Discover Chichester's best kept secret
Draper's Yard in Chichester is hosting an opening event.
Nestled in the courtyard behind Clothkits in the Hornet its ‘ShedQuarters’ are home to artists, jewellery designers, hairdressers and a beauty room.
Kay Mawer, founder of Draper’s Yard, said: “I wanted a place for artists and creatives to be able to display their wares.
“It can be hard when you start out so this offers a space for people to test the water.”
Businesses can pay month by month, and one shed will be available on a week by week basis.
Aaron Buckley, a graphic artist based at Draper’s Yard, said: “There is a great energy here, I just love the vibe.
“I’m new to the area so it has been a good way to meet people and I really like the space and atmosphere.”
Other businesses include George and the coffee bean and Loaf and Leaf.
Kay said: “Before I opened Clothkits I did a fine art degree and thought I would be a gallerist helping artists and creatives make a living from their work.
“I suppose I have come back to what I always thought I would do.”
The opening event is on Thursday, June 30 from 5pm.
For more information, visit www.drapers-yard.co.uk