Stall Categories

When booking it is really important to use the correct category for your products so that we dont get too many of the same products. If you dont see a category that suits your products please do email me.  If you sell multiple items please choose the category which best applies to the majority of your homemade items.
If your category is fully booked up for the market you wish to attend, please email us and we may be able to add another table for you depending on who else has booked, or we can  add you to a waiting list in case of cancellations.

1) Alcoholic Beverages

2) Animal Artist

3) Artificial Flowers

4) Artist

5) Bags - Fabric

6) Bags - Leather

7) Cakes

8) Candles

9) Cards / Papercraft

10) Costume Jewellery

11) Crochet

12) Decoupage products

13) Eco Products

14) Embroidered products

15) Felting

16) Food - savoury

17) Food - sweet

18) Furniture

19) ceramics

20) Garden Products

21) Glass products

22) Household products

23) Illustrator

24) Jams

25) Kitchenware 

26) Knitted Goods

27) Pebble art

28) Pens

29) Photography

30) Polymer Clay

31) Sculptures

32) Semi precious stones 

33) Silver Jewellery

34) Soap

35) Textiles (cushions peg bags, etc.)

36) Toys

37) Wood products 

38) Books

There are so many do's and don'ts with regards to starting up your own business in the creative world. If you are anything like me, you'll get frustrated by the reams of words on a page that dont make sense and you'll get annoyed and think its not worth the effort. So i have created this little snippet to help you, as you can see from the category list above we have all kinds of creative types who sell at the market which is wonderful but there are a few category's where all makers must adhere to certain regulations when selling their products and its not just because the law says so or the government want to add more hurdles for us, its actually to kepp every one safe, your customers as well as you as the seller/ creative/ artist. 

The main category's that have some kind of check list, legislation, safety checks to follow are:

1)Anything food related

2) Alcohol

3)Soaps and cosmetics

4)Toys and teddys

5)Electrical items

6) Silver jewellery

So if you make a product that fits any of these categories you will need to make sure you are following the governments guidelines no matter how much of a hobby it is that you have, as soon as you exchange a product for money you must be following the correct guidelines and legislation. With this in mind and because I personally am not the font of all knowledge, I felt it best to have a set of links that may help you to find out more about what you should be doing to adhere to the correct legislation.

1) Anything food related - anyone selling any kind of food needs to have a food hygiene certificate and meet the requirements set out       by the food laws - https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/food-hygiene-for-your-business

2) Alcohol - https://www.ncass.org.uk/resources/legal-compliance/how-to-tell-if-you-need-an-alcohol-licence/

3)Soaps, candles and cosmetics - This wonderful lady has created this blog all about what you need to know when selling cosmetics, check out her blog https://www.handmadebykathryn.co.uk/blogs/news/the-legal-stuff-what-are-the-rules-for-selling-cosmetics

4)Toys and teddys - https://www.cemarking-handmadetoys.co.uk/ce-marking-toys-beginners-what-you-need-to-know/

5)Electrical items - https://www.pat-testing-training.net/articles/making-and-selling-lamps.php

6) Silver jewellery - https://theassayoffice.com/current-legislation

If you find any more interesting information you would like me to share on this page please do share the links with me via email 

I hope this helps.

Happy crafting 

Kerri 

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Legislation and documentation  
-what you can and cant sell.