Pictures: Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre

Ele and Phoebe from the Banwell Pottery at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture

Ele and Phoebe from the Banwell Pottery at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Shoppers were encouraged to visit the High Street in the run up to Christmas.

Michelle Boardman Beau & Bloom florist at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture:

Michelle Boardman Beau & Bloom florist at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Weston Collective was joined by 15 traders who set up pop-up shops around the Sovereign Shopping Centre,.

Items including homemade handbags, bathtime essentials, and plenty more were for sale.

Founder and owner of Sisters&Daughters Boutique, Jane Main, said the event went well and they hope to get a regular event agreed.

She said: "We've had lots of good feedback both in person or through Facebook.

Laurabug Designs by Laura Weston from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MAR

Laurabug Designs by Laura Weston from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant


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"All the traders did very well on the day as well. Everyone was kept busy.

"A lot of people saw us as they were coming down from the car park it was a real joy to see the shopping centre lit up with special lighting.

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"It was a real nice and pleasant experience."

Lisa Jewson with her Lisa's Glass at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK

Lisa Jewson with her Lisa's Glass at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Customers with their gift wrapped purchases at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Pic

Customers with their gift wrapped purchases at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Cocos Canteen with Clare Morris from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK

Cocos Canteen with Clare Morris from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Agatha and Reggie Bathtime Luxuries with Helen Curnow from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Ce

Agatha and Reggie Bathtime Luxuries with Helen Curnow from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Handbags and Home from Heidi Burton at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MA

Handbags and Home from Heidi Burton at the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

The Independent Pet Co. by Kelly Adderley from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Pic

The Independent Pet Co. by Kelly Adderley from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Party Craft Balloons by Sam Chew from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MAR

Party Craft Balloons by Sam Chew from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

Party Craft Balloons by Sam Chew from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MAR

Party Craft Balloons by Sam Chew from the Weston Collective in the Sovereign Centre. Picture: MARK ATHERTON - Credit: Archant

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