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Christmas Craft Fair

Call for Applicants for 2017 Guildhall Craft Fair

As the annual Craft Fair prepares to celebrate its 23rd anniversary, Derry City and Strabane District Council are inviting crafters from across Ireland to take part in its upcoming event which will take place at the Guildhall on 10th - 12th November 2017.

Applications are now invited from the following sectors:

  •  craft designer-makers and artists working in ceramics
  • non-precious and precious jewellery
  • interior textiles
  • fashion textiles and accessories
  • knitwear and woven textiles
  • leather,
  • print-making
  • wood, lighting, furniture and product design
  • glass, metal and basket-making
  • Other / Misc (please include detail on application form)

Applications are also invited from artisan food producers as a limited number of stands will also be available at the event

All of the products for sale at the fair must be;

  • Hand-made on the island of Ireland
  • Exhibitors own design (products cannot be assembled from component pieces)
  • Reflect a high level of skill in manufacture
  • Finished to a high standard
  • Durable and fulfil their expected function
  • Aesthetically pleasing

To apply to the selection process for this 2017 Craft Fair all applicants must download and read fully the Guidelines for Applicants 2017 and then complete the Application for Guildhall Craft Fair 2017  

Applications with samples / images as required should be delivered to:

Helena Hasson
Derry City and Strabane District Council
98 Strand Road
Derry/Londonderry
BT48 7NN

or emailed to [email protected]

The Deadline for Applications to be submitted is Friday 28 July 2017 at 4pm.