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Providing that something so special for every important person and occasion. Great greetings cards at great prices.

Subscription and on-demand boxes containing only products from UK small and micro businesses. We buy from female-founded, minority-owned, handmade and eco-friendly wherever possible!

No mass produced space fillers here! Treat yourself or a loved one to a gorgeous gift box through the post.

The Creative Quarter, Kendal is a loose collaboration of creative businesses coming together to showcase all the best creative businesses based in Kendal. Kendal contains a wealth of creative people providing some very special, unique products with a strong flavour of the English Lake District, whether they be retail, service, entertainment or food and drink.

We are an independent retailer of homeware,gifts and art based in the Lake District. We design an extensive range of cycling and Lake District themed prints and accessories,as well as stocking a superb range of contemporary homeware and gifts.

The La’al Studio Gallery is an artist led gallery showcasing work from artists and makers in South Lakes. We have four resident artists ;printmakers Angie Mitchell, Marion Kuit and Barbra Cropper and painter Frances Winder. We also have invited guest artists and makers. We aim to be open four to five days a week and sell original art work and cards.

Reticule Fabrics is a small independent retailer of fabrics, embroidery and sewing supplies in the centre of Kendal.

Reticule Fabrics has a first-floor studio space offering tutorials and workshops. This is also available for private hire which can include the use of a suite of 6 of the latest Janome sewing machines.

Rees Tiles and Flooring Ltd is a leading supplier of imported ceramic and porcelain tiles serving the whole of Lancashire, Cumbria and all over the North West of England. We deal with our suppliers directly, there is no middle man allowing us to offer you the best prices possible.

Explore 350 years of social history and Quaker stories…in stitch!

Journey through the industrial revolution, developments in science and medicine, astronomy, abolition of slavery, social reform, ecology and peace.

4,000 men women and children from over 15 countries ‘had a hand’ in its creation.

In addition to one of the world’s largest tapestry’s, the museum also features temporary displays; Money, Shoes, Chocolate and all that which explores Quakers in business, The Barrett Counterpane, a 19th century friendship quilt.

Free audio guides bring the panels to life, with quizzes, dressing up and games for children. Free car park and café.

100 stalls of arts and crafts make it the biggest open air art gallery in the Lake District. Held last Sunday each month, April to September. Professionals and amateurs. Not only oils, watercolours and pastels but also pictures in aluminium, and sewing. Many wood, glass, jewellery and other crafts.

Established in 1994, the Old Courthouse Gallery, Ambleside has become one of the leading independent contemporary arts galleries in the North of England.

Occupying three floors within an historic building, the bright and welcoming gallery showcases the best arts and crafts in the Lakes and in Britain today.

A range of media are featured in the gallery including wall art, wood/furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork and jewellery,
ensuring a deep and high quality range of pieces for the serious collector or the person looking for the ideal gift or memento.