Preparations are now well underway for the 27th Annual Art & Craft Fair in Haltwhistle. The event takes place in the Masonic Hall on Banks Terrace on Saturday 2nd November, between 10.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. and is already looking to be bigger than ever.
The venue for the event and is not far from the Main Street in Haltwhistle. It is a comfortable, modernised hall with good disabled access.
The fair has already attracted a varied range of different crafts and is filling up. Regular stall holder Ian Forster will be returning with his range high quality turned woodwork and Ann Garrside with a range of Christmas items and flower arrangements. Relative newcomers to the fair Julie Mc Morris and ‘The Woolley Button’ will have novelty clocks made made from old vinyls and special woollen headbands.
A range of different types of cards, candles, jewellery, knitted items and Christmas items will be available and a brand newcomer ‘Salvage & Stitch’ will show what can be done with fabrics to make items of clothing and decorative items.
This fair has a long history and attracts stall holder both locally and to the regions to the east and west.
There will be home made refreshments available all day, a raffle in aid of Local Girl Guiding.
The fair is arranged at a time when people are beginning to think about Christmas presents and the variety and quality is such that there is likely to be something special for almost everyone.
The event is filling steadily, however if any new exhibitors are interested then they should contact Ian Brown on (01434) 321016 as soon as possible.