The Northern Line News - Design Led Homeware, Gifts and Art from Cumbria

DECEMBER OPENING HOURS

Our hours are slightly different this month.  Between 2nd and 23rd December we will be open, but this year we are CLOSED on Christmas Eve. Your Ulverston store will also be open 11am to 3pm on Sundays throughout December.

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Beautifully scented candles from Hobo + Co

Beautifully scented candles from Hobo + Co

A nice story Many moons ago in wildest Lincolnshire I used to babysit for a lovely girl called Rachael. Fast forward to 2020 and our paths crossed again, and we now supply Rachael's wonderful handmade candles from her company - Hobo + Co Candles. They smell AMAZING! We are burning Raspberry + Peppercorn at home, and it is such a pretty scent which fills the whole room and more importantly.....it lasts! You can buy Hobo + Co candles on our website, as well as room sprays and diffusers. Oh yeah....the packaging is fab too, so they make a great gift...

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The Beautiful Game in Tube Map Style

The Beautiful Game in Tube Map Style

Take a closer look and this map of London's Underground will reveal that it's all about The Beautiful Game and not train lines. 'The Road to Wembley'.

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Art of Kitchenware from a Guy Called Kate

Art of Kitchenware from a Guy Called Kate

We've recently started stocking a delightful range of kitchenware including tea towels and oven gloves from Kate Guy, a printmaker based in Camden, London. She has produced a stunning range of lino cut menu based designs. Kate's a lover of food and cooking which has proved to be an inspiration.  "I illustrate classic recipes using my unique lino cut ingredients. I have created a whole store cupboard of blocks, each one an ingredient. I combine these in one print to create the recipes. I make the original prints which I also colour by hand. I then have these screen printed onto organic cotton...

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The Bob Graham Round

The Bob Graham Round

Our Bob Graham Round poster celebrates, as much as anything, the sport of fell running, which can be argued as Cumbria's 'national' sport. The challenge of 'fell bagging' has been around for a long time, but in some ways it was Bob Graham a guest house owner from Keswick who defined the 42 peaks in 1932. It wasn't until 1960 that the record was bettered, by Alan Heaton and his run and the four alternative fells he peaked are now accepted as the ones that define 'The Bob Graham Round'. The route begins and ends at Keswick's Moot Hall and covers...

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