Fowlers Yard

Fowlers Yard is a unique development of creative workspaces for professional artists, craftspeople and creative businesses. 


Studio 1: The Croft Workshops

The Croft Workshops in studio 1 specialises in the design and creation of unique and innovative jewellery. Andrew Ashcroft is dedicated to creating individually suited jewellery, which will be fashioned to your specification in the on-site workshop. There is also a wide choice of contemporary jewellery designs on offer, and the recycling of old jewellery.

0191 383 0020 


Studio 2: Anja Percival: Printmaker

Anja Percival’s printmaking studio. Established as a professional artist in 2002, and awarded Printmaker of the Year at Printfest 2010, she specialises in hand-drawn etching on copper. Recent work depicts urban spaces that are infiltrated by different qualities of light.

0788 936 2365


Studio 3: Tracy A Franklin, Specialist Embroiderer

Tracy A Franklin, a leading independent specialist traditional embroiderer. Tracy is an experienced Teacher and Tutor with a wealth of skills, expertise and creativity in the field of traditional embroidery and contemporary stitched textiles.

0191 384 4263


Studio 5: Steven Landles, Photography

Steven Landles is a professional photographer whose work ranges from advertising and commercial work to weddings, family portraits and creative studio product photography. His studio at Fowlers Yard has an open plan feel where clients can relax and look through his extensive portfolio of commissioned work and discuss with him their concept ideas.

0191 386 8999


Studio 6: Juliet Percival, Illustrator

Juliet Percival, an award-winning freelance medical illustrator with 13 years practice. Working out of her studio in Fowlers Yard for publishing clients in London and abroad, she also produces local sketches and imagery for bespoke gifts and stationary.

0779 015 1109


Leonards Coffee House

Leonards Coffee House is a cosy and friendly stop-off, whilst taking in everything else the Yard has to offer. The menu is extensive for a coffee house – sandwiches, ciabattas, jacket potatoes, soup, salads, breakfasts and a large selection of cakes, biscuits, muffins etc, all baked freshly each day.

0191 384 0647




Find us

Studio 1 - 6, Fowlers Yard, Back Silver Street Durham County Durham DH1 3RA