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Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:06 pm
by paul bennett
Anyone?

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:08 pm
by The Iron Dwarf
sorry, it is a bit too near the artic for me.
am not selling there as it is mainly for the mops who are not my customers but the best of luck to those who are going but watch out for the polar bears :D

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:57 am
by houseoffreyja
Luckily, we don't allow polar bears into the King's Manor. So that's one thing less to worry about.
(They might eat all the viking porridge.)

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 5:25 pm
by Martin
I believe suzie is going to be there :)

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:21 pm
by Teagirl
It's quite a broad question, really. York's St Nick's Fair covers much of the city.

http://www.yorkfestivals.com/metadot/index.pl?iid=2415

We'll be at Barley Hall (our third year) and King's Manor (giving the new show a try).

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 10:42 pm
by paul bennett
I'll be at the kings manor as well

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 3:39 pm
by Teagirl
Mike's at King's Manor for the weekend, I'll be at Barley Hall for the four days.

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:37 pm
by davetmoneyer
If anyone heading from there to Lincoln the following Weds wants local accomodation Mon - Weds let me Know
DTM

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 3:43 pm
by Affabel
My parents have just got back from a this fledgeling event and big thank you to Jayne Milner and her staff and collegues. My parents had a wonderful weekend at the first (hopefully many more to come) Medieval merchants Christmas fayre at the Kings Manor York. Venue was superb and all were treated like VIPS'S. This is the benchmark for organising events.
I will certainly attend any future events organised by Jayne.
Gemmeus - Historical Jewellery

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 4:43 pm
by Barefoot Leather
I have just returned from the King's Manor event in York and would like to say a huge and very public thank you to Jayne, Tony and Elaine (and their superb crew) for one of the best events I have ever attended.

I can only speak for myself (and wouldn't dream of speaking for any other trader) but I was thoroughly impressed with every aspect of the event; great company, lots of laughs and plenty of business. The organisation for excellent, the mops turned up as promised (despite the freezing cold weather) and spent with enthusiasm, the venue was WARM and I was so well looked after by the crew that I wanted to take them all home with me afterwards!

Congratulations on a first class event, guys. May I book the same spot for next year, please?

Ray

(PS - I know it looked festive, Jayne, but can we please have just a little less snow next time. LOL!)

http://www.barefootleather.co.uk

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:23 pm
by Teagirl
We had a stand at both the Barley Hall fair and the new King's Manor fair. Mike was at the King's Manor venue for the weekend and wants to echo what the other traders have said. The organisers made the entire weekend extremely pleasant and went well past the usual efforts to make sure all the traders had everything they required. We'll be booking this fair again next year, but will need a double-sized stand!

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Mon Nov 29, 2010 11:18 pm
by Apothecary
A huge THANK YOU to all the wonderful and supportive traders who had the faith in us for our first ever event. We really tried our best to make everyone happy, we are glad that the systems we put in place to aid the traiders on their stalls have worked for them, everyone of you made a huge effort to decorate your stalls in keeping with the Christmas theme for the St Nicks, we will be hopeing that the pictures we took 'turn out ok for posting'???? as I(jayne) got camera shake on my digital camera ! don't know how that happened - and didn't know it could do that ! lol lol

Congratulations to Sister Beth and her stall, (which looked fab) on winning our first 'BEST DRESSED' Stall competition and Norbury on coming in at a very close second....The Costumed Leafletters did a sterling job at getting them in through the door, despite being blue and looking like snowmen and after all the trouble we went to for the festive snow, it got a bit out of hand before the snow ploughs turned out though ?, it looked very nice, but I think I prefer the view of it from the Huntington Room Window, where the central heating was on full blast and very toasty.

But getting back to the Apis Events itself, we should be lauching our Brand New website in the new year and if all goes to plan we will be starting to promote our forthcoming Events. In the mean time, any and all comments are more than welcome, so if you need to ask us anything please feel free to do so.

So a big thanks to every one who went out of their way to be helpful and extremely supportive for this our maiden event, and lets just see what the future brings

Kind Regards

Jayne Milner, Elaine Mein and Tony Perkins
Who are - Apis Events

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2010 1:18 pm
by houseoffreyja
We would like to give a great big thank you to Trouvere. They have been mentioned in dispatches. They seemed to be playing all the time, over the weekend and it really added to the atmosphere of the event.
Thank you.
(Do you want to do it all again next year)
Elaine, Tony and Jayne
Apis Events.

Re: Anyone going to the York st nicks fair?

Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2010 8:09 pm
by CraigofYork
i must say this was a fantastic fayre - i managed to spend all my money which is always good! Ray - thanks again for the purse (i bought the black on on the saturday)
i really hope it happens agian next year!