As Goodevans It’s Vintage she is also the organiser of a summer-long vintage event in Coniston at the Coniston Institute, a community and arts centre which adjoins the Ruskin Museum.
Evans-Taylor said: “The vintage summer shop at Coniston has been running for eight years and dates this year are from Saturday July 6 until Sunday September 29. It’s open seven days a week with 14 traders and a daily change of stock.
“I rent the institute and then rent out the stalls. The local community benefits from the rental and the extra trade we bring to Coniston. It’s very successful and I have a waiting list for stalls.”
The institute itself was founded in 1852 as the Coniston Mechanics Institute and Literary Society.
In 1872 the influential art critic, watercolourist and philosopher John Ruskin, whose bicentenary of his birth is this year, was living at Brantwood, his home on Coniston Water.
He involved himself in the institute’s many educational and artistic endeavours.
Goodevans It’s Vintage is on Facebook.