20 Jul 17

Hambleton Sports Awards 2017

Recently I’ve been working on the Hambleton Sports Awards for 2017. Making awards is an opportunity to do something different. A lot of the time in the studio I work on items which have a deeply practical function. Like bowls and plates, they are intended to be used everyday. Commemorative pieces on the are one off items where the function of it is actually secondary.

Sports trophy

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13 Apr 16

Hambleton Community Awards 2016

Every year Hambleton council hosts a Community Awards ceremony and this year Little Wren Pottery designed and created the awards for the event! Each award was a custom jug with an inscription of the award name going to an individual or group who helps daily with the lives of people in the Hambleton area.
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17 Jan 14

Postcards from Hambleton; Betty’s Northallerton

I’ve been wanting to do a series of posts on a few of my favourite local spots that I just seem to go back to again and again. The aim is to showcase both well known and hidden gems, maybe I’ll add a few new ones along the way!

A visit to Northallerton somehow doesn’t seem complete without a trip to Betty’s. Right in the centre of the high street it’s really hard to miss with a beautiful seasonal displays of cakes, pastries and breads in the window. I’ve actually been coming to this particular Betty’s my whole life!
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