Hand Up Events are delighted to bring news about The Dundee Scottish & Ethical Christmas Fair, taking place in the heart of Dundee in City Square from 3 - 18 December. The Dundee Christmas Fair will be filled with beautiful arts and crafts from around the globe as well from across Scotland, taking place in a giant marquee, decorated providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere for shoppers to enjoy.
Celebrating this events 10th anniversary, this event is moving to Dundee, Scotland's first Fairtrade City and that offers a real magical Christmas for shoppers to enjoy.
With exhibitors from across Scotland as well fair trade & ethical exhibitors and organisations coming as far Zambia, India, Kenya, Peru and US, The Dundee Scottish & Ethical Christmas Fair will have the most beautiful and unique Christmas offering anywhere in Scotland, with around 50 stalls selling everything from homewares, soaps, candles, toys, wood crafts, ceramics, fashion and acquisitors, jewellery, food and drinks as well a wonderful warming hot food and mulled cider offering to keep everyone toastie.
Dundee City Square, located right on the high street is a high footfall location and filled with festive activities for everyone to enjoy.
Thank you Dundee, we look forward to being with you soon for a festive fair that offers shoppers a compliment to the great high street shops.
For interested exhibitors please email here
Hand Up Events are delighted, excited and honoured that for the 10th anniversary of The Ethical Christmas Fair, we are in Dundee City Square, in the heart of Dundee's festive shopping and with thousands of shoppers who will experience The Ethical Christmas Fair for the very first time. With international exhibitors as well more local fair trade, ethically sourced and locally made arts and crafts, that this event is providing Dundonians as well visitors a unique shopping experience that brings together people and products from across the globe and supports so many communities through trade at this event.
Dundee is already a great Christmas shopping location and with Overgate just minutes away and the High Street filled with great shops, that this year shoppers will have an even greater choice of products with the addition of The Ethical Christmas Fair from 3rd - 18th December from 10am - 7pm daily.
The Ethical Christmas Fair will have surprise visits from Green Santa, provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere as located inside a large marquee as well provide some food and Thistly Cross mulled cider sustenance.
At weekends there will be kids activities that will include card making, face painting and gift making....... a well yo can make a visit to Green Santa Grotto for children of all ages to enjoy being part of an ethical Christmas experience.
Meet International exhibitors who will be traveling from across the world with hand crafted products, handbags, bataks, jewellery, scarves, wooden and soapstone products, journals, food and drinks, candles and soaps, fashion, we have the widest collection of fair, ethical and local trade under one festive roof across the UK.
We kick off our 2017 events calendar for the New Year with TEAM fashionABLE, working with LocalMotive Markets and Upward Mobility. this is a fashion show with a big difference, a positive platform for fashion as well models from all walks of life. The event will take place Friday 12th May inside Waverley Station Market by Platform 2 with collections to include Fair Trade, Scottish and re/upcycled. Delighted to welcome Rudi dalvai, president World Fair Trade organisation ad the event presented by fair trade ambassador gail porter with collections that include blue llama shop, one world shop, hadeel, rose hall, bill baber
On Saturday 13 May, our focus is still with Fair Trade and on World Fair Trade Day, working with Upward Mobility to provide a wonderful celebration to workers and suppliers of Fair Trade whilst also supporting Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation. A five hour world music concert as well a fiesta parade with colour, music and lots of fun in the heart of Edinburgh. The concert in Princes Street Gardens on The Ross Band Stand will be open from 1pm - 7pm, a free concert for everyone to enjoy. What an awesome line up that will Include;
Red hot chilli pipers, cantara, zuba, leanne and the radix, pulse of the place, edinburgh samba, davidson mains district pipe band, martin aelred, One tribe, get soul, glasgow gospel choir, zumba with nadia Alkoc.....
we Have set up a crowdfund to hElp Towards some of the cOst of the concert, we hope you will get behind And so much appreciate your support.
Next up we have our fantastic summer events.
Castle Street Summer Fair is taking place Monday 5 to Sunday 11 June, this vibrant event during the beautiful month of June will be filled with a wonderful range arts and crafts, fashion and accessories, glassware, ceramics, wood crafts, skincare and a great range of food and drinks. This event right in the City centre on prestigious Castle Street provides shoppers high quality gifts, beautifully crafted!
Fair & Ethical Trade on the Fringe Monday 14 to Sunday 20 August in the middle of the International Festival, Edinburgh buzzing with energy with performers coming from all corners of the globe and shows, activities and events across the City. This event for Fair Trade, Ethical as well Scottish products private ding shoppers a unique offering. This event is the UK's most attended Ethical International exhibitor event.
Christmas will be in Dundee City Square for the second year from 2 to 23 December in the great and inspiring Dundee City, Scotland's first Fairtrade City is warm, welcoming and our location at City Square is perfect. In 2016 this event had over 40 exhibitors from as far Peru, Kenya and India and from right across Scotland.
Thanks for your interest