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  • George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces Special: 24 Hour Build May 2018

    By : admin on 22nd May 2018 | Posted in Uncategorized

    What a day this was. Our involvement with George Clarke and the team at Amazing spaces stretches back to 2014 when we were filmed building a magical hobbit hole as a family space at the end of our garden. The experience then was incredible and we were thrilled to be invited back to join George Clarke for a once in a lifetime opportunity when we were tasked with building a

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  • A place for everyone

    By : info@redchillidesign.co.uk on 31st January 2018 | Posted in Uncategorised

    “The organisation and design of the outdoors should include safe places where children can observe events without having to get involved unless they choose to, as well as active places where children can be boisterous and noisy.” EYFS effective practice for outdoor learning. Over the years we at Cool Canvas have been dedicated to producing natural play spaces that meet multiple criteria. We are always conscious that each child is

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  • Have you seen Bluebell?

    By : info@redchillidesign.co.uk on | Posted in Uncategorised

    As a small family run business every member of our team is valuable. So too are our trusty Cool Canvas vans. We couldn’t do the job without them because they carry our handmade bespoke natural playground equipment from our Bolton workshop across the length and breadth of the UK. Of our fleet of vans there is one particular vehicle that is everyone’s favourite. Faithful old Bluebell, the Nissan Cabster. Although

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  • Spending time with…. trees

    By : info@redchillidesign.co.uk on | Posted in Uncategorised

    The outside world has been my playground, and the best playing to be had has been among trees. I love den building, tree climbing, fire lighting, stick whittling, chain-sawing, rope swinging and in general being active and ‘doing’ stuff. However there is so much more to the woodland experience than doing. Latest research from Japan has emphasised the massive health benefits to be gained from ‘being’ with trees and simply

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  • DINOSAUR HUNTING and FOSSIL FINDING

    By : info@redchillidesign.co.uk on | Posted in Uncategorised

    Kids love finding treasure and England’s many rocky beaches are the perfect place for a treasure hunt. Shells, driftwood, mermaids purses and crab claws are among the usual finds… but a visit to the North Yorkshire coast meant the chance to find a genuine dinosaur. Ammonites, Belemnite fossils seem to hide under every rock on the beaches of Robin Hoods Bay and Whitby, and turning over a pebble to find

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  • BIG OUTDOORS – LITTLE OUTDOORS

    By : info@redchillidesign.co.uk on 4th December 2017 | Posted in Uncategorized

    At 4808m metres above sea level, Mont Blanc, the ‘White Mountain’, is the highest mountain in the Alps and this was my chance to embrace the really big outdoors. My aim was to climb Mont Blanc. To take on such a challenge requires training and in the lead up to the climb I put in some hard work with Mim Taylor at Taylormade fitness. There’s no slacking with Mim and

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