2020 Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds now live!

By Chris Hill · November 9, 2020

Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds

Top 5 Christmas Gift Ideas! Support Small Businesses when Shopping this year.

The Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds is now live! There’s never been a better time to support small businesses, and why would you not with over 200 stallholders selling some of the Best of British Design? To get you started we thought we would share our top five Christmas Gift ideas with you.

Whilst the Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds in support of WellChild might not be able to go ahead as a physical event this year, the fair is taking on a new and exciting format as a virtual event. The virtual marquee is now open and will close at midnight on Wednesday 11th November. So what are you waiting for? Shop now!

You will find everything from delicate jewellery to fabulous children’s clothes, men’s and women’s fashion, accessories, homeware, luxe cashmere, hand printed textiles, children’s toys and tasty treats. There’s no better place to shop than the virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds for all your gifts! With everything that’s happened this year especially, we urge you to shop small and support these fabulous stallholders who in turn are supporting WellChild by donating 10% of all sales across the three days. During such a challenging time for us all, your support could not be needed more.

What’s more if you shop at the fair from today until 11th November you will be entered into a random draw to win this luxury festive hamper very kindly donated by our long-standing supporters Daylesford Organic. Watch out for the winner to be announced on Friday 13th November over on @Cotswoldfair Instagram, to see who the lucky winner is. Happy shopping!

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Daylesford Hamper
Festive Hamper prize, kindly donated by Daylesford Farm

In addition, you can access some fabulous demos for free on @Cotswoldfair Instagram from how to garnish your gin and cook a lovely tandoori salmon, to a Pilates class and learning how to wrap your gifts with an eco-friendly Furoshiki style. Here is the full demo schedule, so be sure not to miss out!

Mon 9th

6pm Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar Pimp your Fizz with Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar – Sloe Gin Fizz

Tues 10th

10am Chloe Hodgson Pilates with Chloe Hodgson

11am Daylesford 5 Hour Oxtail Casserole with the Daylesford Cookery School

1pm Gin in a Tin How to make the perfect Gin & Tonic with Gin in a Tin

3pm The Kingham Plough Christmas Dessert with The Kingham Plough

4pm The Arty Crafty Place Block Printing for Christmas

6pm Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar Pimp your Fizz with Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar – French 75

Wed 11th

11am Zusetsu Christmas Furoshiki Gift-Wrapping for the Eco-Conscious

12pm Scotia Spice Cook a Tandoori Salmon with Scotia Spice

1pm Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar Pimp your Fizz with Trailer Trash & Spritz Bar – Elderflower Spritz

2pm Life Armour Gift wellness and calm this Christmas – find out how with Life Armour

3pm Cotswold Candle company How to make a Candle with The Cotswold Candle Company

4pm Gluts & Gluttony Make a Pea & Feta Frittata with Gluts & Gluttony

6pm Gin in a Tin How to perfectly garnish your gin

Top Five Picks from the Fair

With so many gifts to choose from it can be hard to pick the perfect presents, but here are our top five Christmas gift ideas which will all be available at the Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds until Wednesday 11th November.

1. Wicked and Wonderful Chocolatier

Mini Master Chocolatier Creation Kit £12.95

perfect for a stocking filler! Hours of fun for aspiring young chocolatiers! This kit contains everything they need to craft their own delicious and fully edible creations, including a card of examples to fuel their inspiration.

2. Swole Panda

T-Rex Bamboo Socks £9.95

Who doesn’t love a pair of novelty Christmas socks? We think these are fabulous!

3. Charles Farris London

Candle Star Gift Set – A Winter’s Tale £22

Looking for that perfect Christmas candle gift? Look no further than the Charles Farris Winter’s Tale collection. A classic British winter scent. Orange zest is warmed by spices of cinnamon and cloves to create the perfect ambiance for Christmas.

4. Flutterby

Hannah Gold Star Charm Huggie Earrings £30

These earrings are made of 925 silver and have a hinged closure to keep them secure. A beautiful gift for Christmas with a festive star charm.

5. PomPom

Wooden Toy Circus Stacker £29.95

We love this unique toy – A retro inspired circus troupe made from sustainable wood and screen printed on both sides with charming illustrations of the different performers.

What will you buy? We hope you have a fantastic time at the Virtual Christmas Fair in the Cotswolds, thank you for shopping small and supporting WellChild.