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15/10/2019

Winners Announced! Children’s Cycling Art Competition

The winners of our UCI 2019 Road World Championships art competition have been announced below… We’d like to say a huge thank you for all the children, parents, schools and nurseries that took time to enter. We had a record number of entries this year, and some great pieces of artwork. You certainly got creative! Lucy was delighted to see all kinds of wonderful interpretations of cyclists, Yorkshire countryside and the UCI races. Each category winner can choose any 15″ mounted print of their choice. The overall winner can choose... Read More

11/10/2019

10 Things To Love About Yorkshire

Steeped in history, boasting a rich tapestry of heritage and culture, home to some of the most wonderful wildlife and stunning scenery in the country and of course a plethora of delicacies when it comes to food and drink, Yorkshire has an abundance to offer the world, whether you’re a local resident or visiting the area. From the incredible natural beauty of moor-covered hills to enchanting forests and rugged coastlines, Yorkshire offers a myriad of intriguing landscapes bursting with character – and we’re lucky enough to have two National Parks,... Read More

23/09/2019

Visiting Harrogate for the UCI 2019 Road World Championships

Our team has had a fantastic weekend at our pop-up stall at the UCI 2019 Road World Championships! A ‘once in a generation’ event, there’s plenty to see and do with lots of entertainment, food and drink and fun for all the family. If you missed out this weekend, the event is running for the next 7 days with a great line-up planned for the coming weekend. You can watch the races at spots along the routes, or there is a huge Fan Zone Area in Harrogate, the main competition... Read More

11/09/2019

Children’s Cycling Art Competition

Celebrating the UCI 2019 Road World Championships in Yorkshire Win a mounted print and a school visit from award-winning Yorkshire artist, Lucy Pittaway Calling all teachers, parents and guardians… Do you have a budding young artist in your home or school? If they love getting creative and would like to win a school visit from Lucy, plus a cheerful art print, this competition is for them! The Competition This year, one of the most important events in the international cycling calendar is coming here to Yorkshire, with some of the... Read More

09/09/2019

The Latest on the UCI 2019 Road World Championships in Yorkshire

The pinnacle event in the international cycling calendar is almost upon us, and our team is super excited! Whether you are a cycling nut or new to the sport, here’s the low down on what to expect from this event. If you’re spectating in Harrogate, be sure to visit us! We’ll be alongside Welcome to Yorkshire in the Fan Zone area. What are the UCI 2019 Road World Championships? For the first time since 1982, Britain will host this event. In September 2019 the world’s greatest cyclists will come here... Read More

27/08/2019

2019 Interior Colour Inspiration

With the impending autumn season a popular time for DIY and giving interiors a refresh, we thought we’d share some popular colour schemes to inspire your own home décor. 1. Woodland Shades Woodland-inspired interiors have been around for some time, but this year moves on from oversized botanicals and twee repeat prints with woodland animals, to soft, tonal colour coordination with mushroom and fern taking centre stage. Browns and greens can be paired with warm greys and off-whites to keep them fresh and mixed with raw natural wood or upcycled... Read More

16/08/2019

7 of the Best Cycling Routes in North Yorkshire (and Beyond)

Whether you’re visiting Yorkshire or are a local resident with an interest in cycling, there is an abundance of fantastic routes to suit all levels, from short and easy family-friendly cycling routes, to more challenging journeys. Here are 7 of the best cycling routes in Yorkshire. 1. Harrogate Cycling Route (Medium to Hard Level) Time: 3 hours and 30 minutes Distance: 56 miles (90km) Useful information: There is parking in Victoria Car Park and public toilets in Harrogate Railway Station Take in the sights and sounds of some of Harrogate’s... Read More

12/08/2019

How to Host the Perfect Afternoon Tea Party

A quintessentially British tradition, afternoon tea is a fun-filled social activity that’s great for catching up with your nearest and dearest, yet it’s rarely held at home. Summer is the perfect time to gather your friends and family together to enjoy some sweet treats, so here’s a little inspiration for tableware, home decor and your afternoon tea menu… 1. TOP UP YOUR TABLEWARE Afternoon tea is ideal for showcasing your favourite ceramics and glassware, so invest in a beautiful set, or top up your existing one to really wow your... Read More

07/08/2019

10 Interesting Facts About Highland Cows

  Lucy has always been fascinated by art, drawing inspiration from the world around her. As a child she loved drawing her dog Toby, and pet rabbit. Fast forward to the present day, and you’ll find the intriguing farmyard animals that surround her North Yorkshire studio in many of her paintings. She’s also inspired by majestic Highland cows, offering a quirky collection of the curious creatures in vibrant, cheerful colours. Interesting Facts About Highland Cows But what makes Highland cows just so interesting? Here’s a few facts that we bet... Read More

Summer Sale grey and pink sheep stationery 26/07/2019

Summer Sale: Stunning Pieces to Brighten up your Home

Our sale is running from Monday 29th July – Friday 20th August 2019… A scorching heatwave and the kids are off school, summer has officially arrived! So why not get ready for those barbeques and family gatherings by brightening up your home with gorgeous pieces from our seasonal sale? There’s lots to choose from, with stationery, kitchen textiles and ceramics galore! Selected Notebooks and Note Cards Under £5… Stay super organised this summer, plan activities with your family, jot down shopping lists and important notes with some quirky stationery adorned... Read More