Pooh Corner

The shop specialises in Winnie-the-Pooh and is home to the world's largest selection of "Pooh-phernalia". Mr Ridley created the Pooh Corner shop in 1978 and met Christopher Robin Milne on a number of occasions. Prior to becoming a shopkeeper Mike had worked one half of his career as a pottery manufacturer. For the other half he had worked as the Health Education Technical Services Advisor for both the Health and Education Departments of East Sussex County Council. When he became self employed in 1977 he used his skills as a potter to manufacture Winnie-the-Pooh ceramics under licence from Disney - with whom he held a licence for over 10 years. June has a background in Insurance. Some years ago she qualified as a glass artist and has achieved great success working in her few spare moments, creating beautiful works of art for the house and garden.