The Spirit of Christmas Fair

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It’s already nearing the time to start filling your diary (and children’s stockings) with wonderful Christmassy things, and we have the perfect day trip suggestion for you guys to enjoy between the 5th and 10th of November. The Spirit of Christmas Fair is an event The Amazing Blog team loves to explore every year in preparation for Christmas. Located in London’s Olympia, this fair is filled with beautiful gifts, boutiques, workshops, foods and so much more to encourage your Christmas creativity. The date is placed perfectly in the calendar to make sure can enjoy some peaceful Christmas shopping without the stress of having to buy everyone’s presents in a rush. Keep reading to find out how to win a ticket to the fair.

During the day there are plenty workshops held, tailored to the interests of a variety of shoppers, which means you are bound to find something for you and your friends to enjoy. This year there is the opportunity to learn of the Champagnes and Vineyards of Louis Roederer with Mark Bingley, master of wine at Louis Roederer. There are Flower Arranging Workshops with Phil Hammond, and Festive Beauty experiences with Graziella Vella, Space NK. Cowshed will be making an appearance with their holistic range and treatments. If Cowshed’s exciting variety of botanical products is something of interest to you then this year you can purchase the Cowshed gift ticket, which includes entry and some goodies from the collection. You can read about the different ticket offers here.

For those of you with more of an admiration for fine foods than gifts, then The Spirit of Christmas Fair will not disappoint. With an exciting collection of food and drink, the fair brings together a delicious mix of flavours from around the globe. You will find leading Artisans, Independent Producers, Royal Warrant holders and Great Taste Award-Winners, all at the fair to help inspire some fabulously creative Christmas feasts and gifts. Not only does the fair help with Christmassy ideas to prepare you for next month, but there are also restaurants and bars to stop off at whilst you are there. The Mossiman’s Winter Restaurant will be at the fair for when your taste buds need a little attention after browsing so many wonderful food stalls.  Sit back and take a well deserved break from shopping for other peoples Christmas presents, it’s only fair you dine in style if you’ve been thinking of others all day…

The Luxury Travel Fair takes place between the 7th and 10th of November. It’s always good to multitask, with two fairs for the price of one, you have no excuse not to pay a visit. Conde Nast Traveller has bought together a collection of holiday and high end travel experiences for you to discover. There is plenty to do and lots of time to mingle with experts from the travel industry. Leading brands bring incredible destinations and experiences with them to the show, and they are more than happy to chat with and advise you on adventures you’d never even thought of venturing on before.

If you’re looking to treat your friends and family with gifts this year that they wouldn’t normally find on the high street then take a stroll down to the London Olympia between the 5th and 10th of November. With tickets for adults beginning at £18, and for children (13-16) at £10.50, there’s no reason not to. If you think you will need more than one of the days to explore; which you might because there is so much there, then for £29.50 you can buy an unlimited ticket. All tickets and information can be found on their website