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30 traders to showcase at ‘bigger & better’ Strabane Christmas Fayre

27 November 2018

Featuring an exciting showcase of quality artisan products from the local area, 30 traders have signed up to showcase their wares at this year’s ‘bigger and better’ ‘Strabane Christmas Fayre which takes place from 1 to 5pm on Sunday 02 December.

The Strabane Christmas Fayre is a joint initiative between Strabane Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership, Strabane Business Improvement District (BID) and Derry City and Strabane District Council whichpromotes the town’s unique food and crafts offering and complements the existing retail offering in the run up to Christmas.

As well as food and craft stalls at this year’s fayre, local traders will also be selling plants and wreaths, Christmas decorations, artisan soaps and oils, artwork, sculptures, textile items, homewares and jewellery.

Business Improvement District (BID) officer Catherine Collins says that the Strabane Christmas Fayre is an excellent way of showcasing products from the local area and encouraging people to buy local.

“We’re delighted that 30 traders have signed up for this year’s Strabane Christmas Fayre – which is now back for its third year and has been a great success in terms of promoting local businesses and boosting our local economy” she said.

“Christmas is a key time of year for retail in Strabane – and the fayre is growing year on year, creating a wonderful festive atmosphere that complements the town’s existing retailers and gives shoppers a real choice.

“I would therefore encourage the public to come along and support this year’s ‘bigger and better’ fayre.

“Indeed, it’s not only a great way of supporting our local businesses and sampling local produce but also a fantastic way to snap up those unique Christmas gifts!”

For further information on the Christmas Fayre and events in Strabane over the festive season visitwww.derrystrabane.com/christmas or www.facebook.com/StrabaneChristmasFayre