We’re located UPSTAIRS in The Castle Emporium a vibrant hub of independent, one-off retailers & specialised services based in a converted 20’s cinema, Womanby street, Cardiff

OPEN: Wed - Sat  10am-5:30pm, 
or you can browse & SHOP ONLINE


1st Dec 12-5pm


We are pleased to be hosting our annual Christmas Card Exhibition!

An assorted collection of quality seasonal greeting cards by loads of illustrators & designers  aiming to add some good design to the ritual of Christmas card shopping! Come get your cards from us and support independent businesses & local designers!

Expect puns, rude & to the point, great design, funny, traditional illustration, lots of sparkle, a few furry animals & more! what else could you possibly want?

The exhibition will run until the 23rd of December

For the day we are also welcoming guest stalls to join us in our independent haven for the first of many Market Days at The Castle Emporium, so come support your local indie traders! Have some festive treats, a glass of mulled wine, get your xmas cards & pressies sorted!

Remember to shop small and support local all year round but especially at Christmas!

If you want to join in book your stall here : http://www.thesho.co.uk/shop/home/377-market-stall.html

for more info on the market – Join FB EVENT

Illustration Club

We are very please to be hosting the next Illustration Club event 

October 10th  6pm - 8pm 

all welcome! 

Illustration Club hosts informal meet ups that bring together local illustrators to foster a sense of community.

The events are open to anyone that draws commercially or has an interest in doing so.

Tickets for the event are free, please register HERE

However we will be asking for donations on the evening in order to cover the cost of the venue hire. The suggested donation is £2 per attendee. Any profits raised will be used towards future events.

Looking forward to seeing you all!



Charity fundraiser Exhibition


9th June - 28th July 2018

As we are now in the ‘Year of the dog’, according to the Chinese calendar, and we do very much love dogs, this is an exhibition about & more importantly for dogs. A man’s best friend themed exhibition of artwork s to raise money for 'Friends of the Dogs' Cardiff Dog Home 
The collection includes contributions from over 20 artists local & international, from original paintings, collage art, screen-prints & digital illustration.

if you are not able to visit us in Cardiff, artwork is also available to purchase online

We also have a collections box if you would prefer to donate dog treats, food, blankets or toys etc.