F* Buddies:

The Factory Shop

Creative Workspace, Shop & Gallery

Sister to the Factory Studios and run by a small team of creative freelancers who work onsite. We are:

Illustrator – Bridie Cheeseman

Costume & Dressmaker – Sally Spratley

Illustrator – Natasha Durley

Jewellery Designer – Yun Choi

Graphic Designer & Illustrator – Nathalie Moore

We sell a range of our own products in the shop as well as more work by:


Christian Bolt – Jewellery and Ceramics
Home Thrown Studio – Ceramics
Wilder & Wren – Pressed flower prints
Toms Studio – Rulers
Freya Hartas – Illustrated goods & toys
Joe Lillington – Illustrated books
Helen Penney – Animal pillows and gifts
Lauren Humphrey – Illustrated goods
Saltwater Studios – Jewellery
Gemma Fleet – Handmade perfume
Ripe – Edible vegan goodies


We host a wide range of different creative workshops in our space. Gather & Make sessions happen every Wednesday night and often at weekends too. See all upcoming workshops here.


Our Christmas programme is also taking place now, so take a look at the list of festive events we have lined up on our site.

It’s such a great experience for us to have the opportunity to work in a creative workspace and have our own shop, where we can sell a great range of different gift wares. The buzz is great here and we can’t wait to grow as a creative shop on the high street.