Al fresco dining has been a tradition in European countries for centuries. Dining outside transports us to a warmer climate, where sampling food and drink can be enjoyed on a balmy evening with wonderful company. There’s no doubt that al fresco dining is most certainly one of life’s greatest, yet simplest pleasures. The comfort of your garden is an idyllic place to eat in the open air and just like they do on the continent, you can stay out as long as you like or until your glasses are empty.... Read More
Al Fresco Dining
To celebrate The Basket Company turning 10 years old, we had a little tea and cake celebration at The Basket Company HQ and a fantastic celebration evening at the Harbour Heights Hotel in Poole. The evening was fabulous with bubbles, delicious food, warm weather and spectacular views over Poole Harbour complete with a spectacular sunset. If you’d like to read all about our story, click here. To find out more about the co-founders, Ian and Catherine click here.
A rustic wedding oozes charm, tradition and picturesque accessories, enhancing the style of a cosy, modern-country wedding. Rustic weddings are unique because they have character and provide lots of talking points, as well as a blend of traditional and vintage styles. Traditional weddings would not be the same without rustic wicker accessories and we have created a list of our personal favourite rustic décor pieces from our collection, that complete the perfect traditional, rustic wedding. Wedding Drinks Baskets Create a show-stopping talking point with the perfect baskets for fizz! These... Read More
The Perfect Summer Picnic Part one – June June marks the month of the summer solstice and the month of National Picnic Week. The official arrival of summer calls for long balmy days. The beaches are full of hustling and bustling families, with seagulls calling above sounds of the waves crashing, meanwhile the serene countryside is thriving in nature where foals, calves, lambs and baby donkeys roam. What better way to celebrate the summer solstice and National Picnic Week, than with a divine picnic! Across an untouched field, abundant... Read More
This summer, the streets and windows of the United Kingdom will be embellished with Union Jacks, as we celebrate a momentous day for Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. On the Bank Holiday weekend of the 2nd – 5th June 2022 Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her Platinum Jubilee, marking her 70th year reign of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms. A little bit of history about Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II was born on the 21st April 1926. When her father, King George VI, died on the... Read More