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.
Griddling the vegetables for this chicken and asparagus salad will leave the spears crunchy but you can steam or boil them if you prefer. Preparation: 25 minutes Cooking: â¨5 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 400g asparagus tips, trimmed 1 tablespoon hazelnut oil 4 cooked chicken breasts, sliced 300g roasted peppers, sliced 50g toasted hazelnuts fresh chervil […]
The deadline to register to vote is now upon us, midnight tonight, 20 April 2015, and the Woodland Trust is urging voters not to overlook a key countryside issue - British woodlands. Although often overlooked, British woodlands impact on a broad range of national issues from climate change and air quality to flood resistance, the […]
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This delicious coffee loaf cake is a sweet treat that draws on a classic combination of tastes and is perfect for a springtime afternoon tea. Preparation 30 minutes, plus macerating Cooking 1 hour 15 minutes Makes 10-12 slices Ingredients 225g raisins 150ml hot strong coffee 2 tablespoons dark rum (optional) 110g butter, softened 140g dark […]
The first ongoing National Water Vole Monitoring Programme is being launched by People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES). The Trust is working in collaboration with other organisations to encourage the public to take part in the programme, which will help provide a clearer picture of what is happening to the species. Once a familiar sight […]
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