Shoppers are invited by Sunderland BID to snap up some of Sunderland’s ‘finest gifts and produce’ at a special Christmas Fayre this month.
Sunderland BID has joined forces with Angelo’s Ristorante, at Sunniside, who will host the event on November 19.
What’s on offer
Visitors can sample mulled wine and browse a wide range of stalls selling everything from locally made Christmas and greeting cards to handmade candles, food, and baby goods.
Local illustrator Hannah Graham will be selling prints of her illustrations on greeting and Christmas cards.
Lucy Willow Design will be selling handcrafted resin items and prints.
At Scentsy’s stall, shoppers will be able to buy wickless candles, scented fragrance wax for electric candle warmers and scented natural oils and diffusers.
Louise Nutter will be selling her handmade range of children’s baking products and hand print vests for babies.
Other traders taking part include Liz Paget, selling ornaments and cards.
Giftit, will offer a variety of personalised presents and Seeing Things Company, will be selling a range of framed and unframed pictures.
Sunniside Sweet Treats will have stand at the event and Angelo’s will also be selling its own, Italian artisan produce.
Sunderland BID will be running a raffle throughout the event. Chief executive Sharon Appleby said:
“We have an incredibly dynamic cohort of businesses in Sunniside.”
“From bars and creative businesses, such as Norfolk Street Arts, to coffee shops like Pop Recs and the recently opened The Place, British ESports.
Cristina Trulli who owns the restaurant with husband Frederico said she is :“delighted and excited to be holding the fayre.
“We really wanted to support local businesses, and so there is no entry fee and no charge to the traders taking part.
“There is so much creativity and talent in Sunniside and we really hope this event shines a spotlight on that.”
The Christmas Fayre will take place at Angelo’s Ristorante, Sunniside between 11am-3pm and more information is available at www.sunderlandbid.com