Bury St Edmunds Sling Library and SBG Ipswich Sling Library, under the banner of Suffolk Babywearing, are proud to present the Suffolk Babywearing Exhibition! This one-day event in Bury St Edmunds, on Saturday 1st October, held at the Hyndman Centre, is full of slings, workshops and educational speakers, is a wonderful opportunity to meet the faces behind local and national brands, plus Suffolk’s sling libraries, try out new products, learn new skills and broaden your babywearing knowledge.

Follow our Facebook page to receive updates for the event, including notification of when tickets go on sale. If you would like to exhibit, please email us or message us via Facebook, and we will send you an exhibitor information pack and booking form.

We are incredibly excited to bring you not one, but TWO sling exclusives – for wrap-lovers, we have a limited edition design from Firespiral Slings, and for buckles-appreciators we have a one-off print from local carrier maker Sleepy Nico! More information to follow once the pre-orders have been set up.

We have lots of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, not just for exhibitors, but for anyone interested in reaching our community. Please get in touch if you would like your brand represented.

If you thought it couldn’t get any more exciting, we have an incredible opportunity for Suffolk Babywearers, in the form of a competition! Have you ever thought about setting up a sling library? Does it feel like something you were meant to do, but finances have made it seem impossible? Well, we have the solution! We are giving away this ever-growing package to one deserving person (and their team):

* 1x Born to Carry Peer Supporter course space for the librarian-to-be (also enables eligibility for library insurance) with Tribal Babies

* 1x babywearing demo doll

* Library sling starter pack: 1x 2.6m wrap, 1x 3.6m wrap, 1x 4.6m wrap, 1x stretchy wrap, 1x ring sling, 1x pouch, 1x mei tai, 1x full buckle, 1x half buckle

If you would like to be in with a chance of winning this package, worth upwards of £500, all you need to do is:

1) be passionate about spreading the babywearing love

2) if you win, open a library within Suffolk, in an area that does not have a sling library

3) send us your entry in whatever way expresses you and your mission most effectively – a video, an essay, a collage, the possibilities are only limited by your mind!

Full terms and conditions may be downloaded here - SLING LIBRARY STARTER PACK COMPETITION 2016. The winner will be announced on the day of the exhibition.

To enter, please email us or send submission via our Facebook Page - we look forward to hearing from you!

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