Kent at it's glorious best

Friday, May 09, 2014

Kent at it's glorious best

  [caption id="attachment_1475" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The Chilstone team, featuring our friendly stone carver The Chilstone team, featuring our friendly stone carver[/caption] This year's Weald of Kent Craft Show took place once again in the grounds of Penshurst Place, one of the most unspoilt Stately Homes of England. The weather was fantastic and the show was bigger and better than ever, being one of the best attended fairs in recent years. Once again Chilstone had a specially designed garden and we were delighted to meet so many vistors who owned Chilstone artworks in their gardens. It is great to hear from owners, especially if they have enjoyed their Chilstone ornament for many years!

'We were delighted with the new format of the Weald of Kent Craft Show, which attracted record numbers of vistors. It was one of the busiest shows that we have attended at Penshurst!'  Steve Clark, Chilstone.
One of the most popular displays was our own Nigel Hatfield giving a display of stone carving and allowing members of the public to have a go themselves. Our garden also featured a giant frog who seemed to attract a lot of kisses during the day! [caption id="attachment_1476" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Nigel rattling off a quick note an a slab of stone. Nigel rattling off a quick note on a slab of stone.[/caption] The Weald of Kent Craft Show is a very high quality event with a large number of speciality stalls, crafts and exciting food offers. It was a great day out and the event proved to be a great start to what we all hope will be a glorious Kentish Summer. [caption id="attachment_1477" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Our giant leaping toad was popular with photographers Our giant leaping toad was popular with photographers[/caption] If you would like to attend the show, there is another one at Penshurst Place in September 5-7th. for more information see www.thecraftshows.co.uk/kent/autumn    

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