At Country Living we champion craftspeople and small businesses and that's what the Spring Fair is all about. We have fabrics, furnishings, accessories and more, all from hand-picked makers. See here for our Meet the Maker page to read about some of the wonderful talents you'll discover at the Fair, or visit our Sneak Peek page and see a selection of the products that will be available to buy. You might also be interested in visiting our Newcomers Market page to discover some of our brand new exhibitors.
Alongside shopping there are plenty of features to add to your day out. Visit our brand new Country Living Theatre for panel discussions and lifestyle tips from prominent figures and contributors to the magazine; try everything from block printing to chocolate making in our Craft & Create Rooms or be wowed by our glorious ‘glamping’ inspired garden- complete with vintage VW camper van. And if you're looking to relax, why not book lunch in the brand new Country Living Restaurant, or enjoy a glass of fizz in our champagne lounge.
So come along, enjoy a colourful day out that will lift your spirits after winter, meet our makers and pick up inspiring ideas for simple country style.
With fewer than 200 breeding females or nannies now left in Britain, the beautiful Bagot goat is currently on the Rare Breeds Survival Trust's (RBST) endangered list. However, rare-breeds enthusiast Lucy Wilshaw, a champion of the breed, has set up an innovative scheme, Browsing Bagots, to help ensure their survival by utilising the animal's primitive instincts and ability to munch […]
If you are familiar with our Country Living Modern Rustic series and are eagerly awaiting news on the next edition, the wait is over with the launch of issue three which is now on sale. This brand new publication – full of never-before-seen houses, products and artisans – continues to focus on this eclectically imperfect […]
Make a batch of homemade granola to share with family and friends this weekend, or keep it all to yourself for a week’s worth of healthy tasty breakfast cereal. Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: about 25 minutes Makes about 650g Ingredients 250g rolled porridge oats 50g hazelnuts, roughly chopped 50g flaked coconut 75g clear honey 75g […]
Enter Fanny Shorter's studio at Cockpit Arts and you'll be dazzled by an explosion of colours - the botanical designs she screenprints for her ranges of furnishing fabrics, stationery and cushions are designed in an array of vivid shades. As a child growing up in Winchester College in Hampshire, where her father taught, she was […]
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