Villagers enjoy craft fair

PUBLISHED: 14:00 03 May 2018

Carvings by John Roberts and textiles by Barbara Webber.

Carvings by John Roberts and textiles by Barbara Webber.


More than a dozen top-quality crafters showcased their creations at a well-attended spring fair.

Church Youth Group New Creations washing cars to raise funds for their trip to Israel.Church Youth Group New Creations washing cars to raise funds for their trip to Israel.

Congresbury residents flocked to St Andrew’s Church to enjoy a spring show which featured a super selection of arts and crafts.

With such a wide range of creators at the fair, villagers were able to get their hands on pretty paintings, masterful metal creations and wonderful wood carvings.

Cleeve couple Paul and Renate O’Donnell, who are well known for their charity craft exhibits, delighted revellers with an interesting range of products, and Reneé Kilburn’s ceramic flowers certainly caught the eye of people in attendance.

Stalls hosted by John Roberts, Barbara Webber and Suzy Hannabuss also proved popular.

Carvings by John Roberts and textiles by Barbara Webber.Carvings by John Roberts and textiles by Barbara Webber.

The fair was organised by Friends of St Andrew’s Church, in a bid to generate much-needed funds to help maintain the church and refectory.

St Andrew's Church Spring Fair, Congresbury.St Andrew's Church Spring Fair, Congresbury.

Suzy Hannabuss withher Moonlight Beads.Suzy Hannabuss withher Moonlight Beads.

Renee Kilburn and Jo Green with their art and craft.Renee Kilburn and Jo Green with their art and craft.

Paul and Renate O'Donnell from Cleeve.Paul and Renate O'Donnell from Cleeve.

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