Christmas Fayres in Essex

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This is the place for details of Christmas Fayres and Christmas Markets across Essex.

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November

Christmas Kaleidoscope
the sentinel gallery, Chapel Road, Wivenhoe, CO7 9DX
Saturday 5th November 2016 – Saturday 31st December 2016 (Tuesdays to Sundays 10am to 5pm)
The Christmas Kaleidoscope returns to assist you in all your seasonal shopping. The final exhibition of 2016 combines familiar artists with new artists from across the UK in an exhibition of high quality, contemporary crafts and affordable art.
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The German Market
Meadow Croft Garden Centre, Woodham Road, Battlesbridge SS11 7QU
Friday 11th November 2016 – Saturday 24th December 2016
With a vast array of stalls and German Christmas produce, the German Market is sure to put everyone in the festive spirit.
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The Twizzle Gallery Christmas Fayre
Marine Chandlery, Titchmarsh Marina, Coles Lane, Walton on the Naze, Essex CO14 8SL
Friday 25th November 2016 – Saturday 24th December 2016
The doors are now open at The Twizzle Gallery for the Christmas Fayre! In addition to our wonderful works of art, we have special, sparkling gifts made just for the festive season. There are icicles, snowmen and stars for the tree; there are baubles and bangles and much more to see; with nautical whimsies for seafaring friends, and cards by the artists, the list never ends!

Late Night Christmas Shopping Extravaganza
Blake House Craft Centre, Blake End, nr Braintree, CM77 6RA
Monday 28th November 2016, 6-10pm.
“Join us for our annual Late Night Christmas Shopping Extravaganza at Blake House with lots of great ideas and goodies to be found for the festive season!
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The Spirit of Christmas
Goldhanger Village Hall
Wednesday 30th November 7pm-9pm
Health and beauty products, artisan foods, beautiful crafts and gifts, free samples & tastings, yoga demonstrations, bags and shoes, Secret Santa, raffle and more…
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December

Riverside Winter Wonderland
Riverside Ice Rink, Victoria Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1FG
Thursday 1st December 2016 to Saturday 24th December 2016
Christmas decorations and a snow machine will create a wintry feel. Elves will greet skaters & there will be Christmas carols. Surrounding the rink will be Christmas market stalls with local producers selling seasonal produce, plus a Christmas area and special Santa’s Grotto!
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The Minories and Firstsite Christmas Makers Market
Lewis Gardens, Colchester
Friday 2nd Saturday 3rd, Sunday 4th December 2016
Gifts, decorations, Christmas shops, decorations and festive food and drink.
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Hadleigh Christmas Market
Hadleigh Old Fire Station
Saturday 3rd December 2016
The Rotary Club of Hadleigh Castle are holding a Christmas Market in aid of local charities, featuring over 40 stalls for that special present that you will not find on the high street, Santa’s Grotto…
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EAG Christmas Fayre
The Cricketers Pub, Spring Lane, Fordham Heath, Colchester, CO3 9TG
Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December 2016
Father Christmas is once again coming back to Eight Ash Green and he is bringing his Elves.
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Christmas Market at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park
Mucking Wharf Road, Mucking, Stanford-le-Hope SS17 0RN
Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December 2016, 11am – 6pm
Free Entry, Free Parking. Lots of local stalls, mulled wine, festive food and entertainment
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Christmas at Flatford
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2016 10.30am – 3.30pm.
Experience a Tudor Christmas at Valley Farm; drink mulled wine by a crackling log fire; enjoy scrumptious festive food in the tea room; discover gifts for friends and family in the shop; wassail and apple tree; make natural bird feeders and traditional decorations in the RSPB Wildlife Garden.
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Hyde Hall
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, nr Chelmsford
Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December 2016
“Explore an array of stalls selling unique and inspiring gifts while sipping on mulled wine and listening to the Essex Chordsman singing Christmas Carols. Normal Garden Admission applies.”
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Winter Wonderland of Crafts
Foundry Court Community Centre, Colchester Road, Manningtree CO11 1EJ
Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December 2016, 10am to 4pm
Raising money for ECHO – Evelina Children’s Heart Organisation.
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Christmas in Creeksea
Creeksea Place Farm, Ferry Road, Burnham CM0 8PJ
Saturday 3rd December 2016 and Sunday 4th December 2016, 10am to 5pm
Local crafts, musicians, food, Father Christmas and much more!
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Coggeshall Christmas Fayre
Stoneham Street, Coggeshall
Saturday 10th December 2016, 1:30pm to 7pm
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Essex Christmas Sparkle Fair
The Arena, Five Lakes, Colchester
Saturday 10th December 2016 and Sunday 11th December 2016
“Largest Indoor Christmas Fair in Essex with around 200 stalls with live entertainment and a christmassy atmosphere.”
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Gilwell Park Christmas Fair
Gilwell Park, Bury Road, Chingford, London E4 7QW
Sunday 11th December 2016 11am – 5pm
Get in the festive spirit and visit our free Christmas Fair. We’ll be hosting high quality stalls offering a great range of seasonal wares and refreshments as well as decking our very own halls with holly!
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Museum of Power Christmas Fayre
Museum of Power, nr Maldon
Sunday 11th December 2016
“Come and meet Santa, enjoy a minature steam train ride and meander through our Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment..”
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Rainham Marshes Christmas Fair
RSPB Rainham Marshes New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, RM19 1SZ
Sunday 11th December 2016, 2 pm onwards
“Missing the final present or two? Drop into our mini Christmas Fair where we will have loads of crafts and gifts”
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