Collaboration: Pop Up Kinship Gathering at Fed Bristol


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Nineteen joined our good friend Kay to collaborate at her Bristol Pop up of her Kinship Gatherings; A place for fellow creatives to come together meet one another ( put faces to Instagram handles), chat & basically have a wonderful evening and leave feeling very inspired. The main source of all this inspiration is Kay herself…the single most passionate creative person you could meet. Kay is a fellow forager, workshop host and collaborator- encouraging creatives to make connections, share advice & knowledge and to work together to help fellow creatives who might be struggling with social media get exposure. Kay is from suffolk/essex border but her home-town is Bristol so she comes back to pop up here twice a year. We have done 2 events at Fed on Gloucester road, Bristol and it is a great little space with gorgeous house plants and those tiled walls!! Kay also fabulously decorated the bar with her foraged finds and put on a spread of cheese, olives etc and some fizz.
We met Kay when we had our shop Nineteen and so our collaboration journey started. We hosted on a few occasions at the shop, so we are so happy to still be friends and still able to collaborate even thou we don’t have a space of our own.
’ It has been wonderful to bring Kinship Gatherings to my home town and to widen our creative community. I love to see people forging new friendships, finding ways to collaborate and seeking/sharing advice in a supportive and fun environment.’ Kay, Kinship

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As part of this event we set up with a small shop/stall with Beshley of Kknot_studios we both took along a selection of vintage finds, dried flowers, plants and some crystals! This is the start of a future collaboration with Beshley - called GATHERED ( we have a pop up in Clevedon on 12th Oct and 9th Nov at st, Johns hall 10-4 pm)
Victoria ran a small workshop for attendees. The workshop shared re-potting techniques, we split and re-potted some beautiful house-plants into vintage jam jars to take home.
’I love sharing a variety of skills with others and showing simple ideas that we can all do - dividing and re-potting our house plants mean we can share babies with our friends and family- and planted in a beautiful pot they look stylish . We cover our soil with some decorative moss or crushed shells to make them look extra lovely’ Victoria (@vandthings)

The next Kinship Gathering in Bristol will take place in Feb 2019 so make sure you contact Kay to get the details…hope to see some of you there!
Kay at Kinship Creative

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