Read our Summer / Autumn newsletter

Read our Summer / Autumn newsletter

Our Summer / Autumn newsletter is packed full of news, events and useful information! In this edition we have details of: our upcoming classes and workshops (book now to avoid disappointment!); our fabulous Treat Boxes, containing surprises and treats – great...
Check out our Fidget Blankets on Pinterest

Check out our Fidget Blankets on Pinterest

We had a wonderful time making Fidget Blankets at our recent in-store workshop. Thanks to all who joined us and gave their time for this worthy cause. Fidget Blankets help people who have Alzheimer’s, by giving them something to do with their hands. This in turn...
Our Spring Treat Boxes are here!

Our Spring Treat Boxes are here!

Do you love fabric? Fancy treating yourself or someone close to the perfect gift of sewing goodies? Then our Spring Treat Boxes are ideal! They’re a seasonal box of scrumptious fabrics chosen by the team at The Peacock and the Tortoise, alongside our favourite...
Fidget Blanket workshops starting this week

Fidget Blanket workshops starting this week

We’re delighted to announce that the first of our Fidget Blanket workshops will be happening this Thursday, the 29th March. What is a Fidget Blanket? The idea of the Fidget Blanket is simple. It is a busy quilt or blanket with a variety of attachments (zips,...
Postponement of classes due to adverse weather

Postponement of classes due to adverse weather

We will not be running our usual classes on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd March – these classes are now postponed until the same time and days next week. We will not be running the first of our four drop-in Fidget Blanket for Dementia afternoons on Thursday 1st March...
Fidget Blanket workshops – everyone welcome!

Fidget Blanket workshops – everyone welcome!

Our very first Fidget Blanket workshop is happening in store on Thursday 1st March. We’d love you to drop in and join us, and make a Fidget Blanket that could make someone’s life easier. What is a Fidget Blanket? A Fidget Blanket is a busy quilt or blanket...