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HANDMADE & VINTAGE FAIR: Sun 16 April : 11am - 4pm
opp Visitor Information Centre, Harbour Parade CT11 8LP
This is our first Fair for the year and we're looking forward to seeing some of our regular stallholders again, along with a group of new people showing goodies in Ramgate for the first time. Enzo's Bakery, usually at the Canterbury Goods Shed, are here for brunch and lunch treats, and we're linking up with the Town Team for the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Easter Bonnet workshop and family activities including face-painting and balloon modelling. Come and while away a bit of time with lots of treats for all ages.
MADE IN RAMSGATE: Sat 11 February : 11am - 5pm
Upstairs, The Custom House, Harbour Parade CT11 8LP
Come and meet some of the town's best makers and artists, is this first Made In Ramsgate event. Artists and makers showing are: Jane Ellison, Jenny Duff, Matthew Dunn, Emily Tull, Janice Gibbs, Mike Child, Ella Wood and Sabrina Williams. More to be announced. With free entry, refreshments are available at the Coffee House and a wide range of handmade items by makers across East Kent and the UK are on show in Nice Things, both in the Custom House.
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Christmas in Ramsgate - events from 27 November
Christmas in Ramsgate kicks off this year with the turning on of the town's Christmas Lights on Sunday 27 November. There will be guest appearances by local celebrities, music and entertainment in the town throughout the day with the lights on around 4-5pm (to be confirmed).
The Handmade & Vintage Fair is in town and welcomes stallholders to join in what is always a very busy afternoon.
THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER - RAMSGATE ILLUMINATIONS
Many of the boats in the harbour, and surrounding businesses, put on a stunning display for the season, organised by the Royal Temple Yacht Club.
SUNDAY 4 DECEMBER - RAMSGATE'S SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS FAIR
The Handmade & Vintage Fair returns with another day of Christmas spirit, with entertainment and excellent local produce and crafts. There is music every hour from local choirs and our compere for the day is 'Mr Ramsgate' Ralph Hoult. There's mulled wine, mince pies, things to do and lots of lovely handmade Christmas gifts. We are raising money for the Ramsgate Festival 2017, so come along, join in the fun and support the town!
Download the booking form if you would like to take part with a stall.
Sunday 6th November - 11:00am to 4pm - Handmade & Vintage Fair
Because of the increasingly bad weather forecast, we have decided to save everyone getting cold and sad without many visitors, and have cancelled this Fair.
It might be a blustery day, so hang onto your hats and come down and see the Fair! We have a dozen brave makers due to come out and show work, which includes: Geraldine Brown teddies; Dawn Wilson coastal gems; Nina Gillis papercraft; Kaye Kerwin's sweet pod; Terri's Kitchen in Thanet; Come What May textiles (lovely decorations!); Amanda Bathurst silver jewellery; Soapy and Seahorse Glass.
SEASONAL SALE in store and new stock for Christmas: Thurs 12 - Mon 17 October
Nice Things, The Custom House, Harbour Parade, Ramsgate
Join us for a sale week, with 10% off all existing stock, as we make way for some new makers for Christmas. There will be further reductions on some special items. We have lots of lovely things in stock, at all prices, from under £5. The shop is open from 11am - 5pm each day.
HANDMADE & VINTAGE FAIR - Sunday 2 October: 10am - 4pm
Harbour Parade, Ramsgate
This month the fair will be on Harbour Parade, by Ramsgate's royal harbour and opposite The Custom House and Visitor Information Centre. We have 15 stalls and pitches this month, with a collection of new makers showing off their work. Our next Fair is on Sunday 6 November, so for anyone interested in joining us with a stall, please download a booking form for entry and full details.
Sunday 4 September: 10am - 5pm : Handmade & Vintage Fair
We've teamed up with the Addington Street Historical Fair for this month, so that we can make a really big event! The committee organising the Historical Fair has worked really hard to make it a great day, so we thought bringing along the Handmade & Vintage Fair was a good plan. We have around 20 sellers taking part, with everything from jewellery to cakes. There are a host of vintage stalls as well, free music all day, a free pirate hat workshop for children, Punch & Judy at midday and 2pm and lots of other things going on, as well as all the shops open down the street. Come along! And if you are interested in taking a stall (up to Thurs 1 Sept), visit //www.nice-things.co.uk/index.php/20 to download a booking form.
Sunday 3rd July - 11:00am to 5pm - Handmade & Vintage Fair
Harbour Parade, Ramsgate
Now that summer is here, the fairs are all on Harbour Parade, opposite the Custom House. Come and meet lots of local makers and artists, and have a browse (and buy!) around the stalls of jewellery, textiles, produce and gifts galore.
We love seeing new stallholders as well as our regular visitors, so if you are interested in taking a stall, please download a booking form. You can also email email@example.com to find out more information.
Friday 24th - Sunday 26th - 11:00am to 5pm - Sixth Anniversary Weekend
Nice Things, The Custom House, Ramsgate
Nice Things is six years old on 25 June so it seemed the perfect chance to have a celebratory long weekend! We're running three days with 10% off everything in the shop, with other offers as well.
Nice Things has become entirely about handmade items, with the majority from East Kent makers and artists. It has made it possible to manage the very small space and it is hugely beneficial to be able to provide a way for makers at all stages of their career to show and sell. We love having things on show that make us smile and have a sense of fun!
If you would like to join our mailing list, we will send you and invite for our party on Friday 24 June from 6 - 9pm. Please just email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add you to the list.
Monday 2nd - 11:00am to 5pm - WildThings Family Day with the Handmade & Vintage Fair
Pierremont Park, High Street, Broadstairs
We have a special day this month, as part of the Looping the Loop festival of live performance. Arranged around two free shows of GRASS, a dance/play for young children, we have lots of stalls, food, free workshops and some ECCENTRIC EXPLORERS to take you on an adventure trail around this lovely traditional park. There is a play area and various activities for children, so it's a great way to spend this bank holiday Monday.
For more information about the Looping the Loop festival, which runs from 23 April, visit here.
Makers interested in taking a stall can apply by email to email@example.com or download the booking form from the link here.
Sunday 27th - 11:00am to 5pm - Handmade & Vintage Fair
Join us on Easter Sunday for our well-established and popular handmade fair in Ramsgate town centre. Artisan makers and artists from Thanet and East Kent show off their work and present a great selection of handmade items, from art to preserves, jewellery to toys.
Makers interested in taking a stall can apply through our booking form here.