Friends of Silver Forge

Predator Experience
Dee and Daniel specialize in pre-booked interactive experiences for the adventurous of spirit – walk with their wolves, hawk walks, eagle encounters as well as get to see foxes, spiders, snakes and more! Learn while you interact with the animals.

Glynis Bland Photography
For beautiful personal and promotional photography.

Art Room Gallery
Preston gallery – dynamite comes in small packages; the Art Room Gallery is small but beautifully sourced: paintings, prints, glass, ceramics, jewellery and textiles.

Custom handmade harp stools/seats
Sarah makes fantastic bespoke harp seats that are customised to your height and colour. Beautiful!
Ian Johnson has a fine selection of Lakeland scenes in several formats (eg: large print, cards) – all taken and framed (where appropriate) by Ian. Examples of Ian’s work can be seen at Lunesdale Art and Framing in Kirkby Lonsdale, and custom framing is available.

Kate Bentley Artist
Kate Bentley paints predominantly in watercolours and oils. Kate also offers painting courses in the UK (one day as well as short residentials) and gives demonstrations to art societies, and she teaches throughout Europe with a specialist holiday company.
Casey Allum original paintings and drawing are created in oils, pencil or ink. Contact Casey for portraits of your family, friends and pets. Casey’s work can be seen at Yew Tree Barn and Gallery H.
Home to the Silver Forge studio until April 2012, this fantastic barn houses an eclectic mix of architectural antiques, gallery, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, jewellery, cafe and more. The Barn is based in Low Newton, Cumbria.

Accommodation in Cumbria:
a boutique guest hotel situated in Kendal and fantastic for easy travel.
a stone’s throw from the studio in Lindale, this delightful guest house is the perfect location for weekend workshops.
Awarded best Bed and Breakfast in England 2011-2012 and currently awarded their 5* Gold Award and coveted Breakfast Award, Number 43 offers luxury accommodation on the edge of the Lake District in Arnside.
Situated close to the shops, restaurants and cafes of Windermere, yet only a ten minute walk to Bowness and the Lake…
Superbly located for a relaxing break or something more energetic, such as cycling or walking in the spectacularly beautiful Lakeland fells.
Dramatic views across Morecambe Bay feature at the Netherwood Hotel, a former stately home set within extensive, colourful gardens. A great place to start if you want to get to know the Lake District.