Helen Martindale

Helen Martindale has written 12 posts for Bay Tree Cottage Blog

Learn the secrets of making Marvellous Marmalade

Thursday 1 February (9.30am-12.30pm; £45pp)

Pruning your fruit trees to yield maximum crops 


 New Craft Nights at Bay Tree Cottage

We are launching a new series of Craft Nights in February!

Christmas Wreath workshops – new dates added!

The snow played havoc with our Christmas Wreath workshop last weekend and so, to accommodate everyone who could not make it, we are putting on two extra workshops….and this means we now have spaces for some more people too! So, if you still haven’t got a wreath on your door, now’s your chance to come and […]

Bay Tree Cottage Gift Vouchers …a perfect present for the Christmas Stocking!

If you get a headache just thinking about what gifts to buy for the friends and family in your life, then a gift voucher from Bay Tree Cottage is an instant remedy!

Bake an array of festive breads at Bay Tree Cottage

Come and get into the Christmas spirit with a one-day festive bread making course at Bay Tree Cottage! The workshops are taking place on Thursday 7 December and Monday 11 December from 9.30am-3pm and cost £75pp.

Jenny takes to the stage in Strictly Northampton

Our very own Jenny Dicks is swapping her apron for dancing shoes to take part in Strictly Northampton on Saturday 18 November.  She is raising funds for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, a fantastic local organisation whose support she has experienced first-hand.

Crafting the perfect Hen Party

If you’ve been given the task of organising a hen party that is altogether a more relaxing and refined affair than L plates and feather boas, then an event where you learn a new skill, enjoy wonderful refreshments and take home a handmade creation, rather than a shocking hangover, could be perfect.

Christmas Parties & Festive Frolics!

If you’re starting to think about organising a festive get-together with your family, friends, colleagues or customers then we hope to provide you with some inspirational ideas on how to make it just that little bit more memorable this year!

Craft Your Own Christmas

It’s shaping up to be a wonderful Christmas here at Bay Tree Cottage and we have an array of festive workshops that will help to give any celebration a truly personal touch.