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Christmas Opening Hours 2018 - 17th December 2018

With the big day nearing, we would like to share with our customers the opening hours of our various show sites during the festive period. Up until Sunday 23rd December, it is possible for you to get in touch with us on 01760 444229 with any queries you may have. Alternatively, please find our various opening hours for each centre below: 

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Stand Up to Cancer Bake-Off at HQ - 7th December 2018

Last week at our HQ, we all expressed our inner Mary Berry in order to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer and have a little fun with our very own Crane Bake Off. Our office staff brought in everything from a Bakewell Tart emblazoned with the distinctive Crane logo, to savoury puff-pastry Vegan treats stuffed with sundried tomatoes and oregano. Thanks to the amazing effort put in by everyone, we managed to raise £404.63 for our Cancer Research UK.

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Showsite Closure – Friday 7th December - 4th December 2018

We wish to inform customers and visitors that all show sites will be closed this coming Friday, 7th December due to our annual company Christmas gathering. Business as usual will resume on Saturday 8th December, and any queries made on the Friday will be picked up during Saturday morning.

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Our Hero Roger drops 450ft for Chestnut Tree... - 28th November 2018

Last week on the 23rd November, our incredibly brave Senior Fitter, Roger, abseiled 450ft down the British Airways i360 tower in aid of Chestnut Tree House Hospice. Him and 39 other participants all made the terrifying leap of faith from the top of the tower along Brighton’s sea front, in what is called the Santa Night iDrop. 

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Christmas Light Switch on at Trentham - 23rd November 2018

Christmas is quickly taking over at all of our show centres across the UK, with Trentham being the next one to embrace the festive cheer.  Next week on Wednesday 28th November, the Christmas lights will be turned on by Mr & Mrs Claus themselves! This follows a Christmas parade with magical storybook characters making it the perfect evening for those with little ones in tow.

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Buildings Dressed to Impress at HQ - 21st November 2018

A few more of our stunning FSC® certified timber buildings have been visited by the talented team at Joyful Living Interiors and are now dressed in various different ways, showing you just how versatile our buildings can be. 

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Christmas comes to Crane at Nottingham - 18th November 2018

We’ve been gearing up for the festive season ahead at our Nottingham showsite, where the magical festivities are underway. From the 18th of November right through to Christmas Eve, you could be meeting Santa at the Notcutts Garden Centre. 

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Customer Stories: Garden Workshop - 15th November 2018

We have received some wonderful feedback and beautiful photos from a very happy customer and their building, a stunning Superior Shed, that has since settled into its splendid garden where it is used as a workshop.

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Photoshoots at HQ - 7th November 2018

2018 has seen the arrival of two new members of our Marketing Team here at Crane HQ, who have recently been busy making our show site buildings come to life with inspiring ideas for photoshoots. With ideas including simple sitting rooms, a children’s playroom, a home cinema and an arts and crafts creative space, they made their visions come to life across a range of our display buildings here in Narford, Norfolk. 

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Halloween Trail at Trentham - 25th October 2018

Get the whole family together this half-term to discover the name of Trentham’s very own Pumpkin King, then claim your reward from the expert chefs at the Italian Garden Tearooms.

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