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These are some of our best news stories detailing events happening in and around our shop over the years.

Happy 175th Birthday

Take a look at some of the photographs and events from the 2010 Victorian Festival, which was also the Grainger Market’s 175th birthday, including our hands-on jewellery presentation.  Read more.

Grainger Market Festival 2011

Read about the 2011 Grainger Market Festival here.  It took place between 24 October and 29 October 2011.  The festival had a World War II theme, with activities ranging from a VE Day dance to wartime stories.  Also see me and Karl dressed like the 1940s!

Red, White & Blue Festival

VJW Jewellery is celebrating the Jubilee and taking part in the Grainger Market’s activities.  The fun starts on Wednesday 30 May!  On Thursday you can see Karl dressed up and with his face painted at the Red, White & Blue Market!  Read more here.

Love your local market 2012

Our shop, the whole of the Grainger Market and markets up and now the country took part in a fortnight of events to celebrate local markets!  There was everything from sci-fi to food, air-raid shelters to dancing!  Read more.


Grainger Market Festival 2012

Read about our 2012 festival, planned for October 2012! Read more If you’re brave enough!

Grainger Market Customer Service Challenger 2012

A very big thank you to everyone who nominated us for the 2012 Grainger Market Customer Service Challenge!

We were flattered and thrilled to come second in this year’s competition.  We received the certificate on the left hand side.

Love your local market 2013

We asked you why you love the Grainger Market as part of the 2013 Love Your Local Market celebrations.  You can read your stories and memories of the Grainger Market on our special Web site section! Read more.

Suffragette Tea Party

Read about the event organised by Beamish Museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Emily W Davison and about the Suffragettes.  The event finished with a tea party in the Grainger Market.  Read more.

Hallowe’en Fun & 1950s remembered in the Grainger Market

We joined other businesses in the Grainger Market in Hallowe’en spirit this half-term as part of the October Festival—actually the Grainger Market’s 178th birthday!  Read more.

Ladies Night Cafe Rouge, Newcastle


Join us and a dozen or so other local businesses at Cafe Rouge’s Ladies Night for a evening of jewellery, cosmetics, make-overs and much, much more!

The Hymnometer

Photograph courtesy of Henrike Lähnemann

This was a great invention created by a customer!  It’s used to count verses of songs, a was specifically designed for a pianist at a local Church.  The beads are used as the counters!

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