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DIY Christmas at Taurus Crafts

Christmas activities in Gloucestershire

Let Taurus Crafts take the strain of some of your Christmas preparation.

On Saturday November 12th, a number of local crafts people will be running activities to help you and your children make personalised presents for friends and family. Whether an individually decorated plate, a hand carved tile, Danish Christmas cookies, a hand decorated glass coaster, a piece of jewellery, salt dough Christmas decorations for the tree or textile based table decorations, your children can work with crafts people to make personal gifts of real ‘distinction’.

Meanwhile, our November 12th Sausage Saturday will have a Christmas theme. A collection of local food producers will be trying to tempt you to think of their produce for Christmas. Graham Waddington, of Native Breeds  will be showing his award winning charcuterie  and with an 'All about Poultry Sausage Saturday' cooking a Smoked Turkey, Pork and Cranberry Sausage and a seasonal Duck and Goose Saucisse served with a piping hot Cider Sauce. James McCrindle of McCrindles Vintage Cider will be bringing a bit of Christmas cheer to the market with hot spicy mulled cider on draught as well as vintage cider and perry to celebrate his first year of operation and his first awards. Elaine of Maggie’s cheese will be tasting her award winning range for Christmas so you can pre-order and she can make enough. Our preserve maker will be here with her Xmas marmalade and more. In La Bodega, Esther with be tasting 3 Christmas beers and newly arrived wines from Strawberry Hill, the award winning Newent-based wine maker. There will also be fresh local bread, garden fresh seasonal vegetables, a range of local cheeses and Christmas Hampers.

Explore Gloucestershire
6 November 2011

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