Monday, 6 February 2012

Lovely Merchants Craft Fair in Mornington Crescent

The Lovely Merchants is a group of British designers & makers.  They will be holding their second craft fair in Mornington Crescent on Sunday 12th.  I met Jo Robinson from HAM when she held a pop-up shop last summer, and if it's all of such high quality then it sounds like a great event.

"Wares will include - valentine cards, prints, vintage, "Love"ly gifts, jewellery, preserves/oils and baked goods.
Our seasonally selected Merchants for the next event include:
Nonesuchthings (offering products from the current Spring 2012 collection (
Christina Wilson (prints, cards and a personal selection of interesting finds),
Jane Howard ( - will be presenting handcrafted Valentine Gifts (small sculptures and watercolour card designs).
Jo Robinson of HAM ( - will be selling cards, prints and kitchen items.
Becca Hulbert or Becca Jewellery ( - Becca produces dainty, nostalgic and charming pieces of jewellery and will be selling current collection pieces and one-offs too.
Peppi Taylor - Peppi makes fine jewellery and works in silver and gold often using precious and semi-precious stones, making things she hopes you will wear forever.
Fola Solanke - vintage goods from this well-known Portobello Friday morning vintage market - vintage Mills & Boon books, vintage luxury lingerie, beautiful Spring 50's dresses in novelty prints and candy stripes and, for the chaps - vintage silk hankies and ties.
Lindy Sinclair - hand-made jams from her French farm
Lovingly Baked Goods - Jack, Maude and Alice will be continuing their home baking skills, lovely biscuits, vanilla cupcakes, carrot cupcakes and strawberry tarts  - Valentines-style. Some will be prettily wrapped ready to take home to your loved ones! Teas and coffees will be available at the bar to bring up and linger on the Chesterfields with a delicous cake!
Posh Jumble - Salia Samai-Chow is a Linguist, she splits her time between Paris and London where she enjoys discovering hidden places. She will be selling clothes, shoes, beautiful potted plants and a hand picked selection of her favourite little objects from her Arabic background. 
"Flourish" Pop-Up Restaurant - Louise Ramsden and Colette Bardelle are offering a unique cook's taster menu which is a roll-call of different sized sharing dishes brought to your table creating an informal banquet atmosphere. Their food is hand-made and infused with genuine passion for Californian cuisine, specialist ingredients and the best nature and London has to offer. Their menu offers vegan, vegetarian, wheat-free, raw and low GI options. Limited spaces available - to prebook call 07587 194975 Lunch is £19.50 per person.
Lovely Merchants is hosted by Amanda Cox from noted Nonesuchthings online emporium ( and Christina Wilson, stylist, photographer and blogger ("

When - Saturday 12th February

Where - The Victoria, 2 Morning Crescent, NW1 7RR


Link - Lovely Merchants

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