How Hill Craft Fair and Open Day

In my last post I mentioned an up coming Craft Fair, and I thought you’d like to know a little more about it.  I appreciate quite a lot of you live a little too far away to pop over to say hello, but if you are in Norfolk it would be lovely to see you!   Kit and I are going to be at How Hill on the Norfolk Broads, sharing a stall at a new Craft Fair which is part of the How Hill Open Day.  It’s during half term on October 31st;  £3 entrance fee but it’s free for children and Friends of How Hill.  The gardens will be open and there will also be cake, plant and produce stalls and a raffle.  It’s a beautiful place to visit, and has been described as ‘the Broads in microcosm’…


How Hill in Spring

Taking part in the Craft Fair will be:

  • Guy Allen – Etchings
  • Sue Andrews – Traditional woven baskets
  • Sandra Beech – Silks and Velvets
  • Ally Bradnock – Graphic Prints
  • Kim Cowley – Felt
  • Martin Cowley – Potter
  • Heather Hasthorpe & Cindy Cogan – Embroidery and Textile Art
  • Ann Nickerson – Alpaca yarn, fleece and felt.
  • The Norfolk County Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers
  • Polly Plowman  – Buttons (Polly gives talks on the history of buttons)
  • John Simpson – Woodturning
  • Felicity Withers of  Blue Shed Beads  – lampwork beads…

as finally me, as Planet Penny, and Kit Calladine with her lino prints and cards.

 I will be taking along my needlefelt robins as well as a selection of other pieces, plus yarn packs kits and patterns.  I hope this has whetted your appetite, we look forward to seeing you there!

Cindy Cogan Paperweight

Paperweight – dyed velvet and silk threads
Cindy Cogan

P.S. I know this is really tiny, but you’ll know why I couldn’t resist this !  Click to see more of Guy Allen’s wonderful etchings…2 dachshunds bu Guy Allen


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10 thoughts on “How Hill Craft Fair and Open Day

  1. Penelope

    All the very best Penny, sounds like my cup of tea but a wee bit too far to drive. Hopefully one day I shall come and see the pretty Norfolk coast and countryside.
    I’m sure your robins will go down a treat of two, have fun and I hope you get plenty of punters and sales xox P
    ps. Loving Guy Allen’s etchings, beautiful.

  2. Mrs. Micawber

    It sounds wonderful. That paperweight is GORGEOUS! And the etchings very delightful – especially the “Daxie and Feather”. Reminds me of a certain dog and feather featured here….

    Good luck with the show. 🙂

  3. Anita

    Very tempting! The Horning Walkers are looking forward to seeing you there on our circular walk from Ludham Bridge that day.

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