• Kiera McLaughlin

September Round-Up

Where did September go? Autumn is just around the corner and we cant believe that we are nearly coming to the end of this year. With fully booked calendars for the rest of the year we are so excited for the next few months!


However, let's not get ahead of ourselves. Our pop ups have been super busy this September! We hope you all got a chance to visit one but, in case you didn't- don't worry! Sit back and relax and read on to see the run down of it all!


 

Carlisle- The lanes pop up


The Natural Collective 30th August - 5th September


Towards the end of August we welcomed back The Natural Collective. The duo of Ethereal Scents and Luna Amatores come together as The Natural Collective. They filled the pop up with all sorts of goodies in the likes of wax melts, bath salts, candles, crystals and witchy homeware. The shop was a great success!



Fairy Sawdust and Goodbye, Norma Jean 6th - 12th September


Back with all of their amazing woodwork Fair Sawdust was back in the building. Fairy Sawdust had a range of gnome doors, fairy homes and other bits to get your garden looking super cute! Goodbye, Norma Jean also was in the pop up selling a range of vintage and preloved clothing.



Hospice at home 13th - 26th September


In these two weeks this was something a little different for us! We were so proud to have Hospice at Home in the pop up hosting a fundraising shop. They had a range of vintage, up-cycled and pre-loved products in the shop. All proceeds went to a good cause and we loved the idea behind the shop!



 

Chester- Chester Pop Up


Plantface 30th August - 26th September


We welcomed back Plantface this month with all of her green goodness. The pop up was transformed into a plant heaven and it looked amazing! There was a range of plants on offer along with handmade plant hangers from Knot Half Bad. Don't worry if you missed them as Plantface joins us again on the 13th of December for 2 weeks! Note it down in your diaries and this is the perfect shop for any plant lover!



 

Altrincham - SQ Pop Up


Smolen Sky Gallery 13th - 19th September


Our SQ pop up this week was transformed into an amazing art gallery! The pop up had a range of work from local artists which made our pop up look so bright and creative! We loved how they transformed the space.



Suki Koko 20th - 26th September


Returning once more to our pop up Suki Koko joined us. Brining a range of products from independent sellers there was a great mix to suite anyone. We even has Radio Alty hosting their breakfast show from our pop up which was amazing to see and definitely created a great buzz in the pop up!



 

Harrogate- Harrogate Pop Up


L & N Candles 13th - 19th September


NOW OPEN! It is so great to now have Harrogate on this blog post list! Harrogate opened mid September and the pop up has had such a great response from locals and local press! It's so great to finally see the doors open and with a full calendar we cannot wait for the upcoming months!


Kicking it all off we welcomed L&N Candles. L&N candles had an amazing selection of candles and wax melts on offer in the shop all with different scents to suit anyones preferences!


The Alcohol Free Drinks Company 20th - 26th September


Following swiftly on we had The Alcohol Free Drinks Company in the pop up in collaboration with Harrogate Beer Week! Andy the owner of The Alcohol Free Drinks Company had a great selection of alcohol free drinks on offer with tasting sessions within the pop up! The pop up was a great success and received some great local press.



Martha & Bea 27th September - 3rd October


Coming towards the end of this great opening month we have Martha & Bea in the pop up. There is a great selection of women's clothing and accessories within the pop up. This pop up is perfect to get in some new bits for autumn. You can still catch Martha & Bea until Sunday 3rd! Don't miss out!



 

Hanley- The Potteries Pop Up


Great outdoors, Green Paw prints, Weston Biltong, Shinyustudio and Staffordshire Savoury Scotch Egg - 13th - 19th September


NOW OPEN! The time also came this month to open the doors of our Potteries Pop Up! We were so excited to open and cannot wait to welcome everyone in the upcoming months!


Kicking it all off we had an amazing collection of businesses within the pop up who collaborated and made our shop into a mini market. There were so many products in the shop from gin, dog treats, biltong, jewellery and much more! The buzz inside the shop was amazing and it was so great to see it full!



Altered Apparel 20th -26th September


Following on from our first hosts we welcomed Altered Apparel into the pop up. Altered Apparel sold a range of breast feeding friendly clothing which looked stylish yet highly practical for new mums. Within the pop up she also held breast feeding workshops and had Nutrition and Nurture on hand to give out advice.


Alongside Altered Apparel, Jojo Ford Illustrations, Nat Ellio Illustrations and Holistic Earth co was in the pop up selling cute prints and candles.




 

We’re always interested to hear where you would love to see us open next. Why not let us know by dropping us a message on social media? Be vocal and speak up for your local high street!


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 expressions of interest for our reserve lists and we will be getting in touch about 2022 very soon too so please do get in touch.


See you next month!