The Arts & Crafts Lakes School was a development of the Arts and Craft Cotswold School. The most significant designers and makers were Arthur Simpson, in Kendal, Stanley Webb Davies at Windermere and the Keswick School of Industrial Arts. Peter Hall of Staveley still produces furniture in this tradition.
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Come and view items at our showroom which is just 10 minutes scenic drive from Juncion 38 of the M6, and is open by appointment. We won't try and hard sell you anything, and its fine to just browse, so if you don't find anything to buy, that's fine. If you do find something you love enough to buy, that's a bonus. The showroom is just 10 miles of beautiful countryside driving off Junction 38 of the M6 and you can park free immediately outside.
The Yorkshire School of the Arts & Crafts movement started with Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson's workshop and over the years many of the craftsmen have taken their skills and branched out with a trademark of their own, a fox, a lizard, a fish, a rabbit to name but a few. Typical Yorkshire school items are in English Oak, with traditional pegged joints and adzed surfacesMore ...