Hard to believe this time next week we will have completed the first Godalming Independent Market of this year. Still lots to do, and the butterflies are beginning to take up residence in my stomach.
As well has having over 30 fantastic stallholders at the event, there are lots of great things taking place on the day including face-painting by Artyfacial and balloon modelling by Mr Magic. Some great news, the Mayor and Mayoress of Godalming will be visiting the event with their daughter at 11.30 am. It will be so good to have them there and I am sure if will encourage lots of new visitors to join us.
Posters and flyers are still being distributed and this morning I put up the brand new colourful banner outside of the Godalming Borough Hall:
As the hall is immediately opposite Waitrose's car park which is also used by people going into the town centre, the banner should create a lot of interest.
I have advertisement in Wednesday's edition of the Surrey Mirror and Friday's edition of the Surrey Advertiser. Despite this being an online world, many people do not use the Internet and if they do they do not always use it looking for events to attend, so newspapers are a great place to let people know about the GIM events.
I was in Godalming during the week dropping off flyers to shops and was so pleased to meet Poppylocke who works in the Godalming Art shop. Poppylocke was the first blog follower here and it was great to meet you and looking forward to seeing you next Saturday.
It's back to the grindstone now: floor plan to finalise, flyers to be posted, bookings to confirm for the remaining events this year, as well as a million and one other things that I have probably forgotten.
If you read this blog do come along to next Saturday's event, it is going to be a lot of fun and there will be so many fabulous things to buy.