The posters are all out in the village and surrounding area – you can’t miss our new enormous banners on the A41 – so here’s the roll call of stallholders who’ll be at this year’s Christmas Market this coming Saturday. There are several new people as well as your old favourites, so come along and say hello.
Zena Ashdown: Gorgeous and affordable handbags
Jennie Bosher: Handmade decorations and cards, knitted cushions and toys
Kathy Chalk: Individually designed decorative glass pieces, unique gifts and decorations
Horton Accessories: Fine accessories for women, men and the home
Kim’s Jewels: Fun and affordable jewellery and scarves
Colin Nicholls: Handmade pottery items – NEW
Paul’s Cards: Phoenix Christmas and birthday cards, stationery and gifts
Pea Green Designs: Eclectic home accessories and gifts
Piddington Bakers: Village community stall selling delicious homemade cakes and bakes in aid of St Nicholas’s Church
Piddington Patchers: Beautiful patchwork and needlecraft items including cushions, door stops, draft excluders and table runners, handmade by Piddington’s regular patchwork group
Natalie Roach and Gail Church: Driftwood Christmas decorations and wooden rocking horses – NEW
William Rolls Ceramics: Salt-glazed earthenware ceramic sculptures inspired by nature – NEW
Waddesdon Deli : A Pantry regular, Sandy’s stall sells delicious home-cured and home-smoked produce, cheeses and more
We also have the following regular attractions …
Beer Stall: Local ales from Vale Brewery Co., XT Brewing Co. and, NEW THIS MARKET, Loddon Brewery and The Shotover Brewing Co.
General Store: Including products from the Cornfield Bakery, Jim and Jules, Shaken Oak Mustard, our own Piddington Village Apple Juice, and our own Piddington Apple Chutney, both made from fruit grown in the village
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 dazzling duo of Maggie and Karen and a 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!