Shipping News:    Due to the complications arising out of our exit from the EU, we are temporarily suspending overseas shipments for everything except the reading glasses, until the situation clarifies.    Our apologies.  Please do not hesitate to telephone Sue on 0345 873 4700 for further information..

  • We are delighted that, at last, events have opened up again.   Obviously there are rules and regulations relating to COVID but we have listed below those events currently confirmed for the autumn.   Pre-booked tickets will be a requisite for everything going forward at the moment, so please follow the links to the appropriate web sites for further information:   It is important that we should all keep safe and well.

​​The Early Early Christmas Fair  at Tedworth House, Tidworth SP9 7AH.   Tuesday September 28th 2pm - 9pm and Wednesday September 29th 9.30am - 4pm.  See for more details.   We will be launching our Autumn Collection at this event.

The UK Grand Sales Ascot Fashion Weekend at Ascot Racecourse, October 8th and 9th   Please apply online for tickets at 

The Rockbourne Christmas Fair at Salisbury Racecourse, October 13th - 15th. Timings vary for each day.,

The UK Grand Sales Cheltenham Christmas Gift and Fashion Fair at Cheltenham Racecourse.  Wednesday 27th - Saturday 30th October.  Please apply for tickets at


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In this new world, our focus is changing and the digital world is pivoting to the front of our activities. We have however not forgotten the many charities we supported.  No events meant no donations..  Thus has been born the Charity Fairs Association fundraising emporium, featuring all those stalls you know and love (including us!).  Follow the link and the instructions and should you place an order, we will donate 10% to the CFA Charity Fund - to be distributed between all CFA charities.  Look for us and a link to our website under Fashion Accessories.

With the sad cancellation of so many events and thus a collapse in our charitable donation activities, an enterprising group of brands have joined together to form a shopping website called

Amongst the 100 or so brands featured you will find us and better still, any order you place through this site will enable us to donate 10% to selected charities.   Follow the instructions on the home page to select your charity and shop away, knowing that our favourite charities will also benefit.   Brilliant.....