The restoration and conversion of this 1880s stone knitting mill into an arts centre has been recognized with several national arts and heritage awards. Visitors can discover and purchase art, fine crafts, jewellery and woodworks from artists and artisans in working studios or from one of four unique galleries. Develop your own skills in one of our artists’ many workshops, classes or painting parties. Enjoy a performance or one of our major seasonal events and studio open houses, or simply savour the inspiring environment of the mill, its history and waterside setting. Learn about the industrial history of Alton in the Turbine Room heritage exhibit. Have lunch or a delectable treat and beverage at the Gourmandissimo Café. Or host your own celebration or corporate event. Open year-round Wed – Sun, and Holiday Mondays, 10am – 5pm.