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Equatorial Crafts

186A South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NR, England
+44 1629 581089
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Not Vegan friendly or as expected

After reading lovely reviews for this shop we walked through the pouring rain to visit it. Only... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
Kimberley R
A Matlock Bath must-see!

For me no visit to Matlock Bath is complete without a look inside this amazing shop. If you want... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Diane J
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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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Equatorial is THE go-to place for fabulously funky, fair trade clothing, bags, trinkets, accessories, embroideries and loads more! We travel the world to bring you the best in ethnic chic. With our friendly staff, chilled atmosphere and great music, this is a fun shopping trip for all; the toddlers, tiddlers, grannies and grandpas, wide awake students, weary mums and dads, glammed up shoppers, muddy walkers, the dog, the cat and the kitchen sink! First time venturers of the shop will often describe us as a 'tardis' or 'alladdins cave'... Why not come and see for yourself!
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  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
29 Nov 2017
“Not Vegan friendly or as expected”
14 Jul 2017
“A Matlock Bath must-see!”
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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186A South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NR, England
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+44 1629 581089
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Reviewed November 29, 2017

After reading lovely reviews for this shop we walked through the pouring rain to visit it. Only spent 5 mins in the shop before leaving unhappy. Looks like a charity shop but the clothes are quite expensive and there is so much wool everywhere. Certainly...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

For me no visit to Matlock Bath is complete without a look inside this amazing shop. If you want something a bit different, this is the place to go. The bright colours reflect their Fair Trade origins and the styles have a very laid-back feel...More

Thank Diane J
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John Paul R, Owner at Equatorial Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2017

Thank you. We work direct with our producers and try hard to bring a different shopping experience from the high street

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Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

I would absolutely give this store 10 stars if I could. As soon as you walk in it is like transforming into a serene environment that does not exist outside the doors. The store is a little on the small side but it is cozy...More

Thank Lauren W
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John Paul R, Owner at Equatorial Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2017

Thanking you kindly - we aim to please. If you like our FB page EQUATORIAL we will let you know about any sales special offers etc which may be of interest

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

Called here passing through to Cromford. I spotted some eye catching clothes outside the shop, went in and wow ! rows upon rows of fair trade clothing, bags, trinkets, jewellrey and more. what a find I was living the dream...... I bought a few items...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

What a find! Massive choice of excellent quality Fairtrade products. The quirky building seems to go on forever, floor after floor! The staff are so friendly and helpful and know their range so well. When they found that the item I wanted wasn't in stock...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016

When I entered the shop it had an amazing scent of burning insence and racks full of multicoloured clothes. Lots of cotton ladies clothes and pure wool jumpers and cardigans. As an 'oldie' I didn't find anything I needed but I'm sure that most people...More

1  Thank Roverlass
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Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We go every time we're in Matlock amazing selection of dresses and jumpers and clothes for kids and adults reasonably priced and well made

1  Thank Spinkyminky
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Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I can spend a long time in this shop and it's sister shop in Ashbourne! Great selection of unique gifts and clothes with good prices. Hard to come out empty handed!

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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Popped in here and amazed at the amount of things on sale. My friend thought it was delightful, like visiting a local shop in Asia or Africa, dresses, tops, jewellery and much more. And very friendly staff.

1  Thank Essexnat
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Reviewed March 4, 2015

Equatorial Crafts is a fair trade shop stocking clothing and trinkets mainly from India, Nepal and South America. Once you enter the shop a burst of colour's hit you from the amount of brightly coloured items that they have in stock.

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