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Championing Craftspeople

This is the website for the 2015 Spring Fair, which has now happened. We will be launching our brand new Spring Fair website in November.

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.  

Editor's Blog

This year we’re celebrating Country Living’s 30th birthday and, to mark the occasion in style, we commissioned renowned artist and printmaker Angie Lewin to design an exclusive, limited-edition mug for us. Angie’s distinctive graphic style has been much imitated but never equalled – and this original piece is destined to become a collectable of the future. In soft hues […]

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For this cobnut brittle recipe, make sure the cobnuts are properly roasted and thoroughly dry – any excess moisture will crystallise the caramel. Preparation: 35 minutes, plus cooling Cooking: 15 minutes Makes about 700g Ingredients flavourless oil, for greasing 400g golden granulated sugar 300g roasted cobnuts, roughly chopped in a food processor Method 1. Fill […]

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The studio of coastal artist Anna Wilson-Patterson will open to the public this month as part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival Coastal artist Anna Wilson-Patterson, whose paintings have featured on the decorating pages of Country Living magazine, will be opening her studio on the beautiful clifftop of Fairlight Cove in East Sussex on 5-6 and 12-13 […]

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A henkeeper for more than 20 years with a 400-strong flock on her Surrey farm, Suzie Baldwin offers her advice on keeping chickens We’ve been busy moving the coops nearer to the large barns and hedges that will provide shelter from the elements later in the autumn. The barn has been filled with straw, which […]

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