Markets & Craft Fairs

Nov13

Made By Hand, Cardiff

After many months of preparation the Made by Hand contemporary Craft Fair was finally in Cardiff! A frenetic setup day later, the doors opened to an eager queue of visitors, keen to be the first to soak up the showcase of a selection of Britain’s...
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Oct26

Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair

I was recently invited by the curator to take part in the ICADF at Candid Arts Gallery in London. Having never exhibited in London, I took it as an opportunity to break new ground. Negotiating the tube with my giant suitcase of stock was no mean feat,...
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Aug25

Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

Well, after a huge delay & an extended honeymoon, I am finally writing about the wonderful day I had exploring the Contemporary Craft Festival back in June. It was so inspiring to meet all the talented makers and talk to them about their individual...
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Jun29

Bristol Big Green Week

The weather was on our side this weekend for a fantastic celebration of All Things Green. Local craftspeople, artists and foodies and fair traders filled the streets of Bristol’s old town to showcase their wares to the eco-conscious public. The...
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Apr17

Snapped Up Market: Furry Little Creatures

A few weeks ago, I was a bit sad. I decided to draw a lemur (of course) to cheer myself up. In a lucky twist, this season’s edition of Snapped Up Market at our very own Printhaus was to be Furry Little Creatures. I decided that it would be a...
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Mar06

Rhiwbina’s Handmade Market

After the roaring success of the Christmas Market, I was delighted to be involved with the 2nd Rhiwbina’s Handmade Market. The organiser April Liddel did us all proud with her advertising efforts, drawing an impressive 900+ shoppers to the Memorial...
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Dec12

Aberglasney Winter Fair

This was my first year at the Aberglasney Winter Fair and it was a really festive weekend. With mulled wine, mince pies and the local choirs carol singing, it definitely felt like a real beginning to the Christmas month. The event was wonderfully attended,...
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Nov28

Botanic Garden of Wales Gift Fair, Nov 13

The National Botanic Garden of Wales is a beautiful place to spend the weekend for a gift fair. I was able to catch up with previous customers and meet some new talented designer-makers. Many weeks of hard sewing meant I had lots of new stock to showcase...
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Jul30

Caerleon Arts Festival

Another beautiful weekend in the sunshine – what a contrast from last year! After much had work, my new Kissing Booths were finally ready to launch. Simply cut out the lip shape and snatch a kiss…. Look out for them in the shop! Also featuring…tunnel...
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Jul30

Usk Summer Festival

After such a successful Christmas Festival in Usk it was lovely to be back there in the glorious sunshine! It was my new range of cushions’ first market outing, and the pub opposite our stall provided us with a beautiful view all weekend with their...
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