Alderholt Vintage & Handmade Fair

If you’ve missed the summer festivals and are craving some vintage inspiration – there’s just time to slip along on the 11th September Alderholt Vintage and Handmade Fair. The fair is to be held in the Village Hall in Alderholt The hall was built in 1968 in the centre of this ancient village at the county intersection of Dorset Hampshire and Wiltshire.

Alderholt Vintage & Handmade Fair

Expect to find lots of vintage exhibitors and stalls with vintage gifts and essentials from across the decades together with inspirational makers and sellers including people using recycled & vintage materials. Also look out for:

  • music and dance from the mid to late 20 century (including live music)
  • Free recycling craft activities to keep children happy
  • Free story reading for children
  • Other activites including childrens rides and
  • Vintage Tea tent
Vintage and handmade items on a shelf

Fading Grace vintage loveliness

Some of the exhibitors include:

Love from Hetty & Dave – handcrafted jewellery      Miss Dollys – tea parties   PoppyMeadows – handmade gifts    Fading Grace –  vintage artefacts   Beaufrippery – vintage jewellery


Sadly Vintage Dorset won’t be having a stall at this event as we’re filming the making of a traditional English Picnic with an international celebrity chef from Germany!
However, we are offering a super competition prize of a
Teatime Treat for Two with gorgeous vintage tea and cake worth £30
fairy cake with cherry

vintage teacup

To enter the competition all you have to do is go along to the fair and find the competition board Entry is just £1
For more information and news about the Alderholt Vintage Fair check out the Makeit-Saveit-Mendit blog, follow the event on twitter via #knitting_nellie or check out the event Facebook page

Published by vdorset, on 26th August 2011 at 7:34 am. Filled under: Vintage Activities,Vintage Events,Vintage Homeware,Vintage Local History Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Alderholt Vintage & Handmade Fair