So as promised I’m checking in to give you a situation report on the market side of Maman Goes Pop! which as you should all know is returning to The Wilson Cafe in central Cheltenham for the week commencing the 9th July!
I’m so excited to be hosting a summer pop up and am delighted to be bringing back some old favourites on the retail front as well as mixing things up a bit with some fresh sellers!
So here we are… the up to date list of who will be selling their gorgeous wares at Maman Goes Pop! If you’ve not yet booked your tickets for events you can either scroll down to the bottom of this blog for the programme or pop straight over to the ticketing link.
Simple, versatile, yet beautiful muslin bibs and blankets.
Stunning, handmade handbags and accessories made locally by MumBoss member Harriet Sanders. Bespoke orders can be taken at Pop.
A selection of potty training equipment and baby accessories from MumBoss owned business Pourty.
MumBoss business Stone and Co is the original home of the felt ball garland as well as retailer of lots of other amazing gifts for all the family.
As well as providing tasters of their award winning music and language classes, MumBoss business Babel Babies will be selling a range of magical language themed merchandise including CDs, pins, games and prints.
Neons and neon accessories galore will be adorning the corners of Maman Goes Pop! thanks to MumBoss business Art Rocks. Call in to get inspiration for a bespoke neon if you have something specific in mind.
Inspired by everyday objects and life this range of predominantly silver jewellery is a much anticipated addition to POP. Really excited to have MumBoss ALB Jewellery in the lineup and personally I’m saving up my pennies for a statement piece!
Returning to POP! will be Halia Rose, safe, practical and fun teething jewellery for mums and children.
Comfortable, durable clothing in modern and funky unisex prints to make your children and mine stand out from the crowd! MumBoss owned business.
Slogan styles with meaning. MumBoss business who donates a signifiant portion of profit to mental health charities.
Beautifully crafted products. Inspired by a moment. Made to tell a story. Based in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, Talesmith create a variety of framed art, personalised prints, greeting cards and unique gifts. Bespoke commissions will be accepted at POP!
Thought Carousel was no more now that the shop is closed? WRONG! Libby will be bringing her stock to POP! – high end pre loved children’s clothing store is a very exciting new addition to POP!
Beautiful greeting cards, gift wrap, jewellery, books, children’s toys, as well as unique lifestyle products and home ware.
It wouldn’t be POP! without MumBoss Suzanne and her amazing range of reusable snack bags and pouches.
Very excited to welcome back MumBoss Jo of Daphne and Margot with her range of beautifully made children’s clothing.
The sellers of the best jeans in the planet, MumBoss business Bodega will be offering some bargains exclusively to Maman Goes Pop! shoppers!
A really big hit at the last pop up Cotswold Baby Co (MumBoss) offer a big range of delectable children’s clothes including Blade and Rose Leggings.
Local artist and MumBoss Anna will be selling her these of pen and ink illustrations and will also be available for much of the week to discuss bespoke commissions.
So there we have it! PLENRY of reasons to be saving up your pennies and leaving all of your birthday present and holiday shopping until pop up time! Remember that every time you shop small and shop local you are making a difference to a person that grafts away all by themselves – often a Mum just like you.
So really hope to see you there. For all the updates make sure you register your interest in our Facebook event.
And as promised below you’ll find the programme of events with links to book should you want to.
ROLL ON JULY!
Monday 9th July – doors open 10 and we kick start the week with family friendly craft hosted by the one and only Victoria of Babyprints Cheltenham!
Baby and Toddler Summer Crafts Session, Monday 9th July 2018 10.30-11.30am or 11.30am-12.30pm
Join Victoria from Baby Prints Cheltenham for a fun morning of fingerprint crafting with your baby or toddler. She will be running two, hour-long sessions, suitable for children from 6 months old to pre-school. The sessions are very relaxed and we all know babies don’t play ball all the time, so please feel free to drop in for a short time within your chosen session time or stay the whole hour.
Choose two of the following crafts to complete with your child and take home;
- Design a butterfly finger puppet
- Decorate a keyring
- Make a Card
- Make a Star Wand
- Design a Springtime Crown
- Decorate a Rosette
- Decorate a Flower
Tickets to this session will cost £6 per child and will include all craft items, fingerprint ink, crayons and baby wipes for cleaning little fingers. Victoria will be on hand throughout the morning to help with fingerprinting, hand and foot printing and hints and tips for creating the perfect keepsake.
If you love the session and want more, or can’t make it, our fingerprint craft kits to take home will be on sale in the marketplace.
All children must be supervised by an adult.
A mat and baby toys, for younger siblings not participating, will be provided in the event space.
Sophie Bradshaw, Book Publishing Workshop. Monday 9th July, 2pm – 3.45pm
Always wanted to write a book? Whether it be business or self help this is the session for you. Sophie Bradshaw, writing coach at Publishing Workshop can help kickstart your project and in this session will help you understand
How to work out what to write about
How to identify your reader
How to write a ‘recipe’ for your book
How to use existing content in your book
How to use marketing strategy in your book to get more clients
How to beat writer’s block
Babel Babies , Tuesday 10th July, 10am- 10.30 – Bambinos (toddlers, preschoolers, and younger siblings)
In the morning join Cate from Babel Babiesfor a class of their award winning multisensory, multilingual music sessions where parents and children from birth to school age, learn languages together.
At 11.20 you can also join Cate for a Q&A on how babies learn languages and how best to support their linguistic development. No need to book a ticket – grab a coffee and just drop in.
143 Sensory, Tuesday 10th July – Sensory, Baby Massage and Messy Music
Come along and join Ashella of 143 Sensory. She’ll be hosting three separate classes.
A hands on workshop (babies very welcome), taking everyone through a good Summer skincare routine with some of Neal’s Yard Remedies favourites. Ideal for tired Mums looking for simple tips to look after their skin to help them feel good and leave glowing. There will be a few little NYR treats for everyone to take home too.
If anyone has any specific skincare needs or products they’d like to try they can message Katie (firstname.lastname@example.org) in advance and she’ll see what she can do.
Tickets just £5
Mini Shoot in the Pop Up (15 mins)Â
One 7x5in retouched image sent to your inbox
£25 per family
Head over to www.littlecheltenham.com/the-lc-popup to see more.
Little Cheltenham pop up images are sized to be printed at 7x5in. Little Cheltenham produces 7x5in digital images allowing your family to share your image on social media. All pop up images produced by Little Cheltenham will be finished with The LC Pop up border.
Visit littlecheltenham.comfor full t&c’s
The Homemade Wedding Company specialises in providing DIY wedding inspiration and workshops to help couples to realise their DIY wedding dreams and stay within budget. Join us for a really simple DIY flower crown workshop with all materials provided. You’ll learn what kind of flowers and greenery work best and how to put together your own beautiful, wearable flower crown. Perfect for any summer occasion – you don’t need to be a bride! No babes at this one though – this is for some grown up time.
How to Bullet Journal – #BuJo101 Workshop, Saturday 14th July 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Fancy seeing how simple paper and pens can help you keep on top of your busy home/work life, increase your productivity, and make you happier? Join self-confessed lifelong stationery addict, business owner and mother-of-three-under-seven Cate to see how bullet journalling has saved her sanity, and how this easy activity could save yours!
Creative crash course for complete beginners or those wishing to dedicate a bit of mindful weekend time to the analogue revolution. You don’t need to be remotely creative to participate in this therapeutic and life-changing workshop: come with a head full of lists, scattered projects and half-thought-out plans, and leave with your new bullet journal skills to make it all better.
Tickets £18 and include a journal to take away and use of Cate’s stationery stash to practise (washi tape, pens, etc).