Lovely festive event at the wonderful Wimpole Estate. Lots of delightful crafts, fine food and drink and activities for the whole family. This will be a great time to get stocked up with all your Casa de l’Oli favorites for Christmas!
Over 140 exhibitors and 160 stalls there is something for everyone! Blacksmithing, wood craft, leatherwork, stick-making, textiles, ceramics, high-quality wooden furniture, metalwork, jewellery, lace-making, artists, plants and flowers, wool-spinning, artisan food and drink, glassware, pyrography, photography, barbershop singers, decoupage, cards & stationery, clothing & accessories, candles, aromatherapy, beauty products. Phew! Punch & Judy shows, Magician & Free daily children’s raffle for the children. Licensed Bar, Refreshments and Live Entertainment!
The Show combines top class entertainment; animals, from Guinea Pigs, Rabbits and Poultry, to Goats, Sheep, Cattle and Horses, together with over 250 tradestands and exhibits, including a beautiful Art & Lifestyle Marquee, and huge Food Pavilion championing local produce, all set in a beautiful parkland setting.
This festival gives wine lovers and real ale fans a treat. Enjoy loads of samples and find out how to match foods with different wines and beers for maximum flavour from both plate and glass. Visitors will be encouraged to take their time wandering from stand to stand, chatting to the producers and sampling their wares, everything from smoked foods and fresh fish and meat to ice-cream, cakes and preserves.
Wealden Times Midwinter Fair, set in a tented village at the Hop Farm in Paddock Wood, will be showcasing over 220 exhibitors for three days at the end of November. There is no lovelier way to shop for original, handmade and desirable Christmas gifts than by browsing amongst the seven heated, joined-up marquees. Small producers and artisans will be showcasing food, fashion, antique and contemporary home and garden ware plus children’s toys and clothes and all exhibitors are handpicked by Wealden Times and our standards are high. As well as perfect presents for the whole family, you’ll find everything else you need to create a perfect Christmas from a fabulous fairy for your tree to festive fashion to make sure you look gorgeous for the party season. When it’s time for a rest, the Street Food Cafe will be serving delicious snacks and meals from vintage vans, whilst tea and cake will be on tap in our Cafe Bakery. So, invite your friends and family and make a day of it!
The Chatsworth Country Fair is one of England’s most spectacular annual outdoor events. Held in the park, it attracts visitors from all over the country. With a packed programme of grand ring entertainment, a cookery theatre and fine food village, there’s lots to see and do. In the showground, you can try your hand at heritage country sports, rural country crafts, and admire the vintage and military vehicles on display. A memorable event for all the family, with all the fun of the vintage fairground for the young and young at heart.
This event will give an opportunity to see the best of British contemporary craft and to purchase work direct from the maker. Purchase from a stunning treasure trove of original and affordable designs created by some of the finest craftsmen and artists in the UK. Textiles, paintings, furniture, metal, leather, ceramics, jewellery, glass, fashion and more…
The festival combines demonstrations from celebrity chefs along with cookery demonstrations, wine tasting classes, a free kids cookery school, and an open air food court where you can enjoy delicious food from around Essex and the world, pint of beer or cider, a glass of champagne or wine, or if you prefer freshly squeezed lemonade or even a pot of tea!