November 25, 2019 2 min read
We are delighted to join the Humblecountry Events team in what promises to be a haven of Christmas goodies and gifts in a spectacular setting within the walled cobbled courtyards of Hampton Court Palace for the Christmas Fair.
We will have our full range of Welsh blankets, Welsh Tapestry blankets, hand dyed scarves and yarn and our so, so cosy throws on show. We will be joined by a collection of our gorgeous home-ware exhibitors at the fabulous Festive Fayre, nestled in amongst the carol singers and the Christmas trees, and lit with plentiful festoon lighting. This really will be Christmas shopping in a wonderful twilight atmosphere!
Soak up the atmosphere and spirit of the season with sing-along festive classics, with fabulous food and drink on offer. Browse unique gift stalls and watch seasonal cooking demos live in The Kitchen.
Join the choristers from the Chapel Royal on 7th December and sing some of your favourite carols during their bite-sized 20-minute carol services in the chapel. Services take place at 11:00, 14:00 and 15:00.
With everything from Christmas pudding to sausages, and brownies to churros, our 100 hand-picked artisan producers and companies are guaranteed to delight even the most committed foodie.
At the Hampton Court Christmas Fair, it will be a festive fayre extraordinaire!!!
Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace on the river Thames some twelve miles south west of central London. The Palace was originally built for Cardinal Wolsey in 1515 but when he fell from favour, the Palace passed to King Henry VIII. The Palace is currently owned by the current monarch and the Crown Estates.
The Palace is open to the public and is a major tourist attraction with over 900,000 visitor per annum. The Palace and the grounds are administered by an independent charity called Historic Royal Palaces. Hampton Court gardens are a tourist attraction in their own right and they include the famous maze, the historic royal tennis court and the huge grape vine. The Palace is ‘home’ to many annual events throughout the year including Hampton Court Palace festival, the Hampton Court Flower Show and numbers Christmas Festive events.
Our company, FelinFach Natural Textiles is located in the heart of the Preseli area of Pembrokeshire near to Boncath. We design Welsh blankets, Welsh woollen blankets and so, so cosy throws which are traditionally woven at Welsh mills. All our woollen products are made from pure new wool - they are not used, 'vintage' or second-hand. We also design and make natural hand dyed yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves and other handmade products. We are a proud supporter of the Campaign for Wool, Global Welsh and Wales International.
September 10, 2021 13 min read
Owain Glyndŵr Day, 16th September, commemorates the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales. Today, he is a figure of mass culture in Wales, with statues, flags and monuments alongside pubs and street names remembering him. He is possibly one of the greatest Welshmen of all time if not the greatest. His name is still remembered and revered today.
September 05, 2021 8 min read
Be part of the worldwide celebrations for Roald Dahl's Day on Monday 13th September 2021. Dahl’s story began in 1916 in when he was born at Villa Marie, Fairwater Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales, a house name was named after the first wife. In 1918 his father, Harald, purchased a much grander property, Ty Mynydd (Mountain House in Welsh), a large farm of 150 acres in Radyr, near Cardiff.
August 31, 2021 3 min read
Welsh rabbit (original spelling) or Welsh rarebit is a traditional but famous Welsh dish. Basically, it’s combination of hot melted cheese on toast which is a winning combination on any day. The first and most important thing to understand is that rarebit is not a word that is used in any other context. It only exists next to the word Welsh when referring to the dish Welsh rarebit