Blog

Over the course of the fair, we will be highlighting GIVEAWAYS in our blog, and also giving you a bit of insight into more about each of our members.


Join our LIVE Online Shopping Night – this Friday

We are thrilled to announce our shopping night THIS FRIDAY!! Our wonderful members will be on hand via Facebook Messenger and Instagram Messages to answer…

OFFER CODE NOW LIVE!

The fair is now OPEN! 2020 has been such a journey for all of us.  In our own way, small businesses have been affected horribly…

Good Web Guide interview with Online Christmas Fair founder Polly Horton

Christmas Shopping In A Pandemic: Are Virtual Gift Fairs Here To Stay? Digital trend: Polly Horton on how virtual fairs help independent brands survive online.…

Applications for the Online Christmas Fair are now open

If you'd like to apply for our Online Christmas Fair please send an email to hello@onlinechristmasfair.com. With great support for members, tutorials on Social Media,…

Online Summer Fair Testimonials

Firstly, I'd like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to all our enthusiastic and fabulous Summer Fair members. If you're thinking about applying for the…

Branding change to Christmas Fair

Many thanks to all of you lovely customers who supported our 60 independent businesses during the Online Summer Fair. We are now all systems go…

Pheasant Feather Art Giveaway – worth £175

This is an incredible GIVEAWAY worth £175 of products featuring the fantastic art of Clare Brownlow Pheasant Feather Art. An A3 print by Clare herself,…

Bring the festival vibe to your home with a bit of style by Talolo Boots

As I write this, I am indulging in listening to Glasto on BBC iPlayer in the comfort of my home. No mud, no rain, no…

The Power of Natural Pigments: Issue 4 by Edward Bulmer Natural Paint

Discover again this month more about the natural earth and mineral pigments we use to create our colours which are far more sophisticated and subtle…

Staycation Kids – addition to our blog for summer essentials

And staycation fashion for KIDS too….. Quick drying towels from The Holiday Shop London are family must haves.  They dry 3 x faster than a…

Staycation Nation – how to perfect your summer 2020 style!

Since this summer we’re likely to be a ‘staycation nation’, we thought it would be fun to share with you some tips on how to…

Summer Style Raffle – worth £300. Entries end Friday 26th June

This is an incredible prize with over £300 worth of gorgeously stylish summer goodies. To enter, simply buy from ANY of our members using code…

Why headwear is important for chemotherapy patients by Claire Featherstone

Claire's parents both died of cancer while Claire was in her early 20s.  With a history in the fashion industry, Claire spotted that there was…

Scent & Seed’s Journey to more Eco friend packaging – and it hasn’t been an easy ride!

Packaging has been one of the things that has concerned me the most. Self-isolating at home I’ve been relying on online deliveries and have been…

How the Corona Virus is affecting one of my Kenyan suppliers by Fiona Cummings

How the Corona Virus is affecting one of my Kenyan suppliers: The Jambo Collection works directly with our 3 workshops in Kenya and in the…

Father’s Day RAFFLE

I don't know about you - but Father's Day is a tricky one in our house. Sometimes Jon does ridiculously well (the time we replaced…

World Environment Day

Our members are passionate about sustainability and protecting the environment. Read more about their environmental practices here as part of World Environment Day Puritx Purity…

What a day!

So, today has been day one of the OSF new puppy at home. In hindsight probably not the best idea but we've fumbled through.  It's…

Fair Goes Live!

Our MONTH LONG celebration of summer will launch at 9am on Monday 1st June. Just ONE CODE across over 50 independent businesses!!  Exciting stuff.