Nailsea church holds popular craft fair

PUBLISHED: 13:00 20 November 2019

Angela Elliott, Pat Povey and Stephanie Everett Baubles, Beads and Bows at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Angela Elliott, Pat Povey and Stephanie Everett Baubles, Beads and Bows at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Jewellery, woodwork, soap, ceramics, scarves and toys were just some of the impressive items on sale at Nailsea Methodist Church's popular craft fair.

Ginny Buckley with Fairtrade gifts from the Holy Land at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONGinny Buckley with Fairtrade gifts from the Holy Land at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

More than 600 people packed into the church, in Silver Street, to browse stalls for gifts and Christmas decorations.

Talented crafters were happy to talk about their impressive handiwork to shoppers.

Churchgoers and the girls' brigade also ran stalls on the day and children were able to get creative on the craft table and take part in a trail.

The event is renowned for its bacon butties which proved very popular with visitors.

Diane Javoric and Sara Brentnall's Christmas Crafts at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONDiane Javoric and Sara Brentnall's Christmas Crafts at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Organiser Rose Lancaster thanked everyone who helped out at the event. She said: "It was a really successful day.

"It can't happen without lots of people from our church who work really hard."

Money from the fair will go towards charities the church supports.

Brian Dewhirst at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONBrian Dewhirst at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Brian Dewhirst at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair.    Picture: MARK ATHERTONBrian Dewhirst at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Joan Birkenshaw with her Joan Birkenshaw with her "Made With Love" cards and gifts at Nailsea Methodist church Christmas Craft fair. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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