Hatton Shopping Village, the quintessentially English shopping village near Warwick, is to host its first Fashion & Flower Festival on Friday 14 June from 2pm - 8pm involving several of its independent retailers.
During the afternoon & evening visitors will be treated to three fashion shows at 3pm, 5pm & 7pm show-casing the latest summer fashions from clothing boutiques - Meadows Boutique and Sofya & I. There will also be seasonal flower displays from The Alfresco Style, a charity raffle, as well as the opportunity to buy beautiful accessories and gifts from market stalls and listen to live music.
Visitors can also sample hand-crafted gin using a selection of 12 botanicals including honeysuckle, from Warwick's first gin distillery - Moores of Warwick as well as delicious home-made fudge from The Sweet Shop at Hatton, hot-dogs from Lashfords Sausages and freshly made & decorated cakes, cream teas & homemade farmhouse sandwiches.
John Garland-Taylor, who offers a range of hand-made, bespoke jewellery for all occasions, will be show-casing their range of jewellery. Hair at Hatton, a new salon offering ladies, gents and children's services, will also be show-casing their hairstyles.
Lottie Newitt from The Alfesco Style said "We are delighted to be hosting our first Fashion & Flower Festival. It's great to bring together so many of our fantastic brands at Hatton in creating this unique Festival as well as a number of other exciting events this summer and autumn".
A summer Food Festival & Craft Fayre will take place on 8 & 9 June featuring a range of hand-picked, specialist food & drink producers from local artisans, small producers, UK brands & foods from afar. Tastings and offers will be running over the weekend including Lashford's luxury hotdogs & minute steaks, gin, fudge, summer cakes & bakes, fresh bread, cheeses & chutneys, local beers & ciders, juices, locally produced & grown seasonal fruit and vegetables plus loads more to try and buy. The Craft Fayre will also feature a diverse range of quality hand-made gifts and crafts from local suppliers.
Taking place in the autumn on Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 October from 10am - 5pm is a Vintage Themed weekend, another new exciting event for Hatton. The event will feature vintage inspired market stalls, workshops and talks from the 40s and 50s, vintage tea & cakes, 1940s live music, a dress up competition and dig for victory fun.
Hatton Shopping Village has FREE entry with masses of FREE parking. For more information please visit http://www.hattonworld.com/shopping-village