Rachel Thornton

Meet Artist and Printmaker Rachel Thornton

Rachel Thornton lives and works in the rural North Yorkshire town of High Bentham. She graduated from a Fine Arts Degree in 2013 where she was awarded with a First. During her studies she exhibited world wide and had work accepted into exhibitions such as the Wrexham International Print Exhibition which toured the UK. She was awarded with the ArtLab …

Ruth holly

Meet Artist and Designer Ruth Holly

Ruth Holly is an artist, designer and creator of Ruth Holly, an independent brand offering a unique collection of lifestyle products.   Ruth specialises in sourcing, and developing unique photographic finds into beautiful designs for everyday living.  She combines natural elements, urban influences and contemporary trends. Each collection includes; cushions, lampshades, art prints, placemats, notebooks and more. Nestled in the …

Louise Vaessen-Walker

New jewellery collection from Louise Vaessen-Walker

We first introduced you to Louise Vaessen-Walker back in the summer. Her Allora collection was with us for those gloriously sunny months and our customers loved it. We hope that this Autumn/Winter her Medina collection is just as popular … it’s perfect for party season! Her Medina collection is inspired by the rich beauty of Morocco, combining Islamic, Moorish and …

Rachel Butlin Jeweller

Rachel Butlin is with us again folks!

Rachel Butlin first exhibited her stunning high end, mixed media jewellery with us as part of our Summer 2017 exhibition EMERGE. She has had an incredible 3 years since being accepted as a member of Design Nation in 2015. Rachel has certainly been one to watch since being selected for Hothouse 17, the Crafts Council’s Talent Development Programme for emerging …

Diane Griffin Ceramics

Meet Ceramicist Diane Griffin

Diane Griffin discovered a love for clay at an early age. She went on to study Ceramics at degree level and has been working with ceramics ever since.   The inspiration for Diane’s work stems from a trip to Jerusalem many years ago where she visited the Wailing Wall.  The thousands of wishes and prayers written on paper and crammed …

Small Business Saturday

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY 1ST DECEMBER 2018

Now I know you support us all year round, which we are delighted about, but this non-commercial campaign just wants to highlight this every year on the first Saturday of December. All you need to do is stay local and shop local and support all the wonderful independent businesses in your town and on your doorstep, simple. Each year, AMERICAN …

CHRISTMAS AT HEART

CHRISTMAS AT HEART – SHOPPING EVENING

Please join us Friday 16th November between 5pm and 7pm for a preview of all the new collections now with us for Christmas.  Many of our regular artists/designers and makers have created new pieces for us and we are introducing lots of new work by UK artists that have not exhibited in Hebden Bridge before. Here is s snippet of …

Sarah Harris printmaker

Sarah Harris Printmaker – new limited edition prints now with us

Hello my friends, how’s September for you so far? I don’t have any ‘young’ at home anymore so no longer get that feeling of relief when the school term starts again after a long Summer holiday but many of our customers do! They are so shell shocked come the start of September we don’t see them for a few weeks …

Jodie Hook - Jeweller

Jodie Hook – Meet The Maker – Jeweller

Jodie Hook’s  passion for jewellery making started when she was a young girl. At the age of 17, her art teacher introduced her to the wonders of working with silver and it was at this point that her creative fervour in the world of jewellery was cemented. After studying a degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing at the School of Jewellery …