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    • Hobbycraft, 7 Enterprise Way, Aviation Park, Bournemouth International Airport, Hurn, Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH23 6HG
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About Hobbycraft

Hobbycraft are the largest arts and crafts retailer in the UK, they have everything needed for art, knitting and crochet, haberdashery, papercraft, wedding and party, baking, jewellery making and more.

Founded a quarter of a century ago, Hobbycraft have since grown to a nationwide business with over 90 stores across the UK, ready to support and inspire an ever-expanding variety of crafts.

Their passion for craft is at the centre of everything that they do. This is reflected in their creative and knowledgeable Hobbycraft store colleagues, who are always on hand to help and their vast, carefully selected range of quality products.

Throughout the year, Hobbycraft also host a variety of workshops and demonstrations in stores and online, designed to give everyone the opportunity to master a new craft or refine a beloved one.

First and foremost, Hobbycraft employees are there to support everyone on their crafting journey, from mums looking to encourage their creative kids, to student artists, expert knitters, model making hobbyists and more.

What is it like to work for Hobbycraft

Hobbycraft have Mental Health First Aiders available to all colleagues, this includes the opportunity to speak to a Mental Health First Aider in a secure environment. 
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My Team
Hobbycraft hold in store out of hours meetings where they update teams on developments within the business and do some crafting.
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My Company
Hobbycraft ensure that all employees are given their Birthday off work as a way of saying thank you for their continued efforts. 

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    22% / 78%

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