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Channel Islands Festival of Arts & Crafts

The Channel Islands Festival of Arts & Crafts has been coming to the Channel Islands for over 25 years with crafts & arts exhibitors from the UK, Channel Islands and Europe.

18th - 23rd September 2012

The Channel Island shows have been running for 26 years and have become an established annual event.

Silver & Gold 18 Carat Gold with amethysts After 8 years at Trinity the event is now moving back into town at the Royal Yacht Hotel. For the third year we will be introducing food & drink to the festival to give our visitors greater choice especially where the type of product is not generally available in local shops.

There will be a fantastic choice of jewellery to include, semi-precious stones, silver & gold jewellery, organic gems, handmade brass & copper african jewellery, pandora type beads, fine silver handmade crochet jewellery, freshwater pearl jewellery, gemstones & organic gems and eco jewellery.

Some of the old favourites will be returning including photography, wood pens, globes & gifts, wooden puzzles & toys, leather handbags, purses, wallets & belts, candles, marquetry pictures, furniture, hats, african butterfly hair clips, gemstone carvings & fossils, blankets & throws, hand carved wooden animals and alphabet photography.

New and already booked for 2012 will be, leathercraft, early american furniture, exclusive hand made brass & copper jewellery & belts and we expect more new exhibitors between now and the event.

Wind SpiritIn the food line we have vitamix blenders, curry sauces, Olives, tapenades & ethiopian sauces, cheeses, sweets and others yet to be announced.

Local exhibitors to date include Sheila Baudains photography and Steve Davies pencil drawings.

We have a strict ruling on handmade crafts with a maximum bought in policy of 20% and a maximum number of 10 jewellers restriction and also we avoid duplication where possible.

Admission will be £3 for adults and £2 for seniors & students. Children 14 and under free – must be accompanied by an adult. A 6 day ticket is available for £5 where visitors can come in whenever they like during the festival.

Buy discounted tickets from the Lottery Kiosk in King Street (opposite M&S), the kiosk is open from Monday - Saturday, 8th - 22nd September, 12:00 - 15:00.

Contribution to Jersey Hospice Care.

Venue

The Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge Place, St Helier.
Parking available at Pier Road multi-storey car park.

Opening Times

 Tuesday, 18 September  14:00 - 21:00 
 Wednesday, 19 September  12:00 - 21:00 
 Thursday, 20 September  12:00 - 21:00
 Friday, 21 September  12:00 - 21:00
 Saturday, 22 September  10:00 - 18:00
 Sunday, 23 September  10:00 - 18:00

Exhibitors

Exhibitors wishing to find out more about attending the event can contact the organiser at www.cifestivalofartsandcrafts.com