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Exciting News’s. 10.04.19
I have been chosen by Charis Williams (Salvage Sister) as seen on TV to Demonstrate and exhibit my Upcyled China Tea set interior creations at the Good Life Show this May. 😍

THE GOOD LIFE: REVIVE, RECYCLE, RESTORE
SUNDAY 05 MAY TO MONDAY 06 MAY 2019 at the Weald & Down living museum Chichester. 
10.30am – 5pm
Rural communities were the masters of up-cycling and sustainable living well before it ever became fashionable. Making the most of what you had and living in harmony with the natural environment were simply a given. In modern times we’ve lost this ability, but a ground swell of popular opinion and action has seen the idea of living a more eco-friendly life become a zeitgeist moment.

The Good Life will join this movement and show visitors how to bring a new lease of life to themselves and their possessions. There will be a raft of activity including:

The Swap Shop A fashion exchange in partnership with Transition Chichester
The Repair Café On-the-spot repairs by the Repair Café Foundation
Knit and Natter A vintage tea tent with have-a-go knitting
Upcycling demonstrations featuring Salvage Sister as seen on TV, designed and handcrafted by Charis Williams
Wellbeing Tipi, Taster classes of yoga, Tai Chi and mindfulness for adults and kids
Kitchen theatre Demonstrations, by local Chefs with a focus on high welfare, ethical produce
Talks programme Speakers across a range of eco-living topics
Kids zone Forest school inspired sessions; a bicycle powered sewing machine and other hands-on fun for kids in partnership with Sussex Green Living
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INFORMATION FOR VISITORS
Regular Museum admission prices apply and include admission to the show and Museum (free for Annual Members). Children aged 4 years and under enter free of charge. There is ample free parking.

The show will open at 10.30am and close promptly at 5.00pm. The Museum itself will also close at the end of the show for safety reasons.

Visitors with disabilities are advised to read our accessibility page in advance of their visit.

The Museum’s waterside café will be open, plus food and drink stalls in the event’s Food Village. There are also lots of picnic areas too.

Dogs on leads are welcome but please keep them on a short lead at all times. Dogs are welcome on the deck of our cafe and in the first indoor section.

Please note that there is no cash machine on site – although some stallholders take card payments you will need to bring your spending money with you.

If you have any questions please contact the Museum on 01243 811363 or email [email protected] in advance of you visit.

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