Annie Sloan 

One of the world’s most respected paint and colour experts, Annie Sloan brings decades of knowledge – and plenty of style – to her hugely popular line of decorative paint, Chalk Paint®. And with books, brushes, stencils, and fabrics, her inspirations are transforming more and more homes every day.

Annie will sharing her knowledge on colour and decorating whilst answering questions about interior design and style in her very own Annie Sloan Workshops. Visitors will be using Chalk Paint® and the latest products from her range to create their own masterpieces. You can also visit the Annie Sloan Stand on G49.


British cooking brand Stoves is proud to be working with the Country Living Fairs, providing the appliances used in the Country Living Kitchen for 2018. 

Renowned cooking talent will be cooking up a storm using fresh, seasonal ingredients on Stoves’ British-made appliances.

For foodie news and recipes from some of Britain’s most-loved chefs, visit

Thompson's Tea

Thompson’s Tea is an independent fourth generation family business blending award-winning teas for over 120 years.

It all started in 1896 from a tea warehouse near Belfast docks, where founder Robert S Thompson trained in the art of tea tasting and soon became known for his uncompromising devotion to quality.

Today, Thompson’s Family Tea, who make Northern Ireland’s best-selling tea, Punjana, have been blending and packing their award-winning range in Belfast for over 120 years.

Be sure to pop in to the Tea Rooms at the Country Living Fair for an award-winning cup of Thompson’s Tea.

Viking Cruises

Come and visit the Viking stand at the Country Living Spring Fair, and find out more about our award-winning river and ocean cruises. You can also take advantage of exclusive special offers, pick up a goody bag, and enter the draw to win a fantastic eight-day Rhine river cruise.

Exciting, surprising and enlightening, a Viking journey is like no other. With a choice of inspiring river cruises through Europe, Russia, Egypt and Asia, as well as unforgettable ocean cruises around the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, the Caribbean, Asia, South America and Australasia, there is a Viking journey that is just perfect for you.

Right: The Viking Sky in Lofoten, Norway, on its way to the North Cape. Just before midnight the rain stopped, the midnight sun appeared, and so did the Viking Sky. It was a truly exceptional moment.