As many of you know Sue's Mum has been battling cancer for 2 and a half years along with a broken shoulder it's been hard to see her suffer and watch her struggle, but she kept on smiling throughout somehow ? Mum, we are very sad to say lost her battle and passed away on her 83rd Birthday at home on the morning of Monday 10th of July with us holding her hand.

Due to these sad circumstances we will only be opening on Mondays until after the funeral on 28th July 2017.

Please check our website for updates and opening times thereafter. Thank you for your kind consideration at this very sad time.



Valerie Dawn Porter


10th July 1934 - 10th July 2017


Passed away on her 83rd Birthday peacefully at home with her family by her side. She is much loved and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

The funeral service will take place on Friday 28th July at 1pm at North Herts Crematorium, Bedford Road, Holwell, Hitchin. SG5 3RT.


Family Flowers Only

Donations in memory of Paddy for Cancer Research UK c/o Shires Funeral Directors, 40 Whitehorse Street, Baldock SG7 6QO Telephone 01462 491149
































You will always be in my heart and I will treasure our memories Mum.

Love you forever, until we meet again xxx



Here at Garden City Crafts we pride ourselves on low prices and excellent customer service. Come and see us for all your card making, beading and scrapbooking needs.


We stock a great range of supplies including tools for your parchment craft, polymer clay, needle felting, stencils, paper and card stock, embellishments, punches, dies, inks and stamp pads, paints, pencils, decoupage, card blanks, envelopes, stamps, cuttlebug, e-bosser, cricut, ribbons, kits for kids, stickers, beads, wire, cord and findings, scrap books and accessories, glue and tape, tools and scissors, books, the list is endless ... ! The shop in Letchworth is open from 10am until 5pm Monday to Saturday, closed Wednesdays and Sundays.


Copic pen dried up ? We can refill it for just 65p. Bring it in and Sue or Saturday Kev will refill it out for you !


Handmade personalised plaques are a speciality and made to order - why not have one made for that special person in your life ! Samples are available in the shop.


If you are stuck for that perfect present for the crafter in your life then why not buy them a Garden City Crafts gift voucher - currently available in the shop with a free handmade gift card.


We also run regular workshops onsite. Click the workshop link to see the latest programme. The classes are small and personal with a maximum of 10 people per sitting, they run during the day, at evenings and at weekends (Saturdays). If there is a particular class you would like us to run or to host a private party then please get in touch - the teachers love a challenge ... !