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  • Heavy Gretel is a gallery & shop in Worthing selling Art, Design & Craft by independent makers, creators and suppliers.



We try not to over order items but sometimes if a product has been in stock for a long time we will reduce the price slightly, so this is your chance to grab a bargain as we refresh our products :)

  • We represent our favourite contemporary jewellery, ceramics, textiles, prints, cards, plants, home-wares and interior decorations.

Heavy Gretel

art | design | craft

We stock carefully selected work, with emphasis on hand-making and sustainability.

Buy once, love forever

Small batch | ethically made

Heavy Gretel wants to encourage a slightly more conscious form of consumerism. All the items in our shop have a low carbon footprint and the people who make the items are getting paid properly.

The power of making

Handmade | independent

Our aim is to promote the work of independent creatives, championing their skills through regularly changing and thoughtfully curated displays, telling the stories of objects, highlighting the power of making.

  • "Beautiful and interesting shop with carefully selected pieces and collections from independent artists and creators. The quality of the indoor plant selection was amazing and the ones I got came included with pots too, so good value!"

    - Giancarlo

  • "Visited with my daughter today, so many beautiful things to look at, prints, plants, jewellery. All very tempting, we will be back soon 😀"

    - Rachel

  • "This is a beautiful shop full of prints, cards, house plants, ceramics, candles and jewellery plus so much more. The owner is so welcoming and has such a good eye for quality products. Defo stick your head in and have a mooch."

    - Imogen

  • "I had such a lovely relaxing experience in Heavy Gretel, I popped in to have a look around and left with a beautiful houseplant in a gorgeous pot (complete with help on how to best care for it) plus a lovely selection of cards and a graphic novel from the excellent Danny Noble. Loved it and will be back."

    - Louise

  • "Heavy Gretel is a most beautifully stocked shop run by Hanna. So many items I would suggest looking at her website. House plants galore, Jewellery, prints , Pottery, Incense, hanging baskets and lots lots more. Please find out for yourself by visiting Hanna at Heavy Gretel on 28 Warwick Street, Worthing. You'll be amazed..."

    - Harry

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