Art, Craft, and Glass Bead Making Activities in North Devon

The Creative Hub is a flexible working studio. Our newly refurbished interior a perfect space for modern craft workshops, glass bead making workshops, social meets and private events.

It is also home to Mangobeads, Manda has her own private workshop at the premises and Mangobeads tools and supplies are produced and distributed worldwide from the hub as they always have been.

The studio now has flexibility to host professional artists and crafts people from other disciplines alongside hosting international and UK based bead making artists.

About Us

Manda began making glass beads in 2005 and has gained International recognition with her Harlequin and Sundial Cabochon designs known for their precision and eclectic use of colour. She has presented and taught her work in both Europe and the USA since 2012. 

David graduated from High Wycombe BCUC in with a BA Hons in Ceramics and Glass.

Following this he was assistant to Bob Crooks one of Britain’s leading and most highly recognised glassmakers for five years. Whilst working for Bob he developed and exhibited his own work at shows across the country.

David met Manda in 2009 and together they took Mangobeads’forwards in a partnership combining their expertise in all areas of glass.

Max born in 2015 is everything to everyone, cuddles are free.