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Art and Crafts Fair at Grainger Market

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Published March 28th 2016
Colourful, handmade goods in a historic market
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Grainger Market, home to over 100 clothing and produce stores, also hosts an Arts and Crafts fair in its events space once a month.

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Colourful felted accessories at the Grainger Arts and Crafts Fair


Alongside the permanent stallholders, painters, potters, jewelry-makers and textile artisans display their wares to an appreciative crowd of shoppers.

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Watercolour pantings to add art to your home


The increased foot traffic drives customers throughout the market, which creates a genuine buzz for all of the retailers. However, unlike the loud, over-enthusiastic regulars, the artists are quite happy to sit back and let you peruse in your own time.

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Wear it or display it - or both!


The Grainger Market Arts and Crafts Fair is open on the second Saturday of every month, with the same opening hours as the regular market of 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Be sure to bring cash as many retailers do not have Eftpos facilities, and use the opportunity to grab a hand-roasted coffee or a sweet treat.
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Why? A gathering of creatives in a historic market
When: The second Saturday of every month
Phone: 44 0191 211 5542
Where: Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE1 5QQ
Cost: Varied
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