Win Lunch for Two at Bath’s Best Superfood Juice Bar, Beyond the Kale

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On Sunday April 12th we’re thrilled that our venue’s resident juice bar, Beyond the Kale is joining forces with us for our Super Spring Special and giving away free superfood juice shots outside their shop in Green Park Station. They are also giving away lunch for two – read on to the end find out how to enter…

Beyond the Kale's A-board outside their shop (taken By www.themidnightblog.com)
Beyond the Kale’s A-board outside their shop (taken By www.themidnightblog.com)

In case you’re yet to visit them, Beyond the Kale is run by husband and wife team Mark and Ayshea Hawthorn who are brilliant examples of living healthily – they are full of energy and style and not at all earnest in their approach, attracting many customers to their store which they set up 18 months ago.

“The ethos of our organic juice bar and plant-based whole foods shop is to celebrate the power of food and how it can fuel the mind, body and soul” explains Mark. “We believe that to live a vibrant, active and creative life it all starts with what you eat and drink” explains Mark. “Our business was born from our own desire to eat well and live better and we first trialled the idea of selling healthy, freshly-blended drinks at market stalls – the response was amazingly positive!”

Sample Beyond the Kale's juices and receive a free superfood juice shot on April 12th
Sample Beyond the Kale’s juices and receive a free superfood juice shot on April 12th

Now doing a roaring trade at Green Park in a permanent shop, one of Beyond the Kale’s most popular options in the shop is raw, organic cacao which they blend into drinks and melt into delicious superfood treats. Says Mark: “Cacao is richer in magnesium, calcium and zinc than all other superfoods and basically tastes like chocolate.”

Sounds as delicious and good-for-you as everything else they sell! On April 12th you’ll be able to sample the following:

Cacao with almond milk and raw honey: Rich in magnesium, calcium and zinc and tastes delicious!

Acai with berries and banana: High in anti-oxidants and rich in Omega 3 to boost brain health and skin rejuvenation

Spirulina, ginger and orange: Packed with vitamin A, Chorophyl and iron and aids detoxification.

Definitely a recipe for a great day out! But if you can’t make Sunday April 12th, you can always visit Beyond the Kale any day of the week, 9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday, 8.30-5pm on Saturdays and 10-4pm on Sundays. Visit their Facebook page here

Join us on Sunday April 12th for free superfood juice shots, gluten-free and vegan goodies, free live music from Kadia and over 70 original stalls
Join us on Sunday April 12th for free superfood juice shots, gluten-free and vegan goodies, free live music from Kadia and over 70 original stalls

WIN LUNCH FOR TWO WITH BEYOND THE KALE ON SUNDAY APRIL 12TH!

 

 

Trader spotlight: Pauline Sylvia Designs

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Read on to find out about a mother and daughter team making and selling gorgeous gemstone jewellery and trading with us for the first time on April 12th 2015.

Who are you?

We are Pauline Sylvia Designs – a mother and daughter team who have been working together for 18 months. Mum (Pauline Sylvia) is the designer and I (Lisa) look after the business side, running the stall and marketing/social media.

What do you make?

Genuine gemstone jewellery – bracelets, necklaces and earrings. They are beautiful, feminine, timeless and classic pieces of jewellery using only genuine gemstones and freshwater pearls.

What inspires the designs?

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The gemstones are the starting point for every piece. We have a massive, constantly growing, selection of genuine gemstones and semi-precious stones from all over the world and are completely fascinated by their natural beauty.  It’s amazing to think that something so stunning has been created through various conditions in the earth and the end result is a unique and precious gemstone. Some of the stones like Labradorite, Moonstone and Opal have some stunning optical properties and are a joy to work with.

Our visitors can meet you on April 12th – but where else can they find you?

Lots of our customers buy directly from us through our Facebook page www.facebook.com/paulinesylviadesigns. We post all our new pieces on here and have albums of pieces made and ready for delivery.  We also hold jewellery parties which are a lovely social able evening where we visit your house and set up our jewellery display, there is no hard sell or pressure to buy and customers can browse and try on at their leisure whilst enjoying a glass of wine and a chat. The hostess receives a commission from sales on the night to spend on jewellery and a free gift for kindly agreeing to host us.

Tell us about your best-sellers

Our 925 Sterling Silver and genuine Pearl bracelet has been the best seller and always received great feedback and comments (pictured below).

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The quickest selling piece is our black Agate bracelet, we made 3 of these and within 15 minutes of posting a picture on our Facebook page had sold them all (see picture attached from the post). Amethyst is the most popular gemstone, its easily recognisable and  its lovely lilac and purple colour tones a favourite with our customers. Prices start at £5 for Silver or Gold Plated earrings and bracelets, up to £60 for a genuine pearl necklace using Gold Vermeil.

Pauline Sylvia Designs join the Bath Artisan market for the first time on April 12th 2015.

Join us on Sunday April 12th for free superfood juice shots, gluten-free and vegan goodies, free live music from Kadia and over 70 original stalls
Join us on Sunday April 12th for free superfood juice shots, gluten-free and vegan goodies, free live music from Kadia and over 70 original stalls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come see Kadia play for free on April 12th!

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By Carla Stobbs

After the success of their first performance at our Folk Festival Market last August and their subsequent appearance at our Autumnfest last October, vibrant folk trio Kadia are back with us for a special free lunchtime gig at our April 12th market, promoting their debut album, East of Alexandria.

Kadia playing at our market in 2014
Kadia playing at our market in 2014

Chris Bailey, Lee Cuff and David Hoyland who make up this acoustic band from Bournemouth are looking forward to it too, explaining:

 

“We’re really excited to be coming back to the Artisan Market as part of the album launch tour, it’s a great gig and we always have fun playing here.”

 

If you didn’t manage to catch them last year, their sound is contemporary melodic foot-stomping folk and is certain to get you dancing! They create their own unique brand of contemporary folk music while putting their own spin on popular covers – our favourite from 2014 was was Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ and we can’t wait to see what they bring to the next market, where we’re sure they’ll have albums on sale too.

Have a sneak peek of their new single ‘The Beast of Bodmin Moor’ here:

We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. See Kadia 11am-1pm on Sunday April 12th and again at our Bath Folk Festival Special, Sunday August 9th 2015.

For more about Kadia visit their website here: http://kadiaband.co.uk/