Following the huge success of The Stove Yard's Big Green Egg BBQ competition at the recent Sea Bangor Festival, we will be bringing our Big Green Eggs to the Dalriada Festival in Glenarm on Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th of July for another competition which will again be open to barbecuers everywhere. The same rules will apply and fantastic Big Green Egg prizes will be up for grabs, including a chance to win a Large Big Green Egg worth over £1000 and a MiniMax Big Green Egg worth £550! 8 contestants or teams will be chosen to cook, grill, bake or smoke their way to the top spot and receive the prestigious title 'Dalriada Festival Big Green Egg BBQ Champion'. So if you if you secretly think you're the best barbecuer in the land, or you know someone who is, then step up to the plate and find out more about how to apply at https://www.thestoveyard.com/dalriada-festival. One thing's guaranteed – great food and great craic will be had by all.
They're boiler stoves Jim, but not as we know them.
At The Stove Yard in the early days we built our business in Ireland on the back of sky rocketing oil prices and multi fuel central heating boiler stoves. With energy prices eventually settling down and with virtually everyone and his uncle having installed one, boiler stove sales eventually settled down. With the introduction of the tough Ecodesign emissions regulations at the end of this year it seemed to everyone that boiler stoves would come to the end of the road. But will they? Read more...
If Lockdown has proved anything it's that we've been really missing our family and friends. Now we can all look forward to meeting up with them again. Many of us though will naturally be reluctant to mingle with the crowds in the beer gardens, cafes and restaurants – even if we could get in. Instead we'll settle for our gardens, patios and back yards for our grand reunions. Settle? You can't help thinking it's a bit like sending kids to their bedrooms as punishment, it's no longer the hardship it once was – and so it is with our own outdoor spaces.
It's brilliantly different and just what every stylish garden or patio needs. Those clever Danes at Hwam have done it again with their beautifully designed and co-ordinated outdoor stoves, fire pits, modular log stores and planters which have all been constructed from premium corten steel sheet. That's the trendy metal that looks like it's already weathered bright orange with rust, but in actual fact isn't.