Friday, November 27, 2015


We look forward to welcoming you to Christmas at the Barn 2015 this weekend: 28th & 29th November 2015.

Come along and kick start your festive season in style with a beautiful range of stalls selling the perfect mix of goods from preserves, to leather hand bags, to glass decorations, chocolates, scarves, paintings, plants, jewellery, cards, craft kits, mirrors and so so so very much more. There will be a different selection of stalls on each day. 

Open 10am til 5pm on both days 

Free Admission

Charity Raffle

Cafe area with fresh, homemade refreshments served all day

See you all tomorrow x

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Something for the weekend?

Want to come to kick start your festive season in style? Want to browse & the beautiful Artisan handmade products & gifts? Want to soak up the festive atmosphere at  Christmas at the Barn 2015 THIS WEEKEND (28th & 29th November) but are not local to the event?  Then why not make a weekend of it?

Christmas at the Barn is held in the beautiful 14th Century Tithe Barn in the equally beautiful village of Mells, Nr Frome Somerset.  The area around Mells is of outstanding beauty and there is so much to do and see with lots of lovely places to stay too including the amazing Talbot Inn.  Here is a quick whistle stop tour with lots of links to entice you to come along!

Why not come for both days of Christmas at the Barn. In and around the Frome, Bath area there is a wealth of beautiful hotels & guest house for all tastes, budgets & needs. Ranging from the very lovely Babington House (part of the Soho House Group) to small country house B&Bs. Have a look or get in contact with the Frome Tourist information board for more information on accommodation or please do drop us an email & we will be more than happy to recommend somewhere to you.

1. Frome - Historic Market town with unique shopping experience including Catherine's Hill & Cheap Street. Frome has a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of lovely cafes & pubs too.

2. Wells. - Wells is the smallest city in England. It is a charming little city with plenty of cafes & shops to entice you. Edamay's favorite part of Wells is the beautiful, magnificent Wells Cathedral - approx 10 miles away from Christmas at the Barn.

3. Nunney - the beautiful village of Nunney is approx 3 miles from Christmas at the Barn. Nunney has a beautiful castle managed by English Heritage, a lovely pub, cafe and a flock of ever hungry ducks.

4. Bath - A beautiful city with breath taking Georgian buildings, museums a plenty, the Pump Rooms, Abbey & Therma Spa. Theatres & if you need more festive delights the Bath Christmas Market

5. Babington House. This popular beautiful County House Hotel is just down the road from Christmas at the Barn. It is the ideal place for eating, drinking & relaxing and perhaps a spot of celebrity spotting!

Go on treat yourself to a relaxing weekend away in beautiful Somerset & kick start your festive season in style at Christmas at the Barn - you deserve it!!

Sunday, November 22, 2015


Now, I always knew that the 2015 Christmas at the Barn Stall holders were a very talented bunch. All designing & making their wares locally here in the Southwest but what I didn't realise was what a GENEROUS bunch they all are too! Just look at some of the FANTASTIC prizes that can be won at Christmas at the Barn's charity raffle.  There will be 20 gorgeous prizes on the raffle on each day. All prizes are a product from the Stall Holders' range also available to buy on the day. All the prizes are very lovely. It is guaranteed you will want to win them all!

Here is a little taster of some of the prizes. It is all very exciting. Decorations from Jo Lucksted Ceramics, Earrings from Colour by Design,  Mirror from Gothic Mirrors & Hamper from Hembridge Organics.

We will be adding more prizes to excite you as we get confirmation of them. A huge thank you to the very lovely Christmas at the Barn 2015 stall holders. Tickets will be for sale on each day of the event for just £1.  All proceeds from the raffle will be going to the Holcombe Brownie Group.
Good luck & see you on 28th & 29th November 2015!!

Friday, November 20, 2015










Christmas at the Barn Stall Holders Part II

ROLL UP, ROLL UP look who is coming to Christmas at the Barn Sat 28th & Sun 29th November 2015… Part II

Christmas at the Barn 2015 is a 2 day celebration of the festive season & beautiful, locally handmade unique items which are guaranteed to make perfect gifts this Christmas. 

Preparations are well underway for this years event.  All 21 stalls on both days of the event have been carefully selected and curated to guarantee that you will find some truly unique, beautiful gifts for friends and family. 

Christmas at the Barn 2015 is going to be BIGGER, BETTER & EVEN MORE PACKED with festive loveliness (impossible I hear you cry!)

Listed below are details of this years stall holders (PART 2). So put the date in your diary & we will see you all soon!

Somerset Feather Company
The Somerset Feather company uses locally sourced, sustainable feathers from country estates within Somerset to product individual, stunning and contemporary products. Emma will be selling her beautiful wreaths, pictures and accessories on Saturday 28th.

Knapps Farm Alpacas
Based in Doulting Tracey will be selling her range of 100% pure Somerset Aplaca woollen.  The wool is from her own herd of Alpacas at her home Knapps Farm. How cool is that to harvest the wool from your own Alpacas!  Alpaca wool is beautifully soft and 100% natural. The items for sale will include: hats, scarves, gloves & baby booties. We are hoping Tracey will bring one of her alpacas along too! 

Innox Hill Potters
Tim Rose will be selling his beautiful handcrafted range of stoneware domestic pottery along with sculptural pieces and prints of his stunning etchings.

Melting Pot Glass Art
Sally of Melting Pot Glass Art is based in Martock, Somerset. Sally will be selling her beautiful range of fused glass jewellery, hangings, Christmas decorations, bowls, decorative glass panels and coasters. 

Jinny Wessel Leather
Jinny will be selling her stunning range of handmade, hand sewn vegetable tanned leather items. Jinny's items are breathtakingly beautiful. They will make perfect gifts or a treat to treasure for yourself.  

As the Crow Flies
Bristol based Bee will be selling her beautiful range of handmade ceramics and illustrated homewares. Bee hand produces her items from original illustrations, adding these to delicate porcelain, traditional earthenware slip products, fine bone china products and screen printed tea towels.

Julia Blaker
Local Artist Julia's studio is based in the Silk Mill, Frome. Julia will be exhibiting at Christmas at the Barn on Sunday 29th November. She will be selling her wonderful range of prints and cards featuring local scenes. We love the print of the Tithe Barn, Mells which is home to Christmas a the Barn.  Julia will be sharing her stall with Green Gecko Designs who will be selling their range of crochet scarves and hats. 

Salisbury based Vics will be selling her beautifully handcrafted tweed scarves, key rings,  & dog bandanas (modelled here by the lovely Spike). She will also have a range of lampshades and other homewares available. 

The lovely Jo from Pickle-Lily will be selling her cute range of handcrafted felt Christmas Decorations, toys, craft kits & accessories. Jo is an old friend of Christmas at the Barn, we haven't seen her for a couple of years so it will be wonderful to welcome her back.

Wells based Kate will be selling her stunning range of individually handmade gothic style mirrors. Each mirror is individually hand crafted from a variety of lovely words, with vintage hooks & hinges added. 

Pukka Jewels
Radstock based Sarah will be selling her range of laser cut wood and acrylic jewellery and accessories. Her range makes perfect Christmas presents and self gifts too.

Other locally based hand crafted stalls without websites include:  Silk Scarves painted by Sue, The Tuesday Group collective, with a range of knitted and cross stitched items, James & Lee-anne with a range of up cycled homewares and accessories 

Put the date in your diary & see you there…. only 1 week to go…….we are so excited! x