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  • Writer's pictureKiera McLaughlin

October Round-Up

With all this wet weather I think we can well and truly say that Summer is officially over but, at Contemporary By BP we are not letting it dampen our spirits as we are super excited with what Winter has in store for us!

But before we can even think about that, let's take a look back at October...

Carlisle - Lanes Pop Up

JK Photography (2nd - 8th October)

We were thrilled to be able to welcome back JK Photography to our pop up at the start of October. In store, they were providing FREE photoshoots with a choice of themed or plain backdrops. It was great to have them join us!

Asha Gifts (9th - 22nd October)

We gave a warm welcome back to Asha Gifts during October. They hosted our space for two weeks where shoppers of Carlisle could find a range of beautiful gifts and homeware in store.

Something Different Makers (23rd October - 5th November)

Shop and support small businesses in our pop up this week! Pop on down to catch Something Different Makers. In store until Saturday you can find a variation of fabulous products in store from art to candles to hair accessories and much more!

Stockport - Stockport Pop Up

No Seams (2nd - 8th October)

At the start of October we welcome a fantastic collective of local artisans to our pop up! In store, shoppers of Stockport could shop a range of goodies from clothing to art to homeware and much more. It was a pleasure to welcome them

Jilly Green Design (9th - 22nd October)

Jilly Green Design and a range of local makers fantastically transformed our pop up space from the 9th - 22nd of October! From jewellery to art to upholstered furnishings and much more, there was a great variety of products which could be found in store. As always, it was a pleasure to welcome them!

Cheshire Wildlife Trust (23rd - 29th October)

It was a pleasure to welcome Cheshire Wildlife Trust to our pop up towards the end of October! In store, alongside a range of fantastic products such as adoption packs, books and toys they also were running a range of free interactive workshops, which were a huge hit!

Eclektika (30th October - 5th November)

If you are doing a spot of shopping in Merseyway this week then get yourself down to our pop up! All female maker collective Eclektika are in store this week and they have a range of fantastic products in store. The shop looks amazing so make sure you pop on down!

Mansfield - Mansfield Pop Up

Cute Little Things By Debs & more (2nd - 8th October)

It was fantastic to welcome Cute Little Things By Debs and a collective of other artisan makers to our pop up at the start of October. They beautifully transformed our space and it was a pleasure to welcome them.

Books For Less (9th - 22nd October)

If you are a lover of books then our pop up with Books For Less was the place to be during October! In store, they had a range of pre-loved Books and DVDs with a mixture of genres in store.

Madeline's Bowtique (23rd - 29th October)

We were thrilled to be able to welcome Madeline's Bowtique and a fantastic mixture of other makers to our pop up during October. In store, shoppers of Four Seasons Shopping Centre could find hair accessories, home fragrance, homeware and gifting items in store!

John Eastwood Hospice (30th October - 5th November)

If you are doing a spot of shopping in Four Seasons Shopping Centre this week then make sure you head down to our pop up. John Eastwood Hospice are hosting are space and have a fantastic mixture of products in store.

Hanley - Potteries Pop Up

Kiht Collective (9th - 22nd October)

We were delighted to welcome Kiht Collective to our pop up at the start of October. As always the store looked amazing and they had their stunning range of active wear and lounge wear available for purchase.

Great Outdoors (23rd October - 5th November)

With Christmas just around the corner why not check out our pop up this week. In store, Great Outdoors have some fantastic gifts and stocking fillers for that special someone in your life! Pop on down and show your support.

Alderley Park Pop Up

Great Outdoors (2nd - 6th October)

Great Outdoors also hosted our Alderley Park Pop Up at the start of October, just like their time in our Potteries Pop Up they had a range of gifting and homeware available for purchase.

Asynt (9th - 13th October)

Asynt were in our pop up at the start of October, in store they had a range of lab equipment and technology which they were showcasing to customers on site. It was great to welcome them back!

Lorri Silver Jewellery (17th - 19th October)

Lorri Silver Jewellery had a beautiful range of handmade silver jewellery available in store during mid October. Their products looked amazing and it was fantastic to welcome them.

Buzzy Bee (20th & 26th October)

Buzzy Bee were back to satisfy sweet cravings on site during October. As always they brought with them a range of goodies like brownies, cookies and much more!

Kiht Collective (24th - 26th October)

Kiht Collective joined us in Alderley Park towards the end of October, like her time in our Potteries Pop Up she had a fantastic range of Active wear and loungewear in store!


That's all for this months round-up! Before we sign off we wanted to say a BIG thank you for everyone for keeping us so busy this Summer. We are now pretty much fully reserved across most of our pop ups for this Winter however, if you were still considering hosting one of our spaces then please do still get in touch as we would love to add you to our mailing list!

That's all for now, see you next month!


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