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Quick Weekend Report Part 1

9 Mar

DOUBLE WHAMMY EVENT WEEKEND

Original Minnie 'dont forget' recycled notepadI created some new necklaces and stationery for the whammy weekend, including this hand stamped ‘dont forget’ recycled notepad

© Original Minnie


So, on Saturday I was in Leicester at Fabrika Independant Arts Centre, (a few doors down from Primark).  It’s an interesting building project – The Arts Organisation in Leicester is re-developing it at the moment – the room we were in, is to be a public Gallery space apparently.  Some parts of the building are still being painted and spruced up, but with a cafe there already, and plans for a monthly craft market, I think it’s somewhere to be put on the radar…  I am not familiar with Leicester, so I intend to go back some time to properly explore…


The event was organised by Wood Jewellery who works with an amazing range of naturally colourful woods – think much more than just ‘brown’.  I also met some lovely stallholders including Adelina Lucas who recycles scraps of fabric and plastic bags into attractive gifts and accessories, and Bee Designs who makes beautiful stationery, and whom was also at the craft event I did the next day – it’s a small world!


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Next Event – Leicester Handmade Craft Fair

15 Feb

UPDATED EVENTS LISTING

Original Minnie Leicester Map

The next event will now be Saturday 6th March, in Leicester at the Fabrika Arts Centre (The Arts Organisation).  It is the first time Original Minnie has displayed in Leicester so its exciting!   Apparently Fabrika has its own coffee bar, which I’m sure I will take full advantage of to keep re-fueled!

It also means that weekend is going to be a double whammy with the Leicester event on Saturday and the Woodhall Spa event on Sunday – phew!  I’d better get cracking on my new designs so I have plenty of goodies to take!

For more info on either event, take a look at the Events page.