Shrewsbury Winter Festival 2017

On Saturday, my sister and I headed to the Shrewsbury Winter Festival as I heard so many good things about it. Although it was rather cold (it’s been snowing quite a lot all weekend), the festival itself didn’t fail to disappoint. It was such a lovely day out and I can’t wait for it to return next year.

There was over 200 exhibitors who cosied up in marquees to share their work from homemade crafts and products to festive foods and treats in the Quarry Park, Shrewsbury. Some of my personal favourites was a stall that was selling handmade wreaths from Sweden, the fun box stall which was selling Intelligence Devil Towers aimed for all ages to create endless amounts of models including a caterpillar and an owl, and all the different cupcake stalls too. I actually picked up a muffin from Joles Gourmet which tasted amazing!

There was also live music from Geoff Rodgers and other musicians, adorable animals including alpacas named Buttons and Hot Chocolate, many food/drink stalls to chose something delicious for lunch including a Champ-A-Van selling champagne and prosecco, a clown who had a dog called Mr Sniffles was walking around the festival entertaining visitors, a human snow globe that you could get in for festive photos  and an activity tent for children to play with different activities such as connect four, chess and a bouncy castle.

Have you been to Shrewsbury Winter Festival before? It makes a change to the usual Christmas market!

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10 Comments

  1. Caroline Henson
    11th December 2017 / 2:15 pm

    I love going to festivals like this! The food looks delish & that alpaca is so cute! xx

  2. Sarah Sullivan
    11th December 2017 / 2:35 pm

    that looks so wonderful! i love these kind of things x

  3. 11th December 2017 / 2:49 pm

    This looks so lovely, I do love these kind of events and lots of cakes xx

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  4. Rosie Ireland
    11th December 2017 / 8:00 pm

    Love these kinds of events! Wow what a beautiful day!

  5. 12th December 2017 / 8:20 am

    Love chrsitmas events! I feel so sad I haven’t been able to go to many this winter as my partners been working most weekends and I feel a little too pregnant to go on my own… haha!
    Much love, Caitylis x x

  6. Lady Writes
    12th December 2017 / 8:59 am

    This looks like a lovely event to get festive to! x

  7. Alice Fairweather
    12th December 2017 / 9:40 am

    Looks like you had a fabulous time Yasmina! What a fabulous event x

  8. 12th December 2017 / 7:11 pm

    Oh my god this seems amazing! I’m totally jealous looks at all the prettiness of the festival.

  9. 13th December 2017 / 9:16 am

    I absolutely love markets! And this one looks like so much fun!

  10. 13th December 2017 / 6:53 pm

    Aw it looks like you had a fab time, I love a good market! x