Category Archives: shopping

James Bond wannabees and French Retro

Never let it be said that my local town – Horsham doesn’t know how to host crowd pulling events! Having said that however, I know for certain that there are a great many people out there who would say exactly … Continue reading

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Art Tea House opens

A very short post from me today mainly of pictures from the launch party of the Art Tea House and Handmade at Cranleigh craft shop at Cranleigh Arts Centre in Surrey today.  In my last post I wrote about the … Continue reading

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Handmade hard work pays off!

For some time now I have been doing some work as a volunteer with Cranleigh Arts Centre in Surrey.   One of my recent projects was the annual art Open exhibition, a project which came with a very short timescale … Continue reading

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Open Studios is an eye opener

This last weekend I took part in a local Open Studios art weekend.  We were very lucky with the weather, particularly as the Saturday morning brought early rain and some thunder!  I wasn’t actually opening up my own studio and … Continue reading

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Uppark Unravelled

For the past few years I have been following the progress of the Unravelled Arts group who first came to my attention back in 2010 when they undertook a project in conjunction with Brighton and Hove City Council called “Unravelling … Continue reading

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Sculpture in Particular

It’s been a while since I have been out to visit somewhere and this being a bank Holiday weekend seemed the ideal time for a day trip.  With the weather forecast being a bit doubtful for the Saturday and Monday … Continue reading

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Whipped and Baked

A short post today to share with you the fabulous and even more fabulously named “Whipped and Baked” tea shop in Guildhall Street, Chichester, West Sussex. (www.whippedandbaked.com) Whipped and Baked Tea Shop on the Corner of Guildhall Street, Chichester This … Continue reading

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