The Port

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Support local Arts & Crafts in your area!

http://www.stevereesphotographyni.co.uk/

I had the pleasure of working with the partners of a very well known arts & crafts shop in a wee fishing village near where I live. My contact was Dympna Curran, who approached me and asked if I would create images for the shops new web site which was being developed.

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The shop itself is based in Portaferry, County Down, Northern Ireland and was set up by a group of local arts and crafts folk, who wanted an opportunity to promote and sell their products within their community. This wee shop attracts a lot of interest both from locals and tourists alike. There is a good variety of work ranging from local photography and paintings through to textile works and pottery.

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There are two floors to explore and plenty of interesting arts to view.

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The hand drawn image of a donkey caught my attention as I made my way around the shop.

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A bowl of apples and pears like you’ve never seen them before. These were carved by a local wood carver. Would look great in any kitchen or living area of your home.

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Local pottery for everyone’s taste is available, like these decorative mugs above.

Besides this shop there are also a good selection of facilities within Portaferry such as places to eat, boat trips and a wonderful Sea life center.

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If ever you are in this beautiful part of Ireland then a visit to this shop is a must, as you will be able to take home a reminder of this magical little village.

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