• Kiera McLaughlin

May Round-Up

Can you believe that we are on our FIFTH round up of 2022?! This month we welcomed an amazing array of small businesses to our pop up shops who (as always) fabulously transformed and brought our spaces to life! Grab your brew and let's have a catch up on who we welcomed.


...psst stay tuned until the end as we have some super exciting news!


Carlisle- The Lanes Pop Up

The Carlisle Contemporary (2nd - 15th May)


For two weeks we welcome the Carlisle Contemporary Arts to the pop up. In store a range of talented local makers and artists used the space to create a magnificent exhibition for shoppers!


Uni of Cumbria (16th -22nd May)


We had the pleasure of welcoming Fine art students from the university of Cumbria to exhibit their final year projects for one week! It was great to welcome them and we wish them all the best for their final year of university!


Acantha Crystals (23rd - 29th May)


For one week we gave a warm welcome back to Acantha Crystals. In store Denica the founder was selling a range of beautiful crystals alongside a range of fabulously scented candles from Soluna Wax.


The Something A Little Different Collective (30th May - 12th June)


A collective of Cumbria makers join us for the next few weeks in our pop up. In store you can find an amazing selection of products such as pillows, candles, art, clay figurines and much more. Pop on down and check them out!


Swkiggle (23rd May- 19th June)


EXTENDED POP UP NOW OPEN!


This month we were so excited to announce that due to popularity we opened up our extended pop up space. Kicking it all off, we welcomed Skwiggles. In store you can find Ian who is selling his collection of artistic and fun doodles as prints and on clothing. Skwiggles is with us until the 19th of June so make sure you pop on down and show your support!


Harrogate- Harrogate Pop Up

Pure pet food (9th-15th May)


Kicking off the month of May we welcomed Pure Pet Food to the pop up. In store they were advising on their natural dog food subscription and helping dog owners of Harrogate find the perfect food package to keep their pooches happy!


Martha and bea (16th - 22nd may)


This week we gave a warm welcome back to Martha and Bea. Jane the founder bought her range of beautiful clothing and accessories to the pop up. The shop looked amazing and it was so great to hear about how successful the week was for Jane.


Beauchamp Accessories (23rd - 29th May)


Beauchamp Accessories joined us in store for one week selling a beautiful range of Italian leather bags and accessories. Daniel the founder commented ‘the shop was a great success and we would love to do it again’. We are so thrilled to hear this!


Headlock Vintage (30th May - 12th June)


If you are a vintage lover then head on over to our Harrogate pop up as soon as you can! Headlock vintage are with us until the 12th of June selling a fantastic selection of vintage clothing and accessories!


Stockport- Stockport pop up

Cheshire Paints (2nd - 22nd May)


For three weeks, Cheshire paints hosted in our Stockport pop up, transforming the space into a fantastic gallery to showcase his bespoke art! The shop looked amazing and it was so great to welcome him.


Hidden Gem (23rd- 29th May)


It was crystals galore in our pop up when we welcomed Hidden Gem! We took a visit and were so happy to see how much of a hit the shop was with locals. In store there was a range of products to find from crystals to candles!


Great Outdoors (30th May - 5th June)


Get your garden summer ready this year with Great Outdoors. In our pop up this week you can catch Great Outdoors selling a fantastic selection of wooden furniture sets and accessories for your garden. Pop on down whilst you can!


Hanley- Potteries Pop Up

The Retro Shack (16th - 22nd May)


The retro shack was back in our Potteries Pop Up selling their range of vintage clothing and accessories. There was a fabulous selection in store.


Aloud Clothing (30th May - 5th June)


Stylish clothing brand Aloud clothing returned to our pop up shop this week. Danielle the founder has filled the pop up with a gorgeous range of ladies clothing and accessories. You can still catch them in store this week so make sure that you pop on down and show your support!


 

Remember that we said we had some exciting news are the start of this blog? Well, we are so pleased to announce that we have a NEW POP UP LOCATION! Our newest pop up will open this Summer within Four Seasons Shopping Centre, based in Mansfield.


For more information or to express your interest get in touch with Kiera (kiera@barkerproudlove.co.uk) or Jess (jessica@barkerproudlove.co.uk). Alternatively, check out the Instagram page @mansfieldpopup to keep in the loop.


In addition to this, we are also so thrilled to announce that we have now successfully relocated our Chester Pop Up. Click here to reserve your place today!


On that exciting note, that is all for this months round up. Join us next month to catch the next one!


Don't forget, we still have some limited availability within our pop up shops this summer. If you would like to bring your sprinkle of magic to the high street then get in touch with a member of the team! Kiera (kiera@barkerproudlove.co.uk) or Jess (jessica@barkerproudlove.co.uk) will be more then happy to provide information.