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Handmade at the Malt Cross

view of pop-up shop at Malt Cross from St James's street

view of pop-up shop at Malt Cross from St James's street After reading our blogpost on the re-opening of the Malt Cross, I made my way there on Friday to see if their luscious hot chocolates are as good as they were before the refurbishment.  [Spoiler alert: probably yes, but more research needed.]  I discovered that the Malt Cross have created a pop-up shop space at the front, accessible from inside the bar and directly from St James’s street.  It is currently occupied by Handmade Nottingham and has a lovely stock of crafts, cards, gifts.  Speaking to the artist on duty behind the till (but too shy to be photographed), I learnt that Handmade provides a means for local creatives and designers to sell their products.

They will be there until Christmas (at least), and are open 10 – 6, Monday to Saturday, and 12 – 4 on Sunday.  There are lots of events and craft sales in the next few weeks – our blogpost last week is a good guide.  But if you can’t make it to any of those, try this pop-up (after sampling the hot chocolate, of course).interior of Handmade pop up at Malt Cross