Hobbycraft to open new Belfast store

The new Hobbycraft outlet will open at Boucher Shopping Park on July 20.

UK arts and crafts retail chain Hobbycraft will open a new store in Belfast during July, creating 16 jobs.

The new outlet at Boucher Shopping Park, comes just under two years since the retailer opened its first store in the north at Longwood Retail Park in Newtownabbey.

Store Manager, Wendy Richardson said: “After a tough year for many, we are really looking forward to opening the doors to our Belfast store and sharing our passion for arts and crafts with the local community.

“We have seen more people than ever take up crafting during the Covid-19 pandemic and we want to encourage locals to come down to their new store and shop with us safely.”

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