Meet The Makers


To whet your appetite, here you will find details for all the quality local designer makers who will be

joinng us for our Spring Artisan Market on Saturday 27th April


Use our contacts page to get in touch if you would like to know more

McEwan Stained Glass             


Jen McEwan will be joining us for the first time this year


She is a very talented stained glass artist making handmade stained glass windows and suncatchers so please make time to pop around and say hello


Why not ask about workshops that Jen runs where you can learn how to produce stained glass pieces yourself.


Fraillop - Gavin Darby                                      


We love the quirky and unusual and so Gavin Darby of Frailloop seems like an ideal stallholder to have at our events

Recycling scrap metal with imagination and a MIG welder, Nottinghamshire based Gavin creates metal sculpture designed mainly for the garden and other outside locations, however, his talent does stretch to pieces suitable for the indoors too!

Be it unique garden animals or flowers his work is guaranteed to become a focal point


Katie Sanderson Enamelist                      


Local Enameller Katie Sanderson was first introduced to enamelling through her mum, an experienced and accomplished enameller in her own right.

The enamelling process can make Katie feel like an alchemist and other times totally at the mercy of the materials, being unable to predict what the kiln will bring me.

Katie's inspirations are mainly from the natural world, picking up leaves, stones or photographing flowers for their colours and textures.

Why not ask about Katies Kiln Enamelling Workshops

Please note that Katie will be showing her works with us on Sunday 24th November only


The Bobbin Mouse - Sarah Morris     


Sarah is the face behind The Bobbin Mouse, a Nottingham based company. 
She was taught to sew clothes by her mum when she was small and now makes gifts and home accessories as well her trademark mice. 
A fan of free motion embroidery and lovely fabrics she makes items from Harris Tweed and Liberty as well as fun printed cottons. 

Anjana Cawdell Art                         


Chilwell based artist Anjana has been painting in watercolour for about 9 years. What started as attending a weekly evening class at a local art shop has turned into quite a passion.

Watercolour never fails to amaze her and she finds the effect of water travelling through pigments and pigments interacting with each other completely mesmerising.

Anjana’s formative years were spent in India and inspiring and influencing her love of colour and nature.

A member of Nottingham Society of Artists she participates regularly in the society exhibitions.

Please note that Anjana will be showing her works with us on Sunday 24th November only

The Nottingham Soapbox                   


We are delighted to have a local producer of natural, handmade soaps join us again at our new venue.

The aptly named Nottingham Soapbox work from a kitchen in deepest, darkest West Bridgford and produce soaps that are all perfect for dry and sensitive skin. With ingredients like shea butter and glycerine for a wonderful wash they never use animal fats, so most of their soaps are vegan-friendly too!

Please be aware that The Nottingham Soapbox will be selling their soaps on Sunday 24th November only


Sheila Read Jewellery                                  


Simple and elegant, Sheila’s Jewellery is inspired by industrial museums, catching a small snap shop of tiny parts then developing this into crisp clean lines using precious metals. These lines are often softened with the addition of wood from a sustainable source

Gillam Glass - Michelle Gillam Hull              


Gillam Glass is a handmade glass business based in Nottingham and run by Michelle Gillam-Hull. She has been making exquisite Jewellery and Homewares for over 10 years.


Working mainly in Dichroic (two colours) glass her jewellery is eye catching and timeless in it's design.

Sophisticakes Patisserie                  


Sophie Meredith is a qualified patissier and the driving force behind Sophisticakes Patisserie.

You can find her regularly attending gift and food fairs across Derbyshire, as well as supplying her products in local cafes and delis. She specialise in patisserie style products including tarts, scones, traybakes and luscious layer cakes.


If you have a special celebration coming up then ask Sophie how she can make cakes personal to you! We dare you not to be tempted to try and buy!.

Winning Works                                           


Cathy and Chris Rawsthorne  transform pieces of slate and wood into beautiful engraved gifts for your home and garden.


They design and create wooden and slate personalised engraved garden signs, bespoke slate and oak cheese boards and serving platters, perfect for Valentine's Day, Father's Day, wedding gifts, birthday presents and housewarming gifts.


Merman Roses Designs - Kate Humphreys



Kate offers an impressive selection of handmade fabric handbags, make-up bags, heart charms, key fobs and other gifts.


Her portfolio of contemporary designs includes items made from cotton, suede, upholstery and funishing fabrics.


Kate is a welcomed returning stallholer so be sure to visit her and catch up on her new designs

Orgill Originals - Nicole Orgill                    


Orgill Originals are a father, daughter team based in a little village in Derbyshire.

They have two ranges of work, the first is hand stitched leather bags and accessories alongside nature inspired gifts made from up-cycled copper and wood. Self taught in leather craft all their items are made entirely by hand. They love nothing more than working together on new designs, using traditional methods to create our goods.


This is Orgill Originals second visit to our events so make your way to their stall to see what’s on offer

Wildgoose Designs - Sarah Sewell        


Based in Mapperley, Nottingham, Sarah enjoys creating framed textile pictures, using free-machine embroidery (drawing with a sewing machine) & appliqué.


Limited edition prints and greeting cards of her work are also available. Sarah’s inspiration comes mainly from nature, with birds, bees & flowers often featuring in her work. Many of her products are created using Liberty Art Fabrics.


Sarah also teach workshops in free-machine embroidery & lampshade/lantern making at various venues around Nottinghamshire.

Ellen Mooney Art                        


Ellen has painted for as long as she can remember, it’s a joy for her.

In 2015 her life changed in an instant, when she suffered a Stroke. Painting then became part of her recovery, she joined a small art group at her local art shop and enjoyed the weekly classes and the camaraderie, which helped her confidence.

Since then her style has changed considerably, now preferring to paint in semi abstract/contemporary fashion, incorporating collage, gels, textured pastes, oil pastels, acrylic inks and anything she can use for mark making. Ellen loves experimenting and seeing what she ends up with. She also paints commissions and is member of the Nottingham Society of Artists.









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