What's On Today?

Join Inspirations today for Craft Club!

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.

The event runs from 10am to 1.30pm and entry is £5.00

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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July 2015

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Beginners Quilting with Lis Binns

1 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — ££25.0

Join Lis' beginners class and learn the art of machine quilting.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

2 July 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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Scrapbooking with Sue Lees

5 July 2015 — 11am to 4pm — ££20.0

Another of Sue's ever popular scrapbooking workshops. Join us and learn how to create an album of beautiful memories to keep. Early booking is advised as places are limited and fill up quickly.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

6 July 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 wiuth a 10% off voucher for use on  the day.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

9 July 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 with a 10% off voucher for use on the day.

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Parchment class with Mary Whitehead

11 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £20.00

Another of Mary's popular parchment classes. This month Mary will be taking you through making your own beautiful coaster.

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Card class with Sue Lees

12 July 2015 — 11am to 3pm — £25.00

Sue is hosting a Tattered Lace class taking you through using the dies to create a few different projects to take home. Class includes a tattered lace glue, pokey tool, 2 mini dies and a pin badge.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

13 July 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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Craft Club with Inspirations

16 July 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

17 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

In today's class Lis will be teaching another sewing technique.

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Quilting with Lis with Lis Binns

18 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Another of Lis' classes for the more experienced quilter.

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Cardmaking Tecniques with Sue Lees

19 July 2015 — 11am to 3pm — £20.00

In today's class Sue will be taking you through various ways to use gilding flakes on your projects. Class includes a free stamp.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

20 July 2015 — 10am to 1.30pm — £5.00

Bring along your own projects, meet new people and enjoy good conversation. Please book in a t 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

23 July 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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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with Claire Charville

24 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Claire is coming to visit us instore and will be spending the day demonstrating using the Graphic 45 range. 

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with Hels Sheridan

24 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

The ever popular Hels is spending the day instore and will be on hand to answer any of your inky queries.

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY MAKE AND TAKE with JAK HEATH

24 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Join Jak for a FREE mini workshop using Hunkydory's adorable scorable. Early booking is essential and highly advised as places on each sitting are limited and filling up fast.

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with Jen Palmer

25 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Come and visit the wonderful Jen who will be spending the day demonstrating the Faber-Castell range of Gelatos, passing on her knowledge of using this product range.

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with DEBBIE SHORE

25 July 2015 — 11am to 4pm — £FREE

Call into store today and meet Debbie who shall be hosting a FREE demonstration on the shop floor.

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with Sheilagh Bond

25 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £FREE

Crafters Companion is joining us today for a FREE demonstration using their latest products. 

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY - MINI WORKSHOP with Sarah McCrossan

26 July 2015 — 11am to 2.30pm — £5.00

Throughout the day Sarah is hosting mini, 45 minute long workshops to make your own decorated MDF wreath to take home.

Early booking is strongly advised as places are limited and are booking up fast.

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CHRISTMAS IN JULY with Sheena Douglas

26 July 2015 — 11am to 3.30pm — £FREE

Sheena will be joining us today for an exciting demonstration using her very latest releases.

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Craft Club with Inspirations

27 July 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

29 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Lis' classes have proved extremely popular and we still have limited places available for todays class as she guides you thorugh another project to take home. 

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Craft Club with Inspirations

30 July 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/Quilting Drop In with Lis Binns

31 July 2015 — 10am to 4pm — £25.00

Bring along your own projects and recieve expert help and advice from Lis whilst enjoying a relaxed atmosphere and good conversation.

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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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