We are saying a final goodbye to the Swap Shop on Thursday the 23rd of August, a valuable service that has been in the building almost from the start of Art in the building. Come along tomorrow between 9am and 2pm to collect items (collect only) for you to reuse, upcycle and generally be creative with. Below… Continue reading
The Swap Shop will close permanently at St Margaret’s House at the end of August. All items currently within will be disposed of.
We need your input on the Swap Shop. The Swap Shop has had to close a few times this year due to dangerous items being left in the room or people leaving it so untidy that it becomes a health and safety issue. We are evaluating what your needs and wishes are in regards to… Continue reading
The Swap Shop is open daily for you to donate your unwanted but highly reusable items, and to swap them for many varied items for your creative projects. Please be sensible with the items and the volume of items you donate to the Swap Shop. Do not DUMP junk or overfill the Swap Shop, and… Continue reading
Unfortunately we’ve had to close the Swap Shop due to safety concerns. Do you have half an hour to help with the clean up? We are going in on Thursday 6th July from 1-3pm to have a good clear out. If you can help out, even for half an hour we would really appreciate it and you… Continue reading
Are you free this Thursday (1st June)? We are clearing out the swap shop from 3-5pm. I has been locked due to to the fact it is overflowing and in real need of a major tidy up before we let anyone back in there.
The Swap Shop on the ground floor is great for finding treasures! Isabell Buenz made her Christmas Party dress, which she is modelling in the photo, from fabrics found in the Swap Shop. Isabell Buenz and Jane Buxton also held a gift wrapping event in the St Margaret’s House Library earlier this week and would like to… Continue reading
HUGE apologies for the swap shop being closed so much recently. This is mainly been due to a larger then usual number of donations/people moving out of the building as well as usual donations. When so much is donated at once it gets untidy and unmanageable with items strewn about the floor making it unsafe. This… Continue reading
Jaimie, the kindly queen of all things Green Team, has a question for all St Margaret’s tenants, concerning the beloved Swap Shop. Find how you can help them below.
A sofa has been donated along to the Swap Shop, along with two sky blue dining chairs.