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Nottingham StrEAT Festival – Food, Beer & Lovely Things…

16/10/2013

At last! The excitement ignited by Nottingham’s Creative Quarter has encouraged the good people at Tiger Community Enterprise to embark on a new venture in Lace Market Square on Stoney Street. Nottingham StrEAT will take place over the long weekend of Friday, 1 November – Sunday, 3 November 2013 in the beautiful,…

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Come on sunshine…

06/09/2013

Let’s hope the summer resets itself in the morning in time for the Lady Bay (late) Summer Festival 2013. There will be a great deal of live music and alcomahological product at the lovely Poppy & Pint on Pierrepont Road in Lady Bay, Nottingham (NG2 5DX), and a multitude of stalls with…

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Open Studios in the Sunshine…

26/05/2013

What an absolutely delightful day I have shared today, with such enormously talented people! The first day of the Gedling Artists’ inaugural Open Studios event at Arnot Hill Park in Arnold was bathed in sunshine and a stream of visitors enjoyed perusing the artworks and chatting with the creative types. Welcome refreshments…

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The Best Way to Spread Christmas Cheer…

19/12/2012

… is singing loud for all to hear! I’ve never doubted Will Ferrell and he’s yet to let me down! I ruddy love Christmas (being a creature with a penchant for shiny things) and I was thrilled when the lovely Val at Benessamy Events asked me to join in with her ‘It’s…

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Stitch, stitch, stitch, stitch, stitching…

09/09/2012

Although the sun is shining outside, I’m looking forward to spending the day at Hobbycraft in Nottingham stitching up a storm with some of their fabulous Christmas fabrics (yes, I said the ‘C’ word!)… Today I’m making and quilting a Christmas stocking and putting together a fabric Advent Calendar. Each year, I…

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Spreading the creative joy…

10/06/2012

Well, the ‘Pick N Mix’ creative workshops are now in full flow and I’m absolutely loving teaching! ┬áIt’s been a whirlwind of glittery papers, frenzied stitching and glorious fabrics and I’m delighted every time that someone I have taught leaves with a beaming smile on their face and their latest creation tucked…

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Learn something new for (next to) nothing!

29/03/2012

Ah Woolworths… how well I remember happy Saturday mornings from my childhood, pink and white striped paper bag in hand, selecting from the smorgasbord of flying saucers, white mice, pink shrimps, cola cubes and associated sugary goodness, and now you can relive that unbridled joy with the latest offer from The Craft…

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