Heritage | Connect - August 2021

Autumn Fair

Welcome to the August 2021 Edition of Heritage Connect, the monthly product showcase for Heritage related giftware, products and services. Each month Heritage Connect keeps you up-to-date on both new and trusted ranges from key suppliers as well as all the latest products and services available to you. Our August edition features a host of great products and services that can help you make the most of your retail potential going forward as well as highlighting three great trade shows taking place in September. Autumn Fair will return to the NEC Birmingham, 5-8th September 2021. Speciality & Fine Food Fair will take place at Olympia London 6-7th September and Top Drawer will take place at Olympia London, 12-14th September.

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After over a year away from in-person events, Hyve Group are delighted to announce that Autumn Fair will return to the NEC Birmingham from 5-8th September 2021. Working in line with Hyve Group’s Safe and Secure guidelines, Autumn Fair will provide a space for Covid-safe trading, networking, inspiration and more. Korbond (20G50) and The Emagination Store (6E40-F41) are both attending the show.

Autumn Fair

Whether it’s unearthing innovative and inspiring products from 200 new-to-market companies in The Discovery Zone, or debating the latest trends on the Food for Thought stage, Speciality & Fine Food Fair will allow you to experience the finest products in food and drink. The show takes place at the easily accessible and iconic Olympia London 6-7th September

Speciality & Fine Food Fair

Top Drawer search the globe for an extraordinary and distinctive edit of design-led brands so you can create an offering that is out of the ordinary. It is carefully edited by a panel of market-leading experts, saving you time by bringing you the very best design-led brands, designers and new names in the UK and beyond. The Autumn show will take place 12-14th September at Olympia London.

Top Drawer


Broaden appeal in your gift shop with craft storage from Korbond in a collection of stylish prints and quality fabrics to inspire hobbyists and harmonise with interiors. The range includes baskets, bags and totes to store Korbond haberdashery and other household items.
t. 01476 573227 | w.
. sales@korbond.co.uk


Unique, re-usable water bottles with gemstone crystals sparkling at their core from Bewater. Ancient traditions tell of the benefits of revitalising water with gemstones, but they are also quite simply beautiful. Perfect for anyone who has an affinity for crystals as well as for those on the hunt for a stylish and unique gift or accessory.
t. 07951 543267 | w.
e. info@bewater.com


The Flopsy backpack from Enesco is perfect for the first day back at school or nursery. Made from high quality material it also features a waterproof fabric lining. This fun and practical backpack is superbly detailed with original illustrations taken from the Beatrix Potter stories. It has enough space for lunch, pencil case and all their other essentials.
t. 01228 404022 | w.
e. uksales@enesco.co.uk


New for 2021 from Holy Mackerel are these fabulous “Old Master” card designs, with creators and their masterpieces brilliantly recreated in polymer clay by artist Erica Sturla. Each card also includes a snippet of information about the artist on the reverse. There are 20 designs, from Botticelli to Kahlo, Monet to Munch.
t. 01395 578571 | w.
e. info@holy-mackerel.co.uk

Holy Mackerel

Heritage Playing Card Company creates beautifully illustrated playing cards to entertain and inspire. With a huge range to choose from, each pack is a treasure trove of fun and information. You may also be interested to have your own bespoke pack produced for your site. Contact them today for further details.
t. 01159 307075 | w.
e. info@heritageplayingcards.co.uk

Heritage Playing Card Company

Take a nostalgic steam-powered journey back in time on various 'lost lines' across the UK. Including the cities of Swansea, Chester, Newport, Shrewsbury, Oxford, Birmingham and more, the Lost Lines of Britain series from Graffeg documents the lost age of steam-train travel which thrived from the mid-19th century to the early 20th century.
t. 01554 824000 | w.
e. orders@graffeg.com


J H Designpoint are designers and suppliers of exclusive bone china mugs. They supply national and international museums, galleries, zoos, botanic gardens and heritage retail shops. They can also apply their award winning designs to other items, such as Christmas baubles, vases, jugs, money boxes and many more.
t. 0141 339 4927 |  w.

JH Designpoint

Anita Harris

Award winning Anita Harris Art Pottery is entirely hand made and hand painted in Stoke On Trent. Supplying best selling bespoke designs to Museums and Galleries, Garden Centres, Corporate and Private Customers and Independent Shops. They have work at the V&A and Buckingham Palace. Call Anita now for your own best selling range.
t. 01782 599194 | w.
e. anitaharris78@hotmail.com

Anita Harris

CME is one of the UK’s leading wholesalers of non-branded, high-quality sterling silver and 9ct gold jewellery, with over 5000 designs to choose from. Their beautiful products are available exclusively to retailers both big and small. Register on their website to build a Heritage collection to call your own.
t. 0116 283 2240 | w.
e. sales@cmejewellery.co.uk


Big Potato are a British board games company who specialise in family party games that are easy to learn and quick to play. Their mission: to create games that are great at bringing people together, good for their wallets and kind to the planet. Choose from 16 super-fun, plastic-free games made from FSC-certified paper.
t. 02036209495 | w.

Big Potato

NEW this month is The Emagination Store's Vintage Christmas 110g Cadburys stand. The stand has 4 sides setup as follows ( Christmas full colour design, 1900s, 1920s, and 1950s). Order before 10th September and take advantage of the buy one get one half price offer. Get your free sample here.
t. 07795 651813 | e.

The Emagination Store

These fantastic Gingerbread Kits from TTK Confectionery are the perfect festive activity. Each kit has everything you need to build and decorate your own festive figurines - with the design baked into the gingerbread for easy piping. Choose from seven best-selling designs, all packaged in a high quality and easy to wrap box.
t. 0115 950 8150 | w.
e. sales@ttkconfectionery.co.uk

TTK Confectionery

Let your customers discover the mountains best kept secret; the award winning taste of Thunder toffee and vodka spirit drink, with its perfect, subtle combination of creamy toffee against ice-cold vodka. They can now also enjoy Thunder's new limited edition Rhubarb & Ginger - satin smooth, well rounded and voluptuous.
t. 01580 200044 | w.
e. info@thundervodka.com

Thunder Drinks

Batela brings Sea Style giftware and home décor for the retailer looking for something a little different. From kitchen crockery & linens, to wall art, clocks, marine mammal ornaments, through to man cave boats, sextants, lighthouses and more. 30 years of experience, sold in 100’s of stores across the UK.
t. 01299 407966 | w.



Dates for your diary:

Autumn Fair | NEC Birmingham | 5-8th September

Speciality & Fine Food Fair | Olympia London | 6-7th September

Top Drawer | Olympia London | 12-14th September

Scotland's Trade Fair | SEC Glasgow | 19-20th September

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