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  • news The London Wool Fair 2016

      Staged by the Worshipful Company of Woolmen, one of London’s oldest Livery companies and the City Wool Alliance and co-produced by Best of Britannia and Callow Events London’s first Wool Fair takes place on September 25th, pulling together a range of wool-based traders to showcase the breadth of uses of this incredibly versatile natural […]

  • news Womenswear brands queue to sign up for Best of Britannia

    BoB is thrilled that once again our female visitors will be able to fully accessorise at our event with our brand curation leaving no area of the wardrobe or dressing table uncovered. With that in mind in addition to the extensive range of womenswear to discover we have also carefully seduced a fine selection of fragrance, jewellery, millinery, footwear and accessories to take part. Hawthorn & Co Ethically sourced, British made leather […]

  • news Brands Unite Behind Buy British Day

    The 22nd July was a very warm day even by the standards of this very warm spell and as the BoB team were unloading the van parked outside the House of Commons so that every item could be individually security-scanned we were excited at the morning in prospect but wishing that shorts and flip-flops could be […]

  • news Royal approval at Best of Britannia!

    In a previous blog entry we mentioned that our children had from time to time accused us of not looking after their interests fully enough at BoB. We listened, acted and now there are a plethora of childrens’ brands on board with us. At the other end of the spectrum our parents have from time […]

  • news BOB was very sad to hear this news today

    A sad announcement of the passing of Norman Walsh, the great founder and craftsman. The planned exhibition at the Northampton Museum 8 – 27 July will be a tribute to Norman’s unique contribution to British sports footwear. normanwalshuk.com For further details please contact Tim Walker on info@normanwalshuk.com 07896 002558   /    07841 421320

  • news Newly signed up to BOB: Owen Barry & Donald Alexander

    Owen Barry – Leather, suede & lifestyle crafted products. Based in the heart of the West Country five generations of the Barry family have been involved in the skin tannage and manufacturing of sheepskin and leather goods, this inherent knowledge and skill base makes Owen Barry the unique company it is today. The present company was […]

  • news Back at BoB for a Third successive year

    Romney Marsh Wool ‘Our family has lived and worked on Romney Marsh for six generations.  We own a breeding flock of circa 1,000 Romney ewes (native sheep specifically bread for the Marsh area). In 2008 we identified an opportunity to diversify by adding value to the wool crop.  The flock is sheared on the farm […]

  • news Friends & Family – 20% off at John Smedley

    Best of Britannia is very happy to include our family with that of classic British brand John Smedley (although the John Smedley brand pre-dates ours by 225 years!) and pass on some Spring savings to you all. Simply enter promo code SPJS20 for 20% off at the online checkout. Available from the 1st – 6th May 2014. Click […]