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Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire – Winter Edition

August 28th, 2014 § 0

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Planning has begun for the Winter Edition of the Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire.  This will be the 6th Edition of the Handpicked Guide and I’m thrilled with how popular the 64 page booklet has become.

The Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire will be full with places, makers and services from the Derbyshire area including a few extra special places just over the border.  The Guide is an essential companion to getting out and about in the County and will inspire you to visit lots of fabulous cafes, coffee shops, tea houses, gift shops, boutiques and much, much more.

The Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire is being put together at the moment will be distributed at the beginning of October.

To view the Summer Edition of the Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire please click here.

handpicked guide to derbyshire

Big Business Day

August 27th, 2014 § 0

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We’re looking forward to Wednesday 10th September… the first Big Business Day will take place at Blackbrook House in Derbyshire and it’s going to be fabulous!

Since April 2013 the Creative Business Workshop has been attended by over 100 people. We are regularly asked if we are planning any additional workshops and we’re now delighted to announce ‘the big business day’!

So, if you’ve attended a Creative Business Workshop or not, the big business day will be the perfect opportunity for you to listen to creative seminars, inspirational talks, network and browse a range of fabulous stalls.

Seminars will include blogging, Pinterest, photography, design and finishing touches.  We also have two speakers joining us to talk about their fabulous businesses, Anne from Delightful Living and Abbi and Lydia from Save The Date Magazine & Events.

Tickets are £55 and include lunch and lots of other goodies.  Places are limited, book your space here.

The team behind the Big Business Day includes Fabulous Places, Butterworth Photography, Lisa King, Miss Sammie Designs & Birds in the Attic.


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Celebrating 6 years of Fabulous Places

August 15th, 2014 § 0

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For the first few years I would invite everyone together and celebrate the birthday of Fabulous Places, then life took over and I didn’t quite get around to organising a get together, so this year a celebration was long overdue!

A big thank you to Butterworth Photography for letting me take over their gorgeous studio, it really was a wonderful space that worked so well for the event.  A special thank you to Klara from Birds in the Attic who helped me transform the space into a Pinterest inspired party room!  I absolutely loved working with Klara researching and deciding on the decor and even making paper flowers from a tutorial on Pinterest… great fun!

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

fabulous places derbyshire birthday celebration

 

 

Big Business Day

August 15th, 2014 § 0

Since April 2013 the Creative Business Workshop has been attended by over 100 people. We are regularly asked if we are planning any additional workshops and we’re now delighted to announce ‘the big business day’!

So, if you’ve attended a Creative Business Workshop or not, the big business day will be the perfect opportunity for you to listen to creative seminars, inspirational talks, network and browse a range of fabulous stalls.

Next Workshop: Wednesday 10th September (10am – 4pm)

Venue: Blackbrook House, near Belper, Derbyshire

The Big Business Day is brought to you by Fabulous Places, Butterworth Photography, Miss Sammie Designs, Lisa King & styling by Birds in the Attic.

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Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire Winter Edition

August 6th, 2014 § 0

It seems a little strange thinking about Winter and Christmas in August, but planning must begin for the next edition of The Handpicked Guide to Derbyshire.  Since the first Handpicked Guide they have become so popular that they’re all snapped up within 4 weeks of being delivered to shops, eateries and other hand selected places in Derbyshire and nearby!

If you would like to advertise your fabulous business in the next edition please get in contact with me via the Fabulous Places website.

handpicked guide to derbyshire

Summer Market, The Roundhouse, July 2014

July 22nd, 2014 § 0

What a lovely weekend we all had at the Summer Market! Gorgeous gifts, delicious food, live music and a fabulous atmosphere!

A big thank you to all the exhibitors and visitors, I hope you had a fabulous weekend!

Planning for the Christmas Market is well underway with all indoor spaces now booked already, in July, madness!  See you at The Roundhouse on Sat 15th & Sun 16th November.

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Summer Market, 5th and 6th July 2014, The Roundhouse in Derby

June 19th, 2014 § 0

Time  is flying by and it will soon be time to open the doors of The Roundhouse for the 4th Summer Market!  I’m very excited, the event is full of fabulous food and gift exhibitors from all over Derbyshire and surrounding Counties offering you an array of handpicked goodies. Each and every exhibitor has been personally selected ensuring you’ll be spoilt for choice.

What can you expect to find at the Summer Market?

-  Over 100 handpicked food and gift exhibitors
-  Delicious hot food and drink on the Plaza
-  Prosecco & Champagne Bar
-  Pop-up Vintage Tea Room
-  VIP Tickets

Travel to the event by train, The Roundhouse couldn’t be any closer to Derby Train Station.

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Be a VIP at the Summer Market

June 9th, 2014 § 0

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There are just 4 weeks to go until we open the doors for the 4th Summer Market at The Roundhouse in Derby!  How did that come around so quickly!?  Now is the time to book your VIP Tickets for the Summer Market.  There are a limited number and they are only available when pre-booked online before the event.

A VIP Ticket is the perfect way to experience the Summer Market. Whether you’re visiting with friends or treating someone special, you’ll feel spoilt with a goody bag and your own private VIP Lounge where you can relax and indulge.

A VIP Ticket includes:

- a cotton shopping bag including some treats for you enjoy
- entry to the private VIP Lounge where you can relax and rest your   weary shopping feet and enjoy views of the event
from the   new VIP balcony!
- a glass of prosecco and a slice of delicious cake
- a ticket for free parking at any of The
Roundhouse Car Parks
- entry to the Summer Market
- special offers with a selection of  exhibitors

Ticket cost:  £12
**  Tickets are limited**
Book today & enjoy a truly fabulous experience of the Summer Market!

To find out all about the Summer Market please visit the official Summer Market Website!

summer food and gift market roundhouse derby july 2014

 

The Walled Garden Nottingham Spring Fair

April 28th, 2014 § 0

What a gorgeous day! I absolutely loved running the Spring Fair at The Walled Garden in Beeston, Nottingham.  A hidden gem of a venue which seemed to be a very unexpected surprise to the visitors who joined us throughout the day.

The gardens were being enjoyed by families, friends enjoying a bite to eat with a glass of prosecco and we were event joined by two miniature ponies!  The exhibitors offered an array of gorgeous products and a delicious selection of food and drink.

A big thank you  to all the exhibitors who made the event look amazing.  If you visited the event I hope you had a fabulous time!

Deb

Walled Garden Spring Fair

April 14th, 2014 § 0

I am delighted to be working with The Walled Garden in Beeston again.  A stunning venue located in Nottinghamshire just down the A52 from Derby.  Following a successful Winter Fair, the venue would like to open their doors again for a Spring themed event with lots of exhibitors selling gorgeous products.  Here’s a teaser of what you’ll find at the Spring Fair… each exhibitor has been carefully selected ensuring you’ll be spoilt for choice:

Gift exhibitors including home accessories, plants, flowers, jewellery, gardenware, interiors and much more.  Food exhibitors offering cheeses, cakes, chocolates, artisan bread, chutneys, jams, patisserie products, hot meat rolls, home made lemonade, ice cream, wood fired pizzas, fresh coffee & tea.

There will also be a Prosecco Bar run by the fabulous Falcon Food & Spirits offering you the opportunity to enjoy a glass of Prosecco or Champagne during your visit.

The event is free to visit and there’s plenty of free parking too!  I hope to see you there on the 27th April, doors open at 10am.  Here is a link over to the Walled Garden’s website giving full directions to help you find it with ease.

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Walled_Garden_spring Fair nottingham april 2014

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