Bath Artisan Market

For many years we lived near Bath, which has always been one of my favourite cities. The beautiful architecture, its rich history and of course its great Spa are all good reasons to visit, but it also has some wonderful … Read More

A productive snow-day by the fire.

Looking at the weather this weekend you’d easily think it was December rather than mid March with the Spring Equinox just around the corner. Snow at this time of year seems so out of the ordinary – the daffodils are … Read More

From a French table to your wrist

I have always loved pottering around the Brocante Markets of France, seeking out new things for the house and garden, but more recently have been ferreting out old silver and other unusual items, creating new pieces of jewellery with them. … Read More

All Things Festive & Lovely – Plymouth, 2/12/17

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The Guildhall on Royal Parade in the centre of Plymouth is the venue for this lovely event, organised by Miss Ivy Events, which will be a good opportunity to find some unique and different products from local small businesses & … Read More

Lydford Gorge Christmas Fair

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Last year the sun came out and it was a beautiful, crisp winter’s day for the Fair at Lydford Gorge, so we can hope for the same this year. It was chilly, but the firepit provided warmth for the visitors … Read More

Candlelit Dartmouth Handmade Crafters Market

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I love Dartmouth – it’s a beautiful old town with great independent shops & a lovely atmosphere and each year before Christmas it hosts a candlelit event that really brings the town to life. For the first time this year … Read More

All Things Festive and Lovely – Tavistock College

A new event for me this year, but if the other Miss Ivy events I’ve been to over the last 12 months it will be a good Fair with quality products from local artisans and producers. It’s a great chance … Read More

Belstone Craft Fair

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The annual Craft Fair in the village is a fantastic event with local artisans offering high quality, handcrafted pieces in a nice setting, with the superb cakes that Belstone is well known for. Needless to say it’s nice not to … Read More