Private: Winter Arts & Crafts Fair

Show Details

Dates: Sat 2 Dec
Times: 10am – 5pm
Age Range: All ages


Winter Arts Fair

A free event featuring local artists, children’s book illustrators, Linda Marlowe (EastEnders' Sylvie Carter), a range of handmade crafts and a series of events in the theatre with some of our Pictures at Play artists.

Our Pictures at Play exhibition bursts from its frames this December with an affordable arts and crafts fair, featuring local artists and children’s book illustrators, a range of handmade crafts, plus a series of free events in the theatre.

Taking over the entire Half Moon building, our fantastic celebration of winter is the perfect place to buy some unique and fabulous gifts, including cards, bags, jewellery, glass ornaments, knitted scarfs, festive tree ornaments, china mugs and other crafts, directly from the makers.

There will also be free art and craft activities for children from 10am to 5pm, as well as free events in the theatre between 2pm and 5pm, where some of the featured illustrators in our current art exhibition will be drawing live and signing books, as well as taking part in a big draw event.

Half Moon’s Patron, Linda Marlowe  (Sylvie Carter from EastEnders) will also be reading from some of the featured books – so why not come and meet her in person?

Schedule for the Day*

10am – 5pm | Arts and crafts market
10am – 5pm | Arts and crafts sessions for children
3pm – 3.20pm | Improvised live drawing
3.30pm – 3.45pm | A festive story with Linda Marlowe

Children’s book illustrator events with Linda Marlowe reading the stories:

2pm – 2.20pmBridget Marzo (Tiz & Ott’s Big Draw, The Big Book for Little Hands)
2.30 – 2.50pmLayn Marlow  (I’ll Catch You If You Fall, The Witch with a Twitch)
3.45pm – 4.05pm | Rob Glenny (Monster Park series)
4.15pm – 4.35pmSally Kindberg (Draw It! series and the Comic Strip History series)

The Winter Arts and Crafts Fair is free to attend.