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TWO UPCOMING CHRISTMAS SALES!Posted 12/10/2021
SUPER excited to not only be going back to Jordans Courtyard near Ilminster for a TWO day Christmas sale but also we will be back in At The Chapel in Bruton for a one day sale.
After the success of our summer sale at Jordans, it’s great to be going back for a Christmas sale where there will be around 30 south west businesses popping up for two days on Sunday 14th and Monday 15th November, from 10am-4pm. We will be in their beautiful yoga barn, plus their former gift shop AND we will be filling up a huge agricultural barn, much like an outdoor market but inside!
The cafe on site, The Old Calf Shed Cafe, will be open so please do book a table. And also onsite is the lovely Cottage Garden where you can book in for a Christmas wreath or garland workshop.
This sale will again be raising money for The Rosie Crane Trust who do amazing work supporting bereaved parents. Our summer sale raised a wonderful £2000 for them so we have high hopes for the Christmas sale! 10% of all sales will be donated.
Then on Friday 26th November we will be back in At The Chapel after a break because of you-know-what. Our sales there have always been super popular and this time we will have 20 local sellers - a mixture of old favourites and some exciting new stalls as well.
This event will be donating funds to The Bru Bowl, who are fundraising for a new skate park in Bruton.
If you’d like to book a table for brunch or lunch then please contact At The Chapel directly.
So put these dates in your diary and we can’t wait to see you there!
Best wishes, Jess x
SUMMER SALES ON THEIR WAY!Posted 28/03/2021
we can’t wait to be having real sales!
Well we did our best with online sales when we couldn’t have real life ones but quite frankly they just weren’t the same. Money was spent and money was raised but there’s nothing quite like a real life pop up sale.
So we are super excited to be organising a summer sale this June - the first will be at Jordans Courtyard near Ilminster on Saturday 12 June from 9am-6pm. Click here for more info.
Jordans Courtyard is a gorgeous place with a café, wellness rooms, yoga studio and more. We will be taking up residence in the huge yoga barn plus in the smaller sanctuary barn and there will have sellers dotted around outside too. Situated just off the A303 and the A358 it’s super easy to get to and there’s loads of parking space. We will be raising money for the Rosie Crane Trust who do fantastic work supporting bereaved parents.
Fingers crossed we won’t have to cancel so if everyone can behave that would be GREAT!
Best wishes, Jess x
one down, one to goPosted 17/11/2020
the day after lockdown #2 wasn’t ideal
So on Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd November we had our first Christmas online sale. This turned out to not be ideal as on the Saturday Boris announced England’s upcoming 4 week lockdown and people were clearly not in the mood for spending!
Our sellers worked so hard promoting the sale, as did we, but we have to admit that sales were not as we’d hoped. Amazingly many of the fantastic businesses that took part increased their donations and we have given the Dorset & Somserset Air Ambulance £455.
Small independent businesses really are the best! And we have another 30 odd wonderful people taking part in our next Christmas sale taking place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th December.
Please do take a look at what’s on offer (click here). Pretend you’re at a real fair pottering around all the stalls but instead you’ll be pottering around websites. Have a good look round and then come back on the 4th and 5th to do your shopping - 10% of sales will be donated to the air ambulance plus there are loads of extra offers such as discounts, free delivery and free gifts.
Just use the code TSCPOPUP when you make your purchases.
Thank you so much for your support,
Best wishes, Jess x
our christmas sales are coming!Posted 12/10/2020
and we are RAISING money for dorset & somerset air ambulance
Well ‘the’ season is almost here! Our pop up sales at Christmas time are always the busiest and raise the most for charity, but what with this ‘situation’ we will be holding our sales online. Such a shame to be missing out on seeing people face to face - the sellers and the shoppers.
But fear not! We shall carry on promoting and supporting small businesses and shall tempt you away from the Mr Bezos of this world (frankly, he has enough money already). You might have seen people share the phrase that every time you buy from a small business they do a little happy dance. Well - it’s true! So let’s shop small this Christmas.
We have TWO sales coming up, with different sellers in each one. Click on our Events page to find out when they are and who’s taking part. What’s more, we are thrilled to be raising money for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance via both sales. 10% of everything bought through the event will be donated by our lovely sellers and we hope to surpass all previous sales and give them loads and loads of money.
Did you know that air ambulance charities receive no direct funding from the Government or the National Lottery and rely on the generosity of the public for support? Their operational costs are over £5 million a year and the approximate cost per mission is £3,000.
They provide a Critical Care Team, consisting of at least a Doctor and Specialist Practitioner for each mission. The doctors are predominantly drawn from NHS Hospital Trusts across the region and the practitioners from the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT).
No one can deny the importance of this charity and I think we all know someone who has had experience of their life saving work. They have been in my village twice this year alone.
So please do take a look at our sellers and when the sales are here (1st & 2nd November then 4th & 5th December) please do shop away! There will be lots of special offers such as discounts and free delivery PLUS of course 10% will be donated...
Thank you for your support.
Best wishes, Jess x