19th November 2015

Last Saturday, TOAST helped set the table for the Sisterhood Supper at The Forge in Bristol.

The Sisterhood Supper was the follow up to the inaugural Sisterhood Camp, which took place in May 2015 at Loveland Farm, Devon. Sisterhood was dreamt up by Bristol based lifestyle blogger Lou Archell. A venture designed to re-connect like-minded women with the outdoors, share stories, passions and skills…


Lou Archell – Sisterhood organiser. Lou wears: TOAST Linen Cross Over Apron

The Preparation – Sisterhood Supper. A short film by Xanthe Berkeley

The first Sisterhood Supper was an evening of workshops, good food and friendship. Flickering candle light, warm textures, greenery and conversation.

Located in Bristol’s new creative space The Forge – we welcomed in the changing of the season, from the bountiful harvests of Autumn to the stillness of Winter.


Long Dinner English Beeswax Candles, Mercury Glass Decorations, Linen Cross Over Aprons


Sisterhood was styled by Hannah Bullivant, pictured with Erin Trezise – wearing TOAST linen aprons



The sumptuous three course supper, was cooked by TOAST Travels contributor, Guardian food writer, restauranteur and author, Claire Thomson, of The 5 O’Clock Apron. TOAST will be featuring Claire’s Agradolce pumpkin starter and Hazlenut Cake with poached pear dessert on the blog next week.


Modern Calligraphy workshop by the team at Quill London. – Learning to pen cards, gift tags and supper menus.


Flower workshop – Local florist Erin Trezise showed us how to create a floral crown or boutonniere to wear at the supper.



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All photography and film captured by Xanthe Berkeley

Sisterhood dressed and styled by Hannah Bullivant

Thank you to organiser Lou Archell and her team of helpers – Hannah Bullivant, Laura (Circle Of Pines), Claire Thomson, Hels Martin (Lionheart Magazine), Emma Bradshaw, Erin Trezise, Xanthe Berkley and Cath Jolliffe (Bristol Parenting Cafe).

A good evening – eating delicious food, learning new skills, making new friends.

Visit Sisterhood Camp for information on future retreats, workshops and suppers.