Here, you will find a list of all the craft fairs, events and workshops in Essex (and Birmingham!)  that I am attending with my notebooks, pens and craft kits. Remember, you can also place an order via the website and choose to collect from any of the events below! 

Hope to see you soon!

Ingatestone Summer Fete
Saturday July 20, 12.30 - 5pm
New Road, Ingatestone, CM4 0HH 
Dancing Pony Vintage & Craft Fair
Saturday August 3, 10 - 3
Writtle Christian Centre, Pump Lane, Writtle, CM1 3DT
The Magical Market
Saturday November 2, 10 - 5
(Please note I will NOT be attending on Sunday Nov 3)
The Custard Factory, Birmingham


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