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November

AYRSHIRE MAKERS BIG CHRISTMAS MARKET

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr

AYRSHIRE MAKERS BIG CHRISTMAS MARKET

Head to RBBM for an evening of Christmas retail therapy and entertainment. You will be spoiled for choice at our Ayrshire Makers Christmas Market, with over 50 exhibitors showing a varied selection of gifts. Don't forget to visit the Museum Cafe where local band Borealis will be performing a selection of seasonal favourites. www.burnsmuseum.org.uk

0844 493 2601 www.burnsmuseum.org.uk
Wednesday 26th November 2014 6pm - 8.30pm

WELLINGTON SCHOOL INDOOR CRAFT FAIR
Carleton Turrets Hall, Wellington School, Craigweil Road, Ayr

WELLINGTON SCHOOL INDOOR CRAFT FAIR

As well as some 20 craft stalls there will be very extensive bottle tombola and a cake&candy stall at the Craft Fair which is in support of the charity ‘Meningitis Now’.

There will also be a Santa's Grotto. Teas and coffees will be available. A wide range of goods to choose from at very affordable prices. Entry, to include wine and nibbles - £3 for adults and £1 for children not attending Wellington.:

01292 269321  
Thursday 27th November 2014 6pm - 9pm

SCOTFAIRS ANTIQUE COLLECTORS FAIR
Citadel Leisure Centre, Ayr

SCOTFAIRS ANTIQUE COLLECTORS FAIR

A great shopping experience, antiques for the connoisseur, hidden treasures for the experts, specialist items for the experienced collector, and 1000s of interesting, beautiful and affordable items for the general public.

Come along and enjoy the informal atmosphere of the market! Always on offer for sale - pottery, porcelain, glass, antique and estate jewellery, costume jewellery, pictures and prints, books, copper and brass, silver, linen, small items of furniture and collectors items such as coins, postcards, stamps, militaria, football memorabilia, ephemera etc.

Admission £1.50, Accompanied Child Free.

01764 654555 www.scotfairs.co.uk
Sat 29th November 2014 10.30am – 4pm

ONTHANK NURSERY CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Onthank Community Centre, Kirkton Place, Kilmarnock

ONTHANK NURSERY CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Come along to the Onthank Nursery Christmas Fayre.

There will be a Santa's Grotto,stalls showcasing their new goods including candles, jewellery, glass wear, pocket money items and more. Also bottle stall, raffle, used books and toys, gingerbread men decorating and baking.

Pay at door £1 adult and 50p kids (includes drink and home baking)

01563 534660  
Sat 29th November 2014 11am -1pm

ROWALLAN CASTLE WINTER FAYRE

Rowallan Castle, Kilmarnock

ROWALLAN CASTLE WINTER FAYRE

Fine foods & Hampers. Designer Shoes & Jewellery. Fabulous Accessories. Christmas Gifts & Vouchers

Golf Gifts & Vouchers. Fresh & Artificial Floral Arrangements. Raffle Prizes. Cup Cakes & Much More!

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Castle.Admission by donation to MS Ayrshire.

01563 530550  
Sun 30th November 2014 11am – 4pm

December

AYRSHIRE FARMERS MARKET
Kyle Centre Car Park, Ayr

AYRSHIRE FARMERS MARKET

When you buy from a farmers market, you can talk directly to the producer, be sure that the produce is fresh and prepared to the highest standard.

You can also be sure that the sum paid is going to the farmer / producer and not to middlemen or on unnecessary packaging. It is important to remember that by using these venues that you are supporting the local economy and sustaining local jobs.

  www.ayrshirefarmersmarket.co.uk
Saturday 6th December 2014 9am - 1pm

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS

Looking for that special gift? Then pop along to RBBM each weekend in December and see some of the Ayrshire crafters individual gifts - from cards to candles, jewellery to pictures there are gifts to suit everyone.

Different crafters attend each day so make sure you pay more than one visit! Tickets:

Free with admission.

0844 493 2601 www.burnsmuseum.org.uk
Sat 6th & Sun 7th December 2014 11am - 4pm

AYRSHIRE ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR
Concert Hall & Walker Hall, Troon

AYRSHIRE ARTS AND CRAFT FAIR

Ayrshire's BIGGEST monthly indoor craft fair, with thousands of hand-crafted items at affordable prices it's a great place to buy unique gifts & cards, or just to treat yourself!

With 40 stalls and new crafters every month there is always something new to see - enjoy browsing the fantastic crafts in the warm and dry

. Admission to the event is FREE, so why not pop in and take a look?

  www.ayrshirecraftfair.co.uk
Saturday 6th December 2014 11am - 4.30pm

THE JACK & JILL MARKET - BABY & CHILDREN'S MARKET
Ayr Racecourse, Whitletts Road, Ayr

THE JACK & JILL MARKET - BABY & CHILDREN'S MARKET

Come to your local community baby & kids market, either as a seller or a super-savvy shopper.

Book a stall and keep 100% of what you make and have it in your pocket the instant your item is sold. Or find everything you need for your 0–9 yr old under one roof, all on the same day. Buggies, bikes, car-seats, cots, clothes, toys and much more — Bargains galore!

  www.jackandjillmarket.co.uk
Saturday 6th December 2014 10.30am - 1pm

CRAFT AND GIFT CHRISTMAS FAIR
Ayr Town Hall

CRAFT AND GIFT CHRISTMAS FAIR

Crafts, gifts and NOT on the High St. items. Stallholders required.

See website for registration and booking forms.

 

  www.craftfairsuk.co.uk
Saturday 6th December 2014 12pm - 4pm

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

Get into the Christmas spirit at the Harbour Arts Centre with a fantastic range of unique gifts and tasty treats.

Tel: 01294 274059.

Stalls are priced at £5.

01294 274059 harbourartscentre
Sun 7th December 2014 11am

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS

Looking for that special gift? Then pop along to RBBM each weekend in December and see some of the Ayrshire crafters individual gifts - from cards to candles, jewellery to pictures there are gifts to suit everyone.

Different crafters attend each day so make sure you pay more than one visit!

Tickets: Free with admission.

0844 493 2601 www.burnsmuseum.org.uk
Sat 13th & Sun 14th December 2014 11am - 4pm

AYRSHIRE FARMERS MARKET
The Cross, Kilmarnock

AYRSHIRE FARMERS MARKET

When you buy from a farmers market, you can talk directly to the producer, be sure that the produce is fresh and prepared to the highest standard.

You can also be sure that the sum paid is going to the farmer / producer and not to middlemen or on unnecessary packaging. It is important to remember that by using these venues that you are supporting the local economy and sustaining local jobs.

  www.ayrshirefarmersmarket.co.uk
Saturday 20th December 2014 9am - 1pm

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr

AYRSHIRE MAKERS CHRISTMAS MARKET WEEKENDS

Looking for that special gift? Then pop along to RBBM each weekend in December and see some of the Ayrshire crafters individual gifts - from cards to candles, jewellery to pictures there are gifts to suit everyone.

Different crafters attend each day so make sure you pay more than one visit!

Tickets: Free with admission.

0844 493 2601 www.burnsmuseum.org.uk
Sat 20h & Sun 21st December 2014 11am - 4pm

January

SCOTFAIRS ANTIQUE COLLECTORS FAIR
Citadel Leisure Centre, Ayr

SCOTFAIRS ANTIQUE COLLECTORS FAIR

A great shopping experience, antiques for the connoisseur, hidden treasures for the experts, specialist items for the experienced collector, and 1000s of interesting, beautiful and affordable items for the general public.

Come along and enjoy the informal atmosphere of the market! Always on offer for sale - pottery, porcelain, glass, antique and estate jewellery, costume jewellery, pictures and prints, books, copper and brass, silver, linen, small items of furniture and collectors items such as coins, postcards, stamps, militaria, football memorabilia, ephemera etc.

Admission £1.50, Accompanied Child Free.

01764 654555 www.scotfairs.co.uk
Sat 31st January 2015 10.30am – 4pm

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Why not grab yourself a bargain by browsing the car boot sales in Ayrshire.

There are also regular craft and Antique Fairs where you may well come across some unusual items.

The farmers markets are an excellent opportunity to purchase fresh local produce direct from the farmer.