Marlborough Alternative Christmas Fair

Our countryside is full of talented and creative local individuals, often under-represented and running small businesses offering quirky and beautifully made inspirational gifts. 


Take the challenge of finding unique gifts away this Christmas and find inspiration at the "The Marlborough Alternative Christmas Fair."


You’ll have an opportunity to meet the makers, designers & small business owners. Enjoy delicious food & drink tastings & various demonstrations throughout the day

10am - 5pm - Marlborough Town Hall


Shopping

Demonstrations

Tastings


Participating Brands

Savernake Knives

Based just outside of Marlborough, this relatively young company has the simple ethos to make the best knives they could combining finest materials with revolutionary design and handcrafting. 

Knives to last a lifetime & beyond.

Digger & Mojo

A family run business dealing in vintage antiques & interiors. They restore, reupholster & upcycle to order. At the fair, they'll be demonstrating the skill of caning furniture. 

Ramsbury Brewery

A small team with a vision for handcrafting ales from plough to pint . Give the gift of a brewery tour or one of their exquisite gins & vodkas this Christmas. 

Indigo Antiques

Importing antiques from India, China & East Asia since the 70's and offering a fantastic selection of unique gifts both great and small, there's something for everyone.

Samarkand Design

Combining a classic English look with experience from extensive travels across India & Africa, Hilly & Carrie have created a vibrant & eclectic collection of textiles & lamps inspired with a passion for design & artisanal craftsmanship.

Radish Loves

A Marlborough based Children's store devoted to beautiful clothing and gifts for babies & children run by mum of three, Amy. 

Amy offers a natural and luxurious product stocking beautiful handmade brands from all over the world. 

Rick Stein

Binging the freshest fish, simply cooked to Marlborough. Give the gift of a cookery course or a meal out at Marlborough's Rick Stein's situated in Lloran House on the high street. 

Tea Inc

Should you dare to venture so very slightly off the beaten track up Kingsbury street you'll find Tea Inc, the new kids on the block rediscovering loose leaf tea. We strongly recommend a visit! 

They also sell their tea which makes a lovely Christmas present!

Fairsilver

Affordable, high quality fairtrade jewellery, hand made by artisans in Mexico from sterling silver. Founded by Rossana who grew up surrounded by mafia run enterprises, Fairsilver works closely with their silversmiths ensuring they directly seen the rewards of their work.


Fioriblu

Our collection of exclusive luxury leather handbags, leather belts and accessories are all made in Italy. Combining top quality leathers with Italian craftsmanship, Fioriblu's mantra; Bring you luxury at affordable prices & live life in colour!"

The Oil Hut

A Devon based family business offering handmade & hand poured natural products. The Oil Hut offers affordable products for everyday living, luxurious and styling items at realistic and fair prices. 

Ragtime

Charlotte's pedigree as a tailor and dressmaker has taken her on a journey from Savile Row to The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen and has allowed her to form her own bespoke clothing business allowing clients to personalise their choices.

Sonia Wright Gardens

Chelsea Flower Show medal winner Sonia Wright has over 35 years experience, and now offers wide-ranging gardening courses from her nursery in Ogbourne St George near Marlborough.

Streamertail

Founder Archie, honed his taste buds in the Kitchens of London’s restaurants, but rum has always been his passion, so he hung up his apron and flew to Jamaica with a mission to develop the world’s best rum.

Horatio's Garden

A national charity creating & nurturing beautiful gardens in NHYS spiral injury centers helping rehabilitate patients. Their gardens have become integral parts of patient rehabilitation.

Exhibitor To Be Confirmed

Exhibitor to be confirmed - watch this space!

Little Piggery Pottery

Exhibitor to be confirmed - watch this space!

Linda Rees' Willow & Wire

Making freeform animal sculptures and one-offs on commissions, Linda also teaches small groups to make garden structures, basic sculptures, fencing, basket making and willow & hazel chairs.

Beertj Vonk Art

Dutch artist Beertje takes inspiration from nature & the beautiful Wiltshire countryside surrounding her. She has done many private commissions in both Europe & the UK for companies, galleries, interior designers & private clients.

Flavour Passion

Cherie has a huge love of food and cooking & specialises in drinks parties, buffets, dinners & lunches. She'll be demonstrating a variety of recipes throughout the day teaching achievable yet impressive recipes for your next dinner party, all whilst using seasonal ingredients. 

DEMONSTRATIONS

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGES

COOKERY DEMONSTRATIONS

WILLOW REINDEER MAKING

WILLOW REINDEER MAKING

FURNITURE CANING

FURNITURE CANING

TASTINGS

GIN & VODKA

SPECIALITY TEAS

PRESERVES & YUMMY THINGS

PRESERVES & YUMMY THINGS


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