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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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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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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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The Albam Great British Craft Tent | Win two tickets!

As you may have heard already, on the weekend of 20th September we will be curating an Albam Great British Craft Tent at the Good Life Festival in Flintshire, North Wales.

Along with our manufacturing master Ray Pope & some of our finest goods, we are taking a few friends & colleagues whose craft & expertise make them perfect for …

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Photographing the Brecon Beacons by Cereal Magazine

The lovely folk at Cereal Magazine made this beautiful film recently on a trip to the Brecon Beacons in Wales.

If you can take your eyes off the stunning scenery, you may also notice one of our old Simple Shirts worn by Cereal  photographer, Richard.

Watch ’Photographing the Brecon Beacons’.

You can still buy issue 4 of Cereal Magazine and view our current …

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Mr. Natty at our Spitalfields Store – Friday 18th July

Good news all!
Mr. Natty will be hosting his pop up barber shop at our Spitalfields store next Friday (18th July). He will be offering a hair cut, head message & shave or beard trim for £40. Cups of tea and chat will be free of charge.
Appointments run from 11am until 6pm, call (0207) 246 6254 to …

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Bird is the word!

The humble Burger has gone though something of  transformation in recent years & new Shoreditch restaurant ‘Bird’ is doing something similar with Chicken.

Using high quality ingredients that are sourced responsibly and delivered fresh daily, the Bird uses only free range, gluten free Chicken. The team behind the Bird have traveled throughout the US and Asia in a bid to …

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