The Arty Crafty Place
The Arty Crafty Place will be bringing BlockCraft, a range of hand carved Indian wooden printing blocks for printing your own fabric and paper. Specifically we will be demonstrating printing your own Christmas gift wrap, cards and gift tags and Christmas napkins and gifts. We will be selling kits for block printing that make wonderful gifts for anyone that likes crafts.
Barn Owl Bakery
Fudge. Preserves. Home baked gifts. All unique and gift packaged, Hand picked, home grown and home made in the Lake District.
Becca Hall Illustration
Beautifully Illustrated products (mugs, cards, prints, teatowels) that are designed by me and printed in the UK.
Bespoke Aroma, based in Windermere, hand blend luxury bath and body products using natural essential oil blends and skin nurturing plant botanicals. We will have a range of beautiful gift sets perfect for Christmas presents and will be launching our brand new Bespoke Aroma Spa range.
Blue Moose Kitchen
Fun affordable foodie gifts all beautifully packaged and perfect for all those Christmas presents, from stocking fillers to secret Santa and all your family and friends. This year there will be the best sellers of Christmas such as the Gingerbread Men Baking Kits and Cookie Mixes but also baking kits that will be unique to the Christmas markets such as bigger cooking mixes, vegan and gluten free kits and hot chocolate in Blue Moose Kitchen mugs. All packaging is recyclable and my range of mixes includes Brownies, shortbread, pancakes, gingerbread men and cookie mixes.
The Bespoke Home Co.
I am a furniture make based in Penrith and make a range of small and large items from a variety of hard wood. From trinket boxes to chess boards, chests of drawers to mirrors, side tables and lamps. I also make a range of memo boards from a selection of beautiful fabrics and ribbons.
David Phillips Photography
A past finalist in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards I have a selection of framed and unframed Landscape and Wildlife Photographs of Northern England and Southern Scotland as well as a small range of greeting cards.
Doodlelove combines colourful design with heaps of personality, with eye-catching, quirky designs featured on wall planners, calendars, motivational typography posters, funny cards and super cute babygrows. Based in the lovely Lake District doodlelove was founded in 2010 by Graphic Designer, Lela Harris, a hopeless romantic with a quirky sense of humour.
Local Herdwick sheepskins and ethereal Christmas angels alongside Himalayan salt lamps and cosy lambskin slippers. Everything one needs to snuggle down on a cosy Christmas eve by a roaring log fire.
Beautiful cashmere and silk knitting yarns and kits. Also beautiful hand knitted accessories such as scarves and shawls we will be availble. We we will be promoting Cumbria Based yarn company, the Fibre Co and their exquisite Road to China Light yarn at the show.
In the eighteenth century Low Wood was a working farm. What you will find now at Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa is a world away from life on the farm. Our new Spa, built on the former site of the stables and dairy, offers luxury indoor outdoor experiences and can be given to loved ones in the form of a voucher this Christmas. Treat someone to a Thermal Spa Day or Unique Cabin Walk & Coconut Steam, Express Treatment, Facial and Massage. Compliment this with a 2 course lunch or afternoon tea at our Blue Smoke on the Bay restaurant. Our gift vouchers start at £25 and can be used for any treatment or product within the Spa.
Eva’s Organics, based in north Cumbria, makes award-winning organic pressed apple juice.
A range of fine bone china & giftware combining modern contemporary living with traditional fell ponies in their native habitat of Cumbria & the Lake District. Our beautiful landscape in Cumbria, the ponies and the vibrant colours surrounding us were integral to the designs. The fine bone chinaware is made traditionally in Stoke on Trent, with the designs created here in Cumbria.
Firefrost Designs Ltd
We make beautiful, colourful Murano glass and Sterling Silver jewellery. All our jewellery is designed and handmade in our studio in Cumbria. Because we make all our own jewellery ourselves we can make bespoke creations for customers at the Cumbria Life Christmas event. We had a very sucessful time at this event last year.
Flying Duck Wood Emporium
I sell a range of handmade wooden products,made in my own workshop out of Cumbrian wind-fallen hardwoods and reclaimed timbers,along with a selection of woodcarvings bought directly from Balinese artists by myself, most of my work still retains natural edges complete with bark to give it a really organic natural feel.
Ginger Bakers produce an inspiring collection of award winning cakes and bakes, they believe good food needs high quality simple ingredients and attention to detail. They are lucky to be nestled in the stunning Lake District where they use a plentiful supply of local, natural and carefully sourced ingredients. They take care not to use any additives or preservatives making sure there is consistent high quality in every bite.
Go Your Own Way
Go Your Own Way featured a mixture of art, apparel and accessories themed on The Lake District and the ‘Great Outdoors’. Each piece is designed and made in our workshop in West Cumbria. Original illustrations feature in many of our pieces along with handmade jewellery and homeware.
Grapevine The Wineservice Company
Hannah Peters Jewellery
We specialise in small-scale handmade fine jewellery, but also share selected antique and vintage pieces with a particular emphasis on charms and talismans. We hand make custom engagement, wedding and partnership rings. We also host make-your-own-wedding-rings and sterling silver jewellery workshops in our custom-built rural studio with beautiful views across the surrounding fields to the moors beyond.
Hann’s Made has evolved from my passion for discovering “tired” pieces of good quality home accessories to restore and enhance, using vintage fabrics to create items which are unique and revitalised, but still retain their “used” character. My combination of colour, finish and texture are used together with traditional craft techniques, to create handmade, well loved pieces. I have created a special range of Christmas home accessories which includes rag wreaths, scented hearts and decorative tree ornaments.
Herdwick Limited: Tweed with the genuine provenance of Cumbrian National Trust farms. Our handbags, holdalls, accessories and home -furnishings are hand cut and sewn in Carlisle and Coniston. Modern products that reflect the heritage of this unique landscape.
We are herdy. Born in the English Lake District, inspired by our lovable Herdwick sheep. We design and create gift, homeware and accessories that are made to make you smile. We support sustainable rural community projects through the herdy fund.
Hill Top Furniture
Hill Top Furniture is a Cumbrian company designing and making beautiful wooden furniture and artifacts to meet the customer’s requirements. Although my main business is making furniture, I will produce a range of wooden gifts suitable for the show.
Here at Horsley, our fabulously skilled team work hard to create a range of beautiful tweed products for your delectation. Ranging from tweed jackets, to tweed glasses cases and tweed homewear, we have a wonderful array of tempting tweedy treats to help you with your Christmas shopping mission.
Retailer of wooden carved animals from Indonesia. Fair trade
Jeannie’s Kitchen Garden
Small artisan maker, based in Bampton in the Lake District’s beautiful Lowther Valley. We make handmade preserves – marmalades, jams and pickles – using only the highest quality ingredients, much of the produce comes from our kitchen garden. Very generous amounts of fruits and vegetables result in products bursting with fruit and flavour. Absolutely no additives. In addition to the full standard range, our Limited Edition Festive Fig and Plum Chutney will be for sale at the Cumbria Life Christmas event. We’ll have our three jar gift box, customised for Christmas at no extra charge.
Jessica Cooper Ceramics
I am a potter working in a remote part of the North Pennines, making quiet, honest pots that slot into your hand with the pleasing comfort of coming home. I make domestic tableware, that is about place, feeling connected and telling the story of a landscape, moment or feeling. Breathing in the earth of a wide open fell, observing the dance of a river in full flow, gazing into an inky sky with a beaming moon. I try to make pots that capture these feelings, and the marks and movement of the making process.
Jo’s Little People
Miniature clay figures designed & individually handmade by myself, Jo Moscrop. Quirky gifts for every occasion, they make excellent stocking fillers. Commissions welcome. I also make a unique range of Christmas decorations.
Ju-ma is a collaboration between Julia Neubauer and Marion Woolcott, incorporating our skills with handframed knitting and weaving. As a starting point the drape and styling of Marion’s scarves triggered the Japanese influence of our designs. Using quality natural material is essential to our design process. After experimentation, we chose fine, Italian spun 100% Merino wool. In developing the project, we have added a range of accessories using our extensive textile knowledge. Every garment is hand made by us in our home workshops and has its own unique personality. ‘Each piece is a wearable work of art’
Just My Cup of Tea
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Just My Cup of tea sells vintage items and upcycled gifts including tea cup candles, cushions and a host of china, linens and other vintage loveliness. Ideal Christmas gifts for your loved ones or just for you!
Christmas prints and panels, craft and dressmaking fabrics, together with novelties and haberdashery
We hand make luxury chocolate gifts perfect for families and loved ones. All using sustainably sourced coverture and the finest ingredients, our chocolate treats are not to be missed!
Lakeland Cabinet Makers
Lakeland Cabinet Makers are a bespoke box & furniture makers based in Penrith. We make handmade wooden boxes, furniture & gifts to a very high standard using traditional techniques such as dovetails in English & European hardwoods. We will be bringing a selection of boxes, gaming boards, mirrors and Christmas gifts for everyone to see.
Leah Halliday (SATURDAY ONLY)
Leah Halliday is a designer based in South West Scotland. Leah designs a splendid assortment of stitched and illustrated wares. Join her at the studio in Dumfries for a a creative play learning to make your very own beautifully designed handcrafted items. Get lost in the flow of making, relax, meet like minded people and leave at the end of class with a finished product. Why not make a weekend of it and spend a whole weekend away at a Create Escapes Retreat, relaxing, therapeutic days in the beautiful surroundings of the Solway Coast.
Little Mouse Creations
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We screen print all our own fabric with nature based designs. We make fabric on willow flowers, cushions, bunting, very handy bags, table runners, wall hangers and cards.
Linda is a hand felter specialising in nuno felting. Hand dyed wool fibres are felted into silk fabrics creating a range of scarves, wraps, journal covers and accessories. Each piece is unique and and one of a kind.
Tony Morgan works with natural, British leather to produce durable and timeless pieces: Belts, bags, notebooks,pen-knife holders, tool sheaths and other accessories. All made by hand using traditional and modern techniques.
Award winning Chilli sauces pickle and chutneys made in Cumbria with passion.
Neat Creative and Mummy & Moon
Neat Creative provides a multitude of hand-lettered creations, from place names, to blackboards & recently branching out with our sister company Mummy&Moon, focusing on watercolour hand-lettered goods for gifting – our ethos is to provide quality creations, made with love, for you to love! We will be selling a selection of seasonal watercolour wreaths, both prints and originals along with other beautifully handcrafted items, perfect for your home or gifting to loved ones.
MANUFACTURE OF HOME AND KITCHEN WARE.
Oubas Knitwear is a luxury knitwear label founded in 2012. All pieces are either hand-framed by designer/maker Kate in the studio, or are made in collaboration with British knitwear mills.
Pennington’s Spirits & Liqueurs
Created in Kendal in the Lake District National Park our creations are inspired by our surroundings using the best quality ingredients to create innovative, unique and memorable blends of flavours. As a family run business we firmly believe that our shared values, hard-work and dedication are evident in each and every bottle we produce.
Award winning designer Rachel Galley beautifully creates stunning pieces you can wear with confidence. Show-stopping and eye-catching they have a stunning quality and attention to detail to assure you of a piece you can trust for everyday and also those special moments. Elegant and timeless Jewellery you can treasure.
Roseberry Floral Design
Adorn your door with a quality hand crafted garland from Roseberry. Each door garland is made using quality foliage (locally sourced where possible) then accessorised with a selection of dried oranges, cinnamon sticks, pinecones, lavender, feathers and more! I will also be bring other Christmas flora based goodies.
Ruddick Garden Gifts
We are an online shop selling quality gifts for the garden and home
Sally Moon Group
Sally Moon produces her own range of unique jewellery designs, using semi precious stones, ceramics and glass. Also some fabulous vintage jewellery including Pierre Bex Art Deco, 1940-1960’s, beautiful beaded handbags and delicate silver earrings. Vintage style greetings cards are also available.
September 2017 saw Sara take a yearlong break from potting to deal with life changing events but now SARAMICS STUDIO is back with bigger, brighter, bolder and more colourful ideas. Soap Dishes, Knitting Bowls, Noodle Bowls and Mugs are just a few of the exciting colourful and contemporary works made in the Saramics Studio here in the heart of the Eden Valley. Sara also creates artistic larger pieces that embody energy and a painterly quality that please the eye and warm the heart. With something for everyone and prices to love… Saramics Studio should be in your loved ones Christmas Stockings.
Saucy Mare Sauces
Home-made cooking sauces and preserves using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. Pasta sauces, curries and stir-fry sauces are designed to make the run-up to Christmas hassle-free. Our Christmas Survival Kit includes home-cooked favourites including sauces, stuffings and mincemeat with tasty chutneys and relishes to go with Boxing Day cold cuts. Chutney gift boxes make tasty and unusual presents (e.g. blackberry and rosemary or mushroom chutneys). We have gluten-free, low-fat, vegetarian/vegan and low FODMAP options. Eco-friendly, our products are sold in re-used jars wherever possible reflecting our authentic, artisan approach to food.
The Sugar Shed
At The Sugar Shed, we specialise in capturing our customers images onto our sustainably sourced Lake District wood. Using trees that have fallen naturally or been felled for good reason, we have developed a range of stylish and practical pieces for our customers homes. Most of our work retains the bark of the wood creating a truly unique and natural finish. Our products range from gifts for the home, stunning Lakes images to handy hanging boards for garden sheds. We would love to share our products with you and hope you love them as much as we do.
Tilly Mint Silver
Tilly Mint Silver is a home based Lakeland craft studio creating handmade silver jewellery. Many of Tilly Mint’s Silver items are bespoke ‘one off’ pieces. Established five years ago Tilly Mint Silver has found its way around the globe.
Amanda Gallagher; owner creator of Tinbox Angel, individually designs and handcrafts each item from her workshop. Products available include, pencil cases, notebooks and small goods, perfect for Christmas. 2018 has also seen the launch of an affordable luxury leather range which includes handbags, purses and journals. A seasonal range of plush velvet Christmas sacks and appliqued stockings will be specifically available to purchase at the show. These items were previously only available online and have always sold out. If electricity is available, optional personalisation can be offered, creating a thoughtful and bespoke gift. Products are beautifully packaged ready for gifting.
The Tipsy Filly
Vintage & Country
Vintage & Country is our shop in Silverdale for which we source, restore, repurpose and re-upholster vintage and antique furniture. We sell unique, quality items with an interesting past which become a “talking point” in our customer’s homes. Alongside this we have an interesting range of one-off lamps, bespoke silver jewellery, candles, gifts and cards. We make beautiful, traditional, jointed mohair teddy bears and produce kits which allow people to make their very own bear. Our stall at Rheged would showcase our favourite Vintage & Country stock but with a tasteful very Christmassy twist!
We will be selling handmade wooden and hand-sewn tree decorations and paper craft products.
Where The Flowers Grow
I am a designer maker based in the North West. I specialise in leather and make bespoke bags, purses and accessories. They are all my own designs and I use recycled leather and vintage fabrics to make them unique and ethical. Some of my bags are handpainted with wild flowers and botanical influences. I also source reclaimed wood and painted beautiful signs for the home and garden.