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Newbury Royal Berkshire Show

Posted by harriet attias on

The craft tent at the Royal Berkshire Agricultural Shownear Newbury  is one of the largest I attend. It is housed in three vast marquees which are joined together with the best crafts stalls displayed either side. If you love craft, and are not far away, this is a great event and family day out. I am finishing off the last bits of jewellery, and also starting to think about my Christmas packaging, as alas this is the time people  start to think ahead about presents. Praying for mild weather as I plan to camp in my tent this weekend. I...

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Summers not yet over!

Posted by harriet attias on

This Saturday from Midday we will have a stall at the Minchinhampton Village fete near Stroud! I am taking my daughter to help me , as at 13 she needs to pay me back so much ..so she wants me to pay her so she can pay me?? whatever! The venue will be fabulous and tho its a first time there for me, I will get to see fellow crafters and have a great day even if I am working. Lets keep fingers stared for great weather ...Indian summers here we go! Getting ready for the Newbury Royal Berkshire show...

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Glastonbury Festival Trading

Posted by harriet attias on

Preparing to do a stall at  Glastonbury Festival is always hard work..so much to remember. Camping behind the stall in our falling apart vintage caravan and remembering to pack enough provisions for a week of rain or shine? Apprehensive as usual, and getting prepared for a grueling schedule and 14 hour days of standing and selling, not a lot of sleep , ear plugs at hand, and no facilities other than a portaloo and a water carrier. ...mmmm hummmm...and on top of all that packing all the workshop and stock and stall and food and parphinaliah ..how do you spell...

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