OK, here’s the roll call of stallholders who’ll be at this year’s Spring Market. 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.
Michelle Dee: Photographic prints – NEW
Wendy Foster: Aloe vera products.
Flooseymoo Jewellery: Caroline King’s handmade silver & semi-precious gemstone jewellery – NEW
Horton Accessories: Chris Cox’s fine-quality accessories for ladies, gentlemen and the home
Sarah Jackson: Fund-raising for a family member – NEW
Kim’s Jewels: Jewellery, scarves and accessories
Made in Wendy’s House: Wendy Sommerford’s handcrafted items – NEW
Paul’s Cards: Phoenix Christmas and birthday cards, stationery and gifts
Photopurity: Portrait photography by Phil Hawley from Launton – NEW
Piddington Bakers: Village community stall selling delicious homemade cakes and bakes in aid of St Nicholas’s Church
Seriously Sweet: Shellie Gray’s selection of sweets and gifts – NEW
Piddington Cottage Garden Plants: Plants grown by Maggie and Tony Pearce, usually propagated from plants in their own garden
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 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!