What can I find in HandPICKED Tales?

In this section you'll find news about Handpicked including occasional spotlights on the charities we support and some of our creative gurus and their handpicked tales.

Don't forget you can also find a selection of our suppliers in the Creative Gurus section

May 31, 2019

I knew that Vantage Point would be the best publication for Handpicked events.

With them being part of the Surrey Hills Enterprise they were the first choice.

This year I am proud to see the flyers to advertise each event in Vantage Point and as part of this I met with t...

March 17, 2019

Its been an exciting start to the year with 1/2 dozen new events planned this year.

I have spent a lot of time making sure that I 'Handpick' the right creative gurus for each individual event.

This means that I have now sent the booking forms out for all of the events *


November 19, 2018

Why not escape the Black Friday adverts and come and meet the Creative Gurus this Saturday?

Check out the latest video we've created with That's Surrey TV below, and remind yourselves what a great event we had last year on our videos.

This year we'll be kicking off the C...

September 12, 2018

What a great day the Handpicked family had last Sunday!

The sun shone, the music and food was great, and lots of people came to see our creative gurus!

I was lucky enough to get involved with the people behind Pippfest who make the magic happen including Sally Elias, Jac...

August 16, 2018

Hi everyone

I thought I'd let you know about some of the new developments and exciting things that are happening with Handpicked for Dorking.

Back in June I was invited to present at the Dorking Business Breakfast Group.

This was a great opportunity for me to meet a varie...

June 9, 2018

We are proud to announce a new collaboration!

Renee and Kevin from Schmidt Kitchens in Dorking approached me with an idea and a space to bring back the buzz to West Street.

Starting from Saturday 16th June, we will be transforming their customer car park into The Old Qua...

May 9, 2018

I am really excited to say that the next event is to now going on the road  ... to a farm !!

Being from the Isle of Wight I realize that there is a country boy in me and have always loved being part of nature and living here in Dorking and being surrounded by...

January 21, 2018

My first blog for the year !

Happy New Year to everyone and lets all hope for a great 2018.

All in all last year was not that bad as that is when Handpicked for Dorking was created , I am now pleased to say that after the 4 events that  I organised I am really pleased wi...

December 19, 2017

It has been a very exciting and great journey that Handpicked has been on this year.

From starting up at the beginning of the year it has been very exciting selecting and Handpicking  amazing people with such great talent , so that be in something they make , create , o...

Rachael Dinnage Illustration

My Handpicked Story

My foray into craft fairs began last year, I had designed an illustrated print featuring all things Dorking and was looking for places to sell my work. I began by posting links to my Etsy site on Facebook forums and luckil...

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Jason Brett

Handpicked for Dorking