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Artisan Market

Enjoy a great day out at Barton Marina Artisan Market for quality local produce, bespoke crafts & goods

Held on the last Sunday of each month from April to November.

If you wish to book a stall then please contact Sketts Markets who will have all the information you need.

Parker Hall

Rural properties for sale in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Find your new home today!

With more than 37 years of experience selling in the area between us, Parker-Hall Estate Agents prides itself on extensive local knowledge matched with professional and efficient customer service. The latter includes accompanied viewings, flexible appointments and frequent contact and feedback.

Our bespoke marketing packages and property sales brochures allow us to highlight the individuality of your homes while engaging with prospective buyers through eye-catching newspaper and magazine advertising, an easily navigable website and professional photography, showing your properties at their very best and most desirable.

Customers looking to buy in the area will benefit from relocation expertise and a personal home finder service extending beyond property specifications to include schooling and lifestyle information as well – something we’ve gleaned from not only working in the area, but living here too. We also specialise in downsizing support, helping our clients find the right property and offering assistance beyond the mere transactional to include help settling into your new home afterwards. At Parker-Hall you can count on an honest, personal approach to property and a helping hand from start to finish.

Tel. 01283 575000
Or email: relax@parker-hall.co.uk
or visit our website

The Mug Tug

Whilst studying for a degree to become a complementary therapist, my family suggested that, once qualified, I could set up a treatment room on a narrowboat moored at Barton Marina, a place we live near and visited often.  Although I didn’t feel the location was what I wanted for my therapy business, the idea of running a business on a narrowboat stayed with me as an exciting idea… but what?

A couple of years later, during a family holiday in the summer of 2009, we visited a craft village with a paint-a-pot studio to while away a few rainy hours.  It was during this visit, as the girls in the family were absorbed in our creations – all mugs – I appreciated how fun and therapeutic the activity was – a wonderful addition to my list of holistic activities to recommend to clients – to explore their creativity and reduce their stress levels! The cogs started whiring and hey presto – light bulb moment – THIS is what I would love to do on a narrowboat!  I told my Husband as soon as I saw him and  by the time we got back to our holiday house he had come up with the name….. and so The Mug Tug was born!

The Mug Tug opened it’s door in October 2010 with an official opening by John Waterhouse in January 2011.

Start & Tremayne

Start and Tremayne are a small family run business established nearly a 100 years ago in the early 1900’s! Originally a saddlers in the town of Burton Upon Trent; the famous brewing town, hence the demand at that time for saddlers products

Today our main business is selling high quality designer leather goods such as handbags, suitcases, business luggage, wallets and purses and you’ll find most of these available to buy right here on our website. We are continually adding to our range of available products, but in the unlikely event you can’t find what you are looking for then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We stock a large number of gifts which include Willow Tree, Poole, Dartington crystal, Wild and wolf and the famous Cath Kidson.

Out-door department is situated upstairs and stocks; Craghoppers and Bear Grylls.

The luggage dept has both Antler, Samsonite as well as the lesser know makes.

Hats and gloves are by Dents.

Handbags by Radley, Fiorelli, The Bridge, Kipling, Fossil, Tula, Yoshi.

Opening times

Monday to Saturday
10.00am till 5.30pm
(later if the Marina is busy)

Sunday
11.00am – 5.00pm

Open every day

Alyssa

I’ve worked at the shop, previously called Sophia’s, since it opened in May 2010 and recently took over on 1st March 2016. I renamed the store Alyssa, after my daughter.

All 3 staff have stayed with the new shop, Heather Knight, Pam Wootton and Sue Ward, and we make a great team. We have a loyal customer base, as well as passing trade, and we pride ourselves in not being pushy sales people but we are there to help and advise customers if they want us to.

There are times when a customer will walk out with a new outfit that we have shown them, that they wouldn’t have picked themselves. We know we’ve done our job right when they come back and say how fabulous they feel in their new outfit!

The shop remains ladies wear and accessories, and I’ll be concentrating on our main brands of Joules, Seasalt, White Stuff and Thought this year.  Exciting times!

Contact details:

01283 713992

alyssaladieswear@gmail.com

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, including bank holidays
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day

John Partridge & Co

John Partridge is a small to medium Staffordshire based brand with an exceptional reputation, based on our history of making and selling superior country clothing products

Our History

The business you know as John Partridge was founded in 1969, and was called Landowner. Back then we made fertiliser for the local farmers. We expanded the business into a range of waxed jackets and quilted waistcoats (which we’ve been making ever since.)

John Partridge as a company is privileged enough to have customers across the globe and in all walks of life – from country folk to royalty, media types to architects, urban and rural dwellers of all kinds.

In the year 2013 the company is starting our first website where our customers can purchase our designs online. This has been created to allow customers more availability to our products whilst still delivering John Partridges high standard of customer satisfaction.

We are a small team who pride themselves on keeping customers for life as we will do all we can to assist and satisfy. We do not see our mission as just fashion, but also a product that lasts; if the products are not fashionable and long lived we have missed our target.

For more information please call us on 0044 1889 582 870 or email at sales@johnpartridge.com

Our retail team consists of Verona Jayne and Julie

We are open 10am – 5pm Monday to Saturday.

Nero e Bianco

The story so far……

Hello, my name is Jill Hartley and I am co-Director of Nero e Bianco with my partner Michael Ballance.

I have always believed that women across all ages, shapes, sizes, ethnicity should feel fabulous in the clothes they wear! Sadly, I’m not convinced that we do. So many times we hear  “does this suit me?”, “can I wear this?” “am I too old?” “am I too big?” “I’m not good at putting outfits together?” “I can’t find anything stylish but comfortable!”   I could go on….. and although we try to be amused by that – quite honestly it’s not funny  is it!

In our busy lives, be it work, children, parents etc it is not always easy to find  clothes that we feel fantastic in.  I adore elegance, style, quality and fashion trends. I also feel  passionate about helping women feel good about themselves, to be able to wear fabulous clothes regardless of body shape, size and age! Along with that I want to help women feel confident in their choices of clothing and accessories by helping with their style, bringing their personality to life with clothing that compliments,   In fact that is what Nero e Bianco is all about, hence our line …… with a personal touch.

In 2016 we introduced our exclusive menswear range with a strong Italian influence, located in our new store which is opening in September 2016 which can be found at 28, The Strand, Derby, DE1 1BE . Nero e Bianco brings many new and exciting brands that have not been seen in the UK before.

Red Carpet Cinema & Cafe Bar

Visit this little independent two screen cinema and enjoy all the latest films in a comfy, warm, relaxed environment.

The Cafe Bar is open from 10am offering brunches, lunches and afternoon teas and in the evening why not take advantage of our wonderful ‘film and food’ deal which is….a two course meal and a film of your choice for just £19.50 per person.

We make all our own pizza dough, chilli, ragu, ratatouille, cakes and puds etc and our coffee is not only triple certified but undeniably yummy!

For all the film schedules (including live opera, ballet and theatre) for the next three weeks and the cafe bar menu please visit www.redcarpetcinema.co.uk.

For a weekly updated blog visit our website

Nipa Thai

Authentic Thai food in the western atmosphere – The sublime blend where East meets West perfectly

Our philosophy is simple, that is to serve high quality Thai food within a unique and stylish far eastern atmosphere and offer high standards of service. Every dish is free from preservatives and only the freshest ingredients are selected to be prepared by our highly experienced Thai chef.

Contact Details

Phone: 01283 329303
Fax: 01283 329302
Email: info@nipathairestaurant.co.uk

Opening Hours

Lunch: Mon-Sat: 12.00pm to 3.00pm
Sunday Buffet: 12.00pm to 3.30pm
Evening: Sun-Thurs: 5.30pm to 10.00pm
Fri & Sat: 5.30 to 11.00pm

The Apple Tree

COFFEE SHOP AND DELICATESSEN

A trip to Barton Marina would not be complete without a stop at the beautiful Apple Tree Coffee Shop and Delicatessen. Winner of the National Beverage Standards’ Leading Four Cup Award 2011 & 2012; listed in The Guardians’ Top Ten Best Coffee Shops in the UK; and awarded Five Stars by Rate My Place, it is certainly the place to be.

Stop for Breakfast, Lunch or Traditional Afternoon Tea, or simply take time to relax with a drink and their tempting selection of cakes, bakes and treats from the Patisserie.

Their lunch menu offers delicious deli bowls, salads, soup, panini’s and traditionally baked jacket potatoes, with sandwiches and baguettes available to eat in or take away for a picnic.

Their unique locally hand roasted coffee blend is the finest, always ensuring the freshest coffee possible. Refresh with teas from around the world, or a glass of their organic and biodynamic wines.

The continental delicatessen offers speciality cheese, meats, pates, olives and marinades, and the fine food shop is renowned for award winning foods, chocolates, wines and bespoke hampers.

Ethically sourced coffee and tea
Guardian – One of the Top 10 Coffee Shops in the UK. This cafe has established a strong local following due in part to its young, welcoming staff – and it’s not every place that has narrow boats bobbing close by.

As well as a good range of coffees and other drinks, the Apple Tree sources healthy foods locally and fairly, and has a deli attached as well.

Reservations are available for
Champagne Breakfast £17.50
Afternoon Tea £12.50
Champagne Afternoon Tea £17.50
Cheese and Wine £12.50

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