Christmas Fairs 2008

Christmas Fairs 2008

London & South East

Christmas Market
15th November 2008
Hatfield House

Waddesdon Christmas Fair in Coach House
1st/2nd and 8th/9th November
Waddesdon Manor, Nr. Aylesbury
Tel: 01296 653226

Macmillan Cancer Support Christmas
4th November 10am – 4pm
The Royal Horticultural Halls,
Greycoat Street, London SW1.
Entry is £7, £5 concessions,
free after 3pm. Tickets at the door
Tel: 020 7795 0055.

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Spirit of Christmas Fair
5th – 9th November
Olympia, London
Tel: 0870 121 2525

Gifts for Christmas Fair
7th – 9th November
Hatfield House

Mary Howard Christmas Fair
11th – 14th November
Hullavington Airfield, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Tel: 01344 484 123

Christmas Arts, Craft and Gift Fair
16th November
The Royal Chace Hotel, Enfield

Fontwell Festive Food Fair
16th November
Fontwell Park Racecourse,?Nr. Arundel
Tel: 01243 543 335

Leeds Castle Festive Fair
22nd & 23rd November
Maidstone, Kent
Tel: 01622 767866

Wandsworth Friends of Cancer Research Christmas Fair
Evening Preview on 25th and
9.30am – 3.30pm on 26th November
Battersea Arts Centre
Lavender Hill
London SW11

Christmas Craft Fair
28th – 30th November
Sandringham Estate

Christmas Food & Craft Show
29th – 30th November
Cressing Temple Barns,? Braintree
Tel: 01376 584 903

Chelsea Physic Garden Fair
Sunday 30 November 2008 10am-4pm
66 Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4HS

Wellbeing Christmas Fair
1st December
Draper’s Hall, Throgmorton St, London EC2N
Tel: 020 7772 6400

Save the Children Christmas Cocktail
2nd December
Banqueting House,

Tel: 020 7223 5180

Highclere Castle Christmas Fair in aid of the Thames

Valley and Chiltern Air


2nd December

Highclere  Castle
Newbury, Berks
Tel: 01635 250750

Knebworth House Christmas Fair
6th – 7th December

Norwich Christmas: Christmas Craft Stalls
3rd – 14th December
The Forum and Craft Marquee
01263 722825

The Cambridgeshire Christmas Gifts Show
Wood Green Animal Shelter, Godmanchester
Arena and Annexe
15th & 16th November
Tel: 01223 306655

Christmas Crafts Oakleigh Fair
Woodgreen Animal Shelter, Godmanchester
Arena and Annexe
13th & 14th December
Tel: 01223 306655

Christmas Family Festival
15th December – 6th January
Sandringham Estate
Tel: 0871 200 1416

South West

Dickensian Christmas Weekend
1st – 2nd December
Rochester, Medway

South Hill Park Christmas Craft Fair
15 – 16th November
Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire
Tel: 01344 484123

Wincanton Christmas Fair
9th November
Wincanton Racecourse
Tel: 01749 813 011

Mary Howard Christmas Fair
11th – 14th November
Hullavington Airfield, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Tel: 01344 484 123

Living Crafts for Christmas
21st – 23rd November
Blenheim Palace
Tel: 0870 111 912

Devon and Cornwall Equine Christmas Fair
22nd- 23rd November
01884 250 230

The Marie Curie Christmas Fair (sponsored by Knight Frank)
24th November
Dulverton Town Hall
Tel: 01884 703535

Didcot Street Fair
27th November, 4pm – 9pm
Broadway and Orchard Centre, Didcot
Tel: 01235 817200

Royal Smithfield Christmas Fair
5th- 6th December
Royal Bath and West Showground, Shepton Mallet
Tel: 01749 822 222

Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery
Christmas Fair
30th November

Bath Christmas Market, Bath
27th November -7th December
Tel: 01225 396 417

Gifts For Christmas Fair
South of England Showground, Ardingly, Sussex
14th -16th November
01444 892700

Gifts For Christmas Fair
Windsor Racecourse, Berkshire
11th -12th October

The North

Christmas at Capesthorne 2008 with crafts
Capesthorne Hall
28th, 29th & 30th November
Tel: 01625 861221

Living North Christmas Fair
Newcastle Racecourse, Gosforth
6th – 9th November
Tel: 01434 609933

Yorkshire Christmas Craft Festival
Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate
13th – 16th November

Christkindelmarkt, German Christmas Market
Millennium Square, Leeds
14th November – 201st December
Tel: 0113 395 0891

Edinburgh Art Fair
21st, 22nd & 23rd November
Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Tel: 01875 819595

Edinburgh’s Traditional German Market
The Mound, Edinburgh
Christmas programme runs from 27th November – 25th December

Paxton House Christmas Cracker
22nd – 23rd November
Paxton House, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Christmas Craft Festival
St William’s College
22nd November -23rd November

Christmas Craft Festival
Duncombe Park
15th – 16th November

Christmas Craft Festival
The Bankfield Hotel
23rd November

Christmas Floral Art Show
6th – 7th December
Talla Nan Ross, Kingussie
Tel: 01540 661 389

The Midlands & East Anglia

Festive Gift Fair
20th – 23rd November
Hall 9, NEC, Birmingham
Tel: 020 8332 9595

Keddlestone Hall Christmas Craft Fair
22th November
Keddlestone Hall, Derbyshire
Tel: 01332 842191

Traditional Christmas Fair
[Dates not yet available]
Shropshire Wildlife Trust Centre, Shrewsbury
Tel: 01743 284 280

Christmas Fair
20th – 23rd November
Kelmarsh Hall, Northamptonshire
Tel: 01604 686 543

Presents Galore, Macmillan Cancer Relief
28 Nov (evening only; 5.30 – 8pm)
29 Nov (10 – 5)
30 Nov (10 – 4.30)

Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket
Tel: 01638 668802

Louth Christmas Market
30th November
Market Square, Louth

Lincoln Christmas Market
4th – 7th December
Castle Square, Lincoln

Melton Mowbray Victorian Christmas Fayr
7th December
Town centre, Melton Mowbray, Leics

Christmas Street Fair
7th December
Woodbridge Thoroughfare, Woodbridge
Tel: 01394 384941


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