Benjamin Partridge - The Owlery

Meet printmaker Benjamin Partridge

Created by Benjamin Partridge, The Owlery focuses on the development of surface pattern design, developing complex or interesting surface patterns from single motifs. The Owlery produce bold and individual home and giftware using lino cut and screen print surface designs featuring animal based designs. Print designs are predominantly inspired by the British woodland and current affairs relating to the protection …

Manchester Bee Fundraising

Bee Kind Bee Good Bee Strong Bee Manchester

Bee Kind Bee good Bee Strong Bee Manchester Last Monday in the early hours of the morning I flew from Manchester with my family to Croatia; a quick 4 night break for us all for my son’s Birthday. Tuesday morning, 23rd May, we awoke to the tragic news of the senseless suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande gig in the …

Sunday Best

Well good morning all, 2 weeks and it’s Christmas Day … where has this year gone? It is a bit bonkers in Heart Gallery at the moment, we elves are busy keeping the shelves, walls and cabinets stocked up with goodies for you so if you haven’t yet been in do come and see how beautiful it is looking. The …

Meet The Maker – Claire Troughton

Claire is a talented jewellery designer whose inspiration comes from the tiny creatures and plants that can be found in the hedgerows and forests of the English countryside. Individual ranges usually feature a matching suite of necklace, bracelet or bangle, ring and earrings. Mainly working in silver, Claire uses small areas of gold to highlight details of her designs, creating a distinctive style. After completing …