Our Christmas Fair will feature some of the most talented craftspeople and artisan makers from around the South West. Three levels of stalls including contemporary craft, art, ceramics, illustration, homewares, textiles, decor, gifts, fashion, jewellery, accessories and food and drink – there really is something for everyone.
- Shop for gifts
- Meet talented artisan makers
- Visit the food and drink marketplace
- Join a creative workshop
- Browse the Create art gallery and shop
- Enjoy refreshments at our sea view cafe and restaurant
Take a peek below at our exhibitors from our 2018 Christmas Fair.
Date: 23rd and 24th November 2019
Price: £1 on the door on the day
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa
Trenance, Mawgan Porth,
During our fairs our car park can get very busy. We recommend parking in Mawgan Porth beach car park and taking the free Newquay Lions shuttle bus that will go between the car park and the hotel during the fair.
Curated by: Duchy Fairs.
Duchy Fairs curate and create wonderful public fairs across Cornwall. Each fair has a distinct concept while staying true to their central belief in the joy and value of buying independent.
Christmas Fair Competition 2019
Terms and conditions:
This competition closes at midnight on Friday 15th of November 2019 and the winner will be announced on Monday 18th November 2019. The prize consists of free entry to the Christmas Fair and lunch in our Wild Café restaurant for two at Bedruthan Hotel & Spa. The prize is valid only on 23rd of November or 24th of November 2019. Travel costs are not included in the prize, the winners will need to make their own travel arrangements. There is no cash alternative available for the prize as a whole or any of the elements included. Entrants must be 18 or over to enter, and must not be an employee of the Bedruthan Hotel and Spa or the Scarlet Hotel. Anything not detailed in these terms is chargeable. By providing personally identifiable information when entering this free prize draw you agree to be contacted by Red Hotels specifically about this competition. If you wish you can sign up for newsletters from Bedruthan but this is optional and not a condition of entry. No one will rent, sell or lease this personally identifiable information to other companies or individuals. All names and email addresses will be entered into a free prize draw, only one entry per person (we will not accept automated entries). The winner will be notified by email on the announcement date. If contact cannot be made within 7 days of the draw date, the prize will be forfeited and a further random draw will be made. If you have any queries please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibitor Line-Up 2018
Come and visit the Gallery Rooms, Gift Hall, Food Market and Make Studio. Curated by Duchy Fairs.
The destination for the best in contemporary crafts from Cornwall and beyond. On the first floor of the hotel and on the same level as the fair’s entry.
Alison Bick Design
Beautiful illustrations and designs applied to everyday products including lampshades, cushions, fabric, greetings cards, gifts and prints. Alison draws her inspiration from the natural world and family events. Buy the perfect Christmas gift for the garden or sea lover in your life. Or ask Alison to create something special, bespoke orders and illustration commissions undertaken.
Working from her garden studio in Cornwall, Julia handmakes and hand decorates, porcelain mugs, jugs and bowls, together with handmade and hand painted collectable sculptures. Taking inspiration from her countryside surroundings, she decorates her work with carved textures and colourful pastel glazes.
Traditionally made leather goods, using heritage hand techniques to skillfully craft contemporary handbags, luggage and belts. Bespoke Leather has been working with leather for over 40 years and every item is lovingly produced from the finest leathers which are hand stitched for strength and longevity.
Blossom Clothing Cornwall
Blossom is a knitwear label using cotton, silk and wool and a lifestyle range including throws, wraps, clogs, socks and bags. Designed for real women with real bodies, enjoy!
Call of the Ocean
Call of the Ocean creates coastal inspired eco-silver, gold, brass and enamelled jewellery. The pieces incorporate precious and semi-precious stones, pebbles and sea-glass bringing contemporary yet simple designs.
Clare Elizabeth Kilgour
Clare designs and makes simplistic jewellery for everyday wear using eco silver, brass, wood and botanical finds. Alongside her Jewellery collections, Clare has designed a small collection of air plant mobiles made from brass that have been inspired by the clean minimal lines within her jewellery collections.
Beautiful pottery handmade in Cornwall. A range of ceramic tableware influenced by the Cornish traditions of pottery and inspired by Cornish natural beauty, floral hedgerows, blue skies and white-crested waves. The pots are individually thrown and decorated on the potter’s wheel making each one unique.
Emporium of Illumination
Emporium of Illumination specialises in making and designing bespoke, made-by-hand, illuminations and lighting. They design their fabric in-house, source fabric from across the globe and treasure hunt vintage fabrics to make their lampshades. Each lamp base celebrates simple clean design which incorporates the use of sustainable raw materials or brings back to life vintage objects long forgotten.
Esme Cooper Design and Print
Esme is a textile designer based in Devon. She screenprints onto linen and cotton with dyes and makes the fabric into various items like table runners, napkins, cushions, lampshades and containers. Alongside the textile, she prints her own ceramic transfers and fires these onto British bone china mugs.
Esther makes hand-crafted automata, metalwork and jewellery. Her pieces are made in a combination of different metals including silver, patinated copper and brass with touches of enamel and recycled tin. She uses reclaimed wood or sections of coppiced branches to provide a base for her metal pieces. Esther’s inspiration comes from British wildlife and from poems, folktales and songs. A whimsical storytelling theme runs throughout.
fala studio will help you add a bohemian and rustic touch to your Christmas decor with handmade macrame Christmas decorations and gifts, including macrame Christmas trees, Christmas tree ornaments, table decorations, plant pot hangers, wall art, and DIY macrame kits. Designed and hand-knotted by Ola at her home in Cornwall.
Humble Cottage Designs is a contemporary homeware design company inspired by a modern response to life in Cornwall. Inspired by the landscapes and seascapes of Cornwall Humble Cottage have created a collection of homewares called Cornish Moderns utilising a fresh colour palette and influenced by Modernism. This collection includes coasters, bags, cushions and lampshades. Humble Cottage’s collection also includes a variety of original prints and cards, lightboxes and wooden postcards.
Jago is a multi-award-winning illustrator who creates his work entirely digitally from his home. Jago’s range includes high quality signed giclee prints of his illustrations as well as an expanding range of illustrated products, including stationery and homewares.
Kara and Dave are artists with a laser cutter, inspired by living in the country and by the sea (and their love of Christmas!). When kara designs and dave pushes the buttons, they call it CAC, Computer Aided Craft. It is handmade by machine; they are Digital Makers.
Made By Therapy
All of the Made By Therapy products are designed to bring a sense of wellness, whether this is the relaxing scent of an essential oil infused eco soy candle, or a nature-inspired print. Everything is design-led, hand-crafted and made with the intention of bringing happiness to your home and calm to your every-day.
All knits are handmade by Marissa on her vintage knitting machines in Pembrokeshire. Each collection has been made using quality 100% Merino Lambswool in contemporary designs which are felted to finish. Her sumptuous knitwear and bold colour palette extends into a range of cosy colourful hot water bottle covers and cushions.
Natalie Toms – Wildlife Artist
Natalie is a Cornish wildlife artist inspired by the woods, fields, hedgerows and rivers. Using a drawing technique known as stippling she creates detailed wildlife drawings on cold press watercolour paper. She sells her artwork as prints and cards, and she donates 5% from every sale to the Cornwall Wildlife Trust for their conservation work.
Pica Pica specialises in upcycled, bespoke jewellery with a minimal aesthetic. Crafted from found objects, old jewellery components and eco silver, each piece is completely unique and made by hand.
Rosalind Elunyd Jewellery
Jewellery designs inspired by nature and carved by hand. All Rosalind Elunyd jewellery is cast in sterling silver and then finished individually in order to create beautiful, animal inspired pieces that represent a true likeness of our favourite creatures from around the countryside. From buzzing bees to diving dolphins, sleeping hedgehogs to curious badgers – there’s something for everyone with an ever-expanding collection.
The Curious Sea
Kate of The Curious Sea is influenced by her seaside location recreating the life and motion of the sea in her own original style. Through a mixture of throwing and hand building using earthenware clay, Kate creates original ceramics inspired by the sea. Each piece is truly unique and a little quirky.
The Happy Fox
The Happy Fox is an eco t-shirt design company producing high quality 100% organic cotton t-shirts, sweatshirts and tote bags. The Happy Fox’s t-shirts are hand screen printed in Cornwall and are designed for free-range children and rebel women! Super soft cotton, fun slogans and affordable organic clothing.
With a Gypsy Soul Dreamcatchers
With A Gypsy Soul Dreamcatchers hand create bespoke, contemporary, one-off dreamcatchers and wall hangings for the contemporary home. In a palette of whites and neutrals inspired by the wide open spaces of the Cornish coastline. From the smallest catcher to send a loved one sweet dreams to huge, dramatic statement pieces for your home or venue.
A collection of unique handmade pieces and homespun wares at purse friendly prices. On the ground floor in the hotel’s Ballroom.
Annie Morris is the designer-maker behind the independent brand offering unique homewares and gifts. An exquisite range of hand and machine embroidered products including cushions, lampshades, tea towels, purses, cosmetics bags and greeting cards can be found alongside her collection of ‘make your own’ embroidery kits. Seasonal products such as Christmas decorations and fabulous reusable Christmas crackers will also be available.
Clara Kids clothing is designed and handmade by Alison Capeling in Cornwall. Boiled wool coats, linen dresses and dungarees all with comfort and simplicity in mind and made from beautiful quality natural fabrics for ages 2 – 9 years. Clara will also be selling their natural felt sewing kits, choose from a range of animal characters and a selection of stocking fillers.
Driftwood and Clay
Driftwood and Clay make gifts inspired by the wonderful landscape of the West Cornish coastline. They design all their pieces with sustainability in mind, creating new ways to recycle the objects which wash up on our shore, and combining them with other materials to make unique sculptures and jewellery.
Gill Flury designs and makes beautiful and functional storage and accessories for makers – the people who knit, sew, crochet, embroider, and generally love craft. Often utilizing and re-purposing materials in surprising ways, Gill combines vintage style with modern design to create a range of products to organise beautifully and display the tools and materials of the busy maker.
Going Loopy is an explosion of crochet colour! Sophie makes purses, bags, accessories and homeware which all demonstrate her passion for bright, sparkly neons using yarn, glitter and other textured fabrics.
Hogwash Soap is made in very small batches using the traditional hand whisking method. It is 100% natural, palm oil free, and vegan-friendly. Each bar is cut, stamped and wrapped in gorgeous FairTrade hand-printed paper. Hogwash has a complimentary bath and body range, including moisturizer, bath foam, washes, bath bombs, melts, bath scrubs and salts. All the products are free from ‘nasties’ SLS, SLES and parabens).
Hand felted woollen and hand painted wooden gifts and decorations.
Little Robin creates unique, bespoke hand-knits and accessories all lovingly hand-crafted by Tamsin. Using only the finest yarns in a rich colour palette, each piece aims to have a homespun finish ensuring a hand-knitted look and not machine perfection! Alongside her knitwear range for children, she has some pieces for adults, knitted jewellery, knitted decorations and cards.
Lizzie-May is an illustrator who loves to paint animals, beautiful botanicals, plants and characters using colourful gouache paints. Lizzie prints her illustrations on to a range of lovely paper and fabric goods.
Sally’s Shed hand paints buildings, street and harbour scenes on to reclaimed wood, orphaned china and other vintage bits and bobs. Sally’s Shed also creates story boxes out of ancient draws, boxes and tins, each telling its own individual story. For the festive season, Sally’s Shed captures the traditional Christmas scenery of glittery snow and decorated trees, which adorn Christmas scenes and tree decorations, alongside intricately painted Advent Calendars which are destined to become family heirlooms.
A range of quirky illustrated gifts and homewares all designed by windsweptgirlie in a little studio by the sea. Whale cushions and stuffed fish are just some of the unusual gifts you will find, along with beautiful Cornish inspired prints, coasters and tea towels for your home.
An array of the best in food and drink from the South West. On the lower ground floor, past reception, first right down the stairs.
A Chocolate Kiss
A chocolate kiss is a delicious light, flavoured mallow. Served in a waffle base, and covered in a variety of milk, white and dark chocolate. Suitable for vegetarians and at only 70 calories… you can’t resist a kiss!!
The Bearded Brewery
The Bearded Brewery are cider makers with a micro brewery producing small batches of artisan ciders and tipples.
Buttermilk Confections Limited
Award-winning (gluten-free!) fudge, nut brittle, honeycomb and chocolate from Cornwall using locally sourced ingredients where possible. A treat for every occasion and a gift for every season.
Chocolarder is a bean to bar, craft chocolate maker based in Cornwall. Dedicated to patiently crafting some of the worlds finest chocolate, lovingly handmade in small batches, from ethically sourced organic cocoa beans and a handful of other natural ingredients.
Cornish Country Cordials
Award-winning fruit juices and cordials handmade in small batches without any artificial sweeteners, colours, flavours or preservatives to let the clear, clean flavours of the fruit shine through. From classic lemon cordial to ginger beer to Cornish strawberries and rhubarb, there’s a luscious selection to choose from… refreshing with still or sparkling water, in hot water to soothe a sore, tickly throat or even drizzled into your favourite gin or prosecco cocktail!
Make Industries makes and sells tiffin, caramel, marmalades and flavoured salts.
Mother’s Ruin 1751
Mothers Ruin 1751 brings you a selection of Luxury Gin Flights for an eye-catching Gin experience. A unique treat for yourself, a great gift for a gin lover or a perfect party tipple. With a variety of flights available, you can create your perfect experience. All the gin flights can be supplied with glassware, personalised messaging and with the special show offers and the launch of their Christmas tree advent it’s not to be missed.
Deli Farm Charcuterie
Deli Farm produces artisan award winning air dried charcuterie including Salami, Coppa, Bresaola, Chorizo and Pancetta. All made in Cornwall with prime joints of meat from quality local producers they have combined the traditional Italian methods with modern technology to create the optimum conditions for drying, maturing and taste.
English Spirit Distillery
A small batch English Distiller, with 20 200 litre copper stills, producing Gins, Rums, Liqueurs and unusual Spirits from scratch. Master Distiller – Dr John Walters – is one of the country’s leading distillers, he has a simple philosophy – Taste First!
Freda’s Peanut Butter
A love of Peanut Butter led husband and wife team, Lisa and Andrew Newsham, to search for the perfect blend. Uniquely flavoured and deeply roasted with natural ingredients and the perfect crunch- this is Peanut Butter but better.
Hanson Fine Foods
Hanson Fine Foods deliver fine cheeses direct to your door, wherever you are in the UK you can enjoy the very best cheeses being produced in Cornwall and beyond.
Sunset Brewing Company
Exceptional beers made for exceptional people. Their beers are produced with precision and purpose in a pocket-sized brewery in Cornwall. A small batch production process means they ensure the consistency and quality of the finished product – delivering a delicate, nuanced balance of flavours in every mouthful.
The Cornish Artisan
A range of organic herbal teas handcrafted in Cornwall. Simple and effective products to support wellbeing. Inspired by nature and cultivated with 25 years experience as a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner. Mindfully created with love and responsibly sourced using only a 100% organic and natural ingredients.
Cornwall Christmas Box
This amazing charity encourages people to donate Christmas dinner food boxes to help families in need during the festive period. Come and meet Cornwall Christmas Box at the fair to find out how you can get involved.
Rare Creation will be popping up in the Food Market with a wonderful array of fresh and dried festive flower and foliage decorations and wreaths. All locally grown or sourced.
MAKE STUDIO & DROP-IN WORKSHOPS
A selection of wares from some of Cornwall’s finest makers and the chance to drop into a seasonal workshop. On the ground floor down the stairs from the Gallery Rooms.
Lin Lovekin Baskets
Lin is a professional basketmaker who makes a wide variety of high-quality willow baskets for shopping, foraging, the kitchen, fireside and garden as well as sustainable Christmas decorations and gifts. She grows and hand harvests her own willow to create richly coloured baskets with their own distinctive character, shape and style.
Sarah Drew Jewellery
Colourful statement jewellery made from found sea-plastic, sea-glass, driftwood and sea-string combined with handmade eco-silver and brass chains and chunky semi-precious stones. Large sustainable stones such as boulder opal and Cornish aquamarine set in eco-silver and recycled gold for strong rings, earrings and pendants.
The Nature of Paper
Taking inspiration from nature, Pam works with different types of paper to recreate flora and fauna, from tiny insects to entire walls of flowers. Each item is individually crafted using small scale production techniques and lots of lovely paper of course, sometimes with a bit of fun and quirkiness thrown in for good measure.
Join our makers to peruse their wares and drop in to take part in a workshop. Spend some time getting festive and create something lovely to take home with you.
Running all day from 10am to 4pm on Saturday or Sunday, no need to book.
Each make will take between 30 and 60 minutes and is suitable for complete beginners.
£5 per make including all the materials.
Lin Lovekin Baskets – Willow Christmas Tree Decoration Workshop
Sarah Drew Jewellery – Bling Ring Workshop
Join jewellery designer Sarah and make your own bling ring to add some seasonal sparkle to your Christmas look. Using a selection of pretty beads and jewellery wire, all provided by Sarah, you can create your own ring to keep and wear for years to come.
The Nature of Paper – Paper Wreath Workshop
Stall holder information
Applications for the 2019 Christmas Fair have now closed.
If you’d like to be informed of applications to exhibit at future fairs please fill out the form at duchyfairs.co.uk/stayintouch