Category: Events

  • A Blue Peter Badge for the Cone Exchange

    We were thrilled to be invited to appear on Blue Peter alongside a group of crafty children from Hookstone Chase Primary School. Our very own Chris Powell was interviewed by presenters Radzi and Lindsey and explained about the Cone Exchange and how we reuse items that are destined for landfill. Chris was thrilled to be…

  • Knitting & Stitching Show Heaven!

    Here at the Cone Exchange we love all things crafty and to be part of the Knitting & Stitching Show is a huge event in our calendar. It’s such a privilege to be part of such a landmark event in the Harrogate year and it is with great pride that we set up our stand…

  • Look out for us at the Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate

    Held from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th November the Knitting & Stitching show is the definitive event for anyone with a love of stitch, crafts supplies, workshops and textile art.

  • Butterfly fun

    Pauline Thompson, a waitress at Bettys Northallerton, shared this picture. She tells us ‘Here is my granddaughter Hettie and her friend making butterflies with Captain Rummage at the Great Yorkshire Show. It was great to see the Cone Exchange there as Chris  gave Helmsley School 30 chutney buckets earlier in the year for the reception…

  • Summer is here

    The summer holidays are finally here and with them has arrived the new Bettys seaside themed window displays. Centre stage in the windows are beautiful Bettys sailing boats with sails made from  recycled window blinds courtesy of the Cone Exchange.

  • Look out for us at this year’s Great Yorkshire Show

    Held from Tuesday 12th July to Thursday 14th July the county’s largest agricultural show is home to all manner of activities including a Cone Exchange workshop in the Discovery Zone showing the under 5’s what you can do with rubbish!

  • A wedding is announced

    Anna, one of our regular customers, is busy planning her September wedding and is making as much as possible from scratch, with a little help from the Cone Exchange.

  • Celebrating trees

    We were thrilled to be part of the first Woodland Festival held at on the 28th May in our Trees for Life Wood at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Over 2,200 people attended the family festival to celebrate the fledgling woodland in the South Field and the Cone Exchange hosted a craft workshop for the under…