Festivities

kibi

Fab:ergé eggs

Naturally dyed eggs. Great dyes include onions, red cabbage, nettle, beetroot and tumeric. See more on Kibi’s Insta page. Read about the history of Russian Fabergé eggs.    

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Antonia cake

Eggsellent cake

Nigella’s recipe for Easter Nest Cake.

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Hawthorn Rd

A Hawthorn Hurrah

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Congratulations to all our litter pickers: Heritage Hero Award

All the people who have helped clean up Ally Pally have just won a Heritage Hero Award for all their hard work for the last 12 months; whether they once picked up litter as they went for a walk or went out every day with sacks. Video here. Louise Stewart describes the huge impact the […]

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Joelle - pressed flowers

Mothers’ Day flowers – pressed blooms on card

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dolls of life Branwen

Celebrating International Women’s Day

In celebration, we feature the work of Branwen. She is 15, lives on North View, and runs the organisation Dolls of Life, which supports girls with facial disfigurements in Ethiopia. Branwen raised money for five Ethiopian girls to receive facial reconstructive surgery through Project Harar, a local charity. Branwen’s doll great animation is here. Email: […]

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little house

Imbolc

The 2nd of February marks the Celic festival of Imbolc, celebrating the approach of spring with snowdrops.

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peace and goodwill amended

Peace and goodwill – gold leaf on card

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Kings of the desert - epiphany

Epiphany

The arrival of the Kings.

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stick man

Stick Man

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