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Rural Crafts Association to stage pavilion at 24th Holker Garden Festival

The Holker Garden Festival is delighted to announce that for the very first time the Rural Crafts Association will be staging a craft pavilion at this year’s show.

With just over 2 months to go, planning is now full steam ahead with several new elements to be added to this year’s line up.

 

“We’re excited to announce that the Rural Crafts Association will be attending in June.  We’re constantly looking for ways to refresh the show and give visitors something new to enjoy on the showground.  The RCA’s craft pavilions are full of wonderful makers from across the country; it will be a real crowd pleaser and the perfect addition to the Festival.” Festival Manager, Jillian Rouse.

 

‘The Rural Crafts Association is delighted to be taking part in The Holker Garden Festival for the first time this year.  Our pavilion presents an exciting range of craft and art work from all over the UK, meet the makers and enjoy learning about design and raw materials.  We welcome you to step into a creative world and rediscover the art of enjoyable shopping.”  Karen Hall, Rural Crafts Association.

 

The pavilion will host a selection of artists and craft makers with the opportunity to purchase a wonderful selection of handmade gifts, jewellery, art, ceramics and homewares, along with the chance  to see the craftmakers and artists at work.

 

Advance tickets are already on sale for the 24th show, with great early bird discounts available, PLUS, children under 16 go FREE!  Don’t miss this year’s special guest, gardening expert and TV presenter, Charlie Dimmock who will be attending the show on Saturday 4th June 2016.

 

Whether you’re looking for gardening, country crafts or family fun this summer, you will be sure to find it at the Holker Garden Festival.  Hosted by The Cavendish Family in the grounds of their home - Holker Hall in Cark-in-Cartmel, Cumbria, the three day event takes place from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th June 2016.   For more information or to buy advance tickets – on sale now - visit the website at www.holkerfestival.co.uk or call 015395 58838.  Opening times are from 10.00am to 5.30pm.  On the day entrance prices to the Festival are £15.50 for adults and £14.00 for seniors/students; discounts for advance bookings are available online.  Children under 16 go free when accompanied by an adult.

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2017 Main Season Opening Dates

Hall & Gardens, Cafe, Food Hall and Gift Shop

Saturday 25th March to Sunday 29th October

Wednesday to Sunday (& Bank Holiday Mondays) 10.30am - 5pm  (Hall 11am - 4pm)

 

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