly limited and fill up quickly so we do advise early booking.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

22 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your Craft Projects, meet new people and enjoy good coversation.

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Beginners Quilting with Lis Binns

24 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Join Lis and learn another Quilting technique.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

25 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own Craft projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation.

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Quilting drop in with Lis Binns

26 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Bring alond any Sewing or Quilting Project and join Lis for expert help and advice.

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FREE DEMONSTRATION with Sue Lees

27 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Sue will be demostrating instore today, sharing her tips and techniques.

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Quilting drop in with Lis Binns

27 June 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Bring any Sewing or Quilting project and receive advice from our expert Lis.

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MDF Flower Basket with Sue Lees

28 June 2015 — 10.30am to 3.30pm — £30.00

Join Sue today and put together a decorate an MDF Flower basket using paints and papers.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

29 June 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in at the till upon arrival where we will issue you with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Upcoming Events

In all classes tea and coffee is provided, feel free to bring a packed lunch if you're staying all day. Please call us on 01772 880852 should you require further details or information.

10% Discount Voucher - Anyone attending a workshop will receive a voucher for 10% off any purchases made on the day

Workshops fill up quickly - please book and pay for your place as soon as possible.

Telephone 01772 880852 for more details and to book

Booking Conditions
The full amount must be paid when booking our workshops. Please note, if you cancel your booking within 7 working days of the workshop, only 50% of the full amount paid will be refunded. Less than 3 days notice will result in no refund being given. In the event of a workshop being cancelled by us, your payment will be refunded in full.

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