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2023, Buy local, Country Fair, Craft Fair, Handmade Jewellery, Market Stall, positive feedback, Rings, shopping, Sterling Silver -

It's the most exciting time of the year; after months of the cold and dark winter, being locked up and waiting, my first event of the summer season has finally arrived. It was the Thame Country Fair over the Easter weekend. I cleaned out my van, ran around the house 100 times trying not to forget anything and drove two and a half hours to Thame, just outside of Oxford.  Setting up - Catching up with friends This is my third year of events, so I know so many of the other traders. We are like one big family. It's...

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Buy local, Jewellery, Market Stall, update -

The year has continued to be a great and crazy year. I have been working so hard at trying to keep up with making enough jewellery for all my events. My stock levels are really low at the moment and i am just about making enough each week to make my stall look half decent for the next event. I only have a few events in October and November, where i plan on a big catch up for my Christmas stall in December (to be finalised).  I am still getting lots of messages and requests from customers to buy online,...

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Buy local, earrings, Handmade, Handmade Jewellery, Market Stall, Rings, Shropshire, Sterling Silver -

  I have finished my first summer fair in Wem Shropshire. It was quite a nerve wracking affair, because it is my first event i have done since Deershed festival in 2016 (not including Camden or Telford, because these were more like shops and permanent positions). Before the day i spent so much time trying to work out what i would need and how i was going to set up.    This fair was always going to be a experimental run, where my aim for the fair was to learn how i needed to set up, and what i needed...

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