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Cannon Hall Farm to host 5 on the Farm Festival starring All Creatures Great and Small

March 31, 2021

Channel 5 has confirmed that the highly anticipated ‘5 on the Farm’ festival will be taking place on August Bank Holiday weekend (28th, 29th and 30th August), at Cannon Hall Farm, home to This Week on the Farm. Cast and crew of Channel 5 hit TV series All Creatures Great and Small will be joining[Read More]

In which we open an Etsy vintage shop

January 17, 2021| 1 Comment

We are now open as a Gorgeous Yorkshire vintage shop on Etsy where we are beginning to showcase and sell many of our vintage treasures. It’s a decision we have taken, of course, because of Lockdown 3.0 which means that our lovely shop-within-a-shop at 53 Bo Grove in Harrogate is closed again for now. There[Read More]

Christmas shopping events with Yorkshire artists and makers

November 27, 2020

Hebden Bridge artists and makers are staging Art Chain – a Zoom show and tell – at 7pm on December 3 on the Hebden Makes Christmas website and on the @hbopenstudios Facebook page and hbopenstudios Instagram account.  This will be followed by  an online makers market on Instagram on December 4 between 7pm and 9pm. The Art Chain will see[Read More]

Gardening on the menu with Martin Fish

November 5, 2020

One of the most pleasurable interviews I have done for my day job with The Yorkshire Post recently was with Martin Fish, a renowned gardening expert, author, broadcaster and Royal Horticultural Society judge at Chelsea, Hampton Court and other major flower shows. He created a splendid garden from scratch on a 0.6 acre plot behind[Read More]

My autumn garden gets a makeover in this Season of mists

October 30, 2020

And mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. I don’t usually begin a story or post with a famous quote (and I despair of features that begin “It is a truth universally acknowledged[Read More]