Happy New Year! New Year, New Start….what better time to try something New? Well why not visit our special Newcomers area where we will be showcasing first time exhibitors from the South West. Not just companies who have never done our show before, but companies that have never ever done a trade show! Brand new to us, and brand new to you. Here’s a little taster of who they are and what they do:
Withagee Glass Art.
Withagee Glass Art produce a range of decorative fused glass art giftware. The artist is based in Devon and handcrafts joyful original pictures and homeware, with the seaside being a favourite theme. She also produces commission pieces as well as small production runs of decorated mirrors and event themed commemorative glass art for weddings, proposals, births, etc. A recent National Trust supplier, her colourful items will delight you and embellish your home too. (Stand B139).
White Hare Gifts.
White Hare Gifts market prints, cards and gifts from original paintings & designs by Devon based watercolour artist Clive Brocklehurst. Fascinated by the many legends that surround hares he created White Hare Gifts after painting a white hare in the moonlight, which has become one of his most enduringly popular images. He is also inspired by British folklore, the landscape and romance. He has a prolific output; painting, writing, illustrating and working to commission. Everything produced by White Hare Gifts items is created at the White Hare studio/gallery in Hartland, Devon. (Stand B137).
Outdoor Play People.
With over 40 years experience in the industry, the Outdoor Play People Team have accumulated an extensive range of knowledge in the design, manufacture and installation of outdoor play equipment. Offering a superb range of play products suitable for a wide variety of client and venue, Outdoor Play People’s sole intention is to provide their happy customers with the play space they desire within their budget. Their after sales support is unrivalled and their open and honest communication ensures you can guarantee you’re working with the right Outdoor Play People! (Stand B126).
Bristol based Murano Works is a family business bringing genuine Venetian carnival masks and Murano Glass quill pens, collectables and original jewellery to the UK at affordable prices. They also sell Millefiori and other designs of wine bottle stopper, and blank papier mache masks for artists and schools. Their genuine Venetian masquerade masks are made and hand painted in the Venice region in Italy.
Visit their stand to take a look at the genuine Murano glass jewellery and food & drink accessories that they bring from Venice and its world famous sister island of Murano, where they have been making iridescent Murano glass of distinction since 1291. (Stand B132).
Mr Ferguson’s World of Whimsey
New to the UK, Mr Ferguson’s World of Whimsy is a range of delightful and different illustrations, brimming with colourful scenes and characters, created in a tiny studio in Pasadena, California by life-loving artist Jay Ferguson Carlton. The 2013 launch range includes giclee framed prints, canvasses and greetings cards, perfect for the young and the young at heart. Brimming with cute and colourful scenes and characters, these wonderful works of art are the perfect keepsake, packed with smile inducing personality and fun. They only use the best quality materials and printing techniques, but they’ve kept all of their products at an affordable price, and their frames and greetings cards are all FSC certified. (Stand B120).
UV-Buddy.com produces pretty with a purpose ultraviolet (UV) reactive jewellery and accessories to help protect you whilst you are having fun in the sun. Wear one of their simple and stylish jewellery items or accessories and their special ultraviolet reactive beads will let you know when it is safe to go out in the sun without protection, whilst also making you aware of the UV intensity on cloudy days. All their accessories contain beads that are made of a special plastic material which contain pigments that change colour when exposed to UV light. This is very important as too much exposure to this harmful radiation from the sun can have long term damaging effects on your skin. (Stand B130).
With such a wonderful range of quality products our Newcomers are sure to be in demand, and this is a great opportunity to see them before any of your competitors. Don’t miss out! 🙂