Copy Christmas Cracker


Quay Arts will host its annual Christmas Cracker weekend on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November, featuring over 25 craftspeople and makers.

This is a not-to-be-missed highlight of the festive period and a unique opportunity to shop wonderful, handcrafted, unusual and thoughtful gifts all under one roof.

Entry is free and each day the centre will be open from 09:00-16:00 with stalls located throughout the building from the café and Seminar Room downstairs, to the Clayden Gallery and Green Room upstairs.

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Of course, the Craft Shop will be open and stuffed to the rafters with even more Christmas cards, Christmas crafts and a wonderful selection of Christmas decorations.

This year there is such diversity amongst the stallholders, everything from wood to glass, felt to fabric, mosaic kits to needlepoint kits, prints to jewellery, pottery to illustration.

In the Theatre

As part of the festive weekend Quay Arts also have events in the theatre. On Saturday 27th November, venture on an acoustic journey of stories and songs with one of the UK’s finest vocalists Kiki Dee. Kiki performs with Carmel Luggeri at 20:00. Tickets £22 in advance or £24 on the door.

Longnose Puppets present their show ‘The Hug’ on the Sunday, with performances at 11:00 and 14:00. Based on the heartwarmingly funny book ‘The Hug’ by Eoin McLaughlin and Polly Dunbar, this is a fantastic puppet show starring a Hedgehog and a Tortoise both in search of a restorative hug. Running time 45 minutes, £8 per person or £30 family of 4.

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The Quay Arts Café will be open all weekend serving festive treats plus the usual full menu of food and delicious selection of cakes

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