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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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2022, festival, Handmade Jewellery, Rings, Sterling Silver, update -

Phew!!! What another crazy year that was. After all the craziness of the pandemic years, we have started getting ourselves back to some kind of norm. It's definitely different from before when I was trading in Camden Market. I think I have officially left there now, which seems crazy to me. I thought I would always be a Camden Market trader and die in some back ally of Camden Market, still hammering rings at 106 years old. Camden was and still is such a part of my soul, but I have left Camden for now. This year has been another...

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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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