Journal

1-Can you post glass ?

December 15, 2018
We will be popping up in Sheffield as part of this new event, run by the team at Great North Events with our studio production and limited edition bowls, with a mini version of our Rosedale studio. Look forward to seeing you.July 27-29 at the Millennium Gallery, Sheffieldfor tickets please follow this link

2-Glassmaking – Root Vases

November 15, 2018

We’ve been making our small Root vases this week, in a wide variety of colours. These vases are so easy to use for the non flower arrangers amongst us (myself included), any seasonal flowers seem to position themselves effortlessly.

Though not available to order online, give us a call or an email if you’d like us to post one off to you.

3-Website Issues – thanks for your patience

November 15, 2018
We've been doing some work on our website which caused a few hiccups in it's usual smooth running.Many people brought the problem to our attention and we are very grateful.Thanks for your patience and as you can see we are all back up and running.Apologies for any inconvenience caused by the technical issues.Warm regards from RosedaleKate & Stephen 

4-Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair – Manchester

October 8, 2018
We will be moving a little bit of Rosedale to the city of Manchester for this lovely event, showing our glass with 150 makers from across the disciplines.We will be there 11-14 OctoberPV 11th 6pm - 9pmFriday 10 - 6pmSat 10 - 5pmSunday 10 - 4pm

5-A Cool, Quiet Hotshop

August 28, 2018
A portrait of the Barnard Castle & Teesdale in contemporary cameo glass.A series of our pushed bowl forms, with colours moving through the seasons, exploring the landscape around Teesdale the Bowes Museum.This beautiful Landscape has been an inspiration to artists including the famous poem Rokeby by Walter Scott which celebrates Teesdale and many watercolorists have chosen to paint this landscape, including John Sell Cotman & J.M.W.Turner.Our exploration and Portrait of this landscape will use a perspective that has only recently become available. Using digital satellite technology,  enabling an over view of the landscape, revealing the geology and the marks carved into the land of Teesdale by natures hand and the active management of men and women over millennia.The title 'Portrait of Place', makes reference to the English Water Colour Tradition, a time before watercolorists were appreciated as artists, a time when their role was purely functional, recorders of the world around them.10th February 2018 - 13th MayThe Bowes Museum

6-Popping Up in Sheffield – July 27-29

July 9, 2018
A portrait of the Barnard Castle & Teesdale in contemporary cameo glass.A series of our pushed bowl forms, with colours moving through the seasons, exploring the landscape around Teesdale the Bowes Museum.This beautiful Landscape has been an inspiration to artists including the famous poem Rokeby by Walter Scott which celebrates Teesdale and many watercolorists have chosen to paint this landscape, including John Sell Cotman & J.M.W.Turner.Our exploration and Portrait of this landscape will use a perspective that has only recently become available. Using digital satellite technology,  enabling an over view of the landscape, revealing the geology and the marks carved into the land of Teesdale by natures hand and the active management of men and women over millennia.The title 'Portrait of Place', makes reference to the English Water Colour Tradition, a time before watercolorists were appreciated as artists, a time when their role was purely functional, recorders of the world around them.10th February 2018 - 13th MayThe Bowes Museum

7-Andy Goldsworthy – Rosedale

July 2, 2018

Artist Andy Goldsworthy is making a series of works in Rosedale, which will eventually form a beautiful walking trail in Northdale.

We are delighted to have made a small contribution to one of the works in the form of an Occulus, for Jobs Well, and we are really looking forward to the completion of the project which is supported by the David Ross Foundation.

8-Back to the land – Thank you

May 17, 2018

If you missed the show, you can catch up on iplayer here. Episode 2 and our little segment starts at about 28 mins.

Mandy thanks to Darren and the crew and all at 7Wonder for a beautiful edit.

And many thanks too everyone for all the lovely comments following the broadcast.

You will find a website dedicated to the show where you can find all the folks mentioned in every episode.

 

9-Back to the land – BBC2 9th May 7pm

April 30, 2018

Last October, a 7Wonder film crew spent a day with us, filming for Kate Humbles second series of Back to the Land.
This series champions the UK’s most inspirational rural entrepreneurs and this episode looked at folks working in North Yorkshire.
The weather was kind, the sun shone and there was an autumnal nip in the air.

Our little part in the broadcast is in the second episode on 9th May 7pm BBC2.
for more details have a look at the BBC website

10-Northern Design Awards

November 16, 2017

We are really excited to be included as a finalist in the Designer Maker category – competing against some very tough Northern competition.

We are set to find out if we have won this prestigious accolade on Friday 24th November at the iconic Principal Hotel, Manchester when the winners are announced at a glittering gala dinner. One the judges, Linda Barker praises the awards “”It’s a privilege to be part of the illustrious judging panel and to be part of the growing phenomena that is ‘The Northern Design Awards’ “The award ceremony is always one of the most glamorous events in my diary, a fabulous event that celebrates the power of the North’.