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Loose Lips Tea at The Albam Great British Craft Tent

So you have made your Tote Bag, had a haircut and your specs have had an MOT. What next? Well, how about a cup of tea with a difference?

Loose Lips Tea are an innovative tea company from east London encouraging tea drinkers to discard the tea bag and indulge in their five pure, whole leaf teas. Their tea leaves …

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Mr. Natty’s Festival Spruce Up – Book now!

Demand is high for Mr. Natty at The Good Life Festival so we are now taking bookings for his Festival Spruce Up service. Running from 11am to 6pm the spruce up will take 30 minutes, leaving you plenty of time to make a Tote Bag with Ray and enjoy a cup of Loose Lips Tea.

To book your slot with …

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Architecture for the People

If you are a fan of architecture, interior design, history or just enjoy being nosy this weekend will be a treat. The 21st and 22nd of September will see The Open House initiative opening doors all over London for its 22nd year, including many buildings and sites that are usually off-limits like the Gherkin, Foreign Office and, for the first …

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The Good Life Lookbook

With the Good Life Experience on the horizon we thought we’d put together a little festival get up guide to help see you through the weekend, just incase you were lacking a bit of inspiration.

Hopefully its going to be more of a Converse weekend rather than wellies, either way our lookbook should help keep you warm and dry whether …

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Specs Appeal with Cubitts of Kings Cross

With the Good Life Festival taking place this coming weekend, we are officially counting down to Friday when we’ll make the trip up to Wales. Joining us in the Albam Great British Craft Tent will be our  friends from down the road, Cubitts of Kings Cross.

The Cubitts chaps are not only on a mission to change the way your …

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Ray Pope’s Tote Masterclass

Next weekend we will be uprooting from our Nottingham & London bases for the weekend in order to set up camp at the Good Life Festival in Flintshire, North Wales. As you will know, we are taking some friends and colleagues with us who’s craft and expertise make them perfect for our Great British Craft Tent.  In our humble opinion …

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Team Photo Journal – Portugal Travels

Our next photo journal comes from a member of our Design and Communications team who has recently come back from a couple of weeks in Portugal. Spending the first half of his time in Lisbon with winding backstreets, Fado music and custard tart a plenty, then heading down for a more relaxed, rural week in the Northern part of the …

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The GQ Style Night

This evening more than a hundred of the shops in the Carnaby Street area team up for the annual GQ style night. Not only will all of the stores in the area be offering 20% off all purchases (and yes, that does include our Beak St store!) there will be whiskey tasting and live music and the restaurants and bars …

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Brother Cycles – The Coldest March at the Bike Film Festival

On Monday evening we were invited by our friends at Brother Cycles to a series of short film screenings as part of the Bicyclce Film Festival. The festival takes place across the globe with forthcoming screenings in Warsaw, Istanbul and Quebec and features a wide range of film making styles and stories, all with the humble bicycle taking the starring …

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