The Creative Lab turns Two

Mon 1st April 2019
Creative Lab 1

THECREATIVELAB is celebrating it’s second anniversary today 1st April 2019!

In 2017, THECREATIVELAB opened its doors to the public bringing a unique retail offering incorporating the work and products of a wide variety of creative individuals and small local businesses. 

In the two years since it opened THECREATIVELAB has grown from the initial offering of work from just twenty local artists to now proudly displaying the products of more than fifty. So far they have accomodated over 100 different concessions to

In additional to the retail offering, based at the Flemingate Shopping Centre, THECREATIVELAB have also engaged thousands of individuals through their community activities which include Creative Clubs, Art Markets, Art Exhibitions and Community Art Installations.

Company director, Chris Kidd said “We continue to be amazed at the level of support for the space. Two years ago we couldn’t have imagined that our little concept would be so successful”

Fellow director, Mikey Mathieson added “It’s great to see the number of success stories that have come from people being involved in the space. We’ve seen artists and makers progress from our space onto their own shops and other incredible

Two years is an important milestone for THECREATIVELAB as it demonstrates not only that the space is successful but also shows the sustainability and potential for environments that support locally produced work. THECREATIVELAB, and spaces like it, are breaking new ground to help reinvigorate the ailing high street for the future. Here’s to many more!


Just Beverley