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Amble By the Sea, Amble, UK

I am Hayley, an independent consultant for Kids Bee Happy, unleashing the creativity of children aged 3 – 103!! Parties available, and prices vary dependent on numbers.

I also run Body Shop at home, offering skincare, makeup, body care products, and parties available free of charge to try / test products before you buy.

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Ladybank, United Kingdom

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refelt is a concept developed by Hala Zaluczkowska, involving the reworking and recycling fashion and textiles. Quality fashion items such as coats; suits; hats and accessories are collected and worked on to create an individual and tailored item. Textiles are recycled to make tactile blankets and throws and furnishings with a bespoke offer. Each item is considered individually to create re-loved, re-worked pieces for a contemporary market. Felt is incorporated into both fashion and textile items.

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51 Welbeck Road, Guidepost, Choppington NE62 5PA, United Kingdom

Textile crafts and bespoke textile / soft furnishings including high quality bunting, bags, baby clothes and gifts. Upcycled items for home. Items can be requested or own items / furniture modernised.

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  • Teaching tribal style belly dance. Facilitating workshops using dance and movement in developing self empowerment, positive body image, healthy living, confidence and team building.
  • Design and production of costumes and jewellry.
  • Event and holiday hosting, local and aboard.

Tribe Zuza has been running for 8 years.

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Low Hauxley Village Hall NE65 0JR United Kingdom

I am an artist based in North Shields, where I run groups and classes through my community interest company. I also run creative days at the coast in Low Hauxley near Amble. Full details of any of the classes can be found on my website under creative classes. I can also organise classes to fit with your plans/wishes. I work primarily with felt and fibre but not exclusively. I embrace an environmentally friendly ethic in my work and encourage it in others. I am a former professional photographer who strongly believes everyone can improve their own sense of happiness and well being by enjoying, exploring and embracing their own creativity. I also collaborate with Elaine Maughan, a natural energy healer, to hold spiritually creative days.

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Why ‘MuddMade’? Because my name’s Judy Mudd and I made them!

A MuddMade thing offers you….

Fun Colourful Vibrant and often Quirky Fabrics…

Used to handcraft beautiful bags and more…

All finished to a high standard…

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38-58 Main St, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland NE65 9PR, UK

Emma designs websites for small creative businesses.

Emma is also a mixed media artist. Largely abstract in nature, she works using a variety of materials mixing the boundaries of painting, collage, sculpture and textiles. Currently working on incorporating digital imagery into her work,  Emma is planning some printmaking and collage workshops in the winter – contact her for more information. You are very welcome to visit her in her studio, she is there Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, but please check first if making a special trip.

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Milfield, Wooler NE71 6HS, UK

Shadowcat Films is a film production company based in Northumberland.

The company is run by Alysoun Sharpe who has produced several documentary films relevant to
Northumberland. Her new documentary about Josephine Butler follows on from her previous
films To the Border Bred, The Forgotten Workers and Valley in the North.

She is also a freelance assistant producer, and has worked on several prime time television shows
including Robson Green's Tales from Northumberland, Coastal Lives, and David Jason: My
Life on Screen.

Alnwick, Northumberland, United Kingdom

Last year I started the shoebox scheme for local families in need. It was very successful. This year Carlos fish and chip shop in Alnwick is the drop off point for toys, groceries and shoeboxes and hampers. People should cover the shoebox in Christmas paper and put a note on top secured with elastic band as to who it is for. eg. elderly man, elderly woman, child, boy or girl age group or single man or woman. Shoeboxes should contain special gifts for the recipient. We have many families locally that need help. Please let us know of anyone you think may need help. 2nd hand toys in good condition, food for the food bank, luxury items for the hampers and filled shoeboxes are all welcome. If you cant do a shoebox, one or two items are still most gratefully accepted. I am looking for volunteers to organise the same in different parts of Northumberland.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom

Willow and greenwood artist Ruth Thompson set up Sylvan Skills in 1995 and has since worked in Northumberland, North East England and across the UK on a variety of projects from community based, craft workshops to public art exhibitions.

Ruth offers community workshops, art therapy workshops, hazel hurdles, basketry courses, willowcraft, heritage crafts, willow fence panels, living willow.

20 Belle Vue Gardens, Alnwick, United Kingdom

Craft and sewing items handmade by Louise, including cushions, bags and gifts. I also make custom-made items for customers according to their specifications, such as cushions with names on them.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom

Bespoke cards and decorations made using hand crafted origami shapes.

Running since April 2013.

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34 Islestone Dr, North Sunderland, Seahouses NE68 7XB, UK,

MJT is run by Marjorie Turner, offering aromatherapy, Back massage, Head massage, manicure, pedicure.

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Netherton, United Kingdom

Website design, E-Commerce (online shops), search engine optimisation, branding and marketing.

S3 Web Design has been running since 2009.

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The Therapy Room, Cheviot Centre, Wooler NE71 6BL

Complementary Health Practitioner offering treatments in Reiki, Spiritual Healing, Crystal Chakra Balancing, Colour Therapy. Fiona also runs Colour workshops and Colour and Spirituality Retreat weekends. Fiona is based at the Therapy Room in Wooler and is listed on the Border Therapies website.

Fiona specialises in helping people with mental health issues.
She also helps people to cope with dealing with the effects of cancer.

Fiona has been practicing Reiki since 2002 & is trained to Reiki Master Practitioner level. She has been a member of The NFSH (now The Healing Trust) since 2005 qualifying in 2008. Fiona started her training in Colour Therapy in 2007 & achieved her Diploma in early 2010.

 

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Pod 1 Cheviot Centre 12, Padgepool Place, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6BL

Jean offers Acupuncture, K.O.R.E. Therapy, No Hands Massage, Reflexology

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53 Main Street, Tweedmouth, United Kingdom TD15 2AD

Helen Barlow runs a graphic design company based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, specialist in:

A Branding design for small businesses and start ups including logo design, marketing design and web design
B Expert in packaging design and label design for food, drink and organic products from artisan and gourmet producers

In addition I can provide a number of add on services such as print handling or your having your brand / image seen on various promotional products and fair trade items.

I am working ethically as a freelance graphic designer in the North East with affordable fair rates and outsourcing to local, family run and independent suppliers in the UK and Fair Trade developing world.

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The Baithouse, off Dunstanburgh Rd, Craster, NE66 3TU

I have an art studio in Craster where I offer bespoke creative sessions for full or half days. Whether you’ve done nothing’ since your schooldays, or you want to try something new, I can provide guidance and equipment, or leave you to your own devices if you prefer. The studio is equipped for drawing and painting, stitching, collage or assemblage of functional or decorative objects. The beautiful local landscape, and seashore finds, provide abundant inspiration. Drawing or painting outings can be arranged in the locality, or you may prefer to draw in the adjacent ‘fisherman’s allotment garden’. There is space for up to 4 people. Tea, coffee and snacks provided.

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Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom

Lighthouse Films offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of a variety of clients.

Services include:

  • Marketing and PR Video (Online Ads for your business)
  • Product Demo
  • Event Capture
  • Training Videos

We have many years of experience in the photographic sector and have recently started Lighthouse Films to target the emerging online market and the necessity for businesses large or small to have an online presence.

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20-22 Queen Street, Amble, Morpeth NE65 0BZ, UK

A one-stop clothes care and crafting shop offering: alterations and repairs including bridal and prom; curtain alterations; fitting and remodelling of men’s and ladies’ garments; dressmaking; millinery; gent’s bow ties, ties, cravats, and waistcoats to order; knitwear; dry cleaning; haberdashery; yarn; fabric; craft kits and supplies; lampshade supplies and refurbishment; courses; room hire; crafting hen parties; bridal ribbons and  favours, and decorative wedding supplies to order.

we offer 10% off charity knitting yarn.

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