Autumn Craft and Makers Fair

Autumn Craft Fair – 23 September 10am – 3pm, Free Admission
A variety of stalls selling products created by local and regional artists and crafts people, including crafty workshops for all ages and pop-up performances and events by our creative community! Free admission

Confirmed Stalls include

Diane Stewardson Jewellery

Jill Anderson t/a robson’s retreat

Stress Art Designs

Ruth Haldon Jewellery

Anna Caygill Art & Design

Barbara Complementary Health & Beauty Studio

Liz Lees Art


Bethany’s Handmade

Glass by Donemark

Heart Art

H P Crafts

Buttercup’s Candles

Carole Ann Hall

Hayndn Books

Circle and Shadows Jewellery and Design

Scarlett sweet delights

Ken Wilson Woodcraft

Appletree Pantry


Angies Crafty Creations


Evanly Made

Washington Mind Teenage Crafters


and more…

Performances in the Theatre:
11.30am – TheB#’s Community  Choir

12pm  – Northern Roots  – Folk band (pictured)

1pm – Maggi Ballantyne Singers – Amy Sanderson, Daniel Curtis and Ambar Dhesi

1:30pm – Empire Community Chorus

2pm – The Art of Ukes – Uke School

FREE Drop in Craft Activities in the Theatre

10.30am – 12.30pm –Autumn Zine Workshop with artist Sally Anderson
Using pens, pencils, and sharpies to draw your own mini zine celebrating all our favourite colours and characters of autumn. Suitable for all ages 4+, all materials provided.

1 – 3pm – Leaf Crafts with artist Geri Mole
Using paint and acrylic markers decorate leaves to make autumn inspired decorative art work. Suitable for all ages 4+, all materials provided.

Art Gallery:
Shirley Wells – Textiles Exhibition

An exhibition of twelve silks representing each month of the year and depicting the changing seasons at Textile Artist Shirley Wells local nature reserve.

10am – 3pm, £5 per silk – drop in session during the craft fair no need to book

Silk painting is a very relaxing technique that can be very addictive. This is an opportunity to ‘have a go’ no matter what age you are. No need to book a place, just drop by and you will be provided with all you need with instructions given by Textile Artist Shirley Wells. You will be able to take inspiration from Shirley’s silk painted wall art being exhibited and take your own little masterpiece home with you. No drawing or painting experience required.

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