News/Blog

Christmas 2018 Opening Times 13th Dec 2018

Everyone at the Rocking Horse Shop would like to wish all our customers a  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Our Shop will be closed from  12 noon on Friday 21st December 2018 and will re-open 9am Wednesday 2nd January 2019. Our workshops an... READ MORE

A Special Project.. working alongside the National... 26th Nov 2018

The Beginning...  In early July we were contacted by Mary Chatburn on behalf of The Vyne, a National Trust site in Hampshire, who had a very interesting proposition for us. The Stone Gallery was to be restored to its 19th Century interior, depicted... READ MORE

A Special Project.. working alongside the National... 26th Nov 2018

The Beginning...  In early July we were contacted by Mary Chatburn on behalf of The Vyne, a National Trust site in Hampshire, who had a very interesting proposition for us. The Stone Gallery was to be restored to its 19th Century interior, depicted... READ MORE

Meet the Team // Part 2 3rd Jul 2018

Meet the Master Carver - Michael Wem Name: Michael Wem Job: Master Carver Joined: September 2015 1.    What is your background before working at RHS? I started my apprenticeship at Robert Thompson"s Craftmen Ltd in Thirsk, where I had the experi... READ MORE

Guest Blogger - Martin Robinson writes about the R... 27th Apr 2018

Earlier this week, we received an email from Martin Robinson, a new customer to the RHS. Martin is the author of the website The Book of Man and has released a blog on How to Make a Rocking Horse for your Kid. Over recent months Martin has become i... READ MORE

Meet the Team // Part 1 23rd Apr 2018

Goodbye Julie, Hello Rowena Welcome to this new series of Blogs, which we will be posting every fortnight. We hope to cover a range of topics including information on processes of horse making, some behind-the- scenes looks at the shop and what... READ MORE

Christmas 2017 Opening Times 14th Dec 2017

Christmas 2017 Opening Times at  The Rocking Horse Shop We would like to wish all our customers a  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year  Our Shop will be closed from  12 noon on Friday 22nd December 2017 and will re-open  9am Tuesday 2nd Janua... READ MORE

The Rocking Horse Shop Feature in Country Living 6th Feb 2017

The Rocking Horse Shop Feature in Country Living We are delighted to our Rocking Horses featured in the January 2017 issue of Country Living magazine. It really has been a great experience working with the photographers and writers, we hope you enjo... READ MORE

The Rocking Horse Shop & International Sales 31st Jan 2017

The Rocking Horse Shop & International Sales We have been very fortunate over the last few years to have support from the UK Trade & Industry, they have been able to help us export our products all over the world.  They recently visited us and prod... READ MORE

Exhibitions & Shows in 2017 30th Jan 2017

Exhibitions & Shows in 2017  The Rocking Horse Shop will be exhibiting at the following shows:- 24th & 25th March Midlands Woodworking & Power Tool Show Newark Showground NG24 2NY Now into its 3rd year. The show is organised by the very experienc... READ MORE

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