Melplash Show – West Bay, Dorset

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The Agricultural Shows across the South West are always fantastic events, showcasing local farming, traditions and the area too. The Melplash Show was first held in 1847 and is a great day out allowing visitors to enjoy the countryside and … Read More

Shrewsbury Flower Show, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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When I was a child growing up in Shropshire, playing in The Dingle in Shrewsbury, or taking part in swimming galas at The Quarry Swimming Pool, I never imagined that one day I would be bringing my jewellery to exhibit … Read More

Yealmpton Show

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There is a great tradition of One-Day Agricultural Shows in Devon. They are a chance to celebrate the local businesses and traditions and have been taking place for many years in towns and villages across the County. The Yealmpton Show … Read More

English Country Garden Festival – Coombe Trenchard – Cancelled for 2020 returns 2021

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Set in the stunning gardens of the beautiful Arts and Crafts Manor House at Coombe Trenchard, this has quickly become one of our favourite summer events and we are delighted to be going again this year on 30th & 31st … Read More

Bath Artisan Market

For many years we lived near Bath, which has always been one of my favourite cities. The beautiful architecture, its rich history and of course its great Spa are all good reasons to visit, but it also has some wonderful … Read More

A productive snow-day by the fire.

Looking at the weather this weekend you’d easily think it was December rather than mid March with the Spring Equinox just around the corner. Snow at this time of year seems so out of the ordinary – the daffodils are … Read More

Inside Outside on Exeter Quay

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Well it’s been a rather unsettled start to the year in more ways than one and as a result I haven’t known when I’m going to be around to book in any events. Happily, in the last few days, things … Read More

Salt, Mustard or Tea? A spoon for each finger!

One of the reasons that I first started to work with old silver was that I wanted to make myself a piece of jewellery from an old spoon and I quite fancied a new ring. I had seen some before, … Read More

From a French table to your wrist

I have always loved pottering around the Brocante Markets of France, seeking out new things for the house and garden, but more recently have been ferreting out old silver and other unusual items, creating new pieces of jewellery with them. … Read More