10th Annual WEM SPRING MARKET
was held on Saturday 6th April 2019, 9.00am – 1.00pm
Stalls across THREE sites:
Wem Town Hall (SY4 5DG) & Wem Senior Club (SY4 5ER) & Wem Baptist Church (SY4 5ER)
organised by Wem Combine Harvesters
Food, Drink, Crafts and Plant Stalls

Food Trail

Battlefield 1403
Range of high quality baked goods, including ready meals plus fresh meat, sausage etc.
Border Honey
Artisan local honey.
Caroline’s Classic Cakes
Home-made cakes & sweet treats, sponges, loaf cakes, scones, fruit cakes, brownies, flapjacks, quiches, etc.
Diamond Delis
Authentic Indian cuisine including pakoras and samosas.
Helen’s Jams & Jellies
Homemade jams & jellies, marmalades, chutneys and fruit-infused vinegars.
Hemingway's Pasta
Homemade Pesto Sauce, Gnocchi.
Rhona Owen
Homemade preserves and market garden produce: fruit, vegetables, herbs.
The Pantry at Manor Farm
Home-produced chicken, eggs plus Appleby’s Cheese and Great Berwick Beef.
Powell’s Pies
Traditional ‘hand-raised’ pork pies; pickled onions.
La Triestina
Italian deli products of the highest quality – coffee, cheese, salami, pasta, wine etc.
Truly Scrumptious Pâtés and Spreads
Pâtés – chicken liver, fish, vegetarian, vegan; cheese rarebits.
Vermeulens
Bakers – selling a range of breads, pastries, savouries and cakes.
Wem Civic Society
Marmalade Market plus Jams, Jellies plus information about the society’s activities.

Sweet Indulgence Trail

1 More Chocolate
Chocolate, filled, solid & bars, novelties.
Choc Smith
Luxury handmade chocolate confectionery and gifts.
Chocolate Tailor
Easter ducklings and Easter eggs plus bars and truffles.
The Little Fudge Box
Handmade, award-winning fudge from the mountains of Wales, free from gluten, palm oil.
Sofia’s Brigadeiros
Handmade Brazilian confections made from condensed milk infused with flavours such as lemon, almond, salted caramel, etc.

Drink Trail

Berriew Cider
Producer of Traditional Cider, Cider Vinegar and Apple Juice.
Commonwood Vineyard
White, Red, Rosé Wines, and an English Sparkling Wine, estate grown.
Magic Dragon Brewing
Bottled beers and real ales brewed at The Plassey; branded glasses, gift boxes.
The Shropshire Distillery
Family-run small craft distillery based in Ellesmere. Range: Shire Gin, Shire Spiced Gin, and Shire Cherry Gin.

Plant Trail

Buzzy Bee Nursery
A local nursery (Whixall), bedding plants, heirloom vegetable plants including tomatoes.
Crossbank Farm Cottage Garden Plants
Local nursery - Hardy Perennials, Herbs, Grasses.
Eckford Sweet Pea Society
Sweet Pea related Gifts, Crockery, Notelets plus info about sweet peas.
Incredible Edible in Wem
Jubilee Square
Springwood Nurseries
Wide range of hardy trees and shrubs.
Wem & District Garden Club
Baked goods, vegetables and plants plus gardening advice.

Arts & Crafts Trail

Alice & Friends
Knitted & sewn items including children’s clothes.
BabyLove
Hand quilted baby covers, cushions and hand made cards
Black Cat Bag Co.
Unique designed & bespoke hand crafted bags using designer fabrics by Alexander Henry and Robert Kaughman.
Butterfly Designs by Sue
Local amateur artist creating painted jute/canvas bags, cushion covers, hangings, hand painted glass upcycled bottles.
Fledglings Jewellery
Adult & children’s jewellery at family-friendly prices. [A jewellery making demonstration will also take place.]
From Fleece to Finish
Handmade lacy hats, scarves, gloves etc. from own handspun British alpaca. [There will also be a Spinning Demonstration.]
Helen’s Handmade Cards
Hand-made Gift Cards, suitable for lots of occasions.
JJ Birdboxes
Handmade wooden birdboxes (many designs), Bird Tables & Feeders, also a range of coasters, money boxes and walking sticks.
Khandala Handmade Soap & Skincare
Natural soaps, moisturisers, hand creams & balms.
Kimbeck Publications: the World of CW Brown
Handmade children’s books (Ted Eckford, champion sweet pea grower, who discovers the mythical treacle mine); prints of the art work, greetings cards.
The Knitting Nanny
Hand knitted items for adults and babies.
Made in Wem
Handcrafted items, using carefully chosen fabrics, quilted/ beaded cushions, soft toys.
Meaningful Charm
Gifts & Jewellery
Gemstones and silver plate, keyrings, boxed sets.
MJJ Woodcraft
All hand turned individual items in a range of woods
Morris & Co.
Delightful MDF homeware & nursery items, painted and decorated.
Patz Hats
Handcrafted accessories, hats, bags, scarves from quality textured yarns.
Pix by Gail & Peter Hudson Photography
Our own handcrafted photographic mounted images and greetings cards.
Shirley’s Pencil Art
Local artist creating realistic pet & family portraits, coasters, plaques.
Shropshire Wildlife Trust
"Shropshire's local wildlife conservation charity; we own and look after 38 nature reserves across Shropshire."
Wooden Sticks
Handmade walking sticks – profit to Severn Hospice and Blind Veterans.

Raffle
MARKET RAFFLE Tickets will be sold in Wem Town Hall on market day. Profits will fund activities and projects
in and around Wem.
PRIZES include:
  • 2 Food Hampers, one with food from abroad and another with food from the UK.
    (Donated by Mid-Counties Co-operative)
  • Wine
  • Handbag
  • Cookery Book from Riverford Organic Farmers
  • Tea Caddy
  • Tokens, and much more.
Draw will place near the close of market at about 12.30 in the Town Hall, conducted by The Mayor of Wem, Councillor Connie Granger

Wem Trail Quiz
Attempt Wem Civic Society’s ‘Wem Trail Quiz’.
The quiz can be picked up from the Information Point or the society's stall in the Baptist Church.
Completed quizzes should be returned to Wem Library.

Wem Library: Book and Information Display by Wem Civic Society
‘The Great Escape’ featuring the story of Wemian, Cyril Swain, one of the escapers from Stalag Luft III, murdered by the Nazis around March 31st 1944.
March 11th to April 11th, 2019

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Click here for an application form for this event

Please contact wemharvest@yahoo.co.uk if you require further information about Wem Combine Harvester markets.

More information to follow.

The 10th Wem Harvest Market will be on Saturday September 28th 2019.

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