The Branch - Creative Studios
Creativity stirs at Gibside
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Ceri creates beautiful handmade soaps and luxurious skincare products in a little workshop upstairs at our Stables. Made with natural ingredients like pure plant oils, butters, Northumbrian honey and beeswax, they're a real treat. Pop in to see for yourself upstairs in the Stables Studios or buy them at Gibside Farmers' Market or online.
Naomi Daley brings her bespoke costume design and prop making to a workshop upstairs at the Stables. Her custom made work features in TV, theatre and dance productions as well as museum exhibitions and tours, including Seven Stories and the V&A. Naomi is based in a Studio upstairs at the Stables.
Born out of an obsession for traditional print techniques, Helen Oswald combines old and modern styles. Come and see some fabulous examples of letterpress dating back to the 1800s and watch the craft of setting metaltype. Helen is based in a Studio upstairs at the Stables.
Emily Faulkner Photography
Emily is inspired by the landscapes of northeast England and Scotland. She takes wonderful photos that capture atmosphere and beauty in woodlands and with wildlife. Her images are then used on cards, pictures or unusually, printed on to wood. Emily is located upstairs in the Stables Studios.