COME TOGETHER

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THIS IS OUR CALENDER OF STUFF. HERE WE SHARE THE PROGRESSION AND DEVELOPMENT OF ALL THINGS QUEENIE AND, OTHER MISCHEIF WE GET UP TO...

JUL
21
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SILVER RUSH

OUR MELIA ROSE SC HAS WON SILVER IN THE PROBLEM SKIN CATEGORY IN THE FREE FROM AWARDS! IT HAS ALSO PICKED UP A SILVER IN THE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD! IT'S QUITE THE HONOUR BEING AMONG SO MANY GOOD PRODUCTS AND BRANDS. STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE IN ALL AREAS WE CAN, IT IS ENCOURAGING TO SEE FURTHER RECOGNITION OF OUR EFFORTS AND THE SUPPORT FROM OUR CUSTOMERS AND PEERS.

RE: CYCLE 
WE HAVE CHANGED SOME OF OUR PACKAGING STARTING WITH REPLACING OUR PUMP DISPENSER WITH COMPLETELY RECYCLABLE ONES WHICH CONTAIN NO METAL SPRINGS. WE HAVE REPLACED OUR PP LIDS TO ALUMINIUM ONES FOR OUR FACE CREAMS ALSO MAKING THEM MORE READILY RECYCLABLE. WE ALSO SWITCHED TO SCREW TOPS TINS FOR OUR HAND CREAMS FOR EASE OF CARRY AND STORAGE ON YOUR POCKET OR BAG. 
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AROMA FREE

WE WILL RELEASE A VERSION OF OUR HAND CREAM WHICH HAS NO ADDED ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THOSE WHO LIKE THEIR HAND CREAMS NEUTRAL SMELLING. THIS COMES IN A NEW STYLISH BLACK DESIGN THAT THAT WILL APPEAL TO THE MORE NON COLOUR CONSCIOUS USER. 

SUMMER FAIR
YEP, THAT IS MOI MANNING OUR LITTLE CORNER OF CREAMY GOODNESS. WE ARE BACK AT THE MUSWELL HILL CREATIVES ANNUAL SUMMER FAIR ON THE 3RD JULY. COVID RULES APPLY. 

JUN
21

FOR YOUR
CONSIDERATION

TWO OF OUR PRODUCTS HAVE MADE IT TO THE FINALS ON THE FREE FROM SKINCARE AWARDS! OUR BABY SAFE/FRAGRANCE FREE HAND & BODY CREAM IS IN THE FAMILY SKINCARE CATAGORY WHILE OUR MELIA ROSE SC IS IN THE PROBLEM SKIN CATAGORY. WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO HAVE MADE IT THIS FAR AND THE TEAM AT FREE FROM HAVE BEEN RUNNING THE AWARDS WITH PROFESSIONALISM. FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS WILL BE MADE IN JULY. 

PREMIERE
DURING PRINCIPLE PHOTOGRAPHY IN 2019 WE PROVIDED SKINCARE FOR MAKE UP ARTIST RUTH PEASE WORKING ON THE FILM CENSOR. WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT IT WILL NOW BE RELEASING IN CINEMAS. CENSOR IS DIRECTED BY PRANO BAILEY- BOND AND IS SET IN THE MID 80S AT THE HEIGHT OF 'VIDEO NASTIY' HYSTERIA. THE BFI WILL BE SCREENING IT WITH A Q&A WITH BAILLY- BOND ON 1ST JULY, BOOKINGS FROM 3RD JUNE. WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE SUPPORTED THE TEAM AND BAILLY- BOND'S FEATURE DEBUT AND WISH HER A SUCCESSFUL RUN!

MAY
21

ON DA STREET
WE ARE BACK AT MUSWELL HILL CREATIVES SPRING FAIR ON THE 29TH MAY. THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT AND ONLY OUR SECOND MARKET SINCE LOCKDOWN- THE FIRST ONE. WE WILL BE HAPPY TO BE ABLE TO TALK TO CUSTOMERS OLD AND NEW AGAIN AND PEOPLE CAN TRY OUT PRODUCTS ONCE MORE! 

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STELLA'S ROOM
FROM THE 9-16TH MAY WE ALONG WITH OUR OTHER MUSWELL HILL CREATIVES MEMBERS HELD A POP UP SHOP AT STELLA'S ROOM IN MUSWELL HILL. IT WAS A GREAT WEEK AND WE ALL DID SHIFTS TO SHOWCASE OUR GOODS. I TRAVELLED WITH MY SCOOTER AS I DO WHEN I MAKE LOCAL DELIVERIES- A SUSTAINABLE WAY TO TRAVEL! 

MAR
21

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MAKE URBAN

WE ARE WELL HAPPY TO HAVE JUST JOINED URBAN MAKERS WHO HAVE BEEN HOSTING MARKETS, POP- UP SHOPS AND SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOPS IN LONDON SINCE 2018. WE ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON THEIR WEBSITE. 

DEC
20

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PROPER LOCAL

BEING BASED IN N22 LONDON, WE ARE FEATURED IN HARINGEY'S ONLINE ADVENT CALENDER THAT SUPPORTS LOCAL BUSINESSES! IT'S A GREAT INITIALTIVE THAT THE LOCAL BOROUGH IS DOING TO PROMOTE IT'S LOCALS.

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BEACON

ACCORDING TO CENTREPOINT. THIS YEAR HAS BEEN THE WORST IN IT'S 50 YEAR HISTORY. CENTREPOINT IS THE UK'S LEADING YOUTH HOMELESSNESS CHARITY. THEY PROVIDE ACCOMADATION, MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT AND LIFE SKILLS TO GET VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE BACK INTO EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT. THIS MONTH, WE MADE A DONATION OF OUR MELIA ROSE FACE CREAMS TO THE CHAIRTY.

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LESS IS MORE

CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR WILL BE A SCALED DOWN AFFAIR AND ALTHOUGH CROWDED SHOPPERS ON THE HIGH STREET ISN'T THE FONDEST OF MEMORIES, THERE LIVES A NOSTALGIA OF AIRPLANE FOOD TOO. WE LIVE UNDER THE BUY LESS, BUY BETTER SCHOOL OF THOUGHT AND ARE PARTICIPATING IN A RANGE OF ONLINE MARKETS FROM SUPPORTING LOCAL SCHOOLS TO CREATIVE LOCAL MARKETS.

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ADD OIL

WE ARE SUPER HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUR CREAMS WILL BE AVAILABLE LOCALLY FROM HONG KONG FROM ONLINE STOCKIST MINORITÉ. IT IS A SPECIAL PLEASURE TO BE ABLE TO SHARE OUR PRODUCTS OUT THERE UNDER THE NEON LIGHTS AND YELLOW CAFES. AFTER ALL, IT IS WHERE JC'S PARENTS ORIGINATE. 
JUST SO YOU KNOW, HONG KONG ARE NOT SUBJECT TO THE SAME RULES AND REGULATIONS AS CHINA REGARDING ANIMAL TESTING AND THEREFORE WE REMAIN CRUELTY FREE.

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CORAL

WE ARE NOW AVAILABLE FROM WE ARE CORAL WHO HAVE A SELECTION OF STYLISHLY DESIGNED ECO ETHICAL PRODUCTS. 

NOV
20

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3-9 NOV 2020

NOT QUEENIE NEWS BUT IT IS IMPOSSIBLE NOT TO ACKNOWLEDGE THIS MOMENT IN HISTORY WHEN A MAJORITY OF US CITIZENS CHOSE DECENY AND PROGRESSION OVER A DARK AND DIVISIVE ADMINISTRATION. FOLLOWING THIS HOPEFUL NEWS WAS THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF A SIGNIFICANT VACCINE FROM PFIZER AND BIONTECH- WHERE SCIENTISTS THERE AND ELSEWHERE HAVE BEEN WORKING TIRELESSLY TO FIND A MEDICAL SOLUTION TO THE WORLD WIDE PROBLEM OF COVID- 19.

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ESSENTIALS

WE KICK OFF NOVEMBER WITH A PARTNERSHIP WITH PU. RIST; THIS CURATED ONLINE STORE HAS A KEEN EYE FOR BRINGING TOGETHER TALENTED (YESIREE), MINIMALIST DESIGNERS OF ETHICALLY SOURCED MAKERS OF ART, CLOTHING, FURNITURE AND SKINCARE. WE LIKE BEING AMONG THIS PATINA OF TALENT WITH A LOVE OF SIMPLE SOPHISTICATION.

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STYLEE

FROM MID NOV. WE ARE PARTICIPATING IN AN EVENT AT THE DROP. THE DROP IS THE STYLISTS MAGAZINE ONLINE SHOP WHICH FEATURES 9 ITEMS PER WEEK. WE WILL BE PART OF THEIR 'STAY CONNECTED' EVENT FROM THE 14TH NOV AND THE SUSTAINABILITY EVENT FROM THE 26TH NOV.

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TINNIES

WITH ALL THAT HAND WASHING AND SANITISING WE NEED TO DO THESE DAYS, WE FIGURED THAT HAVING A TRAVEL HANDY CHUCK IT IN YOUR BAG CONTAINER WOULD BE FAB. WE ALSO REJIGGED THE DESIGN FOR OUR REGULAR GLASS JAR. OF COURSE, EITHER ARE GOING TO KEEP YOUR PRECIOUS HANDS SOFT AND PROTECTED THROUGH THE WINTER. 

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BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOUR

WE ARE SEEING A RISE IN COVID ONCE AGAIN. A RISE THAT WILL SEE THE STAFF AT THE NHS BEAR THE BRUNT OF THESE DIFFICULT TIMES. IT IS OUR PLEASURE TO HAVE DONATED ANOTHER BATCH OF OUR HAND & BODY CREAMS TO THE STAFF TO MAKE THEIR DAYS JUST A LITTLE BIT SOFTER. WE RAN A SMALL INITIATIVE WITH OUR CUSTOMERS AND MATCHED DONATED OUR SALES THAT WEEK.

OCT
20

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BINGE

WE HAVE JUST RELEASED A BOX SET! QUEENIE COMPLETE COMPRISES OF A HAND CREAM, A FACE CREAM AND A HAND & BODY CREAM. YOU CAN MAKE THIS BESPOKE TO YOUR DESIRES COMPLETING YOUR WHOLE BODY MOISTURISING NEEDS! ALL THIS IS WRAPPED IN A BLACK BOX AND 100% COTTON RIBBON. 

N10

"MUSWELL HILL CREATIVES IS A DYNAMIC COLLECTIVE OF LOCAL ARTISTS, DESIGNERS AND MAKERS WHO TAKE PRIDE IN QUALITY CRAFTSMANSHIP AND PROMOTE CREATIVITY" (MHC). WE HAVE KNOWN OF THIS GREAT LOCAL GROUP FOR A WHILE AND WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO BE JOINING THIS SUPPORTIVE COLLECTIVE THIS MONTH! 

THE COOL KIDS

THIS MONTH WE JOIN THE ONLINE ROSTER AT THE ILLUSTRIOUS WOLF & BADGER. AT 10+ YEARS OLD, THEY HAVE SECURED THEIR CREDENTIALS OF REPRESENTING THE BEST INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS AND CREATIVE  ENTREPRENEURS WITH STORES IN LONDON AND NEW YORK. WE HOPE THIS CELEBRITY RELATIONSHIP WILL BE AKIN TO PAUL NEWMAN AND JOANNE WOODWARD...

AUG
20

GOT YOU COVERED

AFTER SOME DELAYS, WE WILL FINALLY BE LAUNCHING THE BODY CREAMS IN NEW PACKAGING ON THE 11TH AUG. FORMULATED WITH A BLEND OF ORGANIC SUNFLOWER, OLIVE, COCONUT, AND HEMP OILS, THESE ARE GENTLE ENOUGH FOR BABIES OVER 1 MONTHS OLD AND ADULTS OF ANY AGE, SEX OR SKIN TYPE. COMES IN FOUR VERSIONS, FOUR COLOURS AND ALSO, IN REILL BOTTLES.

JUL
20

SHOP BY ETHICS

ONE PLANET IS A BRAND NEW ONLINE STORE THAT SPECIALIZE IN ETHICAL, SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS. WE HAVE BEEN CHOSEN AS ONE OF THE HANDFUL OF BRANDS TO STOCK WITH THEM. WE WISH THEM WELL IN THIS EXCITING TO NEW ENDEAVOUR! CHECK THEM OUT.

BIG SOFTEY

WE HAVE JUST SOFT LAUNCHED OUR HAND & BODY CREAMS! THERE ARE 4 DIFFERENT VERSIONS AND ONLY A LIMITED AMOUNT OF EACH. WE ARE OFFERING THEM TO OUR REGULAR CUSTOMERS AND SUBSCRIBERS FOR A 25% DISCOUNT. WE WILL SOON CHANGE TO SHORTER BOTTLES (SAME AMOUNT) WHEN THESE ARE OUT OF STOCK. WE WILL ALSO OFFER 'REFILL' BOTTLES. PLEASE CHECK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS!

JUN
20

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AWE

FOLLOWING OUR DONATIONS IN APRIL, WE WILL BE OFFERING A 30% DISCOUNT TO ALL NHS STAFF FOR THE INDEFINATE FUTURE. THEIR JOBS HAVE BEEN INSTRUMENTAL DURING THESE TIMES AND WE ALL KNOW THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD HAVE PROVIDED BETTER PROTECTION AND BETTER SALARIES- A TRAVESTY BEYOND PROPORTION. THAT EVERYONES ACTIONS CAN HELP ALLEVIATE THEIR STRESS, EVERYDAY CONDITIONS AND FUTURE DAYS. WE HOPE OUR SMALL GESTURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO MAKE THINGS A LITTLE EASIER FOR THE STAFF. 

MAY
20

NIMIS

WE WERE FEATURED IN NIMI PROJECTS JOURNAL! NIMI PROJECTS IS A MUTUAL SMALL VENTURE THAT SPECIALIZES IN BEAUTIFUL JAPANESE HOMEWARE. CHECK THEM OUT! 

MINIS

WE ARE INTRODUCING OUR FACE MOISTURISER SAMPLES TO BUY ONLINE AS A SET. LARGER AND IN RECYCLABLE ALUMINIUM PACKAGING, EACH MINI POT WILL LAST A WEEK. AVAILABLE FROM THE 11TH MAY.

APR
20

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NHS
WE MADE DONATIONS OF CREAM TO PLYMOUTH, ROYAL FREE AND WHITTINGTON NHS HOSPITALS TO SUPPORT STAFF IN THE FRONT LINES OF THE PANDEMIC.

MAR

20

PUT YOUR PALMS IN THE AIR

WE ARE NOW PROUDLY THE FIRST SKINCARE BRAND IN ENGLAND TO BE ACCREDITED WITH POFCAP; THE PALM OIL FREE CERTIFICATION TRADEMARK PROGRAMME WAS DEVELOPED TO AID CONSUMERS IN FINDING PRODUCTS WHICH HAVE BEEN ASSESSED BY AN INDEPENDENT, REGISTERED AND GOVERNMENT APPROVED PALM OIL FREE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMME. READ MORE ABOUT PALM OIL HERE.

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PARADIGM SHIFT

ALONG WITH EVERYONE, WE HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY THE CORONA VIRUS THAT IS SWEEPING THE EARTH. HAVING FOLLOWED THE NEWS CLOSELY SINCE IT WAS DISCOVERED IN WUHAN, WE HOPE THE MEASURES EVERYONE TAKES WILL STEM THIS ONCE IN A GENERATION PANDEMIC AND ARRIVE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS WISER AND MORE MINDFUL OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND THE FRAGILITY OF ALL LIFE THAT LIVES WITHIN IT. WE WISH EVERYONE STAY SAFE.

BESTIE

WE NOW HAVE OBTAINED OUR BEST BUY LABEL FROM ETHICAL CONSUMER! ETHICAL CONSUMER ARE THE FOREMOST VOICE IN HELPING CONSUMERS MAKE INFORMED CHOICES ABOUT WHAT PRODUCTS THEY BUY AND THE BRANDS THAT SELL THEM. 

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THE REAL DEAL

WE HAVE BEEN INVITED TO STOCK OUR PRODUCTS AT BOUDICAN. BOUDICAN IS A NEW- FIRST OF IT'S KIND- ONLINE STORE THAT ONLY STOCKS CERTIFIED ORGANIC PREMIUM PRODUCTS FROM SMALL BUSINESSES. WE ARE PROUD TO BE PART OF THIS VENTURE WHOSE REMIT IS MIRRORED WITH OUR OWN. 

JAN
20

ACROSS THE
UNIVERSE

IN 1998 AND ANOTHER LIFETIME, QUEENIE ORGANICS FOUNDER JC WAS AN EXCHANGE STUDENT STUDYING PHOTOGRAPHY AT VANCOUVER'S EMILY CARR SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN. WHILE THERE, HE DISCOVERED A NEW POPULARITY IN WHAT WAS- ORGANIC PRODUCE. HE WENT BACK TO LIVE THERE AFTER GRADUATING IN AND CONTINUED TO DISCOVER THIS WORLD OF WELLNESS. ALTHOUGH HE HAS NOT BEEN BACK SINCE 1999, THE PRODUCTS HE CREATED 20 YEARS LATER  WILL INSTEAD BE TRAVELLING STATESIDE, SHIPPING TO BOTH CANADA AND THE USA FROM 2020.

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SACRE BLEU

KICKING OFF THE YEAR WITH A NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ONLINE RETAILER AMARA DULCIS! BASED IN FRANCE AMARA DULCIS SPECIALISE IN A VERY SELECT COLLECTION OF NATURAL HAIR AND SKINCARE. FRENCH SKINCARE AND COSMETICS KNOWN THE WORLD OVER, WE ARE HUMBLED TO BE PART OF THIS SELECT COLLECTION!

NOV
19

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THE UNDERDOG
ETHICAL CONSUMER, WHO HAVE RATED AND LISTED THE MOST ETHICAL COMPANIES SINCE 1989 HAVE GIVEN US A SCORE OF 17/20 AND THUS LANDED JOINT 1ST PLACE AMONG 76 OTHER SKINCARE BRANDS COMING ABOVE NEALS YARD REMEDIES, THE BODY SHOP, KIEHL'S, DR HAUSCHKA, TROPIC, LUSH,  WELEDA, L'OREAL, REN AND PAI AMONG OTHERS!  WE ARE ECSTATIC AND EMBOLDENED BY THIS NEWS! 

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THE MUZZ

WE WERE INVITED TO JOIN MUSWELL HILL CREATIVES FOR THEIR WINTER MARKET! THIS ILLUSTRIOUS GROUP ARE A COLLECTIVE OF LOCAL ARTISTS AND MAKERS WHO TAKE PRIDE IN THE QUALITY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP AND PROMOTE CREATIVITY. 

WINTER IS COMING

HOT ON THE HEELS OF OUR SUMMER RELEASE OF MELIA ROSE, WE ARE INTRODUCING OUR RICH HAND CREAM IN TIME FOR WINTER! MADE WITH A BIG DOSE OF ORGANIC COCOA BUTTER COMBINED WITH ORGANIC OLIVE AND HEMP OILS, THIS CREAMY BABY WILL KEEP HANDS PROTECTED AND SOFT DURING THE COLD SEASON! 

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FIVE FLAVOURS

IN NOV WE  PARTNERED WITH THE ONLY FAR EAST FILM FESTIVAL IN WARSAW, POLAND. IT WILL BE OUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION! HAVING BEEN A VISITOR TO THIS WONDERFUL FESTIVAL FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS, WE THOUGHT IT WAS TIME TO REACH OUT TO OUR LOVELY POLISH NEIGHBOURS AND LOVERS OF ASIAN CINEMA, TO SHARE GREAT SKINCARE. BOTH SAMPLES AND PRODUCTS WERE AVAILABLE AND THE FESTIVAL RAN FROM 13-20TH NOV.

OCT
19

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SOUTH SOCIAL
THIS YEAR, WE HAVE BEEN PARTNERING WITH THIS CULTURALLY RICH FILM FESTIVAL THAT CELEBRATES A DIFFERENT COUNTRY AT EACH EVENT. THIS YEARS EVENTS INCLUDED CHINA, CHILE, SPAIN, JAPAN AND BLACK CULTURE.

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PHOO: SCREENINTERNATIONAL

MOVIE
WE SUPPLIED SKINCARE FOR MAKE UP ARTIST RUTH PEASE AND HER DEPARTMENT FOR THE WORK ON THE UPCOMING FEATURE FILM,
CENSOR. DIRECTED BY PRANO BAILLY- BOND, THE FILM STARS NIAMH ALGAR AND WAS PRODUCED BY SILVER SALT FILMS. 

SEPT
19

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BRAND NEW RETRO
WE HAVE JUST RELEASED OUR FIRST NEW PRODUCTS SINCE OUR INCEPTION IN SEPT 2018. WE HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THIS FOR A WHILE KNOWING THE NEED TO SERVE PEOPLE WITH SENSITIVE, COMBINATION SKIN. CHECK THEM OUT.

MAY-
JUL
19

ORGANIC CHIC

JULY 2019. WE FINALLY GOT THE SEXY BLACK REFIT WE HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR. NOW YOU CAN JUST PICK OUT YOUR FAVOURITE MOISTURISER BY COLOUR AND IT WILL LOOK THE BUSINESS IN ANY BATHROOM OR TABLE TOP.

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CVF
IN MAY 2019 WE PARTNERED WITH THE WONDERFUL CHINESE VISUAL FESTIVAL. NOW IN IT'S 9TH YEAR, SCREENINGS WERE HELD AT KINGS COLLEGE AND THE BFI. THEY CONTINUE TO SCREEN THE BEST OF INDEPENDENT AND RETROSPECTIVES OF CHINESE LANGUAGE FILMS. WE SUPPLIED SAMPLES AND GIFTS FOR FESTIVAL GUESTS. 

APR
19

GREENWEEK

WE WERE INVITED TO MEDIACOM'S GREEN WEEK WHICH CELEBRATES SUSTAINABILITY, RECYCLING AND PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT. 

DARLING

QUEENIE ORGANICS WAS FEATURED IN THE TATLER'S WAYS TO GLOW PAGE. 

DEC
18

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BRICKLANE

IN DEC 2018 WE TRADED AT THE OLD TRUMAN BREWERY WITH OTHER ETHICAL BRANDS.

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THE FULL MONTY

10/10 REVIEW FROM BETHANY @BEAUTYBLOGGERBUNNY

NOV
18

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E2

IN NOV 2018 WE PARTICIPATED IN A POP UP SHOP ON CHAROTTE STREET SHOREDITCH.

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LFF

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BFI LONDON FILM FESTIVAL WE SUPPLIED SAMPLES FOR THE DELEGATES WHO ATTENDED ONE OF THE WORLDS LARGEST FILM FESTIVAL. SPECIAL THANKS TO THE VOLUNTEERS WHO WERE SUPPORTIVE AND HELPFUL!