2017 Marketplace Preview

Merchant Adventurers from lands near and far bring works of artistry, imagination and skill to the fantastic Bristol marketplace this summer. Enjoy!

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KEY
NEW New This Season
HD Historic Demonstrations
PD Product Demonstrations

NAVIGATE:

ARMS and ARMOR

Steve Cowan
The Royal Swordsmith
858 The Royal Mews
Stage Combat Approved Swords & Axes

Mary & Morgan Hill
Barbarian Weaponry
13 Legion Field
Foam Practice Weapons for Barbarians

Tim Lawler
Sabersmith – Beyond Battleready
130 Guild Hall Row, N
Battleready Handcrafted Weaponry

Paul Schneider
Mayhawke Armory
33 Farnham Way, W
Historic Replica Swords and Daggers

Craig Johnson & Christopher Poor ~ HD
Arms & Armor
440 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Fine Armor and Weapons

David Michael Ruff ~ HD
Stickbow Archery
79 Trader’s Wharf, W
Artisan Bowyer Crafting Bows and Arrows

Ande & Brian Wolf
Siege The Day
67 Trader’s Wharf, C
Handmade Miniature Catapults, Trebuchets & Ballistas

ARTWORK

Mike Fanizza
Stoneworks by Filigree
133 Guild Hall Row, S
Distinctive Stone Art for Home & Garden

Josie Rodriguez
Faire-icatures
221 High Street, W
Lords & Ladies Drawn Out Loud

CANDLES, SOAPS and SCENTS

Hatem Abusoud
Sahara Mist
668 Farnham Way, E
Exotic perfumes, Essential oils and Traditional incense

Anne W. Beeson
Salt of the Earth
633 Farnham Way, W
Handmade Bath & Body Indulgences

Victoria & Harrison Beeson
Wicks & Woods
75 Trader’s Wharf, C
Handmade Candles & Woven Baskets

Shannon DeVaul
Beeswyck Candle Shoppe
117 Guild Hall Row, S
Artisan Scented & Beeswax Chandlery

Dana Gass
Kamala Perfumes
436 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Oils, Incense, Herbs & Apothecary

Jef Hall & Jessica Bielke
Fairy Scents
316 Shoplatch Lane, E
Spa-Quality Hand-Poured Lotion Candles

Anita Hero
Cream City Soap
289 Shoplatch Lane, W
Premium Handmade Soaps & Body Products

Keridwyn Hershberger ~ (HD)
Devonshire Incense & Soap Company
29 Farnham Way, W
Certified organic incense, soap & candles

Bryan & Melissa Penney
Seventh Sojourn Soaps
647 Farnham Way, W
Handmade Soaps and Scrubs

CLOTHING, COSTUMES and ACCESSORIES

Heidi Alexander
Domba! Tribal Bellydance
716 St John’s Crossing, N
Costuming for Women & Girls

Heather Baumann
Nomadic Dreams Gypsy Boutique
101 The Wizard’s Walk, S
Indulge Yourself in Exotic Bohemian Elegance

 Heather Baumann – NEW 
Silk Empress
169 Guildhall Row, S
Hand Dyed and Painted Wearable Art

Andi Bilek
Tangled Fibres
730 St. John’s Crossing, W
Original, Handmade Yarnwork Accessories

Susan Blanchard
Alter Egos Bazaar
156 Guild Hall Row, N
Handmade Exotic World Clothing

Susan Blanchard – NEW
Les Trois Petits Cochons (The 3 Little Pigs)
637 Farnham Way, W
Handmade Childrens World Clothing

Cynthia & Krystyna Brzezinski
Camelot Enterprises ~ The Royal Fan Shoppe
550 The Buttery, N
Feather fans, halos & masks

Ginger Burkholder
Faire Pair Tights
536 The Buttery, N
Tights and Jester Socks

Leigh Chamberlain
Casta Diva
432 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Fine Clothing for Ladies & Lords

Leigh Chamberlain
Casta Divettes
147 Guild Hall Row, S
Fine Clothing for Girls & Boys, too!

Beatrice Dudley-Nickerson
Muscovy Trading Co.
42 Farnham Way, E
Adventure in Fyne Garb

Lisa Hames
Pandora’s Kloset
293 Shoplatch Lane, W
Eclectic Wearable Art in Everyday Clothes

Angus Harvey
Angus Harvey – Kiltmaker
150 Guild Hall Row, N
Scottish Kilts & Clothing

Leanne Harvey
Ophelia’s
25 Farnham Way, W
Costumes for Men and Women

Steven J. Hynnek
Felix Needleworthy
324 Shoplatch Lane, E
Fine Renaissance Costumes

James Kenworthy
Zootzu
177 Guild Hall Row, S
Renaissance Festival Clothing for Everyone

Mary Kipp
Wizard’s Wardrobe
652 Farnham Way, E
Costume Rentals

Brian Lemke
Wyldethyngs
623 Farnham Way, W
Spirited Horns and Spriteful Ears

Starr Majerus
Starry Dreams
111 The Wizard’s Walk, S
Exotic Body Adornments, Hair Embellishments and Parasols

Brenda Marcelain
The Royal Garland Shoppe
16 Farnham Way, E
Floral Head Garlands

Laura McGraw
Silver Leaf Costumes
630 Farnham Way, E
Steampunkery for Discerning Ladies and Gents

Deborah & Ron Mesker
Heart’s Delight
747 St. John’s Crossing, S
Clothing and Costumes

Deborah & Ron Mesker  – NEW
Hat Shop
283 Shoplatch Lane, W
Leather Hats

Rachel Roang
Four Winds Clothing
655 Farnham Way, W
Handmade Clothing for Men, Women & Children

Stacy Staeck
The Milliner’s Wife
165 Guild Hall Row, S
Handmade Hats, Coifs & Collars

E.B. Stone
Head in the Clouds
81 King’s Landing, S
Wings to suit all: Dragon, Fairy, Butterfly & Exotic

Richard Weber & Katherine Bus
Masquerade
457 Shakespeare’s Meadow, W
Hats, Feathers and Masks

Wally Thomas
Swashbuckler
723 St. John’s Crossing, S
Pirate from stem to stern

Cody Zibung
Sow’s Ear
86 King’s Landing
Decorative and Unique Purses and Pouches

ECLECTIC HANDCRAFTS

Keith Bonfield & Alison Love
Garden Gothic
59 Trader’s Wharf, C
Gargoyles, Grotesques and Assorted Beasties

Jef Hall & Jessica Bielke
oPINions in Bone
Shakespeare’s Meadow – Cart
Etched Buffalo Bone Pins

Sara Feldkamp
Serendipity – An Oberon Design Boutique
317 Shoplatch Lane, W
Leather & Accessories Fit for Shakespeare

Jesse Kennedy
Cartographer of the Cosmos
109 The Wizard’s Walk, S
Handrawn Historical, Fantastic & Mythological Maps

Stephanie Lynn & Sandra Bong
Bast’s Garden Menagerie
257 High Street, W
Here Be Dragons & Magical Creatures

Brian Marshall
Where the Gods Live
93 Trader’s Wharf, C
Handcarved Drinking Horns & Viking Wares

Josanne & Bruce McAfee
Enchanted World
676 Farnham Way, E
Mystical Mermaids & Fanciful Fairies

Byron & Arlene Miller
Broomhilde
644 Farnham Way, E
Handmade, Handcrafted Brooms & Hiking Sticks

Rebecca O’Keefe
Twisted Spiders
103 The Wizard’s Walk, S
Handmade Spiders from High-Quality Beads & Wire

Bill Shorts ~ HD
The Wicker Man
734 St. John’s Crossing, N
Weaving Splint & Wicker Wares

Melissa Smith
Grichels – A Wrinkle In Reality
640 Farnham Way, E
Creature Comforts in Leather

Lindsay Stewart – NEW
The Elven Caravan
447 Shakespeare’s Meadow
Elven Ears and Armor

Jesica Ward-Schmidt
The Deckled Edge
370 Shakespeare’s Meadow, C (Green Vardo)
Hand-Worked Fiber Arts & Findings

FOOTWEAR

Steffon Dahlberg – NEW
Earthwalkers Footwear
138 Guildhall
Comfort of a Moccasin, Wearability of a Boot

Kim & Doug Dealy
Renboots
664 Farnham Way, E
Exquisite Footwear from Around the Globe

Arik Helman
Son of Sandlar
50 Trader’s Wharf, S
Boots, Shoes & Men’s Garb

FURNISHINGS

Robert Anderson
Sky Chairs
636 Farnham Way, E
Hanging Sky Chairs

Sara & Noel Eskew
Music of the Spheres
459 Shakespeare’s Meadow, W
The Stradivarius of Windchimes®

Diana Kush
Brutti Gargoyle
335 Shoplatch Lane, W
Mixed Media Accessories and Home Decor

Jose & Rose Michel
Elizabethan Tapestries
530 The Buttery, N
Tapestry in Pillows & Wall Hangings

Archie Peltier
King’s Ransom
329 Shoplatch Lane, W
Treasure Chests, Tankards & Furnishings

Alan Van Der Like
Candlelight Rocks
28 Farnham Way, E
Mystical, Enchanting, Warm, Glowing Rocks

GLASSWORK

Stuart Abelman ~ HD
Abelman Art Glass
312 Shoplatch Lane, E
A World of Unexpected Treasures in Glass

Alan & Carolyn Gardner ~ HD
Creations in Glass
619 Farnham Way, W
Hand-blown Glass Art

Carol Kurtz & Steve Mudd
Gemini Glass
511 The Buttery, W
Stained Glass & Glass Constructions

JEWELRY

Brenda Duncan
The Black Pearl
337 Shoplatch Lane, W
Heirloom and Amber Jewelry

Cynthia & Guy Fuson
Tails Upon Tails
36 Farnham Way, E
Hair Wraps, Jewelry and More

Tim James
Pendragon Silver Crafts
659 Farnham Way, W
Sterling Silver Jewelry & More

James Johnson & Jone Williams ~ PD
Indigo Turtle
645 Farnham Way, W
Handcrafted Fine Porcelain Jewelry & Art

Ron Lewis
Austin Fine Arts
733 St John’s Crossing, S
Cloak Clasps and Sterling Silver Jewelry

Jane Markham
Carved Coin Jewelry
717 St. John’s Crossing, S
Coin Jewelry

Jeff L. Matthews & Norman Greene
Honorable Company of Metalsmiths
127 Guild Hall Row, S
Puzzle Rings and Scientific Instruments

Juli McCarthy – PD
Mockingbird Studio Jewelry
426 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Handcrafted Touchstone™ and Mixed Media Jewelry

Brenda Mennenger
Brazin’ Lady Torchworks
91 Trader’s Wharf, S
Wearable Bronze Art, Jewelry & Sculpture

Barbara Ogle & Siw Sieginger
Uncommon Adornments
46 Farnham Way, E
Celtic & Mythical Jewelry in Silver and Gold

Sean & Erika Potter
Medieval Metal
281 Shoplatch Lane, W
Hair Accessories & Jewelry

Paul Reeves
Singletree
295 Shoplatch Lane, W
Handcrafted Hair Wraps, Jewelry and Flasks

Margaret Rogowski
Baltic Amber – Gold of the Sea
422 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Polish handmade natural amber jewelry

Michaeline Roland
Rockgarden
159 Guild Hall Row, S
Earth jewels of rock & crystals

Ralph Sellers ~ HD
Village Coin Mint
241 High Street, W
Stamped Coins and Medallions

Jennifer Snitko
Crown Jewels
118 Guild Hall Row, N
Jewelry and Hair Adornments

Siw Sieginger & Barbara Ogle
The Silver Shamrock
66 Trader’s Wharf, C
Celtic Jewelry in Silver and Gold

Melissa Starks & Jesse Taggart ~ PD
Enchanted Chains Jewelry
162 Guildhall Row, N
Handcrafted Chainmaille Jewelry and Accessories

Devora Susman & Joya Butler
Silver Lady
273 High Street, W
Sterling Silver and 14k Gold Jewelry

Ashley Wiloff, Jennifer Kane & Family
Shooting Stars Beadwork
253 High Street, W
Galaxies of Hand-Woven Beaded Jewelry

LEATHER WARES

Cory Bebault
Twizted Leather
526 The Buttery, N
Handcrafted Custom Leather Armor

Russ & Carol Beeson
Silver Hawk Leather
32 Farnham Way, E
Fine Handcrafted Belts, Purses & Accessories

Keith & Tracy Brubaker
Chase Tannery ~ The Leather Guy
77 Trader’s Wharf, W
Fine Tanned Hides and Skins

Kelly Cochran Davis
Excalibur Leather, by Avalon Leatherworks
517 The Buttery, S
Leather Costumes, Hats & Accessories

Nicole Fullerton & MaritaBeth Carruthers
Pendragon Costumes
523 The Buttery, S
Leather Doublets and Bodices

Jerel Krueger
Hammer and Thread
27 Farnham Way, W
Leather Clothing Pouches and Armor

Steven Malone
Poetic Earth Leather Works
237 High Street, W
Leather Journals and Bags

Vincent & Theresa Randazzo
The Sheepskin Shop
438 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Sheepskin and Leather Products

Susanna Ruggieri
Oh Susanna’s Leather
140 Guild Hall Row, N
Fine Handcrafted Belts, Sporrans and Pouches

METALS

Tracy Maisel
Argent Rose
546 The Buttery, E
Original Handmade Sculpture & Roses

Randall Moore
Fellowship Foundry Pewter
249 High Street, W
Pewter Goblets and Wedding Glasses

Ken Nelson ~ HD
Iron Wolf Forge
322 Shoplatch Lane, E
Blacksmith, Bladesmith & Forging Demonstrations

Steve Dalton
Ravensburg Chain Maille
430 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Chain Maille Apparel & Accents

Randolph Markham
Chain Maille Fashions
717 St. John’s Crossing, S
Chain Maille for All Occasions

Karyn Rivas
Ballena Bay Pewter
121 Guild Hall Row, S
Fine Pewter Wares

Forrest Tandberg
King of the Crowns
744 St. John’s Crossing, N
Crowns, Circlets & Accessories

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

Christopher Heuer
Earthen Arts
247 High Street, W
Sweet-potato Ocarinas & Bird Whistles

Martin Thomas Hill
Tribal Revival
455 Shakespeare’s Meadow, W
Didjeridoos, Drums & Tambourines

William E. Miller ~ PD
Windwood Flutes
219 High Street, W
Bamboo Flutes

PAPER and BOOKS

Anthony Brandl
The Rabbit Hero
105 The Wizard’s Stroll, S
Illustrated Storyblocks, Prints and Chapbook

Nancy & Matt Hulan
Arte of the Booke
22 Farnham Way, E
Books, artwork, and historical writing supplies.

Peter & Jennifer Townsend
Hall of Family Names
672 Farnham Way, E
Your Family Name History

Mark Brasher
Under the Mango Tree
729 St. John’s Crossing, S
Handmade Leather Journals & Sketchbooks

Linda & Vern Medeen ~ HD
Calligraphy by Linda
183 Guild Hall Row, S
Calligraphy & Calligraphy Artwork

Michelle Novak & Lita Lockhart
The Quill and Brush
82 King’s Landing, S
Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Books and Illustrations

PORCELAIN and POTTERY

Michelle & Ray Amsbury
Amsbury Beads
37 Farnham Way, C
Handcrafted Beads & Hand-painted Tiles

Patricia & David Chrest ~ HD
Patti Originals
418 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Stoneware and Porcelain

Mike Polkinghorne & Kit Davis
St. Ives Pottery
285 Shoplatch Lane, W
Handmade Pottery

Julia & Craig Sutter
Pottery by Sutter
631 Farnham Way, W
Stoneware and Porcelain Pottery

Mike & Sara Wisdom ~ HD
Hearthstone Arts
428 Shakespeare’s Meadow, E
Fine Art Ceramic Dinnerware

SPECIAL SERVICES

Karen Clarkson
Phoenix Henna Bodyart
71 Trader’s Wharf, W
Creative and Traditional Henna Tattoo

Gayle French & Melanie Mundy
French Braids by Twisted Sisters
600 The Buttery, C
Elegant Hair Braiding for Everyone

William Petsche
Arthur’s Advisors
261 High Street, W
Psychic tarot and astrology

Kimbelle & Jazzmine
Ladies in Braiding
635 Farnham Way, W
Lovely Braids for All Occasions

Kristy King
Face Painting
634 Farnham Way, C
Face and Body Painting

Thomas G. Konrath
Face Painting
414 Shakespeare’s Meadow, C
Face Painting

Philip Nearing
Mehendi Henna from the East
445 Shakespeare’s Meadow, W
Henna Painting

Robin Raab
Pyewacket’s Body Art
85 King’s Landing, C
Face and body painting

John Rupkey & Timothy Cross
Celestial Circus
313 Shoplatch Lane, W
Readings and Sale of Celestial Items

Susan T. Sigl
Tarot Tree
69 Trader’s Wharf, C
Readings, Books, Cards, Jewelry

Joe White
Bluebeard, Face Painter
200 High Street, C
Face and Body Art

TOYS and FUN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Albert Alfaro
Imaginarium Galleries
333 Shoplatch Lane, W
Handcrafted Shoulder Puppets & Dragon Eggs

Mike & Janet Breza
The Pirate Ship Dreadnought
99 Trader’s Wharf, S
All Hands on Deck for Fun!

Kyle and MaritaBeth Caruthers
East Wind Games
124 Guild Hall Row, N
Purveyors and Lovers of Historical Games and Game History

Guy & Cynthia Fuson
Wax Hands
41 Farnham Way, W
Your Hand in Wax

Dan Gilbert
Swords & Shields
648 Farnham Way, E
Wooden Swords and Shields

Rebecca & Brian Hendrickson ~ PD
The Complete Fool
55 Trader’s Wharf, N
Juggling Items and Costume Accessories

Melissa Kreuzer
Dream Hayven Farm
864 The Royal Mews, N
World of Kyra the Unicorn

E.B. Stone
The Queen’s Giggles
215 High Street, W
Toys and Whimsical Items

Gerald Swendsen & Family
Swendsen’s Wood Shop
627 Farnham Way, W
Wooden Swords, Shields and Toys

Robert Walker
Midsummer Knight’s Dream
158 Guild Hall Row, N
Woodbabies and Marionettes

WOOD

Elmer Bensen & Darryle Inselman
IOM Woodworking
451 Shakespeare’s Meadow, W
Fine Woodworks for Home & Living

Esteban Lopez
New World Mugs & Woods
78 Trader’s Wharf, C
Fine Hand-Turned Exotic Wood Works

Donna McDaniel
Lady Mac’s Horns, Canes & Staffs
328 Shoplatch Lane, W
Horns, Canes, Staffs & Drinking Horns

Sherrie Phillips
Wondrous Works in Wood
167 Guild Hall Row, S
Turned wooden mugs and other trinkets and treasures of wood

DIVERSE OTHERS

Michelle Amsbury
Amsbury’s The Heart and the Skull, at Pirate’s Cove
658 Farnham Way, W
Fine Pirate Wares

Patrick Barco and Xianna Cai-Barco
Caina Tea
Trader’s Wharf, Cart
Teas and Teaware from the Orient

Carole Cianelli
Danny Boy Pypes
153 Guild Hall Row, S
Tobacconist & Pipe Fitter

Vilai & Robert Gineman
Black Dragon Arts
___ Trader’s Wharf
Resin Dragons and fantastic creatures

James Shehadeh
White Sea Hookah Lounge
96 Trader’s Wharf, S
Hookah: Exotic Pipes, Tobacco & Smoking Lounge

George Tarke
Cigars a la Carte
460 Shakespeare’s Meadow
Fine Cigars from Around the World

Tammy & Terri Truckenbrod
The Rosery
670 Farnham Way, C
Roses and Other Lovely Fresh Flowers

Pat West
Garlic Festival Shop
63 Trader’s Wharf, S
Gourmet Garlic-Based Cooking Essentials

VISITING GUEST ARTISANS

Adriana Brinceanu
Bath Bombs
Guest Artist Row
Weekends 1-6

Tara Vojita
Junque In Thy Trunk
Apple Tree
Full Run

Bill Weaver
Authentic Wardrobe
Guest Artist Row
Full Run

Kristin Gallup
Guest Artist Row
Weekends 1-3

Richard & Betty Antley
Hive & Clove
Pig N Whistle
Full Run

Sheralyn Barnes
Guest Services
Full Run

Opal Moon Designs
Lord Mayor’s Forum
Full Run

Michelle Novak
King’s Landing
Full Run

Cheri Gerhardt
Mystic Moon Media
King’s Landing
Full Run

Ann Duncan
Black Swan
Weekends 1-3

Paul & Erin Hebert
Trader’s Wharf
Weekends 1 – 8

Sheri Cohen
542 Buttery
Weekends 2, 3 & 4

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ARE YOU A MERCHANT ADVENTURER? COME JOIN OUR MARKETPLACE!

Present your handcrafted product line in our beautiful park to a willing, happy audience. Unique crafts and high-quality artistry captivate our patrons and result in repeat customers year after year. Open a Tudor-style shop (build or rent), wear a costume, demonstrate your work if you are able, and interact with people of all ages and interests.

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