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Meet your 2019 finalists!

It has been a massive task counting up all your nominations in this year’s Muddy Stilettos Awards, Sussex but we have our shortlist. Raise your glass to 120 fab finalists in 24 categories and cast your votes for your faves

First of all, a massive thank you to everyone who has taken part so far in this year’s Muddy Stilettos Awards as a voter or a nominee. There are clearly plenty of well-loved businesses in Sussex, and we’ve received thousands of nominations across the 24 categories.

The Finals start and voting opens on Wednesday 15 May at 10 am. They come and go in just a week, so if you love some local businesses and want to give them a pat on the back, check the list below and cast your vote before it slips your mind, because the Finalist with the most votes in each category will be crowned a Winner.

Find all the categories and vote here

The 2019 Sussex finalists are:

Art Gallery

Artique Galleries, Brighton

The Green Tree Gallery, Borde Hill, Haywards Heath

Katherine Jennings, Rotherfield

Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester

Wing Art Gallery, Wadhurst

vote here


Bucklers, Hailsham

The Flint House, Brighton

Manuka, Worthing

Orange Square, Haywards Heath

The Plotting Parlour, Brighton

vote here

Beauty Salon

Beau Belle, Horsham

The Beauty Bar, Wadhurst

Nou:u, Crawley

Perfect 10, Burgess Hill

Profiles, Hassocks

vote here


Amanda’s Books, Haywards Heath

Barnett’s of Wadhurst, Wadhurst

City Books, Hove

Much Ado Books, Alfriston

The Steyning Bookshop, Steyning

vote here

 Boutique Stay

The Artisan Bakehouse, Ashurst

Canvas & Stars, Chiddingly

East Walls, Chichester

Fair Oak Farm, Mayfield

West Street Loft, Midhurst

vote here


Bucklers, Hailsham

CJ’s Family Cafe, Crawley

The Edge Cafe at Edgcumbes, Arundel

Flinders Coffee, Haywards Heath

Slake, Lindfield

vote here

Children’s Business

Copper Cove, Newhaven

FairKind Child, Horsham

Gro & Sew Keepsakes, Horsham

Little Squidges, Pevensey Bay

Mini Medley, Hastings

vote here

Day Spa

Alexander House, Turners Hill

Brighton Harbour Hotel, Brighton

Ockendon Manor, Cuckfield

Poppinghole Farm, Robertsbridge

South Lodge, Horsham

vote here

Destination Pub

The Cat Inn, West Hoathly

The Dorset Arms, Withyham

The White Hart, Buxted

The White Hart, Wadhurst

The White Dog, Ewhurst Green

vote here

Family Attraction

Fishers Farm Park, Wisborough Green

Go Ape, Crawley

Knockhatch Adventure Park, Hailsham

Phileas Fogg’s World of Adventures, Brighton

Wilderness Wood, Hadlow Down

vote here


The Deli, Hailsham

Eggs to Apples, Hurst Green

New House Farm, Faygate, Horsham

Oast Farm, Buxted

Rushfields Plant Centre, Poynings

vote here

Fitness Instructor

Ellie Lear, VMA Fitness Centre, Crowborough

Esther Featherstone, Swoove, Lindfield

Fleur, Moxie Personal Training, Shoreham-by-Sea

Kate Rowe-Ham, Hiit4Life, Danehill

Natasha Tully, NT Personal Training, Uckfield

vote here


Bella June Flowers, Hassocks

Flourish Sussex Flower School, Hurstpierpoint

Flowers & Such, Copthorne

Petal & Bird, Chichester

Rebecca Cragg, Floral Design, Ditchling

vote here

Gift Shop

Button Moon Arts, Horsham

Indigo, Hassocks

Stuff & Co, Midhurst

Velvet, Hove

Zest, Crowborough

vote here

Hair Salon

Theo Brown, Haywards Heath

Tic Toc Hair, Pett, Hastings

Tristan Eves, Petworth

Reflex @ 42, Hassocks

Unit 8, Hailsham

vote here

Interiors Store

Designed by Chloe, Crowborough

Jazz Walker Interiors, Midhurst

Kitchens Bespoke, East Grinstead

Stuff & Co, Midhurst

TN22 Sussex, Uckfield

vote here

Jewellery Store

George Moss, Uckfield

The Jewellery & Watch Company, Chichester

Marvellous Marmalade, Hassocks

RTFJ, Wivelsfield

Silver Scene, Brighton

vote here

Local Food/Drink Producer

Bignose & Beardy Cider, Framfield

Calley’s Cakes, Burgess Hill

Copper Pan, Fudge Company, Chichester

Kat’s Cakes, Hartfield

Noble and Stace Chocolatiers, Easebourne, Midhurst

vote here


Cai Baby Massage, Eastbourne and Haywards Heath

Crawley Bra Lady, Crawley

Samantha Trace Cosmetics, Haywards Heath

Unit 8, Hailsham

Vine + Country Tours, East Sussex

vote here


Bex Photo, Uckfield

Judith Stewart Photography, Uckfield

Katie Rogers Photography, Hastings

Louise Ferguson Photography, Haywards Heath

Photography for Little People by Rebecca, Lindfield

vote here


La Bella Vista, St Leonards

The Dining Room, Worthing

Galapagos, Cousley Wood, Wadhurst

Market, Hove

The Parson’s Table, Arundel

vote here

Theatre/Arts Venue

Brighton Open Air Theatre, Brighton

The Capitol, Horsham

The Dome, Brighton

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

Theatre Royal, Brighton

vote here

Women’s Fashion Store

Annie’s Closet, Horsham

Twelve Middle Row, East Grinstead

Cinder Rose, Henfield

Marsha By The Sea, Rye

Tegen Accessories, Brighton

vote here

Yoga/Pilates Instructor

Alison Nye-Warden, Foxwood Yoga, Etchingham

Lindsay Taylor, Taylored Pilates, Horsham

Tansy Blaik-Kelly, Turning Tide Pilates, Uckfield

Tracy Harris, Summerhouse Yoga, Horsham

Zoe Georges, Rejuvenate Sussex Sports Massage & Pilates

Find all the categories and vote here

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6 comments on “Meet your 2019 finalists!”

  • May 15, 2019

    Where is the beauty salon heading please?

    • debbieward May 15, 2019

      Apologies, we’ve have just added that in.

  • Debra Perry May 15, 2019

    only 22 categories listed not 24 and beauty salon seems to be missing, thankyou

    • debbieward May 15, 2019

      Apologies, we’ve have just added that in!

  • Lindsay Taylor May 15, 2019

    Wow! This is exciting!!! Thank you for the nomination! Lindsay Taylor, Taylored Pilates

  • Alison Nye-Warden May 18, 2019

    Honoured to be on this list- Thank you 🙏🏻 Alison, Foxwood Yoga


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