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VE day celebrations - Hexton


Do you have any memories of Hexton on VE Day from family or friends?

It was the 8 May 1945, and it will be 75 years since the day.  Would be lovely to hear about them. 

Supplier Spotlight - preserves, sewing, knitting & crochet - Nikki


You will see Nikki on the desk most Saturday mornings, she has many talents, and has recently started making our jams/preserves/pickles, she uses recycled jars in a variety of sizes, so don't forget to do your bit for the environment and return your jars.

Baked Eggs - a quick lunch/light tea

The hens are starting to lay again and Eggs are available in Country Matters Hexton shop, so how abut this simple idea for a lunch/light tea.




This was a case of what was in the fridge/larder. - Recipe:

Supplier Spotlight - Honey - Corbett & sons





Corbett & Sons have recently started selling their local honey in the shop, they are from Barton Le Clay, so very close to Hexton.  It is certainly proving very popular.

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VE Day celebrations - Table cloths and table linen

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Our stock is always changing, and we have preloved vintage linen items that will be perfect for your VE Day garden party celebration.

Supplier Spotlight - Helen - Hens & Eggs

Helen is the 'boss' and you will often see her at the counter serving you.


Helen has a flock of 50 hens and 5 very happy cockerels and brings along their fresh eggs, you just can't beat a fresh egg!  perfect poached, fried, scrambled - what is your fav way to enjoy a fresh egg?

American Pancakes - Recipe - Pancake Day - 25th February

It is pancake day soon, how about giving American pancakes a go?  This was my first attempt and they were easy.


Super fresh eggs in the Hexton Country Matters shop...here is the recipe:



Supplier Spotlight - Naturalis

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Vera has been bringing her makes along to Hexton Country Matters for the last few months.



She sells her handmade candles, soaps and balms, in many fragrances, along with some other specialist items, such as some dog paw balm, perfect for those frosty mornings; goats milk soap; soy wax candles.

VE Day celebrations - glassware & jellies



At Country Matters Hexton we have a good selection of vintage glassware, it will make your garden tea party have that special 1940s feel.  Make some jellies ahead of time, make them a even more special by adding some gin (or any other alchohol!)