Christmas: My Lewes Wishlist

If you’re anything like me, you spend the 24 days of December leading up to the big one on the 25th thinking about what everyone else wants – what to get for the children, Aunty Mary, even your father-in-law (that shouldn’t really be your job, but somehow it is). But if you’re anything like me, […]

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Handmade from the Hedgerows: Winter Wreaths by petalsrperfect, Lewes

Last year, at the Artists & Makers Christmas fair (THE must-go Christmas fair in Lewes (on December 5 this year) because a percentage of takings go to Western Road Community Primary School and I’m biased because it’s where my son goes), I rushed around the Town Hall with a ripping hangover from my studio Christmas party the […]

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Guest Post: Doupage an Art Tray – Easy Craft 'Makes' for Kids by The Artworks

A couple of months back I asked the Clare and Julie of The Artworks, which holds Lewes-based art and craft holiday workshops, if they’d like to become regular guest posters on Little Lewes. They agreed! If you missed their first ‘make’, it was for weaving what they call a ‘Wonder Box’ and it’s here. Welcome back Clare and […]

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Guest Post: Weave a Wonder Box – Easy Craft 'Makes' for Kids by The Artworks

I’m so excited to start what’s going to be a new Little Lewes partnership with The Artworks, a playful, inspiring holiday and half term art activity club for kids run by Julie McLaren and Clare O’leary (see bottom of post for all the details of this half term’s planned fun!). My older son has done a couple […]

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Friday I'm in Love – With the Lewes Food Market

Today I feel like I’m on holiday. We’ve had a solid week of sun and every day apart from this one I’ve been cooped up indoors working. This morning the baby (OK toddler) and I were supposed to do a totally dull chore that we were suddenly relieved of. So we did what we rarely do […]

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