Polly Horton

Where to find our members at LIVE events this summer

Our fabulous members are busy little bees – and many will be out on the road this summer as LIVE events (yes, ACTUAL events) take place. We will update this calendar as we go along – but if you are at any of the events below do head over and find our members and say

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World Environment Day – Saturday 5th June 2021

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Our members are passionate about sustainability and protecting the environment. Read more about their environmental practices here as part of World Environment Day. Don’t forget to quote OSF2021 for discounts with all of the member businesses below. (click on business name to head straight to their websites to find out more) The Kentish Soap Company

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Supporting young entrepreneurs

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Behind the scenes support to our small business members is a key component of the Online Summer Fair. We offer behind the scenes tutorials and support for our members and are truly encouraging, available by phone 24/7 for any queries or assistance with things like Facebook shop etc! Our 2021 Online Summer Fair is launching

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Demystifying candles for World Candle Day today!

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TODAY is World Candle Day, so I thought I’d mark the occasion and the start of spring by lighting a scented candle.   However I really didn’t know where to turn with so many candles and methods of production, scents and styles out there.  We are lucky in the OCF that we have a number of

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SHOPPING DIRECTORY for our Spring Event is now LIVE!

DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY OF OUR SPRING SHOPPING DIRECTORY TODAY!   The code OCFSPRING will go live at 9am on Monday morning across 75 of our wonderful member businesses. But you are welcome to start browsing now!!! OCF SPRING – Shopping directory   You can check out who is taking part with YOUR COPY of our

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Stallholder List – Christmas 2020 Fair

Here is a PDF list of ALL the members from our 2020 Online Christmas Fair with clickable links to their websites. Thank you so much for supporting small businesses and buying from this group of wonderful and inspiring people. Online Christmas Fair flyer 271120-compressed

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Good Web Guide interview with Online Christmas Fair founder Polly Horton

Good Web guide page article about Online Christmas Fair

Christmas Shopping In A Pandemic: Are Virtual Gift Fairs Here To Stay? Digital trend: Polly Horton on how virtual fairs help independent brands survive online. Christmas shopping in 2020 is poles apart from what it was last year. There’ll be no traipsing round the high street at ease or trawling Christmas fairs with jolly friends.

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