4th Septemer 2017
It’s almost time for our Summer of Salvage to come to an end, but not without one last blast of decorative goodness to feast your eyes, and interior desires, upon. The season opened with great excitement back in May at Ripley Castle and we’ve seen the best year of Decorative Home & Salvage Shows to date as we’ve travelled from Yorkshire to Cheshire, to Surrey and back to Cheshire, and finally finishing up in Yorkshire at the end of this week.
The standard of stock and the displays have wowed us, as well as the thousands of visitors who have poured through the gates, so much so that we’re celebrating with the launch of our first ever Best Dressed Stand Award; there will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes awarded for best in show. Judging will take place first thing on opening day (Friday 8th September) by writer, photographer and slow & seasonal living blogger Jen of Little Birdie (Instagram @jenlittlebirdie), who just happens to be a huge fan of the shows.
Jen has also set the theme for our Instagram Scavenger Hunt as Rustic Style; a theme aimed to reflect the imminent change in season as well as Jen’s love for hunting down natural elements and materials at the shows to use in her own home. Head over to the Little Birdie blog to read more on why this show is one of the highlights of her year - to quote Jen herself “for me as it is an interior lovers' dream come true”.
To take part in the Scavenger Hunt simply post your best Rustic Style inspired scenes or objects from the Ripley show on your Instagram feed using the hashtag #asfairsripley and write ''My Rustic Scavenger Hunt entry” in your caption, if you have the knowhow then please geotag your post too. Don't forget to follow us @asfairs too! The winner, chosen by Jen, will receive a carefully hand-selected, themed prize which will be sent by post.
Do join us for what will be a fantastic show and end to the season - the Exhibitor List is now ready for you to view and is looking fantastic with many show favourites and a few new faces.
Show runs Friday 8th September – 10th September, all show details can be found by following this link.
Exhibitor List – Ripley September 2017
Abacus Architectural Antiques
A & S Lifestyle
Gingham & Roses
Good With Wood Yorkshire Ltd
Maison De Monterban
T & C Antiques
The Ivy Barn
West Lancs Exports