Refreshments and sea shanties to mark store opening

Morpeth Mayor Alison Byard (cutting the ribbon) with Medi Parry, second from left, the Seasalt team and The Keelers at the store opening on Saturday at Sanderson Arcade.
Morpeth Mayor Alison Byard (cutting the ribbon) with Medi Parry, second from left, the Seasalt team and The Keelers at the store opening on Saturday at Sanderson Arcade.

Cornish fashion and homeware company Seasalt launched the brand’s most northerly store on Saturday at Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth.

After Mayor of Morpeth Alison Byard cut the ribbon, shoppers were treated to a special Cornish-themed day to mark the opening.

Inside the Seasalt store at Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth.

Inside the Seasalt store at Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth.

This included Cornish food and drink and traditional sea shanties from North East-based group The Keelers.

The new 1,754 sq ft store sells a wide range of women’s wear and homewares. Ten new jobs have been created.

Sanderson Arcade centre manager Medi Parry said: “It looks absolutely fantastic and we’ve already had some lovely feedback from our shoppers about the new store.”