OK, here’s the roll call of stallholders who’ll be at this year’s Summer Market. There are several new people as well as your old favourites, so come along and say hello.
Carrie Crafts: Cas Mortimer’s retro sweet inspired jewellery, soaps, candles & shabby chic gifts – NEW
Flooseymoo Jewellery: Caroline King’s handmade silver & semi-precious gemstone jewellery
Forever Living: Jennifer Ratcliff will be selling aloe vera products – NEW
GladBags: Handmade bags for all occasions, created by Alison Court entirely out of recycled, reclaimed and rescued fabrics
Horton Accessories: Chris Cox’s fine-quality accessories for ladies, gentlemen and the home
Kim’s Jewels: Jewellery, scarves and accessories
Made in Wendy’s House: Wendy Sommerford’s handcrafted items
Paul’s Cards: Phoenix Christmas and birthday cards, stationery and gifts
Piddington Bakers: Village community stall selling delicious homemade cakes and bakes in aid of St Nicholas’s Church
Piddington Cottage Garden Plants: Plants grown by Maggie and Tony Pearce, mostly propagated from plants in their own garden
Usborne Books at Home: Amanda Corking will be selling a range of children’s books – NEW
Waddesdon Deli Company: A Pantry regular, Sandy’s stall selling delicious home-cured and home-smoked produce, cheeses and more is always buzzing with customers
We also have the following regular attractions …
Beer Stall: Local ales from Vale Brewery Co. and XT Brewing Co.
General Store: Including products from the Cornfield Bakery, Jim and Jules, Shaken Oak Mustard and our own ‘Piddington Blend’ apple and apple-and-pear juices, made from villagers’ fruit
Pantry Raffle: Fantastic prizes! Make sure you buy a ticket
Secondhand Book Stall: You never know what gems you’ll find. Have a rummage, and see if you can identify what the book group have been reading recently
And last but certainly not least, it’s the …
Coffee Shop: Homemade cakes from the Piddington Bakers, croissants and pain-au-chocolat from the Cornfield Bakery, legendary bacon and mushroom baps and more, all served up with frightening efficiency by the Queen of the Coffee Shop, Maggie, and her crack team of volunteers
If you haven’t been to The Pantry before, come and see why it’s so popular. If you’re a Pantry regular – I’ll see you at the Coffee Shop!