Annual Craft Fair arrives this weekend

The annual Craft Fair showcases a variety of handmade treats.
The annual Craft Fair showcases a variety of handmade treats.

Craft lovers are in for a treat as the annual Craft Fair arrives at Banbridge’s Solitude Park on Saturday.

Taking place as part of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Autumn Arts programme, this year’s Fair offers an even greater selection of arts and crafts - showcasing the work of artists and craftspeople from across Northern Ireland and further afield.

The Autumn Arts Craft Fair is the perfect place to pick up some unique, exclusive and handcrafted gifts including jewellery, candles, ceramics, glassware, fine furniture. As well as providing a spot of retail therapy, the Craft Fair will feature live music and street theatre plus children’s entertainment such as face painting, balloon modelling and drop-in workshops with local artist Rachael O’Neill. Local restaurant Sugar Supper Club will be serving up tasty treats and refreshments. To add to the festivities, Banbridge town centre will also be hosting a packed programme of street entertainment throughout the day.

The craft fair will run from 10.30am to 4pm. Admission is only £2 for adults and £1 concession.

For full details of festival events and activities, see the Autumn Arts programme at www.armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk