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Best of Britannia: show in pictures

The Best of Britannia show had it all – bags, bikes, tents, knives, dogs and even a famous fox

Mr Piffles of Yull Shoes

Mr Piffles of Yull Shoes

This weekend saw the launch of the Best of Britannia show at the historic Farmiloe building in Clerkewell. The inaugural event brought together some of the best British brands making products in Britain today, and the standard of goods on display was amazing. Deborah Meaden, who owns Fox Brothers and The Merchant Fox, opened the event and spoke to the press about why we should all be supporting British manufacturing. Even Mary Portas popped in for a browse, but probably the best guest appearance was made by Basil Brush – that fox has style!

If you didn’t get to the event this time then here is a taste of what you missed, with more pictures to follow later in the week.

G Plan Vintage

G Plan Vintage

Swifty Scooters

Swifty Scooters

Swifty Scooters

Swifty Scooters

Ben from Blok knives

Ben from Blok demonstrates how sharp his knives are

Jimmys Iced Coffee

Jimmys Iced Coffee

Field Candy Tents

Field Candy Tents

Archie Foal socks

Archie Foal merino and angora socks

Jeffrey West

Jeffrey West

Guy West of Jeffrey West

Guy West of Jeffrey West

Rockman & Rockman

Rockman & Rockman Furniture

Sean from Well & Truly with Basil Brush

Sean from Well and Truly with Basil Brush

Comments

  1. Mike on October 9, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    I would just like to say what a fantastic event this was. Congratulations to all concerned. The quality, skill, expertise and craftsmanship on display was truly inspiring. I spend far too much, know where to order all my christmas presents from now, and can’t wait for the next one to do it all again.

    • Kate Hills on October 9, 2012 at 5:02 pm

      Hi Mike

      Thanks for your comment and glad that you liked the show.
      There is definitely a movement towards buying products made in Britain now – just need to keep up the momentum.
      Kate

  2. Syd Partridge on October 10, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Missed the show. Thank you for sharing.

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