16 July 2015 By Sam Duke
Join us at Alitex HQ on the 12th September and partake in the ultimate shopping experience for all things home and garden. Friends of Alitex will come together for a one-off event that is sure to bring out your inner designer. Let’s take a closer look at who will be joining us.
A Place in the Garden offer a unique collection of elegant zinc planters and decorative zinc objects. They have brought together authentic reproductions of classic designs and some fine contemporary pieces, produced by the traditional process of dipping the hand made objects into molten zinc.
Edward Barnsley furniture is beautifully made in a wide range of timbers; they make one-off pieces for private homes and public spaces. All their furniture-makers serve a unique Barnsley Apprenticeship and learn how to achieve the highest level of skill.
The beepalace is a stylish, colourful piece of garden architecture conceived, designed and made in England. It provides a nesting place for ‘solitary’ bees. Just hang up your beepalace and become involved in the propagation of nature!
Cacoon is the new hanging chair and concept for relaxation and simple fun. It’s your swing chair; your hammock; your hanging garden seat; it’s whatever you want it to be, inside or out.
An independent micro-brewery based on a farm in the small village of Dunsfold in Surrey; Crafty Brewing’s aim is to hand craft both traditional and innovative real ales.
David Harber’s custom-built sundials, garden sculptures and water features have worked their magic on homes and gardens around the world. Their designs are inspired by interaction of light, landscape and water.
Gaze Burvill design outdoor furniture and outdoor kitchens made of the finest quality oak, for people who enjoy the quiet pleasure of owning exceptionally comfortable and long lasting beauty.
Oak Leaf Gates is the established luxury brand for those looking for the highest quality oak gates and oak garage doors. Their complete service is fused with fine attention to design detail and the highest levels of traditional craftsmanship
Phoenix Perennial Plants in Alton, Hampshire, is run by Marina Christopher and her special interest is in growing plants that are beneficial to pollinators (not just bees!)
Find out a little more about Marina here.
Sarah knows her onions! After obtaining a three year Diploma in Horticultural Science in Australia, she worked in the temperate department at Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew for three years. Now you will find her at West Dean Gardens, which she has been developing since 1991.
Wild Damson specialise in antique and painted furniture pieces, which are hand painted in their onsite workshop. They also have an excellent range of interesting home and garden accessories.
The event will be open from 10am until 5pm and all the features that come with an Alitex open morning will be available; so join us for a tour of the factory, have a peek in our design office and experience some Alitex structures on our show site. All this, along with our circle of friends and their stunning wares, ensure an inspirational day out.
Why not join us on the 10th September for our annual lecture with garden designer, writer and broadcaster Matthew Wilson. He will be talking about his time as curator at RHS Hyde Hall and Harlow Carr. Tickets are £10 and the event will be help at Alitex on Torberry Farm; for more information click here.
For more information, call us on 01730 826 900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!