Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Surrey’s biggest Christmas Fair at Farnham Maltings arts centre, expanding to two days of festive fun on Tuesday 09 & Wednesday 10 December. Visit the bustling marketplace featuring over 150 stands specialising in bespoke gifts, handmade crafts and one-off stocking fillers. New for this year, take part in bookable and drop-in craft workshops for all ages and levels, stop by the dedicated food emporium, or refuel between shopping with a Christmas Afternoon Tea, featuring sweet treats including cranberry scones, spiced biscuits and mince pies.
Primrose is a family company specialising in irresistibly wonderful things for gardens. We've been delivering garden happiness for over ten years and think we're quite probably the largest online garden specialist in the UK. We hope that you'll find many beautiful and useful things that you didn't know existed, from stylish modern shade sails to traditional willow hurdles.
For more than four generations, family-run business Ellis Furniture has been a proud British manufacturer of made-to-order, hand crafted and contemporary furniture. Passionate about quality; the 1891 collection of real wood bathroom furniture follows its philosophy and is hand-painted in a 20,000sq ft factory in West Yorkshire by skilled craftsmen. Perfect for creating a traditional setting with a modern twist; the on-trend range comes with a portfolio of 21 versatile colour ways and is guaranteed to create a personalised, statement bathroom.
Leather Courses Britain offer professional and friendly leather work courses all of which are suitable for beginners. Visit the website to learn more about our popular bag making course which teaches you how to make your own beautiful leather tote, messenger or satchel, or come and join us on the 'Taster Day' or 'Mask Making' course. All the courses are completely ‘hands on’ with plenty of support and encouragement as you learn your new skill". www.leathercoursesbritain.com
Robert Mills Ltd is one of the oldest and largest suppliers of architectural & decorative antiques and reclamation in the UK. Over 1000 fully catalogued items, ranging from unusual furniture and lighting to grand entryways and large panelled rooms, can be viewed online or in their 30,000 square feet warehouse in central Bristol.
Founded in 1876, Fellows is one of the UK’s leading auction houses, holding over 120 sale each year. As specialists in a variety of fields and with an auction to cater for every need, its continually changing inventory makes Fellows a hub of excitement for lovers of watches, jewellery and antiques. Visit the website for free valuations and upcoming auction dates.
Located on the edge of the North York Moors, The Black Swan Hotel boasts a history like no other. Comprising of three houses – the black and white Tudor house, the Georgian house, and the Elizabethan house – the hotel has, for centuries, been extended to make it the popular go-to place to refuel, recover and relax you’ll find today. This destination hotel is also perfect for foodies, with its fine dining restaurant and an award-winning Tearoom.
Jones and Jones of Berwick-upon-Tweed are purveyors of exquisite hampers and gift collections. Each collection is hand selected and thoughtfully designed to be appreciated and remembered. Jones and Jones of Berwick-upon-Tweed bring these unique, treasured creations, along with traditional shopping values, and excellence, to their online shop.
Cowslip is set on a farm overlooking Launceston, offering top quality classes in traditional crafts including willow, furniture painting, dressmaking and extensive quiltmaking/ textile from pieced to free embroidery run by serious quilters/fabricaholics.... We have a small shop specialising in top quality printed fabrics and linens, buttons, china, quilt patterns designed by JO, everything to make you happy!!! A café serving locally produced food, you are assured of a warm welcome, meet new friends learn a new skill and develop it your own way.
This new Uradale Bear is made from
organic Shetland wool, coloured with
natural vegetable dyes and has full
traceability back to the individual field on
Uradale Croft, on which it was grown.
Available in six heritage colours with
hand-knitted scarves or shawls.
Ella James is an online boutique featuring
elegant home accessories, seasonal
decorations and gifts for children. The
perfect place to source special pieces for
your home this Christmas and find
gorgeous gifts for family and friends. Use
the code H&A15 to receive a 15%
discount at the checkout.
Creating and teaching are ingrained into the daily life of award winning Textile Artist Dionne Swift. Based in Holmfirth, nestled in the Pennine Hills Dionne runs exciting drawing, printing and sewing workshops: day classes and extended 5 day summer schools. Yet if you can't make the trip to Yorkshire there's a fantastic offering of workshops ONLINE www.workshops-online.org : learn from the comfort of your own home and get all the feedback and support you need from your fellow students and enthusiastic tutor. NEW - Lampshade making with free machine embroidery.
Eddie from Blithfield Willowcrafts has been working with willow for years using the traditional skills and knowledge passed onto him by his father. Now he wants to pass these on to you! He runs 1 or 2 day courses at his workshop in the heart of Staffordshire, where you will be able to learn the art of basket making, willow sculptures or anything that takes your fancy.
Wendy Shorter Interiors is a multi-award-winning training centre recognised by Ofsted and offering qualifications accredited by the Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers. Based in Hertfordshire, it offers a range of courses, from one and two-day beginner courses in curtain making, roman blinds, cushions and chair caning, to weekly upholstery classes and professional diploma qualification courses in upholstery and soft furnishings. The company prides itself on the quality of work that its students achieve, with a consistently high level of credit and distinctions. Students also enjoy the added value of its enrichment programme, where they have the opportunity to participate in various industry-based visits and competitions
Ulster Weavers is a family run business based in Holywood, Northern Ireland. With over 125 years’ experience in textiles, the company are constantly expanding their product range and now offer a unique range of quality textiles, kitchen co-ordinates, home accessories and thoughtful gifts for every lifestyle and budget. The full range is available online at www.ulsterweavers.com
Zahli brings together an eclectic mix, fusing country house style with heritage design influences from around the world. Products are made by small teams of artisans using traditional methods and hand-finished by Zahli using high quality materials. Textiles and accessories are made in-house, using natural and vintage fabrics, many which are hand-printed. Zahli also source and renovate vintage items and can customise products to bespoke specifications.
Cathy Wright has worked in textiles for 14 years, focusing on handspun yarn, dyeing and embroidery. She is the owner and founder of Lazykate, a company specialising in educational workshops, consultancy and textile art. Her workshops include beginner, intermediate and advanced spinning, as well as dyeing and creative embroidery. The classes are held in locations in the North West, as well as online.
Jackson Woodturners, the stair parts specialists. Stockists of brands such as Richard Burbidge, Cheshire Mouldings & Clive Durose. We also offer our own range of quality stair parts, which offer the same excellent quality at lower prices.
Visit our purpose built showroom in Sheffield to view a wide range of styles, or shop online from the comfort of your own home at www.jacksonwoodturners.co.uk
Set over two floors, The Old Pill Factory is not to be missed! We specialise in furniture, glass, linens, jewellery, toys, vintage clothes, ceramics, and garden pieces.
Located in the vibrant market town of Witney, we are a group of like minded antiques dealers who are passionate about breathing new life into antiques and vintage home ware. We promise to bring you individual, beautiful and functional vintage pieces at really affordable prices.
Our delivery service can reach you anywhere in the world!
Based in Manchester and exporting across the globe, Castrads manufactures the highest calibre of cast iron radiators. Suppliers of heating systems to Claridge's Hotel, Carnegie Hall and Westminster Abbey as well as tens of thousands of properties across the UK. Custom built radiators at off the shelf prices. View the complete range online or at one of four showrooms across the country (London, Manchester, Frome and Rugby).
At VenetianBlinds.co.uk you will find a wide range of custom made metal and wooden venetian blinds, including special finishes such as high gloss, hammered, perforated, and patterns. Their website offers instant quotes for any window size and you can order free slat samples to test with your colour scheme at home.
Learn to paint with Oils using the Wet on Wet technique. Here in the Cotswolds Karen Underwood teaches the Gary Jenkins wet on wet technique. Karen is a Jenkins Certified Teacher. Her mentors are Gary & Kathwren Jenkins. the Jenkins Wet on wet technique is suitable for the novice hobbyist as well as for the experienced artist wanting to learn this exciting technique. I am sure you will agree this is a vibrant exciting painting technique to learn!
Karen holds classes in her studio. Classes can be booked through Karen’s website, she also sells Jenkins Books, brushes and paints.
Retroworld specialise in selling iconic pieces of Vintage Furniture, Lighting & Homeware from the 1950's - 70's. With ever changing stock arriving from all over the UK & Europe this really is the only Vintage Shop you will need to visit!! Selling to individuals, interior designers and T.V.& Theatrical companies for over 15 years retroworld has a wealth of knowledge that can help you find that all important piece that will finish off your Vintage look. With many happy customers you are assured of both quality vintage pieces and great customer service. Viewings at their Warehouse is by appointment or go to www.retroworldonline.co.uk and follow the link to to find what they currently have for sale in their ebay Shop.
Personalise an oilcloth apron as a deliciously practical gift. Pinnikity aprons are completely wipe clean including your personalised message, so they are a great choice for messy cooks. Available in a range of adult and children’s sizes and matching gift sets. Homes & Antiques readers can enjoy 15% discount off Pinnikity aprons when using the code ‘ANTIQUES15’
High performance open fires in period or contemporary styles. Feel the heat, hear the crackle and see the flames with a unique Camelot open fire for your thatched cottage, farm house, barn conversion, period home or self build project. Eliminate smoke problems with a Thermovent open fire also. Made to order featuring canopies, grates and dog irons using steel, cast iron, copper or brass for clients all over the UK following a design survey visit. Prices start from £2750.