What a fabulous Speciality and Fine Food Fair last week. In terms of visitor numbers (which haven’t been verified yet) it looked to me as the busiest ever. Have you ever been up on the gallery of Olympia and looked out over the arena? It is fascinating to see where the different areas of the show are busiest at different times of day. Next year the show is moving to the smaller hall at Olympia as they have been bumped by the Jewellery Show, which in turn has been bumped out of Earls Court as that is being knocked down, so there will be an upstairs to the show again, which will add a different dynamic.
I was proud to note from the balcony that the Cotswold Fayre pavilion was larger than the Scotland, Wales & Irish pavilions, so we are officially now the largest exhibitor at the show. (more…)