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Secret Market November 3: Magdalena Goleniak

Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Magdalena Goleniak Secret Market November 3: I am fine art painter and base design work on my painting and drawing. My Maggie’s Art&Design is a place full of art, imagination, colours and passion for a design. The priority in my art is the amazing colours which build energy  and [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Lauren Denney

Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Lauren Denney Lauren  Denney has been creating slip cast ceramics since graduating from Staffordshire University in 2002.  Working from her studio in Caversham she  uses porcelain and earthenware clay to create functional ceramic items. New pieces include cake stands, folded porcelain tea light holders, porcelain Christmas decorations and framed [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Salvo Toscano

Photography by Salvo Toscano     Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Salvo Toscano Salvo photographs people and places and things though not necessarily in this order and often together. Salvo uses photography as a mean to engage the viewer in a photographic narrative. Wandering and observing happenings in the environment around him is fascinating [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Alabama Whirly

Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Alabama Whirly Alabama Whirly will be exhibiting at The First Secret Market, she is an artist and a maker of odd things ranging from homages to the everyday to things that actually have a practical use. Her work is colourful, sometimes funny and she is always up for a [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Lisa-Marie Gibbs

Introducing another of our secret marketeers:Lisa-Marie Gibbs Patchwork Butterfly is lovingly run by myself Lisa-Marie Gibbs and marries two of my big obsessions, drawing and hand stitching which combine to make beautiful things to adorn you and your home. Patchwork butterfly is inspired by the mundane, insane, gossip, beauty, love, life and all of the other [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Sue Mundy

Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Sue Mundy   From her studio at The Milking Machine in Shinfield, Sue Mundy creates a unique range of decorative, functional and sculptural ceramics. Made from Stoneware clay each piece is formed by using traditional hand building techniques in new and exciting ways. All the work is fired in [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Two Rivers Press

Introducing another of our secret marketeers: Two Rivers Press Two Rivers Press has been publishing in and about Reading since 1994. Founded by the artist Peter Hay (1951-2003), the press continues to delight readers, local and further afield, with its varied list of individually designed, thought-provoking books. Recently published books about Reading and its environs [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Jessica Bleasby

Introducing one of our secret marketeers: Jessica Bleasby Jessica is already a renowned national artist with strong Berkshire connections.  She cemented her prestige with a BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art from the Winchester School of Art. Her work is described as “uplifting & bringing a sense of joy” by the critics, celebrating the visual [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Adrienne Henry Millinery

Introducing one of our secret marketeers, Adrienne Henry Millinery Adrienne Henry Millinery create beautiful bespoke and handmade hats and headpieces designed around your outfit, great for Ascot, weddings , hen parties , a day at the races, vintage parties and Goodwood. They specialise in unique and unusual hats with an air of sophistication that will [...]

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Secret Market 3 November: Dollydripp

Introducing one of our secret marketeers, Dollydripp Dollydripp is a small indie fashion label selling clothing, accessories & homewares influenced by alternative fashion, tattoos, retro & vintage styles with a modern twist. Dollydripp believes that alternative fashion can be, feminine and girly. Us ‘alternative’ girls like getting dress up as much as the next girl, [...]

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