26th Feb. Hugglets Winter Bear Fest.

Kensington Town Hall, London W8  7NX  10.30 - 4 p.m.

Higgys Bears will be in Hall 1 stand 36.

We are looking forward to seeing you all once again XX



21st May Lyndhurst, The Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair along with the International Teddy Bear Artist Awas This event starts at 10.30 am and goes on to 4 pm

The sat nav for this event is SO43 7NY

Higgys Bears will here so please pop aslong and have a chat  xx



11th June Woburn Abbey Teddy Bear Festival. Starting at 10am -4pm

Sat nav MK17 9WA

Higgys Bears will be in the Sculpture Gallery stand 24

For more info go to www.115yearsofteddybears.com

We look forward to seeing you all at this new event xx


10th  Sept. Hugglets Teddies 2017


15th Oct. Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair, Lyndhurst.








28th FEBRUARY 2016 Hugglets Winter BearFest.

Kensington Town Hall , London, W8 7NX 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is the first event for 2016 and what a start it is. Higgys Bears will be in Hall 1 Stand 36 to welcome you all to this wonderful day filled with bears and yes, more bears XX

Many many thanks to all those who gave a Higgys Bear a new home XX

We look forward to seeing you all again in September 


 FOR SUNDAY 24th APRIL ONLY at The Garden Show in Spring at FIRLE PLACE , Higgys Bears will be in the Craft Marquee from 10.00 a.m. - 5.m. 

Firle, Nr Lewes BN8 6LP

This is a great day out for all the family, for more info google The Garden Show at Firle Place. 

We look forward to seeing you there XX



15th May, 10.30 - 4 p.m  Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair, Lyndhurst SO43 7NY

Many many thanks to all those that came along. 


18th June, Alton Bear Fair at The Assembly Rooms, Alton, GU34 1BA

A great fun beary day out for all the family from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 



11th Sept, Hugglets at Kensington Town Hall. W8 7NX 

10.30 a.m. - 4p.m. One of the biggest Bear Fairs in the U.K. come along and see .

Higgys Bears will be in Hall 1 stand 36 

For more info go to www.hugglets.co.uk



16th October, Lyndhurst, Community Centre, Lyndhurst.

sat.nav. SO43 7NY............. 10.30 - 4 p.m. it's the Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair.

Higgys Bears has lots of new designs and beautiful new fabics for you to see.

We hope you can pop along and visit the Fair and also enjoy the lovely village surroundings, we look forward to seeing you there .



4th December  , Brighton Bear Fair at the Hove Cricket Ground .








Sunday 22 February 2015 - Hugglets Winter BearFest, Kensington Town Hall, W8 7NX

from 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

for more info go to www.hugglets.co.uk

You can find Higgys Bears in HALL 1 STAND 36

why not have a great day out and pop along and say Hi XX


Sunday 17th May, Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair, including the International Teddy Bear Awards.

This event takes place in the Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7NY, from 10.30 - 4 p.m.

Higgys Bears will be there and we would love to see you there :) XX



Saturday 20th June, Alton Teddy Bear Fair, held in the Alton Assembly Rooms GU34 1BA

Lots for all the family at this event from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Higgys Bears will be there with  new designs for you to see.

Pop along and say " Hi" we'd love to see you :) XX




 Kensington Town Hall, London,

!0.30. a.m. - 4 p.m. go to www.hugglets.co.uk for more info.

Higgys Bears will once again be in   HALL 1     STAND 36Sunday 13th September , Hugglets BearFest. Kensington Town Hall,

I have lots of new designs and stunning new fabrics for you to see, so why not pop along and have a great Teddy Bear day out, Higgys Bears would love to see you there :)  XX


18 th October,

Hampshire Autumn Teddy Bear Fair, Lyndhurst Community Centre, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7NY

from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Higgys Bears will be at this event, come and have a wonderful Teddy Bear Day out in this beautiful part of the New Forest. XX



6th December,  The Great Brighton Teddy Bear Event, 

Katherine has found a new venue for this event, it will be held at

The Sussex County Cricket Ground, Eaton Road, Hove. BN3 3AN  just 5 mins away from last years venue,

This event starts at 10.30 a.m. 'til 3 p.m .

Higgys Bears will be taking part and I will have lots of my latest designs for you to see. Come along and have a hug  XX








Higgys Bears will be at the following events in 2014

23rd February 2014, Hugglets Winter Bear Fest.

10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Kensington Town Hall , W8 7NX

Higgys Bears can be found in Hall 4 stand 127

There will be lots of stunning new designs for you to see including my largest bear to date........ "Caleb" a big hug at 24 inches, and  "Ezra" my largest Vintage bear at 18 inches , patches included XX 

Come along and have a cuddle XX

For more info. go to


Many many thanks to all those who came along and joined in with all the fun of this wonderful day , we had a great time.XX

Also many thanks to those who found it in their hearts to give a "Higgys Bear " a new home, thank you.

We look forward to seeing you all again in September XX




 16th March , Alton Vintage and Retro Fair, Hampshire, this event takes place in the Alton Assembly Rooms, Alton, GU34 11BA for more info go to www.altonassemblyrooms.com

Higgys Bears will be there, I shall be releasing my latest design, my Calico bears ......... they will be making their debut XX come along and see us in Alton , you are all most welcome X

18th May,  Lyndhurst Community Centre, off High St,Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7NY from 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Higgys Bears have attended this bear fair from it's very start so we feel as though we are part of the furniture and are very much at home here.

I am also very pleased to announce that Higgys Bears Special Edition World War 1 bears will be making their  debut at this event :) 

 We look forward to seeing you all at Lyndhurst, Higgy Hugs , Emelia X

This event also incorporates the Inter/National Teddy Bear Artists' Awards


Friday 23rd. May, Teddy Bear Times mag. is out............ Higgys Bears have a two page write up about my Commemorative Special Edioiton W.W.1 Bears.

By 9 p.m. the same evening all 6 of my W.W.1 Bears are SOLD........ amazing xxxxxx


Saturday 21st June  Alton, Hampshire. GU34 1BA .........,Teddy Bear Festival ........... more info go to   www.altonassemblyrooms.com   

At this event Higgys Bears  Special Edition"Loving Cupful" Nurses will be making there debut, there are only 3 avaliable so, don't hesitate or they will be gone !!!

Alton Teddy Bear Festival more to offer  for all the family, there is a Fluffy Church Service, Teddys for adoption, story time, competitions, and lots more .

Come along and join in all the fun from 10.00 a.m. - 4 p.m. XX

Alton  Assembly Rooms GU34 1BA 


5th July  "Summer Party" being held at House of Bears - Bath BA1 5LN This event is to raise money on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Sue does very well at organising this event and to support her Higgys Bears have sent a Charity Bear named Tucker, a Vintage style bear to reflect the Old Heroes, also you can see Henrietta, she will be avaliable at The House Of Bears Bath to purchase, pop along and support this very worth while event XX

I'm very proud to let you know that this event raised  £894.80p for the Macmillan Charity , well done everyone XX


July 13th, Essex Artist Bear Fair, Elphwood Hall ( rear of long stay car park) Cornmill, Waltham Abbey, Essex. EN9 1RB  open 10.30 a.m. til 3.30 p.m.

Tea coffee and snacks are avaliable at this event, along with  the very latest Higgys Bears designs.

Higgys Bears look forward to seeing you all there :) XX


14th Sept, Hugglets, Teddies 2014  Kensington Town Hall W8 7NX for more info go to www.hugglets.co.uk   or   info@hugglets.co.uk

Special note, Higgys Bears have moved we will now be in,

 HALL1 ..... STAND 39.

I have created lots of new designs including "Lost Luggage Evacuee Bears" these little bears are a part of my WW1 Commemorative Collection for 2014 and will be released especially for Hugglets.

There will also be all new designs in the Higgys Bears Traditional and Vintage Range.

We look forward to seeing you all at Hugglets XXXXX

Higgys Bears had a resounding day  at Hugglets  my latest "Evacuee Bears " were an instant sucess and were all sold by lunch time, many thanks for  stopping  by to say Hi and to all  who gave a Higgys Bear a new home, thank you XXX

To those of you who have placed orders, I'm working my way down the list :) XXXXX 


19th October, Hampshire Autumn Teddy Bear Fair,

Lyndhurst Community Centre, Off High St., Lyndhurst,Hampshire. SO43 7NY  11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

I have created new bears for you to see and also I will have a selection of "Shoes" either just to use as accessories to your bears or to be worn by your bears. Pop along and let me know what you think of my latest designs :) XX


7th December, Hove Town Hall , Norton Road, Hove, BN3 4AH

The Great Brighton Teddy Bear Event .

This event is in it's second year and if last year is anything to go by, this will be a great event to visit. Higgys Bears will be taking part again.

I have lots of new exciting designs for you to see. XX

For more info. about this event go to www.thegreatbrightonteddybearevent.co.uk 

We look forward to seeing you all XX






January 2013, nominations for the Toby Awards to be announced in San Diego .


24th February 2013 Hugglets. Kensington Town Hall, London. W8 7NX

Higgys Bears will be in Hall 4 Stand 127 from 10.30 a.m. til 4 p.m. click on   www.hugglets.co.uk for more information about this event.

 Look forward to seeing you there XX

 Many many thanks to all those that were a big part in Higgys Bears day at Hugglets, what a fantastic time we all had : ))) I saw many of my latset designs flying off to new homes, the furthest being Japan, I do hope that "Lost Property" doesn't get travel sick !! XXX


Higgys Bears Exclusive Special Limited Edition Elephants at Apple Pie House , they are a part of Graeme's 15th Anniversary Celebrations, for further details go to   www.applepiehouse.com SORRY, ALL SOLD OUT XX


Great News .........................

5th Birthday celebrations to begin at 10.00.a.m. on Thursday 21st March and will finish at 8 p.m.on Thursday 28th March. There are a total of 17 Higgys Bears that are taking part in this event.

Check out my site on 21st to see which Higgys Bears catch your eye xxx

Don't hesitate because when they're gone they're gone !!!!!!!!!

click  on www.higgysbears.co.uk  on 21st March at 10.00 a.m. to see them all : ))



May 19th, Brewins Bruins, Lyndhurst Community Centre, Hampshire. SO43 7NY 10.30a.m.- 4 p.m. to include the National Teddy Bear Artist Awards. None other than Bunny Campione from The Antiques Roadshow will be presenting the Awards.

On my stand I will have lots of lovely new Higgys Bears for you to fall in love with : ))  Pop along for a beary chat and have a Hug XX

 (this event has moved to Lyndhurst ,  it was originally The  Minstead Bear Fair)



June 22nd, New Venue at the Alton Assembly Rooms, Alton Hampshire, GU34 1BA from 10.00 a.m. - 4 p.m. there is ample parking all round the town, come along and be amongst the first visitors to this exciting new event.

I have been very busy creating new designs for this event including several Higgys Little Hugs ( as requested) some Vintage style bears with a new twist and a Cricket bear who will be arriving early!! I understand the Cricket Event is the next day : ))

I will also be bringing a selection of Higgys Bears all shapes and sizes, something for you all to Hug . I look forward to seeing you all there. XX

This is going to be an exciting day out for all the family with lots of events taking place in and around the town. For all the info. go to www.altonassemblyrooms.com


July 14th, Gyll's Bear Fair, Elphwood Hall,  Essex. EN9 1RB Rear of the long stay car park. 10.30 a.m. - 3.30p.m.

 We look forward to seeing you there along with all the latest Higgys Bears XX Both Gilbert and Rosie Mae are really looking forward to meeting you all : )))))))


EXCITING NEWS.....................HIGGYS BEARS "AMERETI" IS ON THE FRONT COVER OF TEDDY BEAR TIMES MAG. OUT ON 18TH JULY. Lots more exciting pics. and news inside.


Sept 8th, Hugglets Bear Festival, Kensington Town Hall, London. W8 7NX 10.30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Higgys Bears can be found in Hall 4 stand 123.

I have created lots of stunning new designs for this most prestigeous event, including a Vintage Christening Bear, a Ballet Dancer Bear and my latest mini bears, in pouches , to name just a few : )

Sorry for the lack of new bears for sale on my site at the moment,  but all my latest designs are preparing themselves for their big day at  Hugglets. XXX

I look forward to seeing you there : )) XX



Now launched the new Winter Warmers catalogue including Higgys Bears "Chill" elephant. He is a Limited Edition of only three. To obtain your free copy of this  cat. contact Graeme at  www.applepiehouse.com 


5th October, House of Bears , Bath are having their 6th Green Party to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, the theme this year is "Childhood", I have donated a bear for this charity named " Ashley" she can be seen in the T.B.T's mag. and also at www.houseofbears-bath.co.uk if you have time and you are in the area, pop along and join in  the fun.


I'm very pleased to let you all know that "Ashley" my Childhood Charity bear found a new home and Sue raised over £900.00p for Macmillan Cancer Support, well done to Sue and all those that purchased a new friend and helped to support this event XX

Thanks to every-one : )))))) XXX


October 20th , Hampshire Teddy Bear Fair, 

 Lyndhurst Community Centre, Off High Street, Lyndhurst,  Hampshire. SO43 7NY 

I have lots of new Higgys Bears waiting patiently for there trip to the New Forest.......... well what bear wouldn't : ))))))))))) 

This event starts at 11a.m. - 4 p.m.  Pop along and say Hi, I'd love to see you there XX

............. Many thanks to all those who came along, lots of Higgys Bears found new homes, it was a lovely day with many visitors, we  met with old friends and new ones too XX


1st December, the Beaulieu Christmas Bear Fair , 10.30 a.m. 'til 4 p.m. this event is to be amalgamated with the Christmas Events taking place in the village over this week-end.

For more details go to www.bearitinmind.com

I will be entering the competition attached to this Fair, the theme is ............." Fruits of the Forest" better see what I can come up with !!

We look forward to seeing you there XX

Many many thanks to all those lovely people that came along to Beaulieu, it was great to see you XX

Also........................... my gorgoeus " Fruits of the Forest" bear WON the Bartie Bristle Excellence Award, I'm sooooooo proud of him xx


8th December ......... NEW AND EXCITING EVENT,

Katherine Hallam of Katie Rae Bears is bringing back the Hove Town Hall Fair to be renamed The Great Brighton Teddy Bear Event.

To see all the latest news on this event go to www.thegreatbrightonteddybearevent.co.uk

Don't miss out come along and support this event , we need to bring Bears back to Brighton and Hove  : ))))))))))))))))))) XXX

Come and see Higgys Bears in area B of Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, Sat. Nav.  BN3 4AH

The fun begins at 10.30 a.m. and finishes at 4.00. p.m.

As 2013 draws to a close and we have finished all our Bear Fairs and turn our attention to the Festive Season I would  just like to say a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to all those who have come along to all our events and  shared in the fun and chat , beary of course, we have had a wonderful year with you all  XXXXXXXXX

Many many of Higgys Bears have found new homes and I want to thank you once more for the love and devotion that we all share in our bears XXXXXXXX

Higgys Bears will once more be out there in 2014, our first event being.............. Hugglets in February.

For more details go to www.hugglets.co.uk I will update my site in the New Year.

Until then............... A Very Merry Christmas to you from all at Higgys Bears XXXXXXXXXXXXXX





Higgys Bears will be at the following events (confirmed) in 2012:

26th February - Hugglets Winter BearFest at Kensignton Town Hall, London 10.30 to 4pm You can find us in Hall 4 Stand 127.

13th May - Brewins Bruins, Minstead, Hampshire SO43 7FX Bear Fair

Starts at 11.00am - 4.00pm.

This is the home of the National Teddy Bear Artist Awards, Higgys Bears will not be entering the Competition this year as I have been extremley busy working together with my designer on my new web-site. This has taken up quite a lot of my time but it has been a very worth while experience. I have however had some "Bear Time"( of course, there's always time for bears ) I shall be bringing along new designs in my Vintage, Character and Higgys Little Hugs ranges, and that's just to date so any more I create before the 13th May will be making the trip with us to Minstead. Come along and say Hi, we love to see old friends and make new ones XXX


2nd 3rd and 4th June my Jubilee Bear will be on display at the Kings Head Public House in South Road, Hailsham, East Sussex joining in with all the fun of the week-end. Come along and be a part of the Celebrations.

After this amazing long week-end I'm so pleased to say that my Jubilee Bear raised £175 for the Lupus Charity, a cause that is very dear to us locals. Well done to all concerned. XXXXX


24th June - Bear it in Mind, Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7YA - 10.30am - 4.30pm

The New Forest Teddy Bear Festival including the Bartie Bristle Award which the theme for this year is 'Celebration' to celebrate Bear it in Mind's 5th Birthday

In 2011 Higgys Bears were placed first in this competition with my 'Chocolatier Bear' which means that this year I will be one of the judges for the competition held on this day.

Picture including three bears that will be going to Beaulieu can be found on my home page complete with a little write-up.

15th July - Essex Artist Bear Fair with Gyll's Bears at Waltham Abbey, EN9 1RB

Rear of Long Stay Car Park   10.30 am - 3.30pm.  This is a new venue for us,we are looking forward to introducing our lovely bears to Essex, we have new designs to bring along so stop by and stay a while.



9th September - Hugglets Teddies 2012, Kensington Town Hall, London  W8 7NX  10.30 am to 4 pm You can find us in Hall 4 Stand 123 (PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT STAND NUMBER) for more details about this prestigous event go to www.hugglets.co.uk

6th and 7th October  Higgys Bears will be taking part in The House Of Bears-Bath Pa6nda Party in aid of the Macmillan Charity. Look out for "Shadow" he is my donated bear, he can be see in Teddy Bear Mags. and on Sue's web-site.

Meanwhile I have added "Mellow" to my Traditional Bears page to join in the celebrations.

I will be avaliable over this weekend to sign any Higgys Bears that are purchased. This event takes place at Sue's shop at 22A Broad St. Bath BA1 5LN. To find out more about this amazing Charity Event go to www.houseofbears-bath.co.uk

28th October - Brewins Bruins will be hosting their Teddy Bear Fair in Minstead, at the village hall,Nr. Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7FX .

 starting from 11a.m. til 4 p.m. we look forward to seeing you there.

I will be taking along a special Autumn Collection of Higgys Bears which you can have a sneak peek of on my Traditional Bears page, look out for Chestnut, Sunset and Leaf. XXX



2nd December 2012,  New Forest Christmas Bear Fair, hosted by Julie and Amanda of Bear it in Mind. This event is at the village hall  in Beaulieu, Hampshire SO42 7YA from 10.30 - 4.00.

 I will have a very seasonal table for you all to enjoy with Higgys Bears dressed warm and snuggly for their day out to Beaulieu. We look forward to seeing both old friends and to making some new ones XXX

16th December - Essex Artist Christmas Bear Fair, hosted by Gyll,  held at  Elphwood Hall, Waltham Abbey, Essex. EN9 1RB  at rear of long stay car park, from  10.30 - 3.30 .

I will be bringing along Festive Higgys Bears for you to buy those last minuite Christmas presents. Hope to see you all there : )))

For the year of 2012 Higgys Bears are taking a year out from Competition work to concentrate on designing and creating more beautiful bears for you all to fall in love with.


AWARDS Won by Emelia of Higgys Bears

2011 - New Forest - Beaulieu - Won Best Christmas Table

2011 - British Bear Artist Awards (BBAA)

           2nd place with 'Barley' & 3rd place with 'Lonely'

2011 - New Forest - Beaulieu - Won Bartie Bristle Award with my Chocolatier Bear


2010 -  British Bear Artist Awards (BBAA)

            3rd place with 'Tobias'

2010 - National Bear Artist Awards - Minstead

           3rd place with 'Genevieve'


2009 - British Bear Artist Awards (BBAA)

            2nd place with 'Charlie'


2008 - British Bear Artist Awards (BBAA) (New Artist Category)

            2nd with my 'Together for Ever' bears



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