NEOS - North East Open Studios
11th Sep 2021 - 19th Sep 2021
I'm happy to announce that after the success of my first ever NEOS last year, even under the unusual circumstances that covid brought, I will be taking part in this years event in September 2021. I will be showing along side 5 other wonderful creatives in Maud in Jane's lovely shop, Jane Keenan Designs @ Henderson's.
I hope you can join me and make it a wonderful event/
14th/15th Aug 2021 + 21st/22nd Aug 2021
I am taking part in this years CLOTH#21 event, a direct selling event set up to promote all who work with cloth or make cloth as part of their creative practice.
Hosted over two weekends in August 2021 the 14th/15th PTI and 21st/22nd PTII in the stunning Tapestry Viewing Balcony situated within the Dovecot Studios in central Edinburgh.
Over the two weekends there will be a raft of exciting textile designer makers from all over the UK featuring those who work in weave, knit, print and make accessories, clothing and everything in-between.
Whilst I am unable to attend physically my work is however being featured as part of the CLOTH#21 online cohort of textile designer makers on the PickOne Productions website. Just follow the links to CLOTH#21 on the site for a full listing of the 50+ makers online shopping pages, which means if you can’t attend physically you can still make that all important purchase from an independent maker via our online shop pages!
Tea Green Marketplace Month
1st July - 2nd August
WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER?!
THE Ultimate month long online indie shopping experience to discover, celebrate & support an awe inspiring line up of independent creative businesses based in Scotland!
Get these dates in your diaries!
From 1st July : TEA GREEN ONLINE SHOP LAUNCH
From 1st July : TEA GREEN TREASURE HUNT : EXPLORE ACROSS SCOTLAND
From 1st July : INDIE RETAILER SPOTLIGHT : EXPLORE ACROSS SCOTLAND
Marketplace weekend -
3rd & 4th July : MARKETPLACE WEEKEND 1 : HOMEWARE : ACCESSORIES : SKINCARE
10th & 11th July : MARKETPLACE WEEKEND 2 : JEWELLERY : SILVERSMITHING : METALWORK
17th & 18th July : MARKETPLACE WEEKEND 3 : ART : ILLUSTRATION : PRINTMAKING : STATIONERY
Between 22nd July - 2nd Aug : VIRTUAL OPEN STUDIOS : DISCOVER BEHIND THE SCENES
20th Feb 2021 - 21st Feb 2021
Postable Pop-Ups is an event ran by Curated Makers. This is there take on the online market. You are invited you to get involved by shopping small, by browsing their Instagram account @postablepopup and exploring all of the makers involved via the hashtag #POSTABLEPOPUP
Curated Makers launched this shopping event and campaign back in May 2020 in lockdown 1.0 and have now ran four events, which adapt to help the creative community thrive. Now more than ever it is so important to shop locally to ensure small businesses make it through this difficult time. Shopping small for Birthdays and treats for the home is something we can all do, for the greater good. Shopping small really is the gift that keeps on giving, positively impacting so many people!
Tea Green Pop Up Design Store - V&A Dundee
5th Nov 2020 - 31st Jan 2021
I am currently showcasing both my Arch and Chevron knitted collections at the V&A Dundee as part of the Tea Green pop up design store.
In a very challenging year it is an absolute honor to be showing my work in this iconic venue along side a wonderful selection of Scotland based designers!
If your in the area this is a must see.
Super Market Virtual
22nd Nov - 13th Dec
I am very proud to be taking part in the UK's first immersive virtual Christmas market shopping experience.
You'll be able to ‘Walk around’ and browse the individual stalls of over 150 independent Scottish brands across 10 categories, fill your basket, and then get it posted to your door for free.
Each stall will have a personal voice message from the seller telling shoppers a bit about themselves and their brand - really bringing the marketplace to life and giving visitors a genuine ‘meet the maker’ experience.
Simply click into your chosen stalls and get shopping. All purchases will be added to a collective shopping basket and shoppers will purchase with one simple and convenient transaction - letting Super Market Virtual do all the hard work for you.
Your purchases will then be posted to you for free! (Mainland UK)
Flock ONLINE 2020
27th - 29th of November
Join me for Aberdeenshire’s top contemporary craft fair, returning this year via a brand new and exciting platform, flock ONLINE 2020.
Showcasing a fabulous array of carefully curated independent makers, including some first-time exhibitors from the length and breadth of Scotland.
Tea Green Marketplace
28th - 29th November
Join us for a great line up, special offers & more, all from the comfort of your own home! The ultimate online indie shopping experience that you can wear your PJ's to!
Here's how to shop Tea Green Marketplace
Head to the Tea Green Marketplace group or use #teagreenmarketplace and browse the posts
Follow #teagreenmarketplace and browse the feed
Head to www.teagreen.co.uk to browse the marketplace directory.
5th - 6th December
As most of you will know I current sell my items online through an Etsy store. As most physical events are canceled this year the Etsy Aberdeen Market has gone digital so you don’t even have to get off your sofa.
Please try and shop local this year, if you can. Let’s make lots of lovely people do their happy dances.