The Winter Kist

27 & 28 November 2020

Exhibitors part two

Join us for this digital event hosted through The Kist Facebook page.

As The Winter Kist is unable to take place in it's usual format, we invite you to join us for an interactive couple of evenings with our 25 exhibitors showcasing some of the best art, craft, food and drink from Dumfries and Galloway and beyond.

Learn about their unique products through 'meet the maker' sessions, watch demos and enjoy virtual tours of premises.

With exhibitor events cancelled, we hope you will be able to support these artisan businesses by making a purchase or two.

The Winter Kist and Prize Draw

Browse the first group of exhibitors here



"We create wax melts in a wide variety of scents all of which are handmade and vegan friendly with no ingredients tested on animals.

Only soy wax and the very best scents on the market are used.  We have recently introduced a range of handmade artisan soaps and solid shampoo bars."

Event offer:

20% discount.  Use Code The Winter Kist

Proprietor: Darren King

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook: Lambleys

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Light and Colour Studio

Light and Colour Studio is a husband and wife team. Robert and Teresa have been designing and handcrafting decorative homeware since 2010, working from their studio in Whithorn, South West Scotland.  They design and make Mirrors, Clocks, Tea Lights, and Vases with leaded decoration that will bring light and colour into your home. 

"Our Studio/Work Shop is open to visitors year-round where you can see us at work, view our range of products, see lots of one-off pieces or share your ideas, and have your own bespoke piece made to suit your lifestyle and decor. Alternatively, we are happy to communicate by email or telephone, via Facebook, Instagram, or the contact page on our website.

Event offer:

10% discount.  Use Code  bz381kz46g

Proprietor: Teresa Tierney-Large

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  The Wee Garden Gallery

Livin The Dream

Livin the Dream

Original mixed media artwork and prints, hand-painted glass and hand-painted and hand-dyed silk.

Event offer:

10% discount on all silk sales for the weekend.  Use Code SILK2020

Proprietor: Donna Stewart

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  Livin the Dream
Instagram: livinthedreaminscotland


Ninefold Distillery

Ninefold Distillery is the south of Scotland's first and only rum distillery. The distillery makes rum entirely from scratch, producing small batch unaged and cask aged artisanal spirit.

Event offer:

Free UK delivery on all orders over £40.

Proprietor: Kit Carruthers

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  Ninefold Distillery
Instagram: ninefolddistillery

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No Books Were Harmed

Hand folded - Never cut - Designer made - Book art.  Self taught designer maker, Jo from, turns preowned and vintage books into unique objet d'art, by making 100s of precise folds and creases in their pages. 

From words and names, to dates, silhouettes and images, almost anything is possible. With prices ranging from £10 to £100+ and an ever growing range of over 1000 different designs, there really is something for everyone and every occasion. Commissions always welcome too. 

If you can say it with flowers, they'll remember it with a book.

Event offer:

10% discount.  Use Code:  XmasKist10

Proprietor: Jo Cowie

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  No Books Were

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Roo Waterhouse Art

Roo is an independent artist making 'Shelf Portrait' oil paintings of treasured books gathered together on shelves. From her paintings Roo creates a range of original gifts including Limited Edition prints, notebooks, mugs and cards.

Bookshelf themes include Penguin books, classic literature, bird watching, Scotland, Gentleman Jack and more ... perfect Christmas gifts for bibliophiles!

Event offer:

Free greetings card of your choice with every order.

Proprietor: Roo Waterhouse

Email: [email protected]
Facebook:  Roo Waterhouse Art
Instagram: roowaterhouseart



We are delighted to be supporting The RSPB which is the Kist's chosen charity.  We will miss not seeing our lovely local warden Paul Tarling and his wonderful volunteers at a physical event this year.

"Looking for Christmas cards or gifts for bird and wildlife-loving friends and family?"


Profits from every purchase go towards helping the RSPB to save nature.   

Free delivery over £50.

Facebook:  RSPB Scotland

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Scottish Art Scapes

Original paintings in oil acrylic and watercolour prints and cards.

Event offer:

20% discount.  

Proprietor: Evelyn Mackintosh

Email: [email protected]
Facebook:  Scottish Art Scapes

Solway Silver

Solway Silver

Sybil from Solway Silver is a silver clay artist, who designs and makes original, handcrafted jewellery in fine silver. Her work is inspired by the landscapes and the wildlife of the area. 

She also works with textiles and has a range of handmade lampshades.

Event offer:

20% discount on lampshades.  Use Code WINTERKIST20
Free post and packing for silver jewellery.  Use Code FREEPOST.

Proprietor: Sybil Williamson

Email: [email protected]
Facebook:  Solway Silver
Instagram: solwaysilver

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The Wee Shade Shop

"We are Helen Scott, Susan Morrison and Anne Radley, three sisters from Dumfries in South West Scotland and we are The Wee Shade Shop!  We take great pride in making unique bespoke handmade shades and unique bottle lamps made with up cycled bottles and hand picked fabrics. 

Our bottle lamps are predominantly our main product however as our business and our customer base has grown we are increasingly making beautiful commission pendants and shades for our customers own decor and have added various new items to our products.  We all love every aspect of The Wee Shade Shop and love that lots of people love our products as much as we do."

Event offer:

10% discount on orders over £40.  Use Code WINTERKIST

Proprietors: Helen Scott, Susan Morrison and Anne Radley

Email: [email protected]om
Facebook:  The Wee Shade Shop



"WeeMake creates needle felted items and needle felted kits. We have also recently started creating our very own prints and cards. Needle felting is the art of creating a sculpture with 100% wool fibres with a barbed needle - pieces can take many hours to create and every sculpture is different. 

I am a great believer in crafting and creating being the way forward for the well-being world and needle felting fits this perfectly. Our kits include everything you need to complete your very own project - wool, needles, foam mat and of course step by step instructions with pictures. We will be holding work shops in the (hopefully) not too distant future. In the mean time happy felting and stay safe." 

Event offer:

10% discount.  

Proprietor: Fran Dobbin

Email:  [email protected]
Facebook:  WeeMake
Instagram:   wee_make