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South West Pen Show

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

"All right my lover?" The Bristol accent is warm and smiley. Well, it is if you were born and bred there, like I was. "It's gurt smart, right." Clare had nursed us down the snowy roads from Andover to our second appearance at the South West Pen Show, on the outskirts of Bristol. Seasoned veterans that we are, we hadn't arrived early, nor with five times too much stuff. Setup took fifteen minutes, and we took full advantage of the "exhibitors limitless coffee before ten" option. I couldn't tell you how many people came through the doors, but the 'rush'...

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Bristol - Brace yourself

Posted by Stuart Lennon on

The South West Pen Show takes place on Sunday the third of February at the Double Tree Hilton, Bristol North.Clare and I will be there.The theory is that we sell things; but somehow or other, I end up doing a fair amount of browsing myself. If you like fountain pens, this is the place to come. There are a good number of vintage pen dealers as well as retailers offering great deals on new pens. If you need nib help, then come early, the slots with the nib masters get booked up quickly. Fancy a Twiss pen? The man himself...

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