Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair

Sunday 20th May

The Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair on Sunday 20 May is now nearly upon us and we are very excited! Entry is free so come and join us between 10am and 4pm at Wenvoe Community Centre and see a selection of excellent hand crafted items made by talented local crafters. You can buy gifts for the special people in your life or spoil yourself with something you wouldn’t find on the High Street. We have 25 traders attending including the Vale Cider company (who will be giving taster sessions), Tricycle Treats 1940’s Style stop-me-and-buy-one ice cream Trike selling delicious, locally sourced ice cream and we’ve even got a bit of science for the children. The Village Gardener will be there with a good selection of plants for sale and will be delighted to answer questions from visitors and Gwyndaf Breese makes a welcome return with an amazing array of his hand turned/carved wood crafts. We have body products, scented candles, jewellery, basketware, needle felted artwork ( these are gorgeous!), preserves sold in aid of the homeless, amazing preserved roses, peg art, hand drawn acetate greeting cards, hand made fudge (in the most incredible flavours and home made salted caramel sauce too), textile crafts and more.

The proceeds of the charity raffle this time will go to the Wenvoe Wildlife Group who will have a representative on hand with information about their very valuable work in the village. The latest prize acquired for the raffle is a voucher for Afternoon Tea for Two at the lovely Romilly’s Coffee shop at The Knap in Barry. Other prizes include a coffee table made by Gwyndaf Breese, a picnic carrier stocked with melamine table ware, a table cloth and a bottle of prosecco, a small garden incinerator filled with gardening goodies, an iced, home made and hand decorated cake, a Waitrose Teapot bird feeder, a bottle of dissarono, costume jewellery and lots more.

There will be hot and cold drinks on offer from the kitchen along with a selection of Home Made cakes which will include chocolate brownies, Victoria Sandwich, Lemon Drizzle, Walnut and Maple syrup cake, Terry’s Chocolate Orange cake, Cappucino cake and Ferrero Rocher cake along with Cheese Scones if you prefer something savoury.

This will be a lovely, community day so come along and catch up with old friends or make some new ones! You will all be so welcome, we hope to see you there. If you miss this one you will have to wait until November for the Wenvoe Christmas Craft Fair – how can you wait that long?

For more information you can contact the organisers, Glenys and Mike Tucker on 0792210972 or contact us on Facebook through the events page which can be found under Wenvoe Spring Craft Fair.



December Letters to the Editor



2016 Christmas Fair

Ipen-purple would like, through your page, to thank everyone who attended the Christmas Craft Fair on 27 th November in the Village Hall which was organised by Maria (Style A'Head hair salon owner) and myself. We had an amazing response, both from visitors and crafters and were so glad that it was such a success and so well attended by the village and beyond.

I would like to extend my enormous gratitude to my husband, family and friends for all of their help in setting up and helping the day go smoothly. There really would not have been a fair without them. Special thanks also go to Paul, Sue and Paige who served the refreshments so efficiently and enthusiastically. Thanks go too to the members of the Village Hall Committee who decorated the hall so beautifully which made it look really festive when all 30 tables were in place and groaning with crafts.

There will be two more Wenvoe Craft fairs in the village in 2017 organised by myself and my husband Mike – the first will be in May and the second will be another Christmas fair in Late November. Watch out for more information in the What's On in 2017.


Glenys Tucker,

Grange Avenue