The Lilliput Bazaar pop-up shop is back at The Buttercup with beautiful second-hand clothes for children aged 1 to 12 years old – Petit Bateau, Monsoon, The White Company, Liberty, Osh Kosh, Mini Boden and many more great finds. We’ll be serving delicious cakes and teas in the cafe while you browse. Friday 28th September 10am to 4.30pm. You can contact the Lilliput organisers directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
What a weekend! What a festival! We’re back from the first Elderflower Fields Festival on Bentley estate, near Lewes. We feel like we’ve been on holiday. We may be exhausted but we had a wonderful time. It was magical.
The sun shone and everyone danced and made merry all weekend. This was a truly family friendly festival and it was lovely to see so many of our friends and customers in our woodland cafe. Our Buttercup festival cafe was hidden in the woods beside the acoustic tent. We had plenty of shade, a spectacular view over Sussex fields and great music. We brought our hula hoops (of course!) and served cake, tea, real coffee, ice-cold freshly squeezed juice and smoothies. Kids played while parents lolled on the straw bales under our shady sails.
Our mini sweet shop was a big hit with the face painted festival kids. And all hail our friends at the brilliant Rye Bay Coffee Company for helping us to set up a proper coffee machine in the woods.
We loved dancing under the glitter ball in the Vinyl Thursday yurt and giggled at the woodland silent disco dancers. We saw our Peter give a fantastic performance on the main stage with Ska Toons, our Zoe Brownrigg was wonderful in the acoustic tent and so exciting to see our Jasper returned from his travels and appearing on the main stage with The Ouse Valley Three.
We’d also like to say a big thank you to Nigel and his lovely team who organised Elderflower fields Festival – always calm, helpful and charming throughout the whole festival. It was lovely to work with you.
The Buttercup team deserve a special mention too for their hard work, smiles and stamina – keeping going all weekend on very little sleep! Well done Claire, Megan, Simon, Camilla, Amanda, Harvey and Geoff.
We’re off for a much needed nap now. Can’t wait for more festival fun next year. And if you didn’t make it this year, make sure you buy tickets for 2013!
We wanted to let you know about a lovely children’s clothing bazaar happening here at The Buttercup on Friday 27th April and Saturday 28th April from 10am to 5 pm. It’s being organised by local mothers and it’s called The Lilliput Bazaar. They’re selling second-hand children’s clothes (age 3 – 11) It’s not too late if you want to sell some clothes at their sale too. For more details just email email@example.com. Come along and find some lovely clothes for your kids and stop off in at the cafe for a treat too. See you there!