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updated on 16/07/2020

Opening Times

Hours may differ
09:00 – 17:30
09:00 – 17:30
09:00 – 17:30
09:00 – 17:30
09:00 – 17:30
11:00 – 17:00
09:00 – 17:30
Opens in  9 h 44 min.
9 h 44 min

Official Data

Official Name
Reg. office address
20 BROAD STREET, OX1 3AS, OXFORD, Oxfordshire England
Company Number
SIC Code
47190 - Other retail sale in non-specialised stores
Date of Incorporation
01 Jun 1977
Company Type
Private Limited Company


Broad Canvas
stock a wide selection of fine art, graphic and technical drawing supplies, needlework and craft materials.

Company description
Broad Canvas was founded in 1981 by a local family and plays an important part in the creative hub in Oxford and the surrounding area. Situated in the heart of Oxford City Centre and sitting opposite Oxford University's Balliol College in Broad Street, this art and craft shop is unique and full of character. Loved by local artists, students from Oxford University, Oxford Brookes University and the many local schools, Broad Canvas has something for everyone. Spread over three floors, Oxfordshire's No 1 Art and Craft shop caters for many crafts, hobbies and creative professions. We stock a wide range of specialist materials for the artist and craftsperson, hobbyist and beginner or student.
Broad Canvas is known as a treasure trove to its' customers as we have products displayed and tucked into every and any available space. Paint brushes, canvas, fine art paint, craft paints, inks, palettes, pencils and pens, gift sets and starter sets, papers, sketchbooks, clay, beads and sequins, scissors and glue, needlework threads and tapestry needles, we have the lot! However, if there is something specific that you are searching for that we don't appear to have on our website or in our shop in Oxford, please do make an enquiry with us. We would be very happy to source specialist items fo you, whenever possible. The Little Gallery and Broad Canvas Window Gallery Our interests do not solely in supplying art and craft materials.
At Broad Canvas we are very keen to support our customers and local Oxford Artists. On the first floor of the shop we have The Little Gallery. In the Little Gallery we hold regular exhibitions showcasing the work of budding artists and professional artists and craftspeople. We invite local art groups such as the Oxford Printmakers, Abingdon Art Group, Oxford Art Society, the East Oxford Drawing Collective and our members of staff to put on exhibitions with a view to sell their work and help raise awareness of their skills and talent.
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art & craft equipment & materials, artist's paints, art papers, card making, canvas, brushes, beads, craft card, craft papers, embroidery framing, easels, hobby shops, jewellery making, rubber stamps, painting equipment, pens, inks, bead shops, paint, varnish & lacquer, Model Making Supplies, Kid's Craft Supplies, Paint Sets for Beginners, Art Gallery, Framing Service, On-line Shop
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