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  • Writer's pictureKiera McLaughlin

August Round-Up

Another monthly round up and can you believe that we have another new location! Our latest pop up has officially launched this week at Alderley Park. This space is a tad different to our typical pop ups! You can rent this space at an all inclusive daily rate and is exclusively for the workers within Alderley Park. Want to know more? Then click here: https://www.contemporarybybp.co.uk/alderley-park


Anyway... let's see what has been happening in our pop ups this month!


Carlisle - The Lanes Pop Up

Carlisle Lush (1st - 14th august)


Carlisle Lush joined us within our extended pop up shop at the start of the month to host their summer bath bomb making workshops! Their interactive pop up was a fantastic success.



JK Photography (15th - 21st August)


For one week we gave a warm welcome back to JK photography. In store Joanne the founder was offering FREE photoshoots within the pop up with an opportunity to purchase them from as little as £10. As always they had a range of fab backdrops and their pop up was a hit with the locals.


Luna Amatores and Ethreal Scents (22nd August - 4th September)


Luna Amatores and Ethreal scents were back with a bang this month! As always they did a cracking job transforming the space and it was fantastic to see them trade their socks off!


Tullie House Museum (22nd August - 4th September)


Our extended pop up welcomed Tullie House Museum for two weeks, towards the end of August. Their Uncovering Roman Carlisle Exhibitions showcased real artefacts from the excavation of the Roman bathhouse at Carlisle Cricket Club.


Harrogate- Harrogate Pop Up

Headlock Vintage (1st-7th and 22nd - 28th August)


Shoppers of Harrogate could get their vintage fix not once but TWICE this month when we welcomed Headlock Vintage back to our pop up. In store, Headlock Vintage had a range of unique vintage clothing and accessories to browse.


Martha and Bea (8th -14th August)


This week we gave a warm welcome back to Martha and Bea! In store, Jane the founder had her fabulous range of clothing and accessories available for purchase. As always, her pop up was a fantastic success with Jane receiving some fabulous positive feedback.


Kiht Collective (29th August - 4th September)


Kiht Collective joins us towards the end of August. Danielle the founder amazingly transformed the space and shoppers of Harrogate could shop her range of stylish active wear and leisurewear in store. Kiht Collective even made the local press which was fantastic to see! Read the article here: Female Focused Slow Fashion Sportswear Brand KIHT is in Harrogate Pop-up shop — Harrogate Informer (harrogate-news.co.uk)


Stockport - Stockport Pop Up

HKERS (15th - 28th August)


For two weeks we welcomed a collective of entrepreneurs selling a range of Hong Kong inspired products such as jewellery, clothing and packaged food. They enjoyed their time in store and loved connecting with the community of Stockport.


Pie Radio (29th August - 4th September)


We had pie radio join us last week to celebrate 7 year of their broadcast! All week our pop up was host to many interactive workshops such as lyric writing, t-shirt printing, DJ'ing and much more. They even had a range of local small businesses in store selling their products.






Chester - Chester Pop Up

Love Handbags Northwest (22nd August - 18th September)


If you are local to Chester, make sure that you pop on down to our Chester pop up this week with Love Handbags Northwest. In store you can find a range of handbags and accessories to suit your desired style and needs!


Macclesfield - Macc Pop Up

5 (8th - 14th August)


We welcomed a collective of 5 amazing small businesses to our Macc Pop Up this month. The businesses who made up this collective were Little Jen Jewellery, Cutch Company, Laura Jane Ceramics, Aglaea Jewels and Knotting Special. Locals of Macclesfield could find a range of products in store from handmade bracelets, candles, ceramics, jewellery and much more. We are so pleased that the shop was a fantastic success for them and that they had coverage from the local press! Read all about their experience here: Congleton traders' Macclesfield takeover is rousing success - will return for more | Local News | News | Congleton Nub News


Mansfield- Mansfield Pop Up

Darcy Bloom and Andalucia Amor (1st - 7th August)


During the first week of August we welcomed Darcy Bloom and Andalucia Amor to Mansfield Pop Up. In store fresh bouquets of flowers could be found from Darcy Bloom and Andalucia Amor had a range of beautiful hand painted Spanish ceramics for sale.


Skinny Food Co (22nd - 28th August)


Skinny Food Co joined us in store for one week towards the end of August selling a range of guilt free treats. From spreads to coffee syrups to curry sauces, there was a great mix in store to shop from. It was a pleasure to welcome them!


 

That rounds up all the ins and outs for our pop ups this August. Joins us next month for the next round up!


If you are interested in hosting in one of our spaces then drop Kiera (kiera@barkerproudlove.co.uk) or Jess (jessica@barkerproudlove.co.uk) an email for more information on how you can host with us!

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