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Popular Christmas Fair 'the nicest way to shop'

PUBLISHED: 11:00 25 November 2011 | UPDATED: 20:21 20 February 2013

Samual Green, Amelie Green, Ethan Cooke. Blackawton  Primary School children test some of the goodies being prepared for the village’s annual Christmas Fair.

Samual Green, Amelie Green, Ethan Cooke. Blackawton Primary School children test some of the goodies being prepared for the village’s annual Christmas Fair.

Blackawton & Dittisham's hugely popular Christmas Craft Fair returns on Friday 9th December. Tempting shoppers will be jewellery from Jacque Gibson, homemade soaps from Jo Hartley and lots of other handmade gifts

Blackawton & Dittishams hugely popular Christmas Craft Fair returns on Friday 9th December.



Tempting shoppers will be jewellery from Jacque Gibson, homemade soaps from Jo Hartley as well as wooden bowls, handmade wreaths, driftwood decorations, bunting and soft furnishings, cakes and preserves.



The atmosphere will be suitably festive with a decorated hall, Christmas carols sung by Blackawton Primary School children and mulled wine and minced pies on sale.



Children from the school and playgroup have been involved in helping make some of the goods on offer including mini Christmas cakes and mince pies.




Many traders have contributed to the raffle being held on the day.



The fair, which regularly attracts hundreds of shoppers, has been running for over five years.



The fair is organised by the Friends of Blackawton School to help raise funds for the school and the venue alternates between Blackawton and Dittisham village halls.



Fair organiser Sarah Green said: With bags of atmosphere and gorgeous, unusualgifts on offer, the Blackawton and Dittisham Fair has to be one of the nicest ways to do your Christmas shopping.



There are dozens of highly skilled, professional craftspeople living in and around the villages and this is a rare chance for people to see their wares under one roof.



The Fair will be at Blackawton Village Hall, Friday 9 December 2011 between 1pm to 6pm. Free parking is available at the Village Hall.

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