Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre for that Special Christmas Gift

The annual Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre is taking place in Ards Arts Centre, Conway Square, Newtownards on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 November.

Knitted products by Wee Yarn Design, one of the craft makers who will be taking part in the Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre at Ards Arts Centre on 29 and 30 November.

An array of local craft makers and artists will once again provide an opportunity to purchase a range of unique, local, handcrafted products.

The festive Fayre, now in its seventh year, is organised by Ards and North Down Borough Council and will feature 28 craft makers and artists in the galleries of the Arts Centre. Come along and enjoy complimentary refreshments and browse the stalls for that inspirational gift. Free gift wrapping will be available. Admission is free.

There will also be festive live music by pianists Lisa Dawson on Friday and Ruth McCavery on Saturday from 12-2pm on both days.

Speaking about the Fayre, Emily Crawford, Arts and Heritage Manager with Ards and North Down Borough Council said: “Ards Arts Centre is delighted to once again host the annual Creative Peninsula Art and Craft Fayre. The event brings together some of the finest artist and makers in our Borough, with beautifully curated stalls to meet all your festive shopping needs.

You’ll find quirky handmade prints, an array of beautiful ceramics, jewellery in silver and ceramic, fabulous and affordable fine art and intricate papercraft to name just a few. With complimentary refreshments, gift wrapping and festive music, don’t miss this atmospheric opportunity to support your local artists and makers with a handmade treat for you or a loved one!”

Christmas baubles by Victoria Bentham, one of the artists who will be at the Creative Peninsula Christmas Fayre at Ards Arts Centre on 29 and 30 November.

The Fayre runs from 10am – 5pm on Friday 29 and 10am – 4.30pm on Saturday 30 November.

Visitors to Saturday’s Fayre can also enjoy the Festive Market and Newtownards Christmas Lights Switch on taking place on High Street and Conway Square from 10am – 6pm.

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