Christmas 2014: Top five Scottish craft markets
- Claire Sawers
- 7 November 2014
Including Scotland Re:Designed, FaD Festive Shop & Designer Market and the 3D/ 2D Fair
A department store, but not as you know it. Local designers get a chance to emerge from their studios for this four-month pop-up shop in Ocean Terminal. Pick up items from ERIBÉ Knitwear, Iona Crawford and Kirsteen Stewart.
Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh, until Sat 31 Jan.
FaD Festive Shop & Designer Market
Avoid the High Street and find non-dull gifts at this market showcasing design talent across Scotland. Hilary Grant’s knitwear, Tom Pigeon’s stationery and Edition’s cashmere will be on sale.
Wasps Studios, Glasgow. Launch night Thu 27 Nov, 5–8pm. Open until Fri 19 Dec; Mon--Wed, 11am–5pm; Thu & Fri, 11am--8pm, free, facebook.com/fadpopup.
DCA Christmas Craft and Design Market
Shop for beautiful items while sipping mulled wine with this spread of carefully picked illustrators, designers and makers showing off their work for an afternoon. The DCA shop will be open and doing seasonal deals on their stationery, art and craft wares too.
DCA, Dundee, Sat 6 Dec, noon--5pm, price tbc.
Summerhall Christmas Market
An all-day market, with edible, wearable and readable gifts on sale from the Marshmallow Lady, Jupiter Artland, Pickering’s Gin, A Pair of Blue Eyes, Coco Chocolate and Bruntsfield’s Edinburgh Bookshop. Check their Facebook page for stallholder updates.
Summerhall, Edinburgh, Sun 14 Dec, 11am--5pm, £2 entry, under 18s free.
3D/ 2D Fair
Three monster-sized pre-Christmas craft markets, featuring up to 120 stalls of knitwear, jewellery, homewares, woodwork, furniture and prints.
Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 29 & Sun 30 Nov; Sat 13 & Sun 14 Dec, 10.30am--5pm, £1.50 entry (£1 conc), under 12s free; Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Sat 6 & Sun 7 Dec, 10.30am--5pm, £3 entry (£2 conc), under 12s free.