Stalls

We have many of our regulars returning this year and we are also excited to welcome a few new faces.

Many of our stall holders will accept cards, however we advise you bring along some cash just in case

Hoo House Nursery –  Julie Ritchie has run the retail Hoo House Nursery with her husband Robin for 32 years. Specialising in perennials and alpines with around 900 varieties listed each year. Since 2001 all have been grown peat-free. Group visits are welcome and Julie runs RHS sponsored demonstrations at the nursery as well as giving lectures to garden groups in the area.

For further info please visit their website Hoo House Nursery

RSPB – The local Gloucestershire group exists to promote the work of the RSPB at a local level, arrange field trips, hold indoor talks, volunteer at the RSPB reserves at Highnam Woods and Nagshead. In addition we attend a variety of events to provide information on wildlife to the public, to sell RSPB and other nature-related goods and to fundraise for the Society. Since 2000 the Group has donated over £200,000 to the RSPB.

Astrid Cripps will have her stand in the tea tent on the Priory Lawn, selling original greetings cards, many of local scenes, and a selection of paintings.

To find out more about Astrid and her work please visit <a href=”http://peterandastridcripps.webstarts.com/about.html” target=”_blank” rel=”norefer

Sandra Hutton – Sandra has been selling goods for close on 20 years and will have a range of Ulster Weaver and handmade tea cosies, oven gloves, gauntlets, pot mitts and Irish linen and cotton tea towels available over the weekend.

Kaitlyn and Ros Fraser – ‘Pilea to the People’ brings the elusive Pilea Peperomioides, or ‘Chinese money plant’, to anyone who fancies one, but just can’t find any. As seen in the glasshouse at Oxford’s Botanic Garden and the shop at Kew Gardens, pilea are curiously formed and delightfully fast-growing, a source of joy for green fingers and small fingers alike. We will have a range of our little plants available as well as assorted crafts!

Jess Rayson – Jess Is a textile printmaker, using her own linocut blocks to handprint onto fabric. She then makes a collection of unique soft furnishings for your home, including cushions and lampshades, alongside smaller gifts. Jess lives just up the road from Deerhurst, in Apperley, and her work is inspired by her natural surroundings and the veg she grows on her allotment.

Jane Sherwood – Jane is a local willow weaver producing her own designs and running courses. She makes and sells a range of willow crafts for both the home and the garden, including such things as obelisks, chickens, pigs, dragonflies, hot air balloons, hearts, onion storers, bird feeders and more.

Pennie Williams & Barry Scorer – Apperley

AC Stuart Arts – My name is Anna. I am a Malvern based artist and maker creating handpainted and handmade gifts and homewares. I use acrylics, concrete and resin to make unique pieces, all produced in a shed at the bottom of the garden, at the foot of the Malvern Hills!

My Fancy Feathers

Sandra Townsend – Local Artist

Apperley Village Hall – Bric a Brac