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New Website Coming Soon

We are in the process of re-designing our website so we decided to have a chat with Jackie Woodier our head of online to find out what the plans are. Why are you updating the website? One of the main reasons is our current website isn’t responsive which we feel is something that will really improve the customer experience. Responsive … Continue reading

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Shhhhhh….. Whisky & Coke Sweets … and Cider Sweets

We thought we had done pretty well with the development of our delicious Prosecco Sweets and Chilli Jellies, if you haven’t tried them yet they are a must. But our sweet developers haven’t rested on their laurels and we are about to launch our new Whisky and Coke Sweets! A hard boiled sweet made with real Scotch Whisky and beautifully … Continue reading

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Why We Give Chocolate On Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine’s Day, legend says, originated during the third century in Rome. During this time, Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers, so he outlawed marriage for young men. A young priest named Valentine was furious with this injustice and defied Claudius by continuing to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. Claudius eventually discovered … Continue reading

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Warning! If You Want To Stick To Your Diet Then DON’T Click Here

Our Mousse Au Chocolat chocolate really is a treat for the eyes as well as the taste buds. A chocolate cup is quarter dipped in dark chocolate, then filled with fluffy milk chocolate mousse. This is then seal with a dark chocolate layer and topped with a sprinkling of cocoa nibs. Mmmmmmm….. A stunning chocolate for both milk and dark … Continue reading

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Friars New Year Resolutions

Ah the new year. What a moment, a fresh start, wipe the slate clean…….or not!  

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Merry Christmas Everyone

Here is a small collection of facts that you may which to refer to during that awkward conversation with great auntie Margaret. Merry Christmas! Christmas Trees Nearly 60 million Christmas trees are grown each year in Europe. Noel The word Noel derives from the French expression “les bonnes nouvelles” or “the good news”. Turkey Before turkey, the traditional Christmas meal … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Friars Christmas Lights

We have brand new Christmas Lights on our Keswick and Ambleside stores this year. We think they look pretty magical. All we need now is a bit of snow!    

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Perfect Christmas Table Settings Ideas

For those who like to be a bit different, here are some ideas to make your Christmas table the little bit special. Remy Martin Liqueur or Grand Marnier Chocolate Goblet A simple idea that makes a cute table setting. Glass Star T-light Holder Fabulous table centre piece which can be used year after year.   Christmas Crackers Our unique crackers … Continue reading

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Need Some Christmas Inspiration

Fabulous gift ideas from Friars. Our gifts are designed in house so you will not find them anywhere else. We want to make it easy for you to be original, so you can give gifts that taste and look amazing which will be remembered. Prosecco Truffles Snowman Sweets & Chocolate Gift Box Musical Carousel Christmas Tree Chocolate Truffle Sprouts Luxury … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Friars Famous Christmas Windows

We actually plan our Christmas windows during the summer months which is actually a lot easier than you may think! This year our theme is a street view of a town house, complete with a Christmas wreath, Royal Mail post box and of course lashings of snow. There is also some mysterious foot prints in the snow leading to the … Continue reading

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