Coronavirus: Thank you for your continued support in these difficult times. Since our office and factory are in a rural area, our staff travel to work individually by car and we have enough space to maintain social distancing, so in consultation with our staff, we have decided to remain open for business unless government policy changes.
We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.

Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.

Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.

We will update this message as anything changes.

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The Frith Blog

Articles, news and opinions from The Francis Frith Collection.

In hopeful anticipation of a long, hot summer, we bring you a selection of nostalgic Frith photographs featuring bonnets and boaters galore!

Continue reading 'Bonnets & Boaters'...

This selection of memories and photos speaks strongly to the wartime spirit so synonymous with the British nation. They include evacuee memories of life in rural Britain and accounts of what it meant to "grow up British" during wartime.

Continue reading 'Wartime Memories'...

Happy St George's Day! Nowadays, it's not St George's martyrdom that propelled him to popularity, but the tales of his heroism in slaying dragons and rescuing maidens. We thought we would bring you some nostalgic photos that might help in a small way remind us all of what makes England so great!

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As Easter approaches, we share this special selection of your memories of how you spent Easter as a child!

Continue reading 'Easter Memories'...

A golden host of daffodils is one of the most welcome sights of spring, proof that the cold, dark days of winter are over and summer is not far away. In celebration of the season, this image feature highlights some photos of daffodils and narcissi in The Francis Frith Collection.

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Shrove Tuesday in the past was traditionally a day for fun, feasting and pranks, the last chance for merrymaking or wild behaviour before the rigours of Lent. In this feature we bring you a selection of historical photographs from The Francis Frith Collection of places around England which are linked with local traditions celebrating Shrove Tuesday or pancakes.

Continue reading 'Pancake Day Traditions'...

With today being Valentine's Day, we propose (see what we did there?) this special selection of photographs from The Francis Frith Collection of Gretna Green, the site of so many romantic declarations.

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Using some of the photos from The Francis Frith Collection we explore Art Deco architecture in Britain and have selected a dozen of the best.

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Archive photographs tracing the life of Robert Burns, Scotland's "national poet" as we celebrate his birthday on the 25th January. Happy Burns Night!

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We mark the 60th anniversary of the launch of the Mini with a selection of nostalgic photographs from The Francis Frith Collection showing this iconic car in its 1960s heyday. Have fun finding the Mini cars in these views!

Continue reading 'A Mini celebration!'...

Vintage photographs from The Francis Frith Collection celebrating pedal power.

Continue reading 'Pedal Power'...