Christmas Gift Fair

Published: Wednesday 5th Nov 2014

Written by: Laura Foster

Looking to get ahead on your Christmas shopping? Then why not head to Creake Abbey this Saturday (8th November) as they are holding a Christmas Gift Fair.

The many and varied stalls will offer a wide range of local gifts from Norfolk baskets and handmade soaps to fine jewellery, wooden bowls, paintings, textiles, drawings and ceramics. There will be demonstrations along with some of the farmers’ market regulars.The fair is running between 11am -3pm and benefits from free admission & parking. Also whilst there, why not visit the superb café, which will be open from 8.30am serving breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas.

The Creake Abbey shops will also be full of beautiful winter goodies including stylish and practical coats at Christopher William Country, antiques and homewares by Home by Annie Lambert and art & jewellery at Fineline Frames.  Not forgetting the Food Hall, this will be bursting with festive cheeses, hams and other foodie treats!

Advertised stalls attending the Christmas Gift FairBringing the Outside InWoods World Wide by Williams – Hand Crafted Wood ProductsLucy Roberts – Tweed waistcoatsSALT Glass Studios – Glass & printmakingRita Holland – Sheepskin products, rugs, hats, gilets etc.SparkleFox Design – Fused glass artGarry Hobbs – Paintings & drawingsAngela Park – Paper cut artBrian Slayter – Driftwood birds & driftwood wall artSian Van Der Welle – Hand painted furniture & decorative itemsCatherine Downes – Silver jewelleryAisha Nahaboo – Jewellery, silver, pearls and stonesSue Bunting – Hand made bags (vintage fabrics)Kierin Brunton – Hand made wood craftsMargaret Lake – TextilesLizzie Searle – EmbroideryThe Mosaic Garden – Hand painted coasters, cards, magnets etc.Victoria Coomber – CardsSarah Burt Design – Textile art & corsagesMarie Dawe – Glass dishes, coasters, mirrors and mosaic worksMaureen Baker – ceramics / potteryHelena Hannay – Felt & rag workKnotty Leads – Handcrafted dog leads, collars and matching accessoriesKen Birkin – Blacksmith from StanhoeAnn Dodd – Hand woven productsElizabeth Mullin – Mounted photographsSue Janes – Hand-painted ceramicsMotherly Love – AromatherapyCreakey Crafts – Felted crafts, beachcomber wreathsMarilyn Fountaine – Fashion jewelleryD.B. Crafts – Antique cake stands / slate & marbleGemma Gunby – Organic beauty productsCaroline Featherstone – Cards, baskets & artworkMichelle Vandersypen – Knitted itemsKeri Lowe – Textile picturesIzzi Rainey Ltd – Cushions, tea towels, bags, notebooks, lampshadesPat Allen – Snoods, hats & scarvesVictoria Maguire – Vintage toysLabelle Flowers – Flowers and unique craft bouquetsHayley Edmondson – Godwick fairy folkCaroline Bushell – PhotographyIan Curtis – Bird boxesJ. Klassen – SkincareBure Valley FarmMan Made Foods – Sausage rolls & pastriesOllards Farm FoodsGlu-10-3 CakesCandi’s ChutneysVictoria’s Pantry – meringues & macaronsSassy’s Scoffs – Organic dog biscuitsMr Lowe – Baked goodsGood TasteThe Fruit Pig CompanyLady Jays – Artisan marmalades with alcoholNorfolk Thai FoodBon Bakery – Biscotti

Creake AbbeyNorth Creake,NR21 9LF01328 730399

Laura Foster
Laura Foster


Enjoys running, cycling, going to the theatre and supporting Norwich City Football Club.


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