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Comments Off on Holker Garden Festival 2014

Every year I enjoy visiting the Holker Garden Festival with my family, but this year was even better because we had our very own beautiful stand in the ‘Made in Cumbria’ tent. Doesn’t it look lovely! The Festival was fantastic, the weather was perfect and we loved every minute of being there. We will be back next

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Comments Off on Butterflies and Bugs at Rheged

A very busy and messy day of creativity. Rheged will never be the same after all the children got their hands on the glitter! We all had an absolute ball creating our Leaf Butterflies and Pinecone Creatures! We made butterflies, bugs, beetles of every colour and had lots of fun trying to attach googly eyes

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Comments Off on Crafting at the Low Wood Bay

My friend Kirsten was visiting from South Africa so I roped her into helping at one of our favourite crafting events. So here we are ready to craft with the guests at the Low Wood Bay. It is a fantastically child friendly hotel and they even have a Felltarn Friends Family Package. This week we had 2

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Comments Off on Langwathby May Day Festival

What a lovely little village Langwathby is – just a few miles from Penrith. We found ourselves there making bunting with children and selling our books on a perfectly sunny May day. It was great to meet so many families and watch the May Day events happening around us. Apparently it was the first sunny Langwathby May Day Festival in over

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Comments Off on Our new Postcards & Walk Cards have arrived

We are so excited to launch our new range of postcards and walk cards. We have been working hard designing these colour and draw your own postcards – fun for any creative little person! The walk cards feature 4 child friendly walks in the Lake District with information, i-spy and activities to keep the kiddies entertained

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Comments Off on La’al Ratty Bunting at Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Well the sun shone for us on one of the two days we enjoyed at the beautiful station at Eskdale. Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway were holding a Family Day for everyone to enjoy. There was face painting, circus workshops, magicians and of course the Felltarn Friends making La’al Ratty train bunting. As usual it was fantastic to

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Comments Off on Easter Creativity

Since this is our first Felltarn Friends Easter we decided to have a little fun with it and added Easter templates for bunting and cards to our website. We received such fantastic feedback from families who had downloaded and made the Easter crafts that it will definitely be something we continue and expand on in the

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Comments Off on Pinecone Creations @ Theatre by the Lake, Keswick

Bookends organised a craft event for the customers at the Theatre by the Lake in Keswick. We gave the kiddies a lump of clay and a pinecone and left them to create their Pinecone Characters. It was fantastic to see the variety of animals that were made by the children. Here are a few of the

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Comments Off on Kendal Festival of Foods

We spent a fun, sunny weekend making veggie print bags with children at the Kendal Festival of Foods. The creativity and messy printing made it a very successful event. We loved the experience and will definitely be back next year!  

Mar 04

Pancake Day

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Comments Off on Pancake Day

Well, I had not heard of this very enjoyable celebration PANCAKE DAY until I moved to England. I must say it is a day we now celebrate without fail every year of the 7 years we have lived here. The children and I set ourselves a challenge to create all of the Felltarn Friends in

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