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.
A recent survey has revealed that, according to the British public, there is no better aroma than that of freshly baked bread. The survey, carried out by decorating brand Harris, revealed Britain’s top 50 scents, as well as a few odours we can’t stand. The results of the scent survey saw homely and comforting aromas […]
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is investing £98m into nine projects in England and Scotland, protecting scientific, industrial and cultural heritage for future generations and hoping to inspire the scientists and engineers of the future. The projects include restoring one of the world's earliest factories at Derby Silk Mill to preserving our unique railway heritage. […]
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You may not expect it, but one of the things Scandinavians are very good at is vegetables. They are dealt with simply, but with respect. This seasonal side dish of potatoes, beans and peas is just glorious. Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 20 minutes Serves 6 Ingredients 150g French beans, trimmed 150g broad beans (podded weight) […]
When preparing this honeycomb ice cream recipe, it's worth looking out for Jersey milk and cream for an extra-rich flavour. You'll find honeycomb pieces in the baking aisle of most supermarkets. Preparation: 40 minutes, plus infusing and freezing Cooking: 15 minutes Makes 10-12 scoops Ingredients 1 vanilla pod 300ml whole milk 4 medium egg yolks […]
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