Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 – Exhibitors

Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 – Exhibitors

Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 – Exhibitors

2030 Architects Ltd

2030 architects ltd are friendly experienced and client focused with a strong environmental commitment. We love working with old buildings and transforming them to create exciting new spaces which provide a new lease of life and make life more comfortable for the occupants.

Abi and Toms’s Garden Plants

Independant garden nursery and design business growing over a thousand different varieties and species in the South Lakes

NEW FOR 2018 Amelia Wilson Interiors

Professional affordable interior design and project management services for home and business owners across Cumbria and the North of England.

Apollo Blinds Cumbria

Apollo Blinds supply and install a range of high quality window coverings. Roman blinds, roller blinds, shutters, curtains, pleated and Duette blinds. We have a huge range of fabrics in our standard and bespoke collections, and can can also manufacture roman or roller blinds from any fabric sourced by the customer.

Art and Garden

Contemporary art and metal sculpture, Artisan made metalwork and plant supports, private commissions undertaken. Set within an acre of private walled gardens artists Debbie Jenkins and Jason Thompson work from their studios the gardens at West Garth Cottage have been featured in both regional and national editorials and are often open to the public.

NEW FOR 2018 – Armstrong Ward

Established in 2004, Armstrong Ward, is an independent furniture, home ware and gift store within Wainwrights Yard in Kendal. Bespoke upholstery from John Sankey, sits along side interior accessories and giftware curated by Jacqueline and Andrew Ward.

Buzy Lizzie Garden Design

From rejuvenating tired borders to complete transformations, Liz Newport can help you to create the garden of your dreams. Whether you have an urban back yard or a wild Lake District hillside, she has the expertise and experience to deal with the most demanding of Cumbrian situations.


Bous is a homeware and lifestyle brand producing environmentally friendly goods right here “Up North” in Penrith. Using responsibly sourced materials, their goal is to enhance everyday living with simplistic, scandi-style wooden homeware and botanical candles. They are known for their delightfully tactile bath shelves, which are hand-crafted to showcase the raw beauty of reclaimed wood. Their hand-poured candles, made with natural ingredients, uplift or relax, depending on your needs. At the heart of each candle is a wooden wick which crackles as it burns adding that extra touch of hygge to any home.

NEW FOR 2018 – Cable and Blake

Cable & Blake design, create and sell Herdwick upholstery fabric, that have been inspired by the surrounding Lakeland landscape. We are combining traditional skills and industries to develop this undervalued wool into a high quality, bespoke fabric. Our unique designs and prints bring a modern twist to the Lake District heritage, as well as bringing value to the local community

NEW FOR 2018 – Conservation Chemicals Consultants Limited

Consultants in, manufacturers of and specialist contracting with – high performance stone and wood treatment chemicals for all indoor and outdoor building materials: base – Ulverston, Cumbria: operate – worldwide

NEW FOR 2018 – Christina Hargraves

Watercolour Artist with an Interior Design background.

NEW FOR 2018 – Croftstextile

Croftstextile is a husband and wife partnership, making gun-tufted rugs and wall hangings. Chris designs and tufts and Peter finishes them to a very high standard. The rugs are either made from 100% Herdwick and Swaledale wool, in natural and hand-dyed colours, or from commercial carpet yarn.

Cumbria Action for Sustainability

CAfS is a non-profit organisation working across Cumbria to help residents save energy in their homes.  Householders can tap into a range of services and support offered by CAfS. We offer comprehensive home audits to identify energy-efficiency improvements – from DIY measures to extensive retrofitting.

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NEW FOR 2018 – Décor & Design

I hand paint new & old kitchens & furniture.

Dalefoot Composts

Dalefoot Composts offer a wide range of locally produced peat free composts using wool and bracken sourced from the Lake District Fells. Made from 100% natural ingredients which release all the must-have nutrients required for healthy plants throughout the growing season, removing the need to add plant food. The hygroscopic qualities of wool also mean the composts retain moisture so plants will need 50% less watering. The range boasts Wool Compost for potting and containers, Wool Compost for Vegetables and Salads, Wool Compost Ericaceous, Wool Compost Double Strength and Wool Compost for Seeds. Lakeland Gold, also made from bracken, helps bust clay.

Daniel Lacey Design & Furniture

An understanding of, and respect for, the natural world is central to Daniel’s working practices. This, alongside his drive for excellence both in construction and finish allow Daniel to create subtle timeless designs that will last for many generations. Wood is either carefully selected from his large stock of local timber or using his small portable sawmill – enabling Daniel to work with clients from standing tree to finished furniture.

Ecological Building Systems UK Ltd

Ecological Building Systems UK Ltd are based near Carlisle. We are experts in airtightness and natural insulation and can help you achieve a comfortable, healthy, low energy home with our range of ecological building products. We have a host of ‘breathable’ insulaton options for solid walls and can advise technically for both retrofit and new build, which includes Passivhaus and EnerPHit.


NEW FOR 2018 – Fantasy Fell Ltd

Fantasy the Fell Pony became the inspiration to create a range of giftware and china celebrating British Native Ponies. Our beautiful landscape in Cumbria, our ponies and the vibrant colours surrounding us were integral to the designs. Our range is designed in Cumbria. The fine bone china is traditionally made in Stoke on Trent with the majority of giftware sourced in the UK.

Fire Pit Designs

Quality Bespoke Fire Pits and Water Features

Friargate House Antiques and Interiors

Garth Cottage Herbs

Greenfields Heat & Power Ltd

Helping customers to “go green”, is a passion with our professional team helping you make the right decisions. We will design, install and maintain your system to give you years of Heat and Power. With over 100 heat pumps and biomass boilers installed from 3kw up to 600kw one thing we have learnt is experience counts. Also for this show we will have a range of DG stoves on hand, as Cumbria DG dealer we can offer a great price on this great stove.

SHOW SPONSOR – G & S Specialist Timber

G & S Specialist Timber specialises in a large range of hardwoods, all joinery works including windows, doors and roof trusses and much more. It offers a wide range of flooring, architectural ironmongery, kitchens and bedrooms, Little Greene paints and wallpapers, architectural wood turnings, wood turning and carving tools and internal and external finishing products.

Gwen Bainbridge Ceramics

I design and make my Porcelain hand-built vessels and jewellery in my studio at Brougham Hall. There are many aspects to my designs that are generally inspired by nostalgia. My making methods have been carefully developed over time from my interest in all things textiles, whether it be highly embroidered Elizabethan costume or, more practically, how to convey stitch processes whilst using clay as the material.

The Herdy Company Limited

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.

NEW FOR 2018 – Herdwick Ltd

Herdwick Limited: Tweed with Provenance. We produce high quality home furnishings, handbags and accessories which are made in Cumbria. We have the true provenance of Lake District farms which are owned by the National Trust.

NEW FOR 2018 – Hill Top Furniture

My passion is making fine hardwood furniture from sustainably sourced timber. I design my furniture to the bespoke requirements of the customer and then use traditional skills and great care to produce a truly beautiful piece of furniture. The furniture I make will last a lifetime, becoming an heirloom which you can pass on to your children and their children.

NEW FOR 2018 – Hygge Log Cabins

Hygge Log Cabins creates unique hand crafted dwellings for multiple uses. A garden office, air bnb, woodland retreat all designed to create Hygge time out! The trees are sourced locally making these one of the lowest embodied energy buildings around and enhancing any space.

NEW FOR 2018 – Interlude Ceramics

Mary’s pots are wheel thrown and altered. They are glazed in colours inspired by the Lakeland seasons. The work is a celebration of food and drink. Colour and shape is used to inspire the mind and create a “Visual Feast” All work is oven proof and dishwasher safe.

NEW FOR 2018 – Jane Bradley and Cumbria Basketmakers’ Group

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Jane Bradley is a basketmaker living and working in South Lakeland. She makes baskets from willow, rush and other hedgerow plants and runs basketry courses for all ages. One of her rush handbags won the award for ‘Best Basket’ in a competition run by the Worshipful Company of Basketmakers in 2014. She is a member of the Cumbria Basketmakers Group.

Jo Vincent Glass Designers

Jo Vincent creates bespoke architectural glass and interior accessories for private and commercial clients. From large scale chandeliers, windows and wall panels to kitchen splasbacks, door handles and mirrors. She mainly works to commission and welcomes visitors to her studio in Kendal to discuss projects, view samples and buy finished pieces.

Johnston Tractors Ltd

Johnston Tractors – John Deere Lawn & Garden equipment

NEW FOR 2018 Kate Anderson Mosaics

I am a practising artist based in Dumfries and Galloway working to commission and for exhibition. My work fuses elements of painting and sculpture to produce highly individual mosaic screens and wall hangings, as well as other 3-Dimensional mixed media pieces. I have developed a very individual approach to mosaic, often using hand-moulded materials and hand-painted ceramics with traditional materials. My work has been shown nationally and internationally.

SHOW SPONSOR – Kendal Quality Carpets

Established in the heart of the Lake District in 1990, Kendal Quality Carpets is the culmination of 26 years’ experience of supplying and installing luxury carpets and hard flooring in north west England. The company works with a domestic client base and also prides itself on ever-increasing, prestigious commercial projects.

Kudos Shower Products

UK Shower enclosure manufacturer. High quality glass panels, doors, trays and wetroom systems.

Lakeland Cabinet Makers

Lakeland Cabinet Makers, makers of bespoke handmade furniture, boxes and gifts

NEW for 2018 – Lakeland Kitchens

At Lakeland Kitchens we craft, supply and install stunning bespoke and German kitchens for you and your loved ones to build memories around. Based in the breathtaking English Lake District, we are a longstanding family run business delivering unparalleled service from the first CAD design through to fitting and finishing your installation.

NEW FOR 2018 – Lauren’s Cows

Lauren’s Cows create a range of beautiful art and kitchen/dining ware products based on the characterful, colourful cow portraits painted by Lauren Terry. Based in the Eden Valley, this mother/daughter partnership was featured in August on the BBC Countryfile programme. Many of our cows feature on greetings cards or on our range of British made tablemats and china. Come and see us for anything from a fridge magnet to a beautiful original picture.

NEW FOR 2018 – Laura Sowerby

Laura Sowerby is a new, small design company based in the Lake District. From her joyously detailed and bold linocut prints, Laura has created repeat patterns for furnishings featuring intricate botanical forms which reflect a love of nature and colour. From these designs, we make a stylish and colourful range of products for the home with an ebullient, hand printed, artisanal feel.

Lightfoot Stonework

Lightfoot Stonework make hand crafted unique stone carvings, we also do drystone walling, stone facing, flagging, pointing and landscaping.

NEW FOR 2018 – Lisa Jane

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Keeping an old craft alive one rag at a time! Wherever possible I recycle fabric to make my rag rugs, creating something utterly unique every time.

NEW FOR 2018 Look & Cover

A brand born from one woman’s real life need for truly stylish, highly covetable custom-made accessories.  At Look & Cover we specialise in individualising life’s little luxuries. From beautiful wallpapers, to delightful baby bathrobes, to luxe wash bags… We’ve got you covered when it comes to bespoke yet affordable gifts and essentials.

NEW FOR 2018 – Majik House

Majik House designs, installs and programmes smart technology for residential properties. The term Smart Home Technology refers to a property that has integrated systems than can be controlled effortlessly by the home owner. From bespoke Lighting Systems and automated blinds, to bespoke Cinema Systems, or giving you peace of mind with Home Security.

NEW FOR 2018 – Maria Burton

Maria works mainly from location sketches in oils and acrylics and she creates a sense of time and place through her imaginative works that carry atmosphere, beauty and drama. She is a member of the Eden Valley Artistic Network.

NEW FOR 2018 – Mark Hamilton

I work in woods, metals and various materials. The focus of my work at the moment is Wooden Landscapes, wood and metal trees and Tree clocks, also wood and metal spiders, insects All my pieces are either free standing or wall mounted. And where possible I like to upcycle locally sourced materials.

Muster Interiors

Ethically sourced, authentically ethnic home interiors. Stockists of Frenchic Furniture Paint. Traditional and modern upholstery services. Stools, headboards, sofas, chairs and renovation of Victorian furniture Bespoke footstools and Ottomans made to order. Bespoke chesterfield sofas available. All fire risk regulations adhered to. Provide painting and upholstery workshops.

NEW FOR 2018 – Metalwork Solutions UK

Metalwork Solutions uk We offer a complete project management , Fabrication and fitting service of structural and architectural metalwork in mild steel, stainless steel aluminium and brass.

NEW FOR 2018 – Miles-Moore Ceramics

Miles-Moore Ceramics is the South Cumbria Studio of Siobhan and Martin Miles-Moore. They both work extensively with local materials; minerals, wood ashes and sands, to bring a sense of place to their work. Much of Martin’s work explores rituals around eating and drinking and our connection to our environment through these. This can be seen in his bespoke dining ware for some of the best chefs in the country and his passion for tea bowls and bonsai planters. Siobhan creates one off indoor and outdoor sculpture that explore perspective and the importance of understanding our sense of place.

MJ Cabinetmakers

MJ Cabinetmakers believes the beauty of a piece of furniture first begins in the inspiration and design and is then followed through in the quality of the making. Matt Jardine and his team of Cabinet Makers aim to create furniture that is functional as well as beautiful. Contemporary design is married with traditional methods of making, to produce furniture that will stand the test of time. We welcome commissions from people looking for something special and we also have a showroom at our workshop in Braithwaite where we sell gifts as well as furniture.

More Handles

More Handles is one of the UK’s leading Architectural Ironmongery specialists. We take real pride in providing the largest range of quality door hardware available in the UK, and the vast majority can be purchased via our industry-leading website.

NEW FOR 2018 – Mountain Oak Woodcraft

Hand made cleft oak gates, fences and furniture from sustainably managed Lake District woodlands with decorative Lakeland stonework.

Newton Rigg College, part of Askham Bryan College

Delivering excellence in land based education. Askham Bryan and Newton Rigg College are proud to form one the largest land based colleges in the UK.

Oakbeck Forge

Blacksmith ironwork for the home and garden.

NEW FOR 2018 – Oli Robson

Oli Robson Studios makes furniture using traditional green wood working techniques and more contemporary furniture using agricultural components.

On the Couch Cumbria

Judi Is a psychotherapist and upholsterer and is a strong advocate for the contribution arts and crafts make to well-being. As well as running upholstery workshops and organising other events she works with local cabinet makers to design and produce bespoke items of furniture.

Paul Judson Ceramics

I am a ceramic artist and my work uses a slab construction, mostly fired to stoneware. I make small tealight holders, larger candle-holders and lamps as well as framed relief pictures and sculptures of landscapes with hills, trees, buildings etc. I am happy to make small pieces at my stand during the show so that people can see how I work.

SHOW SPONSOR – Penrith Building Supplies

Penrith Building Supplies has a dedicated team on hand to guide and advise customers on their next landscaping or building project. Established in 2002, the firm is based on a 3.5-acre site in Penrith which is home to extensive landscape gardening displays, a luxury kitchen and bathroom showroom, and a wellstocked retail shop.

NEW FOR 2018 – Peter Hall & Son

Peter Hall & Son are highly regarded in the art of furniture and interiors. Our designs are handmade in house by our five specialist teams including furniture making, upholstery, antique restoration, woodturning and interior design. We create beautiful designs in partnership with our clients, all of which are tailored to the individual.

PF&K Auctioneers

Auctioneers and valuers since 1876 selling a wide variety of items from antiques, fine art and household goods through to fine wine, vehicles and machinery all from our purpose built saleroom off J40 M6.

Pinfold Pottery

I make beautiful stoneware pottery planters and sculpture for the home and garden- designed to last and be enjoyed in any setting.

NEW FOR 2018 – Pine Trees Nursery

Horticultural growing nursery covering a large variety of plants, e.g. Perennials , Shrubs, Trees, Conifers, Alpines, Grasses & Ferns.

NEW FOR 2018 Rachel Kelly: Interactive Wallpaper

Rachel Kelly is a Lake District based innovative printed paper and textile designer. Rachel’s most noted work has been the development of Interactive Wallpaper, a product and approach to design which shares design thinking, making and resolutions with the client. Rachel’s projects range from the domestic to the public and include the BBC, Habitat, Ruthin Craft Centre, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre and NHS Trusts. Rachel’s work is held in the collections of the V&A and The Whitworth.

RD Glass

Roxanne Denny designs and makes each piece by hand with a focus on quality and attention to detail. She produces a range of fused glass home accessories including wall art, bowls, coasters and candle holders. Colour and pattern are themes which occur frequently in her work and as such there are many abstract and geometric designs and bright, vivid colours.

NEW FOR 2018 – Roland Hill Ltd.

A Cumbrian based family business which specialises in renewable energy installations and who also offer initiative, state of the art vacuum panel insulation solutions. We also are able of offer off site modular building techniques as well as traditional buildings.

Ruddick Garden Gifts Ltd.

We offer a wide range of quality gifts for the garden and home from bird boxes and feeders to garden ornaments and candles.

NEW FOR 2018 – Simon Whalley

Bespoke photography services for the home. I provide high quality local natural world images, either directed by clients or from my selection of previous images. Specific works which sell well are images of Blencathra, a barn owl flying and more abstract work. I have been commissioned for wedding presents and for unique gifts for the home and for commercial premises. I work within a genre of ‘magical realism’ which brings the magical and the everyday together.

NEW FOR 2o18 – Steph Storey Ceramics

My work is inspired by a fascination of Porcelain for its delicate yet strong qualities and above all its translucency. For over 20 years I have had a love of making ceramics both functional and whimsical. The main body of my work is focused on lighting and how to create ambient lighting throughout the Home and Garden with beautifully crafted lamps and Tea lights.

Stephen Ball Upholstery

Stephen Ball reupholster’s contemporary and antique furniture, and also make sofas and chairs both from their own range of designs and from customers chosen designs. All furniture is bespoke and as such they can create any size or design to fit your home.

The Pot Place Garden Centre

We are a garden centre, gift shop and tea room based in Plumpton, Penrith. As well as a comprehensive range of plants and essential garden items we are specialists in large feature garden pots with a huge range on display. We are also specialists in sheds, timber garden buildings and greenhouses. We are Cumbria’s only dealer for the RHS approved Gabriel Ash Greenhouses and Phoenix Garden Buildings.

Tinnisburn Plants

Choice and unusual truly hardy perennials.

The Bespoke Home Co.

Bespoke hand crafted furniture and furnishings including drawer sets, mirrors, boxes, memo boards and lots more! Furniture also made to order.

The Lakeland Window Company Limited

The Lakeland Window Company is a local family run business, which has been established for over 12 years. We specialise in the installation of high quality bespoke timber doors, windows and conservatories.

The Tree on the Hill

We are a local timber yard and furniture making business based near Bothel, West Cumbria. We take great pride in our sustainability ethos – taking a tree that has been source locally and making it into something special. From a piece of timber for a floor, mantelpiece or even unique shelves to bespoke piece of furniture that you helped design, we are here to help.

NEW FOR 2018 – Thornfield and Grey Ltd

Fine fabrics, accessories and hand painted chinoiserie.

SHOW SPONSOR – Town & Country Interiors

Town & Country Interiors manages a highly motivated team working across two companies producing skilful, thought provoking designs and creating outstanding finished projects. The company uses beautiful German and Italian products as well as furniture designed in-house and handcrafted in our Cumbrian workshops.

Vine and Roses Florist

Offer luxury English garden flowers and specialise in Weddings.

Whitemore & Thywaytes

We are Whitemore & Thwaytes, an interior design company based in Penrith. We offer a personal and relaxed design service and take pride in offering the very best available in interior design. Working with our clients we create spaces that work for the people who live in them and beautiful designs that will stand the test of time. Our stand this year has been designed to show our versatility and how we can design schemes that work for a range of tastes and budgets. We will also have a shop where we will be offering a fantastic range of lighting and soft furnishings.

White & Green

Retail shop: stockists of Farrow & Ball, Annie Sloan Chalk Paint. Accessories for the home & garden.Bespoke lampshade service. Painted furniture. Workshops.

Wildroof Landscapes

Wildroof Landscapes specialise in building the more creative, challenging and innovative garden transformations across Cumbria. More than half of their work starts with a “design and landscape” brief. They have developed a reputation for working closely with their clients to create a total garden makeover that satisfies all of their requirements. With their design and landscape service you remain in control of the final specification and budget throughout the entire process.

Woodstyle Joinery

Woodstyle joinery manufacture a wide range of bespoke wood products ranging from handmade kitchens and bedrooms; orangeries and garden rooms; oak framed garages and car ports; summerhouses and garden offices to a range of log-stores and sheds. We have a workshop/showroom/showground at Woodbank farm near Brisco, Carlisle which is only 5 minutes drive from J42 of the M6 Motorway. Customers are welcome to call in and test our “Quooker” tap and discuss our products over a cup of Tea or Coffee.

Wools of Cumbria Carpets

Manufacturers of natural and over-dyed carpets and rugs from Rough Fell, Swaledale and Herdwick sheep. We provide a personal service and supply all our standard range and bespoke products direct to our customers all over the UK.