July 8, 2024

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Written by our founders and volunteers, keeping you up to date!

Josie Walters

Josie Walters, renowned Derbyshire ceramicist returns to P&P this year.She specialises in once fired slip decorated earthenware, which is raw glazed and fired in an electric kiln. Josie loves to use images inspired by nature, often choosing fruit and vegetables, pigs, hens, birds, fish and rabbits. Her tableware and pots are addictive - adding playfulness and rustic charm to any table. Most of her pots are thrown on a traditional momentum wheel, though many of the finished designs are...

Posner and Posner

Posner and Posner is a handcrafted, contemporary textile label and we are lucky to be welcoming them to @pumpkinsandpresents ‘23. Cheshire based duo, Naomi and Susan, design and produce vibrant hand screen printed textiles. Stitching their fabrics into clothes, accessories and children’s wear. “We enjoy combining traditional sewing skills with our love of printmaking and pattern”. We know you will love what they do!

Lodge Farm Organics

Wow, some seriously amazing gourmet mushrooms are coming to P&P this year! Born and bred in Derbyshire, Donna and Daryl started @lodge_farm_organics in 2021, embracing best organic practice in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside. The farm also grows and distills organic lavender, so there will be both delicious food and aromas coming from their stall. Mmmm - feeling like a teriyaki mushroom steak or a Thai oyster mushroom stir fry might be on the supper menu over the...

Apawtiser

We are really excited to be welcoming APAWTISER to P&P! Your pawpals will be especially interested!A few words from Matt and Sarah, the creative pair behind this great independent business -‘Apawtiser Naturally Good Dog Treats’ offer a delicious range of handmade goodies for your pooch. All our treats are handmade, by us in our Nottinghamshire kitchen and use only human grade, natural ingredients. We will also be bringing a selection of 100% meaty treats to Pumpkins and Presents. All...

Kim Jenkins

An exciting new face at Pumpkins & Presents 2023. A big welcome to Kim Jenkins @kimluckybird . A few words from Kim:- ‘I studied Printmaking at Camberwell College of Art and I work mainly in Lino but also drypoint and collagraph. I am a nature and bird enthusiast which is reflected in my work . My influences are Eastern European Folk Art and Inuit Printmaking. I love the drawn line and simple shapes . My greetings cards are all hand...