Buckham Fair 2018

Buckham Fair 2018

It’s Buckham Fair’s 10 year anniversary on Sunday 19th August and the Circus Farm will there again for the third year on the trot.  So much fun and Martin Clunes will be back with Neil Morrissey judging the “Dog even more like Neil Morrissey”...
Summer Sale!

Summer Sale!

Loving this amazing summer at the Circus Farm HQ … I am celebrating with a summer sale until the 2nd August 2018 with 30% off everything for this short time only. Phew what a scorcher! 🙂  
Circus Farm Summer, Sun and Picnic Fun

Circus Farm Summer, Sun and Picnic Fun

I think summer has arrived and hopefully here to stay for a while.  With all this gorgeous sun, Buttercup the Balancing Cow Apron is getting some outdoor action as the BBQ gets some use. Already 2 events into the summer season (Cuckoo Fair, Wiltshire and Sherborne...
Jessy the Easter Egg Juggling Chicken

Jessy the Easter Egg Juggling Chicken

Easter is on the way mmmm chocolate eggs 🙂  As I have been dabbling in a bit of lino cut printmaking recently I thought I would give Jessy the Juggling Chicken the print treatment with an Easter twist. When I did the original pen and ink sketch for her design I was...
Mother’s Day Flowers from Bella

Mother’s Day Flowers from Bella

So Spring is definitely nearly here, I just love the daffodils in my Buttercup jug and in the garden around the apple trees. Mother’s Day means we are there! Bella the Balancing Goose is ready for Mother’s Day with this new addition to my greeting cards...
Valentines Day Love Bunnies

Valentines Day Love Bunnies

Valentines Day on its way!   The winter is definitely on its way out when Valentines Day rolls around.  The Love Bunnies are ready and waiting to share the love.  A design I originally designed for my other half has taken on a life of its own.  So they are now on a...
Cosy Fires and Fairy Lights

Cosy Fires and Fairy Lights

…and Posting Dates for Christmas It’s that time of year again where I am pulled, like a sparkly tractor beam, into decorating the tree, making mince pies and snuggling up on the sofa in front of the log burner to write Christmas cards and do a spot of...
Summer Events farewell!

Summer Events farewell!

Thank you to everyone who came to see the Circus Farm! In spite of the slightly dodgy August weather the events I have been to have been really lovely. They are made special by the people who come to say hello and take home some Circus Farm goodies and all the people...
On Tour 2017

On Tour 2017

It’s the summer season of festivals, shows and fairs again, lovely picnics and lots of fun.  So I am out and about with the Circus Farm goodies again this year.  Would love to say hello so Sherborne Country Fair……………Mon 29th May...
Mother’s Day Treats

Mother’s Day Treats

Really feeling spring like now, I think it was actually a warm sunny day yesterday in Dorset!  With Mother’s Day on the horizon and Easter not far away Allegoric has lots of lovely treats and springy things to take your fancy.   I have bunnies, chickens and...
Circus Farm is in Dorset Magazine

Circus Farm is in Dorset Magazine

March Edition + Daffodils Getting towards the end of February and spring feels like it’s in the air (Despite Doris’s best efforts!).  Snowdrops are out and daffodils and in the shops again and brightening up the house in Buttercup the Balancing Cow jug!  ...
Valentine Love Bunnies!

Valentine Love Bunnies!

I can’t believe it’s Valentines Day next week already, but nice to have a little love brightening up February! To celebrate the  which means you will have your Valentines card ready to send to your special bunny in time., I love these Valentines cookies,...
Brrrr…Time for some Dorset Hygge

Brrrr…Time for some Dorset Hygge

Hygge, it seems to be everywhere at the moment. With all this cold weather it’s very appealing, after January’s “most depressing day of the year” some Hygge in Dorset sounds good to me.  I love this Delia recipe for homemade rice pudding, so...
Last Orders for Christmas!

Last Orders for Christmas!

HO HO HO Time! Well we are nearly there, you can’t move for fairy lights in our house and we all getting quite excited even if it does all involve quite a lot of rushing about! So just a heads up, Allegoric’s last date for an order to make sure it gets...
An Eggshell Blue Friday maybe?

An Eggshell Blue Friday maybe?

Buttercup Jug down to £16.95 Well I know it’s Black Friday but I don’t feel very Black so I’ve decided to call it Eggshell Blue Friday..In a flush of festiveness I’ve put the Buttercup the Balancing Cow 1pt fine bone china Jug on a special...
We are at New Forest Christmas Market!

We are at New Forest Christmas Market!

Old Somerley Walled Garden, Ellingham, Somerley Christmas gift shopping is definitely in full swing in our house, and The New Forest Christmas Market is a perfect opportunity to get lots of unusual and lovely gifts at Somerley House. It feels like a good time and...
Meet the Bunnies in Love

Meet the Bunnies in Love

Cute card makes two This is the second of the four card designs. These cute bunnies are feeling very loved up! I originally designed the romantic bunnies greeting card as a wedding card for some friends who were getting married, it then had another outing as an...
New Greeting Card Collection!

New Greeting Card Collection!

Musical Camping Bear Card After a very busy summer getting out and about introducing the Circus Farm goodies to lots of lovely people I’m now settling down to the Autumn.  I love this time of year when everything slows down a bit and I can get all cosy of an...
Circus Farm on Tour!

Circus Farm on Tour!

Dates for Summer Shows Wellies and sun cream are on stand by and the Circus Farm goodies are ready to go!  Allegoric Designs will have a stall at each of the following shows, Dates are now finalised and are below: Sherborne Country Fair, Sherborne Castle, Dorset      ...
Dorset Summer Fairs Here We Come!

Dorset Summer Fairs Here We Come!

Sherborne County Fair & Melpash Show Spring is in the air (it was definitely sunny today!), its March and the days are getting longer.  My thoughts have turned to the summer and taking the Circus Farm kitchenware range out to introduce to people at some great...
Spring in the air at last!

Spring in the air at last!

Mothers Day, daffodils + tulips, lovely! I love this time of year, its finally Spring and Mothers Day kicks it off. Days are getting longer, daffodils are out and everything is starting to look a bit greener.  Circus Farm’s Bella the Balancing Goose is at the...
Yay! Circus Farm Mug Sale

Yay! Circus Farm Mug Sale

Mug Sale!   Well here we are..out from under the Christmas duvet! Raring to go and taking a good running jump at 2016 with a mug sale! Its January so we have reduced our small bone china Circus Farm mugs to £6.95 from £8.95 until the end of January. Looking back, last...
A Happy Circus Farm Christmas!

A Happy Circus Farm Christmas!

Circus Farm looking forward to Christmas! Back from Allegoric’s big adventure at Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair in Harrogate. Although my stand was bijoux it had lots of visits from some lovely people and quite a few smiles when they saw what our clever...
Free Delivery until Christmas!

Free Delivery until Christmas!

Now here is something I never get used to, I always think its ages until Christmas when I’m busy thinking about Halloween and Bonfire night.  BUT as soon as November 5th is out of the way, well there it is staring me in the face with never enough time!  So that...
Dorset County Show

Dorset County Show

After a lovely summer enjoying the delights of Dorset (in spite of a bit of rain) we finished up with our stall at Dorset County Show. Fab weather and lovely people we had a great couple of days. The cheeky Trapezing Pig was a particular favourite.. Thank you to...

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