Crafts fair rescheduled due to high winds goes ahead on ‘glorious’ day

A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a glorious success. Ph

A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a glorious success. Photo: Mark Templeman/Norwich Rotary - Credit: Archant

A Norwich craft fair which was cancelled due to high winds was described as a 'glorious' success following the rescheduled event.

A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a “glorious” success.

A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a “glorious” success. Photo: Mark Templeman/Norwich Rotary - Credit: Archant

The Norwich Crafts in the Garden event, which sees between 500 and 1,000 visitors each year, was at Chapelfield Gardens on Saturday, August 31, from 10am-4pm.

The event was postponed from earlier in the month due to high winds.

Norwich Centenary Rotary club president Chris Rees said: "It's been a glorious day - the sun is shining.

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A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a glorious success. Ph

A Norwich craft fair which was rescheduled due to high winds was described as a glorious success. Photo: Mark Templeman/Norwich Rotary - Credit: Archant

"We had a great day with 70 craft stalls from across Norfolk and Suffolk, four local singers, a ukelele orchestra and a dance troupe.

"We were really pleased with the public support for the Craft Fair and for the Boudicca Breast Cancer Appeal and have raised several thousand for charity.


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"After having to move the date we were concerned we would not be able to let enough people know about it but the turnout was really positive."

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