Crafting bargains, workshops and demonstrations at Coastal Crafty Crew ‘declutter’ fair

Tricia Mankeltow beading from the Coastal Crafty Crew

Coastal Crafty Crew traders are having a one off De-Clutter Fair on March 14 at Church House, Kent Gardens, Birchington, from 10am-3pm.

Crafters are selling unwanted craft items as well as hosting demonstrations and workshops.

Craft items on offer will include beads, fabric, lace, card marking items, resin moulds, decoupage, felt wool, craft books and more. Workshops will be on Powertex, mosaic, wire jewellery and beading and some will have small kits for people to buy to take home to try .

For those who are new to crafting there will be advice on how to get started.

The event is free entry and there is free parking.

Coffee, tea and cakes will be on sale and there will be a charity tombola in aid of Margate RNLI and Petts Wood Playgroup for children with special needs.

Founder Jan Kelsea-Simmons said:” I started the craft fairs in 2016 as I moved from Sittingbourne to this beautiful village and I soon realised that there were many talented crafters in and around the Thanet area so decided to start having craft fairs in Church House with help from other crafters who became my admin team. The admins have changed a few times from the start of our first craft fair but I can say I have a fabulous team now.

“Our first craft fair was an outstanding event and we raised money for chosen charity Cancer Research. I decided to carry on with our craft fairs in Church House although we then moved to Quex Small Barn in 2017.

“We have so many beautiful handmade crafts made with love by our crafters so come and see us.”

Regular fairs take place at Quex Small Barn on April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6.

For more information email [email protected] or call 01843 449346 and ask for Jan.