Westonbirt Fair 2013
PUBLISHED: 17:16 28 August 2013 | UPDATED: 17:16 28 August 2013
The 2013 Westonbirt Fair brings together over 120 stalls offering you a mouth watering display of products rarely seen on the High Street, from imaginative gift ideas and exciting home decorating trends to gourmet treats and delicacies, luxury clothes and accessories, and a glittering array of well-priced Christmas presents for children, family and friends.
With nearly half the stalls new to the Fair this year, you are sure to find something special to tempt you. Wander into the Orangerie and you will find it packed with the most delectable seasonal food, including truffles, liqueurs and award winning chocolates, marinades, chutneys, sauces and preserves, wild boar and smoked game charcuterie, together with a selection beautifully presented gourmet delights including teas, tisanes and tasty treats.
Look out for hand decorated pottery, porcelain and stone, and beautiful pots filled with bulbs, while on the fashion side, you will be spoilt for choice. Leather, silk, suede and cashmere, fur, fine wool and cotton, delicate embroidery, lace trimmings, feathers and crystals, all used to stunning effect in a range of daytime, evening and casual wear for town and country for men, women and children.
As well as toys and nursery gifts, there are gadgets for teenagers and books for all ages, original jewellery and hall marked silver, vintage textiles and table decorations, lamps, candles and Christmas lights, crackers and hand made wreaths using dried fruit and spices. Nor have the men in your life been forgotten; browse through a range of gifts, chosen exclusively with men in mind, to delight him on Christmas morning.
And to make your day even more enjoyable, you will find plenty of free onsite parking, a snack and go café selling delicious home made cakes, a restaurant serving home cooked food all day, and a wine bar. There will be an opportunity to participate in our silent auction, run by Macmillan Cancer Support, to try your luck on the tombola, run by Home-Start in Gloucestershire, and to take part in our grand raffle. Prizes include a cash prize of £250, a weekend for two in Mayfly Cottage with fishing in season, dinner and one night’s accommodation for two at Egypt Mill, hire of an 18ft red and white jousting tent, tickets to Badminton, and many, many more. All of which can be found on our website.
So start your Christmas shopping here and enjoy a great day out in beautiful surroundings while supporting this year’s charities
Macmillan Cancer Support
Improving the lives of people with cancer
Home-Start in Gloucestershire
Offering friendship and practical support for struggling families
The Fair takes place at Westonbirt School on Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th October from10am to 4pm. Entrance donation is £7, under 16s free.
Last year, after overheads, we raised over £25,000 for our two charities. This year, with your support, we hope to give even more. So please put a note in your diary, tell your friends, and help us to make 2013 a bumper year..