Under the festive glittering lights on Marine Road, The DLR Winter Fair is set to take place in County Hall, Dun Laoghaire on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd November. Now in its 10th year, the Fair will showcase 40 talented local designers and craft workers displaying a wide range of goods from prints to ceramics, jewellery, arts and fashion.
Organised by the Local Enterprise Office, Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown (LEO DLR), The DLR Winter Fair offers festive shoppers the unique chance to buy beautiful personalised gifts for loved ones or even a special treat for themselves.
The Fair has built a strong following since it first opened its doors in 2005 and has become an eagerly awaited yearly event. Over 30,000 shoppers have purchased luxury craft goods from 350 exhibitors over the past decade, helping to boost the local economy over the free two-day event.
Commenting on its 10th Anniversary, Eibhlin Curley, Head of Enterprise at DLR LEO stated:
“The DLR Winter Fair is a celebration of local craft, design and handmade luxuries and we are delighted to host the fair in the heart of Dun Laoghaire this year. With only five weeks to Christmas, it is the ideal opportunity to buy top quality products direct from talented, innovative craftspeople while providing a welcome boost to the local economy. We would encourage festive shoppers to join us to celebrate our 10th anniversary and the magnificent display of talent and products on offer. ”
Those taking part in this year's fair include: Saba Jewellery, Pink House Crafts, Jewellery by Laragh, By Aisling, Patricia Murphy Candles, Chloe Dowds, True Colours/rosarybeads.ie, Christoffersen Ltd., Stained Glass Lamps, Geraldine Leonard artist, Shirley Copperwhite Illustration, Hawthorn Lane, JBK.Lamps, Marianne Flood, Cathy White Vintage Bags, Killiney Arts, Happiclose, Popzle, Elks of Ireland, Jane Willoughby, Adams Printing Press, Magda Bethani, Head in the Clouds, Cadenza Glass Beads, Ursula Celano, Hamilton Bear, Dalkey Handmade Soaps, The Arty Weaver, Kelly Hood, Shuttleknit, Melanie Hand Design, Mishe Studio Design, Enda Cavanagh, This is Seaweed, Bog Oak Studio, Liz Quin Design, Dee’s Designs.