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hello,

I'm Sarah

Cornwall Shop Small is the next adventure in a journey that began back in 2011 with a private events hire company, The Duchy's Vintage Party, set up for by 3 friends. Back then I was a third of the team, then half the team and now, Cornwall Shop Small is me, myself and I. But that's misleading, I am part of a team, now more than ever. Cornwall Shop Small is made up of 100s of local small business superstars, Cornwall's most wonderful creators and curators and YOU. By being a part of the Shop Small adventure you're showing what a local hero you are. 

After a career in London working on tv, online and event sponsorship & promo campaigns I moved to Cornwall to start a new challenge and a new way of life! Having dealt with big corp clients it's been a joy to work with small businesses and indie traders who are genuinely dedicated to what they do. I share their passion and love that Cornwall Shop Small shouts about how amazing they are and gives YOU the opportunity to connect with them.

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The Adventure

Cornwall Shop Small launched at the start of 2023 but it's actually the next step in a journey that started back in 2011.

  • 2011 - The Duchy's Vintage Party, a private vintage events company, is set up by three friends, Emma, Lucy & Sarah

  • 2013 - The Duchy's Vintage Party hosts it's first public Vintage Fair and go on to host a range of public fairs over the next 7 years

  • 2014 - Lucy steps back from the business to focus on her day (and night) job in the special care baby unit

  • 2016 - Duchy Fairs becomes the working name for the Fairs & Markets side of the business

  • 2020 - Pendemic hits, events are cancelled but Duchy Fairs starts hosting virtual Markets

  • 2021 - Cornwall Shop Small Markets hosted by Duchy Fairs begin in Truro

  • 2022 - Emma steps back from Duchy Fairs to focus on her family business, Sarah goes solo...

  • 2022 - Cornwall Shop Small Pop Ups hosted by Duchy Fairs hit the Festival scene!

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2023

Goodbye Duchy Fairs, Hello Cornwall Shop Small!

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