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Last Performance Dates of 2017


Well, here are some dates for your diaries!

Kitten Von Mew, Santa and Stratford Wyevale Manager at their preview event.

12th November 11.30am – Snitterfield Hall (near Stratford upon Avon), singing to raise money for Army Widow’s Association.

30th November 4.30pm – Singing a mix of vintage and festive songs at Wyevale Garden Centre, Warwick Rd, Stratford upon Avon.

2nd December (time TBC) – Christmas Fayre at St.James’ Parish Church, Snitterfield. Between 2 and 4pm I will be singing a selection of Christmas songs.

3rd December 3.30pm – More festive songs at Snitterfield Village Hall, this time at the Fairtrade Fair!

8th (3pm) and 9th (5.40pm) December – I will be singing a short set at the Stratford Upon Avon Christmas Festival, raising money for Combat Stress. This will be on the main stage in Wood Street.

21st December 3pm – Singing some Christmas crooners at The Forteas in Stratford upon Avon. I will bring my Combat Stress collection tin with me!

All dates are health permitting, of course 🙂

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Wyevale Garden Centre Christmas Preview


Join me at Stratford upon Avon’s Wyevale Garden Centre on 26th October 2017 for their special Christmas preview event. Not only do you get a free glass of prosecco at the door, but Santa will be walking around the store AND I’ll be singing some vintage and festive songs to get you all in the spirit!

My performance will be at 5.30pm and there will also be special tastings in the restaurant and special offers around the shop!

So if you just can’t wait for Halloween to be over to hear a bit of Jingle Bells, then head to Wyevale Garden Centre next week! Peruse this year’s decorations, gaze at the twinkling lights, pat the animatronic reindeer, get on Santa’s good list and shop to Christmas songs.

The Craft Fair


kitten von mew crafts stall

We had such a wonderful time at Warwickshire Exhibition Centre last Sunday! It was the first time I had been and I was very impressed with the space and creative table displays. It was hard not to get tempted by some of the goodies on the stalls as I was there to make money not spend it, but still treated myself to a lovely hand knitted top which was a ridiculously good deal.

Along with my pincushion cups and hair clips, Mr Mew had brought along a few of his handmade wooden toys and a couple of light boxes. We had also made some cute bird feeders which proved to be rather popular!

Mr Mew and his wooden Bi-Plane

As well as selling our beloved crafts, I also sang some Christmas tunes and vintage songs to get everyone in the mood. I nearly laughed out loud when the most adorable little tot you have ever seen started jigging around like a dashboard hula girl to Santa Claus is Coming to Town! It was quite chilly, but adrenaline kept me reasonably warm for the most part and only my toes seemed to suffer the feeling of loss of life. I wore a wonderful new dress that I am utterly thrilled with, but cannot reveal where I got it as of yet!

Kitten von Mew singing at the Craft Fair

Kitten von Mew singing at the Craft Fair, wearing a pincushion corsage from her stall

In the end I sold 2 pincushion cups (My favourite one (the rabbit in lettuce leaves) and a bird in a nest of pins, a pincushion shoe, 3 pincushion corsages and 3 bird feeders so not bad at all! Next up is a vintage and crafts fair at Hatton Park Hall THIS Sunday (9th Dec) where I will be singing and selling some of my vintage clothing collection! The fun never ends!

Vintage Fair in Swindon


Yesterday Mr. Mew and I went to our 1st ever vintage fair to SELL rather than buy. The fair was at a pub called The Vic in Swindon and we packed up my clothes, shoes, bric-a-brac, pincushions and Mr. Mew’s light boxes and headed for the open road. Itw as a nice venue actually, and we were well situated by a plug point so that we could plug in the light boxes.

They certainly got a lot of attention! Unfortunately people seemed to be drawn to stalls with large 80’s jumpers and 70’s handbags as opposed to 1940’s and 50’s wear. We ended up only selling a few things, but had such a good time that we didn’t care!

At 1.30pm I went onto the stage for my singing set. The stage was also covered by one of the clothing stalls, but amidst the faux fur coats and a basket of hats, I belted out a selection of festive crooners and 40’s hits in my blue Heyday dress!

At the back of the room, the landlord/ one of the pub workers was filming the scene and posted a video on You Tube. 20minutes after my set they had laready put on some more festive tunes and on came a female voice. I said “oooh! I know that song, that’s the one I do!”…not realising I was actually listening to myself!