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Meet the Maker: Jem Loves To Draw

Jem Loves To Draw - Jem with turtle painting
Tell us about your business, what is it you do and how did you get into it? My name is Jem and I love to draw. I paint watercolour illustrations inspired by animals and nature…

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Good (and ethical!) summer hair advice from Hairy Jayne

Hairy Jayne Lovely Long Hair care bundle
Hairy Jayne handmade hair care products are made here in Bristol with wholesome, honest ingredients. The recipes are created with completely vegan, cruelty-free and highly biodegradable ingredients that are as natural as possible. Sustainability is…

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Sky Siouki Exhibition at ACEarts

Sky Siouki poster - Endangered exhibition ACEarts, Somerton
Bristol artist Sky Siouki has just launched her first solo exhibition of paintings at ACEarts in Somerton, titled Endangered. The exhibition presents a new collection of abstract paintings including Sky’s intricate illustrations of just a few…

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Father's Day Gift Guide, Part 2

Pajama Pantry shorts
Put a smile on dad’s face this Father’s Day (20th June) with a gift from one of the many talented creatives featured on our Makers Marketplace online directory. With over 100 independent makers to browse,…

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Father's Day Gift Guide, Part 1

Halkes Original Copperwork desk lamp
Put a smile on dad’s face this Father’s Day (20th June) with a gift from one of the many talented creatives featured on our Makers Marketplace online directory. With over 100 independent makers to browse,…

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Meet the Maker: Kerry Day

Kerry Day of Kerry Day Arts in her studio
Tell us about your business, what is it you do and how did you get into it? I'm Kerry from Kerry Day Arts and I create original contemporary botanical Lino Prints, ceramic plant pots and…

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Meet the Maker: Jasmine at Skyfyre Studio

Skyfyre Studio linoprint - Koi and Peonies
What is it you do, and how did you get into it? I am an independent illustrator and printmaker from just outside of Exeter. My work reflects upon the infinite beauty of nature, the endless…

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The difference between Slow and Sustainable Fashion, and why we need to understand it

There is a common misconception that Slow Fashion and Sustainable Fashion are one and the same. Independent fashion designers and sustainable fashion newbies alike can have trouble distinguishing which is which. Even as we plan…

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Bristol Market introduces its first Slow Fashion Market

Frankie - embroidered denim jacket
As the shops and markets start to re-open, Bristol Market are continuing to focus on supporting independent makers and businesses through our 48 hour online markets.  The support for indie makers has grown tremendously over…

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Celebrating Wonderful Women

By Helen Worgan from Sweet Faraday Did you know that according to the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, roughly 1 million (20%) of SMEs in the UK were female-led and contributed around £85 billion…

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