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  1. Shop Small, Shop British

    Shop Small, Shop British

    Bombus is a small British business….and small businesses ROCK! So shop small! Did you know... that small businesses account for a huge percentage of the annual turn over to the UK economy? They are super important, and contribute even more in jobs and opportunities.  It’s become really clear during this pandemic that a lot of small businesses have really struggled...
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  2. Meet the Bombus Team

    Meet the Bombus Team

    Our Bombus team is a very talented bunch... They do a lot more than you think... As well as working at Bombus, almost all of our team have another pursuit. This can be a small business, or an entirely separate career! This isn't because working at Bombus isn't enough for us, it really is. But as part of the Bombus...
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  3. The Home of the Bombus Studio

    The Home of the Bombus Studio

    Introducing BRENLEY WINE! The Bombus Studio sits here... Right in amongst the gorgeous Brenley Farm. I mean just look at it!!! We completely love our rural location. Our Oast house studio is huge, and at this time of the year we can throw our windows open wide and let the summer breeze cool us all down. (As for winter…let’s just...
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  4. The Bombus Trio - a Personalised Map Gift

    The Bombus Trio - a Personalised Map Gift

    In the spotlight... Our most popular personalised map gift! https://www.bombus.co.uk/three-map-location-hearts.html We are really proud of our map Trio range at Bombus. We’ve been making and selling versions of this map artwork for as long as we’ve had Bombus, and we can't quite believe how much you all love it. We love it too, so we thought it deserved its own...
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  5. Love Where You Live

    Love Where You Live

    At Bombus we're all about map gifts. Beautiful pieces of art filled with shapes, wiggly lines, and all sorts of colours. Discovering local treasures... As well as being pretty to look at, maps represent a special and unique spot on the surface of our earth. While we've all been forced to spend more time close to home, the pleasures and...
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  6. A host, of Golden Daffodils

    A host, of Golden Daffodils

    Spring is on the way! And at Bombus we are feeling inspired by the crowds of daffodils blooming around our Oast House studio. Our team are always looking for bright new design ideas. Often the best influences can be found in nature. Especially in our immediate surroundings - the Kent countryside. One of our bestsellers is our bunch of spring...
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  7. 14 days as an intern at Bombus

    14 days as an intern at Bombus

    Two weeks down the line after first setting foot into the delightful Bombus Oast, I don't think I've ever been so well acquainted with the world's geography, or glue. Read on to find out what happened when I jointed Bombus for a fortnight.
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  8. 10 photos from our studio sale

    10 photos from our studio sale

    All of us at Bombus would like to say a really BIG thank you to everyone who visited our studio sale event and helped make it such a success. Our chosen charity for the event was Kent Refuge Action Network (KRAN).
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  9. Dyslexia awareness week

    Dyslexia awareness week

    Like many creative workplaces, Bombus embraces a healthy quota of dyslexic employees.  I count myself amongst these numbers and would like to share a bit of my experience in celebration of Dyslexia Awareness Week.
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  10. Which colour are you?

    Which colour are you?

    The Bombus team have recently been treated to a Team Effectiveness Day from Motivus Consulting. Motivus is a training consultancy for management, leaders and teams.  I genuinely feel it was a 'treat' to have done this; it was absolutely fascinating.
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