• Ben Hymers

Ben Hymers is a Weaver and Rug Tufter at Dovecot Studios. 

Ben graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2014, earning a degree in Art History, and joined Dovecot Studios as an Apprentice Weaver shortly after. After completing his apprenticeship in 2017, Ben joined the weaving team as a Weaver. 

Since joining Dovecot Studios, Ben has worked on numerous tapestry and rug-tufting projects, such as His Majesty King Charles III's 'Abandoned Cottage on the Isle of Stroma, Caithness' , ‘Hearth Rug, The Golden Light’ with Garry Fabian Miller and Sekai Machache's 'Lively Blue' tapestry.


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•    22nd December: Open 10am - 5pm
•    23rd to 26th December: Closed
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•    30th December: Open 10am - 3:30pm
•    31st December & 1st January: Closed
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