Skye & Lochalsh:
Craft Fairs and Market Events

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Local Craft Scene

Skye & Lochalsh area is home to a host of creative people - from jewellery makers to painters, photographers to potters.

The area enjoys a vibrant arts & crafts scene with regular events throughout the summer and festive seasons  

Craft Fairs

The area enjoys a vibrant arts & crafts scene with regular events throughout the summer (Easter-Sep) and on the run up to Christmas (Nov-Dec). 

 

These events are a great chance to explore the range of creative goodies designed and created in the local area - and to pick up thoughtful and unique gifts.   

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Weekly craft market:

Made in Minginish

 
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Made in Minginish Artisan Market 

The Made in Minginish Artisan Market usually takes place weekly from April-Sep at Minginish Community Hall, Portnalong, Isle of Skye. 

In 2022 the Made in Minginish Artisan Market will take place on:-

  • 27 April

  • 4 May

  • and every Wednesday 1 June-14 Sep

This regular event offers an exclusive range of hand crafted goodies - all made in the Minginish area of the island. Run by a dedicated team of wonderful volunteers, there is always a warm welcome at the hall.

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At the Minginish Artisan Market you will find an exclusive selection of unmanned stalls, giving you chance to browse and buy safely at leisure. A central sales table is available with credit card payment facilities. There is always a warm welcome at the hall and the chance to enjoy home baked cakes, scones, soups, drinks and snacks.  

A selection of Indigo Berry jewellery will be available at the hall, along with a host of a wide range of locally made handcrafted gifts and goodies - from pottery to jams, textiles to cards. 

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A Great Day Out

Most craft fairs and events take place in village halls and are run by volunteers from the local community. 

 

As well as the craft stalls, most venues also offer food & refreshments such as home baked cakes and scones. 

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Supporting Small Local Businesses

Whilst Skye & Lochalsh boasts a wide range of galleries and craft workshops that are open to the public, not all makers and artists have their own sales premises. Many rely on the craft fairs and events as their main outlets for trade.

 

These events are hugely important to the local economy. Please support them whenever you can - thank you

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