Welcome to The Christmas Suffolk Pod Show Part Five. This special episode is dedicated to the Stonham Barns Park Christmas Craft Market and Live Music Event on 5 and 6 December 2020.
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Guest stars in order of appearance:
David Sandpearl – Event Organiser for Stonham Barns Park Christmas Craft Market and Live Music event. David tells us all the latest information for the weekend as well as the special events with live music from local breakthrough music acts including the talented Breeze Redwine who is about to hit the global music scene by storm. Visit www.stonhambarns.co.uk for full event details. Matt Easdown co-runs Roughstuff Oak with his partner Matt (another Matt!). Matt tells us about his amazing range of oak furniture and accessories, from chopping boards to butcher’s blocks and coffee tables. Matt talks about the beautiful and carefully sourced oak they use – a lot of it recycled and reclaimed. ‘Find them at the Christmas Craft Market or online at www.roughstuffoak.co.uk
Sarah Curtis from the English Spirit Distillery joins us to talk about this unique, local and ingenious distillery . Listen to her talk about their techniques and how everything they produce is made from scratch. Look out for their latest festive addition - a Caramel Rum Liqueur! Cheers – and give them a visit or find them at www.englishspirit.uk
Vicki Adams is a veterinary surgeon and epidemiologist who also runs The Animal Cancer Trust. Vicki tells us about her extraordinary work and how she helps pet owners deal with all cancer in all types of animals. www.animalcancertrust.org (launching soon).
Kate is the founder of ‘ByKatyMac’ – she is an art eco-designer and creates slow fashion. Kate is a truly inspirational woman – listen to her talk about the clothes she makes and how she creates stunning masterpieces from vintage cloth including household fabrics.
Mark Gillam owns well-know Suffolk company ‘Carters of Suffolk’. Mark talks to us about his wonderful range of novelty teapots and the history of this now 40 years old traditional crafting business. Carters of Suffolk are permanently based at Stonham Barns Park – so if you can’t make this weekend – they’ll always be there to welcome you. www.cartersofsuffolk.com
James owns Sunnyside Cottage Boards – he makes beautiful hand-crafted hardwood chopping boards and platters. Listen to what he has to say and find him at the Christmas market or online at www.sunnysidecottageboards.co.uk
Karen co-owns The Coffee Caddy with her daughter Megan – she talks to us about her business and what they’ll be serving weekend at the Craft Fair. Go and say hi and grab yourself a barista drink. Look them up on Facebook or Instagram to get in touch.
Bev’s Pantry will be at the Christmas Market – including Bev herself! She’s got a wide selection of delicious jams, pickles, preserves and chutneys all homemade from her very busy kitchen. Bev will have individual jars for sale as well as gift packs and hampers. Find Bev online too at www.bevspantry.co.uk
Henri is the co-owner of the magical Diss Emporium, and she has just taken a permanent outlet at Stonham Barns Park. Henri has hundreds of wonderful antique, vintage and retro gifts and other interesting pieces in her shop – perfect for Christmas gifts. Go and see her and say Hi – she’s very good at finding just that perfect thing for you! www.dissemporium.co.uk
The Christmas Craft Market and Mini Music Festival will take place on 5th and 6th December - BUT DON'T worry if you miss it - all of these traders sell all year round - and Stonham Barns Park - is open right up to Christmas and beyond!
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