• Kiera McLaughlin

November Round-Up

Can you believe that we are already at the end of November! I hope you have started your Christmas shopping ahead of the rush... if not then don't fear we have some amazing hosts in each of our pop ups this Christmas to make your gift buying as smooth and easy as it can be.


Lets catch-up on the on goings of our last month in each of our pop ups. We had a jam packed month and it was great to see each pop up get an amazing transformation!



Carlisle- The Lanes Pop Up


Acantha Crystals and Fairy Sawdust (1st - 7th November)


Kicking it all off in November we had Acantha Crystals and Fairy Sawdust back in the building. In store you could find a fantastic range of gnome homes, garden furniture and crystals. The shop was a great success and it was fantastic to see it so busy.


Alpha Gray Art, Soluna Wax and Acantha Crystals (8th - 14th November)


Following on from Fairy Sawdust, Alpha Gray Art and Soluna Wax joined Acantha Crystals within the pop up. Yet again the pop up was an amazing success with various of their products selling out. In store you could find, candles, crystals, trinket trays and much more.


Manor Barn Organics, Georgina Hackett Art, All Things Nice By Ashley and Acantha Crystals (15th - 22nd November)


The collective of small business in our pop up this week transformed the space and it looked amazing! In store there was a range of products from art, candles, skincare, hair accessories, crystal and much more, which gave the shoppers of Carlisle a great variety.


Little Fawn Natural Toys (22nd - 28th November)


This week we welcomed back Little Fawn Natural Toys. Sophie the owner joined us earlier in the year with her little helper where the shop was a great success. In store you could find a great selection of children's wooden toys and books.


Chester - Chester Pop Up


Shakina's Pastes, Oh Sweet Peony, Sewing Shed Chester, Silver Chicks (1st - 7th November)


Kicking off November we had a collective of businesses in our Chester pop up shop. The businesses who also went by the mumpreneurs, had a fantastic range of products in store from cushions to curry pastes. The shop looked great and it defiantly got us feeling all Christmassy.


Parkgate Paws (8th - 14th November)


Following on from the mumpreneurs, we had doggy business Parkgate Paws join us. In store you were able to shop from a range of dog harnesses and accessories to get your dog looking like the coolest pooch in town!


Modern Art Chester (15th - 21st November)


We had Modern Art Chester back in the building this week. Juliet along with a range of other local artists transformed our pop up shop into a fantastic art gallery. There were some great pieces on offer for purchase.


With Grace Jewellery (22nd - 28th November)


This week in our pop up we had With Grace Jewellery who bought to the shop her beautiful range of handmade sterling silver jewellery. The shop looked great and there were some amazing pieces in there which would make great Christmas gifts.


Altrincham- SQ pop up


Creative Collective (1st - 14th November)


For two weeks our SQ pop up shop was transformed into a fantastic art gallery. In store there was art from 10 different Manchester based artists. The shop looked great and it was so great to see how busy it was.



Both Barrels (15th - 21st November)


Following on from the Creative Collective Both Barrels joined us for one week along with a range of collective brands from Manchester. In store there was a great selection of clothing and accessories. The shop looked great and it was a great success.


Suki Koko (22nd November - 5th December)


Last but not least of November we welcomed back Suki Koko. Suki Koko bought a range of products to the shop from an array of indie sellers. The shop looks great and definitely worth a visit if you are local to Altrincham.


Harrogate- Harrogate Pop Up


Jane Gale Designs, Two Little Mice and R Locke Designs (1st - 14th November)


For two weeks in store you could shop a fantastic range of products ranging from art, textiles and children's clothing. The shop looked amazing and it was so great to see how successful it was!


Martha and Bea (8th - 14th November)


This month we also opened up a seasonal pop up shop within the Victoria Centre within Harrogate. Kicking it all off we had Jane from Martha and Bea joins us. In store she was selling a fantastic range of handmade clothing and accessories.


Posh Tat (15th - 21st November)


Following on from Jane Gale Designs, R Locke Designs and Two Little Mice we had Posh Tat join us. In store there was a great range of decorative salvage and reclaimed products. The space was completely transformed and it was like nothing other we have had before which was really great!


Basco Fine Foods (22nd - 28th November)


This week we had Basco Fine Foods join us in the pop up for one week. They bought with them a fantastic selection of fine wines, meats, olives, cheeses and much more. They even were offering 20% off due to it being black Friday!


Hanley- Potteries Pop Up


Spoiltland (1st - 14th November)


Joining us in the pop up for two weeks we had spoiltland join us. The store was transformed and it looked amazing. There was a great selection of baby and mum essentials on offer for purchase.


Lula leek, Berties Menswear and Frankytino (15th - 21st November)


Following on from Spoiltland Lula Leek along with Berties Menswear and Frankytino joined us in the pop up selling a great range of women's, men's and children's clothing. There really was something for everyone and the shop looked great!


Abi Through The Ears and Vela Aromatic Home (22nd - 28th November)


Abi Through The Ears and Vela Aromatic Home were back in the building this week! There was a fab range of products in store to get you Christmas ready. You could shop hair scrunchies, eco friendly products, bath bombs, wax melts and much more.


Macclesfield- Macc pop up


Great outdoors (1st - 7th November)


Joining us in our Macc pop up this week was Michael, the owner of Great Outdoors. Michael who has hosted previously with us in our Potteries Pop Up bought his fantastic range of garden furniture, flavoured gin and vodka, and wooden accessories to our Macc pop up.


East Cheshire Eye Society (22nd -28th November)


In our pop up shop this week we has The East Cheshire Eye Society join us in the pop up. The fundraising shop had a range of handmade products in store for purchase where all proceeds went towards the charity. Staff were even on hand in store to give advice and support on eye loss. The shop looked amazing and we were so proud to have then host with us.



If you are interested in finding out more about our pop up spaces, simply visit our page: https://www.contemporarybybp.co.uk/pop-up-spaces and click the “book now” button on the page about your desired location to send us your interest!


Although we are fully booked in several locations for 2021, we are taking 2022 reservations for most of our pop ups so be sure to express your interest today!