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.
This Easter chocolate cake proves to be a teatime centrepiece no sweet tooth will be able to resist. Served on its own or as part of a bigger feast, it’s unlikely to last for long. Preparation: 45 minutes Cooking: 25 minutes Makes 10-12 slices Ingredients 40g cocoa powder 75ml milk 160g soft butter, plus extra […]
This wild, rugged region is the rural heartland of north Wales, where magnificent mountains, strewn with alpine flowers, soar above wide green valleys carved out by glaciers and dotted with battle-scarred castles. When the Welsh Highland Railway re-opened this spring it became possible to enjoy Snowdonia's dramatic mountain scenery from an observation car for the […]
The charity Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) has recently announced that it will be offering tours of its properties across England between June and October. The eight experiences, among which is an overnight stay, will allow visitors to discover the architecture, unique features and stories of the churches, which range from their parts in historic events to their use […]
From pretty vintage patterns to beautiful botanical designs, discover the art of floral interiors with this how-to guide to mixing and matching country classics with a confident flourish. Pretty vintage Sweet nostalgic prints, in small-scale designs and jolly colours, have an upbeat 1950s feel and are especially effective in a kitchen or utility room. Style […]
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