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.
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
Discover beautiful paintings and a perfect Christmas gift in Jessica's new on-line shop. Original miniatures from £225, Limited Edition Prints from £69. Also iPad and iPhone cases and Tote bags available for a limited period only.
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
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.
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.
Since opening nearly 11 years ago, Drakes has redefined the standards for boutique hotels in Brighton and beyond. They continue to receive accolades for stylish design, exemplary customer service and consistent high quality in the hotel as well as their impeccable fine dining restaurant. Drakes is situated along Brighton’s illustrious Royal Mile, providing some of the most stunning views of the Brighton Pier.
Gorgeous thick comfortable alpaca socks
from Perilla – perfect for the gardener.
These come in a fabulous palette of
colours from raspberry and purple to
sedge green and mulberry. Make up your
own gift box this Christmas – everyone
loves proper socks!
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.
Days of Grace specialise in original antique lace and vintage inspired wedding dresses, fashion and decorative textiles & artefacts for the home mainly 1900-1950's. Situated in glorious Devon, a stones throw from Budleigh beach only 20 mins M5 junction 30
Since 2004 Eat Sleep Live has been specialising in the design and manufacture of modern rustic furniture. Using only the finest historic British reclaimed wood each piece is lovingly created by our own passionate craftsmen. Each piece is made to last a lifetime and has its own unique character and story to tell.
Now celebrating our tenth anniversary we have partnered with like-minded companies in our new city centre showroom to showcase the best of British furniture, upholstery, lighting and accessories.
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.
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.
We have been making, designing and restoring rocking horses since 1976, based just outside of York we offer courses for people of all abilities, whether a regular woodworker or never carved before, these courses offer something for everyone, nobody fails.
We run three different courses, carving a rocking horse head, carving a mini rocking horse & carving and making a chair horse. All our courses are supported by excellent plans, timber packs and high quality accessories.
Come and experience our embroidery courses throughout the year at Hampton Court Palace and on regular dates in Exeter, Bristol, Rugby, Durham and Glasgow. Learn traditional hand embroidery techniques in our small friendly classes with expert tuition. Enjoy meeting like-minded people. Everyone welcome; introductory courses for beginners and advanced classes to develop existing skills.
Woodwards Leather specialises in making quality bags and accessories. Based in the North East of England we have been in the profession collectively for over 40 years. Each bag is handmade: cut from selected pieces of leather and hand sewn with strong threads. We often customise our bags making unique bespoke products. Everything is made especially for you. Ask for free leather samples; visit our website or call to order.
Designer Sofas 4U manufacture and sell the largest collection of Chesterfield furniture in the UK, alongside other high quality furniture for the modern or contemporary home.
Each piece of Chesterfield furniture is handmade to order by skilled craftsmen, who utilize traditional techniques to produce the highest quality furniture possible.
Designer Sofas 4U have worked with Toni and Guy, ITV Productions and NatWest Bank, amongst many other well-known brands, and securing this certificate is the next step in becoming an internationally known furniture retailer.
Assington Mill, set in beautiful Suffolk countryside between Colchester and Sudbury, offers over 55 different short 1-3 day courses, mainly on rural skills and crafts, at very reasonable prices. Fees include home-made lunch, biscuits and cakes. Have a look at our website, www.assingtonmill.com, for full details. We can also send you a gift voucher for whatever amount you want to give. This way, s/he can choose which course appeals.
Dating back to 1080, and nestled in the heart of the exclusive Minster Quarter, Grays Court is a true hidden gem. Boasting a quintessentially English country garden surrounded by the city walls, and eight luxurious en-suite bedrooms, the house is steeped in history and character. A country house in the heart of the city, Grays Court promises an unforgettable stay in almost a thousand years of history.
Stitching is a fulfilling and creative hobby and Beth Russell has designed
over 90 high quality needlepoint kits ranging from rugs to miniatures.
Inspired by William Morris, the Arts and Crafts Movement and her own
exquisite collection of Victorian line drawings, there are designs for all
levels of needlepoint skill from beginners to experienced stitchers.
All the kits are printed in colour on high quality Zweigart canvas and
supplied with gold-eyed needles and traditional Appleton wools.
Beth has just launched her updated website to show the full
range online. With easy navigation, fabulous new images and a secure
shopping basket, it is sure to inspire! A catalogue is also available.
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).
The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited is staging 5 boutique-style antiques events across the country throughout 2015 with the new addition of The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair in West Sussex from 8 - 10 May. Set up in 2003 by Ingrid Nilson, these events are now important fixtures on the quality fairs circuit. For more information go to www.adfl.co.uk
The Eastbourne Antiques Centre situated at 210 Terminus Road Eastbourne has just celebrated its 2nd year of successful of trading. The centre is home to an excellent selection of antiques and collectables having 47 cabinets which are serviced by very experienced dealers and also by the centres owner Mr Paul Klein and his wife Bianca. Paul, who has been involved in antiques for over 40 years, has his own spectacular collection of antiques and also deals in fine jewellery, silver and gem stones.
Lilac barn is a studio situated in the heart of the Somerset levels. It offers courses in upholstery, still life oil painting, soft furnishings, patchwork, quilting and furniture painting. The classes for beginners and improvers are both fun and informative and a very high standard of work is achieved by all students with the expert tuition on offer. Easy access from M5 Further details on website www.lilacbarn.co.uk
A former country residence and the wartime officers’ mess of the 617 ‘Dam Busters’ Squadron, the three-star hotel, boasting delicious food and great service in a 30-acre setting, makes an ideal base for exploring Lincolnshire. Visit the historic city of Lincoln, discover scenic country walks, or test your handicap on the championship courses of Woodhall Spa Golf Club. Midweek special offers available Sunday to Thursday.