What we're up to...

  • Magpie Christmas Wreaths...Magpie Christmas Wreaths...
    Now available to order!
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  • Magpie Christmas Wreath Making Workshops...Magpie Christmas Wreath Making Workshops...
    Create a beautiful christmas wreath at one of my workshops...
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  • Starlight Children's Foundation Charity Cake Sale Hosted by Queensgate...Starlight Children's Foundation Charity Cake Sale Hosted by Queensgate...
    We helped make Queensgate's charity cake sale look great, with embroidered tablecloths, bunting, pretty plates and of course lots of cake stands for all those cakes!
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  • Awards Ceremony at Peterborough Museum...Awards Ceremony at Peterborough Museum...
    Vivacity's Peterborough Museum added a special touch to the City Read Awards with vintage embroidered linens, teacups, cake stands and pretty bunting from Magpie. "Thanks for all your help, the evening was a great success!"
  • Katy and Adam's Wedding...Katy and Adam's Wedding...
    Katy and Adam got married at the stunning Lyveden new build and served tea with Magpie's teacups and teapots at the reception afterwards ~ "Thank you so much for the help and liaising with the other suppliers, it all went perfectly and we had such a great day and everyone was hugely impressed with the quaint teapots, sugar bowls and milk jugs, they looked fabulous!"
  • Lisa and Paul's wedding...Lisa and Paul's wedding...
    Lisa loved the crockery so much she used it for both her hen do and her wedding! The girls drank from vintage teacups at the hen party ~ "Thank you so much, the highlight of the weekend was the cups and saucers!" ~ and the crockery was again used at their fabulous wedding reception in a beautifully decorated marquee.
  • Stacy and Dan's Wedding...Stacy and Dan's Wedding...
    Stacy and Dan chose vintage china trios at each place setting for their wedding on a sunny day in July. They had afternoon tea using Magpie's platters, cake stands, teapots, milk jugs and sugar bowls on tables covered with vintage embroidered tablecloths making the large hall look beautiful. The evening buffet was a van serving fish and chips for all the guests!
  • Opportunity Peterborough's Bondholder's Dinner...Opportunity Peterborough's Bondholder's Dinner...
    Opportunity Peterborough used vintage accessories from Magpie to decorate the marquee for their garden party themed Bondholder's Dinner in the beautiful Peterborough Cathedral gardens.
  • Media - Featured on Love My Dress...Media - Featured on Love My Dress...
    See Magpie's crockery and accessories on the amazing wedding website Love My Dress, as part of a feature on Rachael and Nick's fabulous vintage wedding...
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  • Rachael and Nick's Wedding...Rachael and Nick's Wedding...
    When the founder of a vintage online boutique 'It's Vintage Darling' ties the knot, you just know it's going to be something special!
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  • Sarah and Jason's Wedding...Sarah and Jason's Wedding...
    Sarah and Jason celebrated their summer wedding in a marquee at the Benefield Wheatsheaf near Oundle. The guests drank tea from vintage teacups and chose cakes from a cake table all set up with large cakes on glass pedestal cake stands and cupcakes on three tier china cake stands. Vintage candy jars were filled with sweets to keep the children happy too!
  • Vivacity's Reminiscence Service Tea Party Launch...Vivacity's Reminiscence Service Tea Party Launch...
    Magpie supported Vivacity Peterborough by providing vintage crockery for the tea party launch of their reminiscence boxes...
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  • Katy and Gareth's Wedding...Katy and Gareth's Wedding...
    A winter wedding with a black tie glamour theme...
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  • Isobel and Michael's Wedding...Isobel and Michael's Wedding...
    A rustic, vintage wedding reception in yurt tents on a beautiful farm in Tallington...
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  • 1940's Tea Room...1940's Tea Room...
    One of my lovely and very glamourous customers, who uses Magpie's crockery for her yearly 1940's tea party... "Your vintage crockery certainly had the 'Wow' factor at our vintage teas at this year's Holme Front! Everyone loved the trios of vintage china! Thank you!"
  • Leanne and Jake's Wedding...Leanne and Jake's Wedding...
    Leanne and Jake had a beautiful wedding at the Normanton Park Hotel, overlooking Rutland Water. Tables were decorated with vintage embroidered tablecloths and centrepieces featured vintage wash jugs of flowers and tin tea caddies, vintage bottles, mini vases and piles of pretty vintage teacups. "Thank you so much for all you did at our wedding, all the crockery and decorations were beautiful and perfect". Thank you for the lovely feedback!
  • Helen and Jamie's Wedding...Helen and Jamie's Wedding...
    Helen and Jamie wanted a rustic wedding with lots of the celebrations outdoors...
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  • Nadia and Rich's Wedding...Nadia and Rich's Wedding...
    Nadia and Rich had hand stamped labels tied to teacups as place settings at their beautiful wedding at Kimberley Hall...
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  • Katie and Keith's Wedding...Katie and Keith's Wedding...
    Katie and Keith had a beautiful vintage inspired wedding with a ceremony in a stunning village church followed by celebrations at The Chequered Skipper in Ashton, Oundle...
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  • Black Tie Ball at the William Cecil, Stamford...Black Tie Ball at the William Cecil, Stamford...
    The William Cecil chose Magpie teapots for their floral table centres at their Black Tie Ball on Saturday 4th August...
  • Danielle and Jorden's Wedding...Danielle and Jorden's Wedding...
    Danielle and Jorden had a wonderful vintage wedding reception in a marquee in pretty Hambleton...
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  • Joanna and Callum's Wedding...Joanna and Callum's Wedding...
    Joanna and Callum had a beautiful wedding reception in a marquee draped in bunting, with gorgeous country flowers in vintage wash jugs. Afternoon tea was served on vintage patters and tiered cake stands...
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  • 70th Birthday Afternoon Tea Party...70th Birthday Afternoon Tea Party...
    Lovely feedback from a birthday afternoon tea party ~ "A huge thank you for such an amazing afternoon, Mum had a fabulous tea party, she was totally overwhelmed with it all. The attention to detail you showed was amazing - even with the fussiest of clients! My thanks again for everything you did to ensure Mum had such a memorable day" Thank you for the lovely feedback!
  • Media - Featured on Elle is for Love's blog...Media - Featured on Elle is for Love's blog...
    This week, Magpie is the featured local supplier on the Elle is for Love blog!
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  • Vintage Tea Party...Vintage Tea Party...
    A beautiful veranda like this is just asking for a vintage tea party, and the lovely hostess looked the part too with victory rolls in her hair and a pretty tea dress!
  • Holme 1940's Weekend...Holme 1940's Weekend...
    On 1st and 2nd October, the pretty village of Holme took a step back in time to the 1940's, and the whole village was filled with 1940's style events and stalls. We joined in and our vintage crockery was used in the Holmewood Hall Vintage Tea Room, at the Admiral Wells' Vintage Fair (our vintage cake stands were used to display home made cakes using family recipes from the 1940's) and also at a charity afternoon tea.
  • Arts, Crafts and Homewares Fair at The Admiral Wells, Holme...Arts, Crafts and Homewares Fair at The Admiral Wells, Holme...
    As part of the Holme 1940's weekend, The Admiral Wells pub hosted a fantastic Vintage Arts, Craft and Homeware Fair and of course we jumped at the chance to be involved!
  • Essential Weddings Show - Burghley House, Stamford...Essential Weddings Show - Burghley House, Stamford...
    On Sunday 6th November, we exhibited at the Essential Weddings Show at the beautiful Burghley House in Stamford...
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  • The Haycock Wedding Fair...The Haycock Wedding Fair...
    On 30th October, we displayed our crockery at The Haycock Hotel Wedding Fair. We met lots of lovely soon-to-be-wed couples who loved our crockery, and the new vintage styling and accessories went down a storm!
  • Sam's Baby Shower...Sam's Baby Shower...
    An afternoon tea party for the mum-to-be and her excited friends, on a sunny day in the garden...
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  • The Holiday Inn Wedding Fair...The Holiday Inn Wedding Fair...
    We had a fantastic day at the Holiday Inn, Peterborough Wedding Fair, we met so many lovely brides and are looking forward to working with those who have chosen Magpie for their big day!
  • The Marriott Hotel Wedding Fair...The Marriott Hotel Wedding Fair...
    On Thursday 14th July, we took our lovely crockery to the wedding fair at the Marriott Hotel in Huntingdon, it was a huge success and we're looking forward to going along to the next fair (see The Holiday Inn Wedding Fair above).
  • A Summer 'Glistening'...A Summer 'Glistening'...
    The invitation read 'like a christening but we're skipping the Church bit and just having a party!'
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  • Vintage Wedding Fair...Vintage Wedding Fair...
    On Saturday 2nd July we attended Zoe Lem's Vintage Wedding Fair in the beautiful Old Finsbury Town Hall...
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