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Open Studios at Pie Factory Margate

Pie Factory Margate, 9 Broad Street, Margate CT9 1EW Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October 2017 11am to 5pm As the manager at Pie Factory Margate I am very lucky to meet many artists and makers who travel from near and far to show their work. I am also very pleased to have been invited by the studios to join them at this Open Studios weekend, which takes place during the first weekend of East Kent Artists Open Studios, part of the Canterbury Festival. Please come along and visit, have a cup of tea and some cake and a chat...

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Best of Faversham Market

Best of Faversham Market, Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NY Saturday 16 September 2017 9.30am to 3.30pm Come along to the Market - there are a great variety of very lovely products to see and buy - hope to see you there...

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Country Fair Animals by John Hanna

Country Fair Animals by John Hanna

It' been a while since I've written about the Country Fair range of designs, skilfully drawn by John Hanna in the 1950's and as I've been updating the webpages for the table mats and coasters today, I thought it was a good opportunity to re-visit the story. Macdonald Hastings published the magazines before going on to work as a presenter for the BBC and kept copies, which were stored by his daughter, Clare. She approached me to make some Own Mats from the designs and on setting sight on them I was hooked - who wouldn't be? They are delightful...

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Rock Coasters are back in stock

Rock Coasters are back in stock

Every Sunday morning we have The Sunday Times delivered and I head straight to the Home section and Katrina Burroughs interiors piece. I was thrilled to find one of the Margate Rock coasters featured and was delighted with the great response to them. I'm very pleased to say that they are now back in stock... take your pick from Broadstairs, Margate, Ramsgate, Westgate, Deal and Brighton...

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Best of Faversham Market

Best of Faversham Market, Preston Street, Faversham ME13 8NYSaturday 20 May 2017, 9.30am to 3.30pm I know what you're thinking - you're not in Faversham - but I'm really pleased to be at this market alongside my long term co-marketeers Lampshades by Weird and Gilly who recommended it to me along with talented ceramicist Heather Mathieson - who are also Faversham adoptees!So I've got my fingers crossed for a non-rainy day - sunshine may be too much to ask for - and lots of lovely visitors to come and chat about my products...hope to see you there...

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