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January baking – Light Fruit Cake

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on January 21, 2015, no comments

A friend of mine (after a few too many glasses of wine) once infamously shouted out another friend’s wedding ‘no one likes fruit cake!’ just as the bride & groom were about to cut the cake – then promptly flopped out on the table. This prompted two responses: 1. A shout from the cakemaker (also a […]

Happy New Year from Chapel House

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on January 2, 2015, no comments

A little update from Chapel House – the Wiltshire home of H&B Since mid-July my husband and I have been renovating a house on the Wiltshire/ South Glos border. Having never undertaken a renovation project of our own before, and with the looming birth of our first child in May, I’ve got to admit the whole project […]

H&B in January’s Country Living Magazine

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on December 9, 2014, no comments

Hinchcliffe & Barber in Country Living Magazine, January 2015. We’re really chuffed to see our True Blue jug (available early Spring) in January’s Country Living Magazine. Hinchcliffe & Barber were first featured in Country Living Magazine in Jan 1989 with a reader offer to buy hand decorated animal plates – 26 years ago! And I’m […]

Latest press for Hinchcliffe & Barber

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on November 22, 2014, no comments

We’re really pleased to see that our new collections have been getting some press recently. If you haven’t seen the articles, here is a round up of our recent features: Country Living recently selected our Songbird Grey Jug (£30) to feature in their Christmas gift guide for foodie… Joss and Main interviewed me for their […]

A little weekend treat? 10% off the new collection for 72 hours only…

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on September 27, 2014, no comments

Ahead of the official online launch next month of our new ceramics and textiles collection, we’re offering 10% off selected products via the lovely Joss and Main website. You’ll have to hurry though as the offer is only available for 72 hours…we hope you like what you see. Over the next few weeks we’ll also be adding […]

AUGUST – here and there

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on August 31, 2014, no comments

As I sit down to write this blog post, the sun is shining in the garden and there is a lovely distant sound of a lawn mower – not forgetting the evocative smell of cut grass – yes cliches, but still so lovely… It feels like an unusually fair day. The weather throughout August in […]

Get into the groove with us on Instagram!

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on August 15, 2014, no comments

We’re now on Instagram! Follow us on your phone for lots of lovely photos (we’ll do our very best!).  http://instagram.com/hinchandbarber Here’s a little taster of what you can expect… [a bit about us!] [rainbow last night over Wiltshire] [one of the ranges in our new catalogue – do you like the bag?]

#Throwback Sunday

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on August 10, 2014, one comment

What better way to spend a lazy rainy Sunday morning than looking through old photos? Here’s some from the Hinchcliffe & Barber family album…my father John Hinchcliffe looking very cheeky in Italy, a lovely one of Hinchcliffe & Barber founders John & Wendy in Florence and then an early Hinchcliffe & Barber marquee stand. We’ve really […]


by Georgia Hinchcliffe on August 6, 2014, no comments

We’re currently going through a bit of an upheaval. We’re in the process of moving & renovating a lovely cottage with a nice large studio for our designs outside Bath. As lovely as this sounds – we’re currently without ‘a base’ and will be until we can find a builder to complete the rest of […]


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