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New season update

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on March 10, 2015, no comments

Late Jan and February saw some exciting events at Hinchcliffe & Barber… In February we won the Gift Association’s Gift of the Year award for our Songbird Grey ceramics – the award was presented by Sebastian Conran to our licensee MyGiftsTrade  at The Spring Fair in Birmingham. Here’s a photo of us a couple of weeks […]

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 Shoot…

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on December 11, 2013, no comments

At H&B we’re in the process of re-launching and reviving our range of ceramics and textiles…so we’re testing out new ideas and doing practically all the work ourselves. We built the websites for Hinchcliffe and Barber and John Hinchcliffe Fine Prints from scratch and we do all the photography etc. from our houses. Our latest […]

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas…

by Georgia Hinchcliffe on December 8, 2013, no comments

Hi – I’m Georgia Hinchcliffe, Wendy’s daughter and business partner. And just so you know, occasionally I’m going to be adding a few posts on the blog… It’s beginning to feel very festive at Hinchcliffe and Barber and John Hinchcliffe Fine Prints HQ. We were at Neston Farm Shop in Wiltshire on Thursday night for […]

H&B online store now open!

by Wendy Barber on November 29, 2013, no comments

We’ve launched our online shop just in time for Christmas: WWW.HINCHCLIFFEANDBARBER.COM You’ll find two of our ranges, Dorset Delft and Spongeware, available in limited numbers to buy online. And why not also follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep up to date with our latest news? You can also find us at: Neston Farm Shop, Atworth, Wiltshire on […]

Two stunning painters now showing in Bath

by Wendy Barber on January 21, 2012, 2 comments

Harriet Barber who is my daughter is exhibiting at the Quest Gallery in Bath until March. On show are her paintings of the River Stour as it flows through Bryanston. River Stour: Harriet Barber 2011 currently at Quest Gallery Harriet has been painting the Stour since her mid teens. John Hinchcliffe would show her how […]

Portland: Olympic venue

by Wendy Barber on January 12, 2012, no comments

The days are starting to draw out and the longer daylight hours prompt me to think about getting down to Portland, this year is different of course. The Sailing Olympics will change everything and other venues must be found for painting seascapes. Chesil Beach at Fortuneswell. Crayon Wendy Barber Rocks at Portland Bill: oil on canvas: […]

Happy New Year 2012

by Wendy Barber on January 4, 2012, no comments

On 1st January I watched the traditional mummers play performed by the Widcome Mummers  on their home ground. I was struck by the magnificent horse and rider. There was much humour and topical material with Olympian references all over. The musicians achieved the ancient, jolly sound that one associates so much with mummers plays.  It was […]

George Wright’s new book

by Wendy Barber on December 1, 2011, no comments

Sadly I couldn’t get to the launch of George Wright’s new book: Bridport Hats last Tuesday but  I will certainly be buying the book. Books by George can be found here:  We met in the very early 1980’s when George arrived at Charlton Cottage in order to photograph our ceramics, home and studio for  a country […]

Rachel Sargent Exhibition of paintings

by Wendy Barber on November 10, 2011, no comments

I draw your attention to the exhibition above: Sargent’s beautiful jewel like paintings draw on the beauty and drama of the Wessex landscape. I wrote about all the help that I have in the studio earlier this year. As well as working on her own work Rachel has been decorating for the Hinchcliffe and Barber studio. Large […]


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