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A hidden gem in the heart of  Sturminster Newton

with gifts, homeware, art & more from over 90 local artisans, makers & business'.

ABOUT 1855


1855 Stur is a locally owned and operated store located in the heart of Sturminster Newton, Dorset. We are passionate about supporting our community and showcasing the best of what our area has to offer. All of our products are sourced from local makers and businesses, ensuring that you're getting high-quality items with a story behind them. Stop by our store to say hello and see what we have in stock!


At 1855 Stur, we believe in the power of locally made products to bring people together. Our store is filled with unique and carefully curated gifts, homewares, art, food, and drink from local makers and businesses. Come explore our collection and find the perfect item for your home or a special someone.


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1855 Stur is home to over 90 unique local traders, makers, artisans & small business'.

Discover the full list of our makers.



We host various events throughout the year to celebrate the creativity of our artisans and the products in our store. From meet the makers events to workshops that focus on different artistic mediums, we aim to create an environment that fosters learning and encourages attendees to be more connected to the artisanal community. Join us and experience the wonderful world of artisanal gifts first-hand!

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