have the appeal of supporting not only local artists but also local causes.
The Herbert's annual Making Merry event takes place today with a craft fair
, arty workshops and seasonal sing-along with a community choir.
Jamie L'Heureux, co-chair of the PTO, said that the idea for a craft fair
came about when traditional fundraising methods were not bringing in the revenue needed to fund the PTO's enrichment activities.
We started 30 years ago with four or five tables at a general meeting and it grew out of that," AWA former president and craft fair
organiser Betty Niemann told the GDN.
only, there only, there T will be a free vintage bus service running every 15 minutes between the craft fairs
at the Herbert and the transport museum.
I'll continue to put on craft fairs
for a while but what I'd really like to do is open my own underwear shop," she said.
Would-be artists who hadn't shown their work at craft fairs
before were encouraged to take part.
In addition, both the AWA Bazaars and Craft Fairs
have supported local charities with the participation of Sneha, the BSPCA, Awal Women's Society, Al Wafa and Al Rashad Centres, Belize Orphanage, and the Craft Centre to name a few.
THE popular seasonal craft fairs
in the centre of Cardiff could be on the move to make way for new developments around the Old Library.
Stewart Park is holding the latest in its fortnightly craft fairs
on Sunday, in the Bolckow Visitor Centre in the recently refurbished park.
CELEBRATE the magic of a Shakespeare country Christmas this year with a backdrop of Christmas lights, festive craft fairs
and street entertainment:
YORKSHIRE craft fairs
will be at Sunnyfield House, Guisborough on Saturday from 9.