Christmas Fayres in Essex

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Brentwood Festive Craft & Gift Show 2014
The Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, Essex CM15 9NN
Saturday 1st November 2014 – Sunday 2nd November 2014
Now in its 19th year… The huge Brentwood Festive Craft & Gift Show will be returning to the Brentwood Centre this November. Crammed full of amazing, innovative and original festive gifts – there really is something for the entire family
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Colchester Winter Fair
Colchester High Street
Sunday 2nd November 2014, 11am – 5pm
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we are handmade contemporary christmas craft and design fair
Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1DG
Saturday 8th November 2014 10am – 4pm
This event will showcase a wide range of handmade items that are just perfect for Christmas gifts. This is the ideal place to find unique, well-designed handmade presents – if you are looking for something a bit different this Christmas then you’ll be spoilt for choice with over 30 stalls to browse
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Southend Festive Craft & Gift Show 2014
Southend Tennis & Leisure Centre, Essex SS2 4FA
Saturday 8th November 2014 – Sunday 9th November 2014
The popular Southend Festive Craft & Gift Show will be returning to the Main Exhibition Halls at Garon Park this November. Crammed full of amazing, innovative and original festive gifts – there really is something for the entire family.
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Crafts for Christmas – The Guild of Essex Craftsmen
Hyland House, Chelmsford
Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th November 2014
The Guild of Essex Craftsmen are holding their Fair in the stunning setting of Hylands House. The new pavilion is now open so you can see the work of up to 70 talented artists and craftsmen exhibiting both traditional and contemporary arts and crafts. Many exhibitors will be demonstrating .Chat to the crafts people, and buy an original piece directly from the craftsmen/artists
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Medieval Christmas Fair
Grange Barn, Coggeshall CO6 1RE
Saturday 15th November 2014 – Sunday 16th November 2014
Market stalls under cover, re-enactors, and the Colne & Colchester Embroiderer’s Guild.

Christmas Fayre
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, Burnham on Crouch Essex CM0 8AX
Sunday 16th November 2014 11:00 to 15:00 Free entry
There will be an array of Christmas stalls upstairs from local people. If you are looking to pick up a unique Christmas Gift then this is the place to come. From wines, to chocolate, trinkets & wrapping paper there is sure to be something for everyone. Mulled wine and Christmas cakes will be available to purchase, there will also be a raffle with all proceeds going to charity.

Festive Craft Fayre
The Meadows Shopping Centre – Chelmsford
Friday 21st November 2014 – Sunday 23rd November 2014
“Please make a visit to Chelmsfords premier shopping centre The Meadows. We are hosting a Christmas Gift & Craft Fair at this wonderful location to help start off the Christmas Season. There will be approx 20 stalls, selling wonderful items across a variety of different crafts and a selection of Christmas themed merchandise. Car parking at the location is ample with hundreds of spaces at the shopping centre and many more nearby at Chelmsford’s numerous car parks.
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Stratford st Mary’s ‘Not From The High Street’ Christmas Fayre
The Institute Hall, Higham Road, Stratford St Mary, CO7 6YQ
Saturday 22nd November 10.30am-3pm Adults £1.50, Children go free
Stalls selling unique locally made Christmas gifts and stocking fillers. Children’s activities and crafts, Santa’s Grotto, refreshments and cakes, and much more. Proceeds go towards the abc preschool.Find the perfect Christmas gift here! For more info: Laurie on 07817683360,

Christmas Craft Fair
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon. CM9 4PZ.
Saturday 22nd November 2014 9:30am – 3:00pm FREE
Handmade gifts, Christmas cards and decorations, basketry, ceramics, handmade jewellery, textiles, painting, silk painting, cross stitch, homemade cakes and preserves.
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St. Lukes Centre, Imperial Avenue, Mayland. CM3 6AH
Saturday 22nd November 2014 10:00 – 14:00 Free
In aid of St Barnabas Church. Stalls, cards, gifts and jewellery, tombola, raffle, refreshments. For Enquiries Lynda 01621 741415
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Christmas Bazaar
Purleigh Village Hall, CM3 6PB.
Saturday 22nd November 2014 12:00 FREE
In aid of NSPCC and Embrace. Gifts, cakes, tombola, raffle, books, games, & refreshments. Enquiries: 01621 850739
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The Essex Craft and Design Show
RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Rettendon, Essex, CM3 8ET
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd November 2014
An ideal opportunity to buy that unique Christmas gift. Over forty artists, craftspeople and designer makers will be showcasing and selling fine art, photography, jewellery, ceramics, textiles and many more contemporary crafts.
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Burnham Indoor Christmas Market
The Carnival Hall, Arcadia Road, Burnham-on-Crouch. CM0 8EF.
Sunday 23rd November 2014. 10:00 – 14:00 FREE
A range of Christmas gifts and refreshments all under one roof.
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Pamper Evening & Christmas Fayre
Frances Barsdley Academy for Girls, Brentwood Rd, Romford, RM1 2RR
Friday 28th November 2014 6.30pm – 9.30pm Tickets £3.00 incl. free glass of wine or orange
£1.50 for under 18’s
Many exhibitors including, Handbags, Purses, Greetings Cards and Stationery, Handmade Gifts and Jewellery, Chocolate Lollies, Candles, Creams, Cosmetics, Cat Rescue Charity Stall, Nickel Free Jewellery, Forever Living Products and much more

Christmas Market
The Swan Public House, Swan Lodge, School Road, Little Totham, Maldon. CM9 8LB.
Friday 28th November – Saturday 29th November 2014
A lovely pub, with good beer and food. Local produce and craft stalls.

Canvey Island Christmas Event And Lights Switch On
Canvey Island Town Centre
Saturday 29th November 2014
Christmas Festive Fun including entertainment hosted by Heart Essex Radio, children’s games, funfair, stalls, Christmas lights switch on and much more! Free entry, everyone welcome.
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Christmas Shopping and Family Fun Day
Blake Hall Craft Centre
Saturday 29th November, 10am-7.30pm.
Festive fun and Christmas shopping experience for all the family, with Father Christmas himself joining us, a firework finale at 7.30pm and lots more throughout the day.
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Beth Chatto Christmas Fair
Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, nr Colchester
Saturday 29th November 2014,
Christmas stalls and tasty treats.
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Christmas Gift & Craft Fair
The Ivory Rooms – Billericay
Saturday 29th November 2014 10:30am – 2:30pm
A fair with aprox. 20 stalls, all selling wonderful items across a variety of different crafts and a selection of Christmas themed merchandise. Car parking is plentiful and free. There is a bar area available for refreshments and snacks.
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Christmas Craft Fair -The Guild of Essex Craftsmen
Cromwell Manor, Wat Tyler Way, Pitsea
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November 2014
Visit the Guild of Essex Craftsmen show and see the work of talented traditional and contemporary artists and craftsmen, then buy an original work of art directly from the crafts people.
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Barleylands Craft Village Festive Fair
Barleylands Farm Park & Craft Village, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD
Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November 2014 Free 10:00am to 4:00pm
Christmas shopping inspiration, demonstrations, live family entertainment
and a lovely festive atmosphere across the weekend! Plus explore the Farmers Market on both the Saturday & Sunday morning.
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Christmas Craft and Design Fair
The Warren Golf and Country Club, Nr Maldon. CM9 6RW
Sunday 30th November 2014 Time: 10:00 – 16:00 Free
30 makers and artist selling a range of contemporary and vintage-inspired hand made items from ‘We are handmade’. Refreshments available.
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we are handmade contemporary christmas craft and design fair
The Warren Golf & Country Club, Nr Maldon, Essex CM9 6RW
Sunday 30th November 2014
This Christmas Craft and Design Fair will have over 30 makers selling the latest in contemporary and vintage inspired handmade designs. This will be the ideal opportunity for shoppers to find those special gifts for loved ones this Christmas.
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