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Cake Fantasy

Yes, there will be Cake at The Secret Market, courtesy of the talents of Cake Fantasy. Lorien will be on hand as well if you are after a special cake to commission, see what else she does or just to indulge your cake fantasies – we can’t wait to see them, cupcakes, cake pops and [...]

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Alison Friday- Knitting for Art

Alison Friday – Knitting for Art I always have used art in my life but it wasn’t until 2004 that I took myself back to school to take my art from outrageous decorating, walls covered in magazine collage, to actual canvas. 0ne year of Access to Art this was an introduction to what was available [...]

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Lulu Bows Best..

Lulu Bows Best..

Lulu Bows Best.. Handmade, unique gifts in time for Valentine’s Day that won’t the break the bank. Planters, brooches, hair clips, trinkets. All with pretty hand knitted bows. All gifts under £7. Sounds simple? Add to that the fact she has a Blue Peter badge and you know you’re going to get something a little [...]

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Katherine and Rebecca…Make Do and Mend

Katherine and Rebecca…Make Do and Mend

Katherine and Rebecca…Make Do and Mend Rebecca and Katherine are 2 friends who can’t get enough of ‘one of a kind’ design and upcycling. When they heard that the Jelly would be holding a secret market, their response was to jump up and down on the spot with excitement, shortly followed by the decision to [...]

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Le Petit Pois

Le Petit Pois’s products are individually crafted in the UK with British materials. Mainly made of Felt, each item is designed exclusively by Le Petit Pois and also completely hand sewn. All of the collections are inspired by Japanese imagery, crochet and all things sweet. A love of sewing, creating and making from an early [...]

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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 her gas kiln to a temperature of approximately 1260 [...]

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Martin Stubbington – The Night Monkey

Martin Stubbington AKA The Nightmonkey is a Reading based artist and produces set and props for theatre and film. He has created a mural in the upstairs area of the Oakford Social Club and took part in 2011’s Nuit Blanche where he created a nature trail through the streets of Reading with illustrations of nocturnal [...]

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Lisa Cresswell, StealthBunny

“Stealthbunny Ltd. is me, Lisa Cresswell. I first made my own buttons when making my collections in the final year of my design degree. That was a long, long time ago, 20 years indeed. After graduating I drifted into management for a telecoms company; it became a long and fruitful career but in 2007 I [...]

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Alexandra Vintage

    The Secret Market 2012 Alexandra Vintage  offers vintage of all kinds! Authentic, personally sourced vintage clothing & accessories for men and women and luscious authentic vintage washroom cosmetics, all from an array of fantastic Buyers. A vintage something for everyone. Alexandra Vintage takes pride in its group of passionate vintage Buyers all of [...]

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Brenda Graham Stained Glass

Brenda Graham This year I am concentrating on making copper-foiled glass pieces for the Whiteknights Trail.In previous years I have exhibited paintings, prints and ceramics. I have been having great fun making all sorts of glass items that reflect the natural world. The subjects are butterflies, birds, bees, animals, flowers and plants. Stories for children [...]

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