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Armagh Craft Fair returns with an even bigger and brighter line-up

Armagh Craft Fair is returning to Armagh on Saturday 28th May from 10.30am to 6pm, at The Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre.

Bringing high quality Craft to the heart of Armagh City this annual event offers something for everyone. The fair will feature over 45 high quality craft stalls from makers across Northern Ireland and Ireland. The crafts on show at this year’s Craft Fair will include textiles, knitwear, jewellery, wood, metal, basketry, glass, soaps, leather, ceramics,  and candles to name but a few…..

There will also be 14 free craft demonstrations from master crafters throughout the day including hands on creative craft making opportunities for both adults and children. Why not have a go and learn a new skill? Ever had a burning desire to try your hand at Ceramics, Mosaic, Flame Worked Glass, Leather Working, Jewellery Making, Lace Making, Basket Making, Weaving or Traditional Wood Turning? Well now’s your chance to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in as they’re all available at this year’s Craft Fair.

In addition to all this, there will be free children’s workshops, musical entertainment, great food & much more including the latest addition to the Craft Fair – Craft Beverages and Tastings with local craft breweries and producers showcasing their quality products for audiences to sample and purchase.

Also, don’t forget to take a look at the fantastic Art Of Craft Exhibition in The Market Place Gallery. Featuring the works of 26 artist | designer | makers from across Northern Ireland and Ireland, this exhibition showcases their unique talents in ceramics, jewellery, mixed media, bespoke furniture, textiles, mosaic and paper working, and much more.

For further information, bookings and to download the full programme go to www.marketplacearmagh.com. You can also follow developments on Facebook (www.facebook.com/marketplacearmagh) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/mptarmagh) for the latest information and video previews.

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