Monday, 24 October 2011

Autumn Fair update....

Another busy weekend at The Autumn Fair @ Rheged Discovery Centre, Penrith, Cumbria.

Once again a great mix of exhibitors from Cumbria, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Teeside, Tyne and Wear, Northumberland, Scotland.....and even the Isle of Man.

Lovely displays from talented and creative people....

Sarah from Cool Crafting with her craft workshops proved popular with the children over the weekend....

Producing the cutest little owls...

 A big thank you to all our exhibitors who never fail to produce a great show....Rival Arts appreciate all your dedication, time and effort.

Rival Arts

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

The Autumn Fair @ Rheged 2011....

The Autumn Fair @ Rheged, Penrith, Cumbria returns for the 4th year, on   Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd October 2011.

This year, as well as the diverse mix of  Art, Craft, Gift and Food exhibitors, Rival Arts are pleased to introduce Craft workshops to the Autumn Fair.

Run by local girl, Sarah Peel based at  Hincaster House, near Kendal, Cumbria...Sarah will be bringing her Cool Crafting ideas to Rheged with drop in sessions and a few timed workshops throughout the weekend.

Timed workshops


10.30am - 11.30am    Felt Flower corsages                          
1pm - 2pm                 Fabric Owls                                      
3pm -  3.45pm           Button Brooches                               


10.30am - 11.30am    Beautiful Rag Rug brooches                                        
12.30pm - 1.30pm     Handmade cards with removable snowflake decoration  
2.30pm - 3.30pm       Felt Robins                                                               

 Sarah will provide all materials and tuition for a small charge..... further details can be found at her

So why not come along to the Autumn Fair and make your own gifts or Christmas presents?
However, if "making" is not your thing..... then there will be great opportunities to buy one off items from our other lovely exhibitors ...... an exhibitor listing can be found at