Get in the mood for festive celebrations at the Valentines Mansion Christmas Fair. It’s THE place to start your festive shopping – not only will the Mansion be full of stalls offering some wonderful gift ideas, but our artists’ studios will also be open for you to browse and pick up many handmade arts and crafts.
Handmade jewellery and ornaments for the home and garden, paintings and more made by our artists to lots of wonderful Christmas gift ideas from our carefully selected suppliers of unusual crafts, artisan food and drink. This is sure to get you in the mood for Christmas. Here’s a closer look at some of the stall holders we’ve handpicked for you:
Gorgeous handcrafted soaps for everyday use made by a multi award-winning artisan producer, established in London and handmade in the UK.
Visit their stall for ready-made gifts, the option of creating your own, and also special offers and festive deals.
Inspired by the ocean, Blue Kazoo bring you unique handcrafted jewellery and gifts for all occasions.
Who can resist chocolate, especially when it’s the good stuff! Enjoy organic handcrafted raw chocolate and fudge – all sugar, dairy and gluten free from Cocao Amelie. All ingredients are ethically sourced and made with love into mouth-watering treats. Choose from individual chocolates, bars, gift boxes and small gift bags.
Back for the 2nd year, Suffolk based designer brings her beautiful scraves and wraps in natural yarns to Ilford for our Christmas Fair.
Get your hands on some handmade British Beef Jerky and BBQ foods including sauces and rubs in tantalising flavours! All made from a little brown shed in Essex…
A delicious collection of festive honey and nut gift boxes.
Decorate your home with fabulous luxury hand painted artwork and Christmas decorations by The Little Craftery.
Unique fairtrade jewellery and accessories sourced from artisans from around the world.
Handmade, retro – inspired nightwear and separates by textile artist Karen Odinga. Unique and comfortable pieces that add a touch of vintage styling to your wardrobe.
Handcrafted gemstone jewellery and hand stamped jewellery, gifts and personalised Christmas decorations.
Handmade Christmas wreaths and decorations.
Fun and creative handmade cards and advent calendars, and decorations with a vintage retro feel.
Imaginative and colourful textile art, prints, and clothing.
Treat yourself and your family & friends to delicious festive cupcakes.
Stepping Lightly Foods
Homemade jams and chutneys.
A lovely selection of dried flowers, Christmas wreaths and gift items.
Head for the top floor and browse the artists’ studios for unique handmade crafts – from paintings and books, to jewellery and glass decorative items for the home, to cool ceramics – all created by local craftspeople.
A café with character! Fresh coffees and hot Belgian waffles topped with seasonal fruit, fine flavor syrups, cinnamon sugar, organic yoghurt & cream – all served from a stylish Citroen H Van.
We’re thrilled to have Zara’s treats back with us for a 3rd time! Visit her stall for a gorgeous selection of handmade foods, including cakes, breads, cupcakes, sauces and sweets.
Just Like Mummy
Something for the little ones – festive face painting, glitter tattoos, nails and hair braiding.
Sunday 27 November