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Our new home!

This article from Love Shrewsbury tells you all about our recent move! 

Shrewsbury’s nomadic antiques shop has a new home

Tribal Art London

You may have heard that we are on the move (if you missed this exciting news please see the post below for the full story!). We are off to join Belle Vue Antiques at their lovely showroom in Shrewsbury, not to far away from our current home. One of the key reasons for our relocation is that we have lots of plans for the future and by going to our new home we will have more time and some more focus too. 

We are on the move…as nomads tend to be!

Later this year we will be joining Belle Vue Antiques, relocating to their showroom on Green Lane, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury, SY3 9JH.

Belle Vue Antiques

This means we will have more time to hunt for wonderful pieces for you to treasure.

Tribal Art website launched

Shropshire collector and dealer, Sam Handbury-Madin, and co-owner of It's a nomad life, has launched a new website, Handbury Tribal Art, selling Tribal Art and Ethnographic Antiques.

My Tonight from Shrewsbury: The Book

Eighteen months ago we were delighted when local author Pauline Fisk chose to include our shop, It’s a nomad life, in her blog entitled My tonight from Shrewsbury. You can read the post here!

Pedestrian paradise on Wyle Cop

Those local to Shrewsbury may have noticed changes are afoot in the town centre. Last week saw the closure of Beeches Way and on the 30th June it was the turn of Wyle Cop. The work being undertaken includes kerb realignment and the installation of a zebra crossing on Beeches Lane to replace the old Pelican Crossing.

Supplying a New York musuem from our Shrewsbury Shop

We are delighted to have supplied The American Museum of Natural History in New York with a piece for their exhibition ‘Our Global  Kitchen’.

The exhibition explores the complex and intricate food system that brings our food from its original source to consumption. It first ran in 2013 and continued as a traveling exhibition, offering a cultural and social history of food. 

Competition time! Like us on Facebook and be in with a chance to win a beautiful Tibetan necklace!

We  are running a Valentine’s Competition to win this stunning Tibetan necklace!

The necklace is made from coral, turquoise, lapis and 925 silver; making it perfect for sensitive skin.

Countdown to Christmas!

It's a nomad life has been featured on Shrewsbury's fabulous Countdown to Christmas advent calendar. Shrewsbury marketing agency Source has teamed up with creative filmmaker Aaron Child of Painted Life Production Company, to help promote independent shops in the town.

Each day features a different Independent shop  in the town. It is well worth a look. 

You can see our video below! 

 

Celebrating Small Business Saturday on 7th December

This year was the first Small Business Saturday in the UK, held on one of the busiest shopping days of the year - the first Saturday in December.

Small Business Saturday is all about encouraging everyone in the UK to support small businesses, both on the day and beyond.

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