Silk Top Hat Gallery

Contemporary art gallery providing a showcase for original British paintings, prints, sculpture and crafts in Ludlow town centre. Open Tuesday – Saturday 11.00 am – 4.00 pm.

News of future developments

Many of you have been wondering about the future of the gallery and after a period of uncertainty following Jill’s death, we at last have news to bring you. David … Continue reading


Current exhibition of mixed work

Our selection of work from a wide variety of artists and makers is on show (including the pastel and acrylic ‘Ladies Who Lunch’ by Mary Griffin featured above) both here … Continue reading


JILL HOWORTH (1949-2016)

Jill Howorth, the owner of Ludlow’s Silk Top Hat Gallery, and Isaac Smart’s, died very peacefully at the Severn Hospice, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury on the 7th November 2016 after a … Continue reading


SALE – Up to 40% off selected items in the gallery shop

40% off Onya products. 35% off papier mâché products. 30% off Hansa soft toys & Folkmanis puppets. 25% off art materials, Glen Prince scarves, mugs, canvas shoppers, Indian strings and … Continue reading

May 2, 2017

Monday Closure

The Silk Top Hat Gallery and Isaac Smart’s will now be closed on Mondays. Despite our advertised Tuesday to Saturday opening, we have habitually remained open on Mondays. Apologies for … Continue reading

March 2, 2017