Pretty Dandy

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We're taking over @Bristol52!

Nottingham to Barcelona to Bristol As our followers on twitter may have noticed we have very recently relocated to Bristol. We originally began Pretty Dandy in Nottingham, inspired by the creativity of the huge numbers of artists in the city and our friends around us. It is a very welcoming city, which we loved being a part of, and we got great support for our Pretty Dandy Flea events there. After that we moved to another wonderfully creative city - Barcelona. This was a dream-come-true moment and we relished every moment of living in the sun, enjoying a different way of life...
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Date: 08 Mar 2015 20:33
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Get ready for Dandy Chat!

It's been a while since we last ran our twitter chat and we've had a few nudges from lovely tweeters suggesting that, really, we ought to bring it back. So... #DandyChat is back! Join us on Weds 18th March - 9 til 10pm for our fun & irreverent design chat. We will be playing Hot Or Not with images of interiors, we'll ask some important questions and hotly debate the answers and - most of all - we'll crash twitter with all the fun. All you have to do to join in is be ready on twitter on Weds 18th at 9pm. Say hello,...
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Date: 03 Mar 2015 17:45
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

London Design Festival 2014 - Zoe Brewer & Out Of The Dark

I am kicking off the first of our London Design Festival blog posts with a personal favourite. It combines a lot of the things I feel very passionately about – bold colour, vintage furniture, social change, minimising waste, quality craftsmanship, personality in design and – last, but never least – flowers! (Image from Zoe Brewer's website)   These images are of the furniture collaboration between Out Of The Dark and Zoe Brewer. Zoe is the owner of My Interior Stylist – an established and successful interior styling and design company. Having been twitter friends for a while I was excited to see the...
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Date: 26 Sep 2014 15:50
Author: Becky
Tags: Events interior design

Tweet Up at LDF

I am already looking forward to this year's London Design Festival. It is always a fantastic mix of up-and-coming designers, established names, interesting talks and engaging trade shows. This year I'm sure it won't be any different and I'm busy getting all my passes and planning my days. While doing that I had an exciting idea, which I hope you will be able to be a part of. Let's have a tweet up! Big events like these are great for getting everyone together in one place, but it can still be hard to arrange to meet people because of the volume...
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Date: 01 Sep 2014 13:50
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Creative Nottingham

If you live in (or near) Nottingham and haven't yet seen or visited the CQ Pop Up then I heartily recommend a trip. Located in the building which formerly housed Dwell interiors store, it is a giant pop-up shop packed full of wonderful local designers, makers, artists, photographers, bakers, upcyclers and more. It's a real treasure trove and is only there for a limited time, so don't miss out! We were fortunate enough to be a part of the whole thing when they kindly took us in when our Pretty Dandy Flea had last minute venue problems a few weeks ago. As...
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Date: 17 Dec 2013 12:14
Author: Becky
Tags: Events inspiration

VENUE CHANGE for this weekend's Flea

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Pretty Dandy Flea is having a very last minute venue change for this weekend - join us at the Creative Quarter Pop Up Shop on Fletcher Gate, Nottingham. It is opposite Fletcher Gate Car Park and the Lace Market Tram Stop - formerly home to Dwell interiors store and now housing a fab collection of creative mini-shops and - for two days only - our Pretty Dandy Flea! We will be there between 10.30 - 5.30 on Saturday and 11 - 4 on Sunday. Please tell everyone you know and help us get the message out about...
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Date: 29 Nov 2013 22:50
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Pretty Dandy Flea VENUE CHANGE

Due to unforeseen circumstances the Pretty Dandy Flea is having a very last minute venue change for this weekend - join us at the Creative Quarter Pop Up Shop on Fletcher Gate, Nottingham. It is opposite Fletcher Gate Car Park and the Lace Market Tram Stop - formerly home to Dwell interiors store and now housing a fab collection of creative mini-shops and - for two days only - our Pretty Dandy Flea! We will be there between 10.30 - 5.30 on Saturday and 11 - 4 on Sunday. Please tell everyone you know and help us get the message out about...
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Date: 29 Nov 2013 22:48
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Super Lo-Fi Screen Printing Workshop

Super lo-fi screen-printing workshop at the Pretty Dandy Flea Sat 30th November -11am - 1pm Sun 1st December – 2pm - 4pm 8 people max. Book in advance by emailing hello@prettydandy.co.uk.   Ever screen printed before? It's a great way to create unique artworks and illustrations for cards, prints and gifts. Plus it's really fun. Join in our workshop and have a go at some basic screen-printing on paper to make cards or prints using your own stencils, with two experienced tutors guiding you all the way. Create a great personal Christmas gifts/ cards! Inspiration and images will be provided to get you started. The cost to...
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Date: 28 Nov 2013 20:44
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Pretty Dandy Christmas Flea - 30th Nov & 1st Dec

I've been a busy bee planning and organising the next Pretty Dandy Flea... our first ever two day event! It's taking place on the 30th Nov & the 1st Dec at the Vintage Warehouse in Hockley and I think it's perfectly timed to kick Christmas off in style. We'll be keeping it strictly non-festive on Saturday, so that anyone who hates Christmas beginning earlier and earlier each year can shop and enjoy themselves in a carol-free zone. On Saturday you can relax and buy gifts without the threat of hearing Noddy Holder shouting "It's Chriiiistmaaaas!" hanging over you! Then, seeing as it's the...
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Date: 21 Nov 2013 15:07
Author: Becky
Tags: Events

Pretty Dandy Flea - pictures & thanks!

Saturday was our latest Pretty Dandy Flea and it was a BLAST! I'm still on a high from a day full of great tunes, lovely craft and a buzzing atmosphere. It was great and I'd like to say a big thanks to the following people who helped make it happen: Our stallholders - obviously we couldn't do it without you, and you are a lovely bunch of people making the world a nicer place with your fabulous things. Our volunteers - we had a number of fab volunteers from Trent & Nottingham university who were instrumental in making the place look fab and...
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Date: 08 Oct 2013 11:17
Author: Becky
Tags: Events