A family friendly event, showcasing items made by local artisans.
On Friday 27 November join local makers and artists via Zoom for live demonstrations. Find out more about how their work and their unique items are created. Be inspired to get creative and have a go yourself.
11-11.30am Felting with Sarah Walters - Sarah is a textile artist with a passion for feltmaking that originates with her love of sheep. She has been spinning, weaving and dyeing her own fleeces for over 30 years.
1-1.30pm Silhouette Cutting with Silhouette Sarah - Sarah has been silhouette cutting for over 20 years at many prestigious events for Royalty and celebrities to weddings and corporate events around the world. The art form is extremely rare with only a handful of UK silhouettist who can cut paper directly from sight without the aide of drawing/painting.
3-3.30pm Jewellery Making with Beadz by Louise - Beadz by Louise makes jewellery and accessories to meet all tastes, styles and pockets. Many of the beads used are recycled from old necklaces, encouraging sustainability.
4.30-5pm Candlemaking Kim from Darn It! Workshop - Kim Searle runs a wide variety of creative workshops for all abilities across the country with aromatherapy candles being one of her main focuses. She loves to introduce people to aromatherapy in an accessible and fun way so everyone can create amazing scent combinations of their own. During the session she'll be showing you how to create a wonderful scent combination, how to add colour to the candles and how to get it to the perfect temperatures for every stage.
6-6.30pm Floristry Art with Darlene - Darlene is a qualified, experienced florist and floral designer. She offers bespoke personalised balloon designs and florals for celebration gifts and events working from her home in Gosport.
To book a place on any of the demonstrations please visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gosport-christmas-fair-creative-demonstrations-tickets-130416056937
On Saturday 28 November throughout the day we will be featuring local makers with an opportunity to buy unique gifts and support small businesses.
This is a free event, supported by Historic England.
More details can be found on the Gosport Gallery Facebook page
The Gosport Cultural Consortium is a partnership between Hampshire Cultural Trust, Bridgemary School, Gosport Heritage Open Days, Gosport Discovery Centre, Gosport Voluntary Action, Gosport U3A and Gosport Diving Museum.