Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Eco-Design Christmas Fair 2010

Designed as an all-in-one sustainable and ethical shopping spree, the Eco-Design Christmas Fair returns for it's seventh year, providing a unique retail platform for the UK's most forward-thinking designers whose work is centred on environmentally considerate techniques.

The event promises an attractive and hassle-free shopping experience for those who wish to buy contemporary, fair and friendly products - perfect for a kooky, conscious, design-savvy crowd; one of the most stylish and inspiring sustainable events in town.

Come along and discover a fantastic range of quality Christmas gifts and gadgets, home accessories, fashion, footwear, jewellery, furniture, lighting, books, technology, baby clothes, toys and many more top British and Fairtrade sustainable products.

With prices to suit everyone, the Eco-Design Fair offers a rare chance to meet the designer/makers and chat about their challenges and criteria.

To add to the festive atmosphere, they'll have a little live music, plus textile recycling workshops:

Festive bunting run by the superb Seaside Sisters: http://seasidesisters.co.uk/about/

plus your chance to make your very own Festive Youdoodoll: http://www.youdoodoll.co.uk/home/ open to all ages & abilities. Bring along a small photo of yourself (or a freind), and we'll have the talented Eco Annie on hand to help you create your doll.

They'll have a refreshments area with organic, locally-sourced nibbles and hot spiced cider.

Venue: Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, N1 2UD

Opening Times: Saturday 4th December 10am-5pm & Sunday 5th December 10am-4pm

Entry £2. Concessions £1.

For a full list of exhibitors and workshops please see the "Eco Design Fair" website: