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  • 19 Jan 2015

    UPMARKET 2015 is coming…

    UPMARKET 2015 is Postponed from Spring to Autumn. A new date will be announced shortly. Very St Leonards on Sea Upmarket is a three day designers’ and makers’ fair showcasing the best in applied arts. Buyers and public are welcome alike. A curated selection of lifestyle and designer goods will be on show at the historic Masonic Hall in St Leonards-on-Sea. This beautiful venue is the perfect location for a destination shopping event…

  • 29 Jan 2014

    A Mile of Style

    The stately, gentle slope of Norman Road is style central in St Leonards-on-Sea, with a number of unique and fascinating shops that are well worth a visit. Sideshow, near the top of the road, specialises in statement furniture that will start a lively conversation: fragments from fairgrounds, vintage neon lighting, curios and kitsch packed together with lovely things. ’Glamorous vintage‘ is how owner Christine’s sums up The Kula nearby. She has a passion for chairs, especially 1950s cocktail chairs sourced during regular trips to Europe…

  • 29 Jan 2014

    Shop Local, Eat Local, Love Local

    They say spending £10 locally with an independent shop means that up to £50 goes back into the local economy by means of money circulating round. This helps local jobs and will make our town thrive.

    While you might not want to give up the convenience of doing a big shop at a supermarket, you could cultivate a happy habit of shopping within walking distance at least once a week.

  • 29 Jan 2014

    St Leonards Fashion Walk

    Finding phenomenal fashion in St Leonards-on-Sea has stepped up with the opening of Who’s Wearing What at 34 London Road. This rather understated elegant boutique has become a runway success. Jan reveals their simple strategy when scouring each season’s fashion fairs in Paris and Milan;“We buy clothes with simple flattering lines. Our customers style them to suit their own taste”.

  • 29 Jan 2014

    Eat Global on your doorstep

    Most world cuisines are well represented in St Leonards-on-Sea and frequented by a happy mix of diners: tourists discovering our lovely seaside promenade and pavement cafes; local creatives and freelancers planning projects and networking over plates, cups and glasses; shoppers looking for refreshment, and spice lovers searching for authentic tastes. Here are some tasting notes.