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Aunt Elsie and the Secret Market events 2013

Aunt Elsie and the Secret Market events 2013

  Have you ever been to one of our Aunt Elsie events or The Secret Market? Last year we did a number of these over secret locations, pop-up venues, upper floor spaces and ended with a glorious Christmas event in a lit, dry and warm marquee on Market Place for a whole 3 days. It [...]

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Aunt Elsie’s, The Secret Market and Pop-up Things

Thank you to everyone that visited Aunt Elsie’s Special Do, we know we have already said thanks but we just want to say thank you again. It was very special and magical. So much so that it has been in our head ever since, how are we going to make something so fabulous happen again [...]

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Counting down the days until Aunt Elsie’s…

Aunt Elsie’s Christmas Do 29 November 12-8pm, Friday 30 November 10-6pm, Saturday 1 December 10-6pm Come and join us for a special Aunt Elsie style handmade Christmas where you can meet makers, designers, upcyclers and vintage sellers and find the perfect unique Christmas gift or even just enjoy mulled wine or a cup of tea [...]

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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: 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: Stealthbunny

Introducing one of our secret marketeers: 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 [...]

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Secret Market November 3: The Nightmonkey

Introducing one of our secret marketeers: The Nightmonkey Martin Stubbington AKA The Nightmonkey is a Reading based artist and illustrator with a love of public and street art. He is strongly influenced by animals, and makes unique, individual bird cutouts from newspapers, magazines, London Underground maps and more. Each bird is original and are drawn [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Gary Forbes Art

Introducing one of our secret marketeers: Gary Forbes Gary Forbes Art is all about energetic artwork revolving around sports scenes and famous sports personalities. Great moments in sports live long in the memory and arouse brilliant emotions, so it is only right to capture those moments in the medium of paint. Likewise, great sports personalities [...]

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Secret Market November 3: R3 Emporium

Introducing one of our secret marketeers: R3 Emporium R3 Emporium It started with us looking at old pieces of furniture that no one seemed to want and that were being sold for what seemed like very low prices at various auctions. We thought how beautiful and well made they were when compared with similar priced [...]

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Secret Market November 3: Brenda Graham

Introducing one of our secret marketeers, Brenda Graham Brenda Graham makes copper-foiled glass pieces that include birds, animals, flowers, bunting, matryoshkas anything that takes her fancy. She has fun playing with shapes, colours and the magical qualities of glass. She has recently added a range of jewellery that is sourced from all over the world. [...]

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