Exhibitor of the Week – Meredith Jewellery

Interesting design that will stand the test of time is the aim of Meredith Jewellery. Douglas and Meredith Copland created Meredith Jewellery in the summer of 1993 to introduce their first collection of designs. The core of our original range was the “roots and flowers collection” inspired by the shapes and forms of the plant […] Read more »

Suzie Jasper – Crafter of the Week

Suzie makes a range of handbuilt ceramic sculptures and contemporary jewellery, assisted by her Tibetan Terrier, Jasper. Her love and understanding of dogs is evident in her stunning characterful dog sculptures.  Ideally Suzie likes to meet the dog to understand his/her unique character as her aim is to create a lasting memory of the pet.  […] Read more »

Christmas at Calke – show confirmed

We are delighted to announce that after a very successful craft weekend at Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbyshire  in June, we will now be taking over the popular Christmas Craft weekends in December as part of the popular ‘Christmas at Calke’ programme. These will be free to enter as a part of their admission, and will […] Read more »

Crafter of the Week: Roz Lowe

I went along to meet the lovely Roz Lowe at Hyde End Craft Show a couple of weeks ago. Roz works alone in her Hertfordshire studio creating One Off, signed “Originals” in stoneware and porcelain clays. The pieces are suitable for house or garden use and all based on natural themes. There is a certain […] Read more »

Thame Crafts Food and Gifts

Thame Craft, Food and Gifts Fair was in its second year this year, and despite the fog which blanketed much of the rest of the country, we had warm enough weather that Moment in Time, in their authentic Victorian outfits, were rather to warm for comfort! It was a great weekend: marquees full of crafts […] Read more »

Burghley Crafts, Food & Gift Show

Our first Craft Food and Gift Fair of the Autumn, and I have to say it was really nice having the time to really focus on some of our amazing crafts and food producers (usually I’m running around photographing dogs and horses as well!) I was just stunned at the variety and talent on display […] Read more »

Recipes From Our Burghley Chefs

If you enjoy trying out new recipes, why not have a go at some of these recipes, as demonstrated by our chefs at the Burghley mini food festival:   Holly Bell Holly Bell’s Recipes – Father Christmas’s Frangipane Tart & Lemon Cupcakes with curd centres and snowman merangue toppers   Dean Edwards Cauliflower Kedgeree Crispy […] Read more »

Chefs’ Timetable – Burghley

We have an exciting timetable of chefs demonstrating a huge variety of different recipes at the Burghley Craft Food and Gifts – mini food festival!  The demonstrations take place in our custom made Country Kitchen area, and the programme will be held together each day by the inimitable Mark Lloyd. Click here for the recipes! […] Read more »

Jumbo Knitting – Rachel John

Christmas Craft Shows

Textile knitting is a stimulating and accelerated method of hand crafting using 3-200 strands of fibre simultaneously on outsize tools. Mixing so many strands together gives the opportunity to blend many colours and types of fibre in a creative and painterly way. The resulting fabric is deeply comfortable, hard wearing and totally luxurious. Rachel John […] Read more »