Spirit Of Christmas Fair

Posted on: 22 September 2008 by Gareth Hargreaves

Get Christmas wrapped up early this year with a trip to Spirit of Christmas Fair at Olympia, London.

A luxurious Christmas could be all wrapped up with a trip to Spirit of Christmas Fair, on from 5th to 9th November 2008.

Those wanting to be well prepared and stylishly equipped for the festive season will revel in the annual shopping experience's selection of fabulous gifts, exquisite decorations and gourmet food and wine.

The fair is the ideal place to meet up with friends for lunch and the perfect retail experience for anyone looking for beautiful gifts but short on time. Boasting hundreds of unique carefully selected ideas for both friends and family from exclusive traditional to contemporary, you will find gifts you simply won't find on the high street.

Get an early taste of seasonal trends with many new product ranges including Christmas decorations, toys, children's and baby products, home accessories, tableware, pet accessories, jewellery, clothing, toiletries, art, gourmet food, fine wine and spirits.

International taste sensations for even the finest appetite including a selection of cheeses, meat delicacies, chocolate, wine, champagne, port and more gourmet produce from some of the finest producers are available in the Food Hall.

New to the fair is a dedicated area offering the best of British produce, supporting artisan producers from local farms and rural communities all selected for their quality ingredients and originality. The Producers Market includes Mahorall Farm Cider made from 100 per cent pure apple, simple authentic quality leaf teas and infusions, bespoke designer chocolates and chocolate cakes enabling you to choose how you want them whether it's nutty or fruity from Ooh La La Chocolaterie.

It's Chocolate Week! Chocolatiers and chocolate shops compete for coveted awards during the UK's annual celebration of chocolate and this is a chance to indulge in some of the winning chocolate, some of which has been created exclusively for Chocolate Week. Four of the award winners from Chocolate Week will be at the fair showcasing the country's finest chocolate.

Spirit Of Christmas FairFind seasonal inspiration at The House & Garden Theatre from top cooking tips, to decorating and wrapping demonstrations as well as champagne tasting. A variety of speakers will present talks and demonstrations on topics including beautifully wrapped presents, making your own wreaths, Christmas decorating, dining, cooking tips, wine, champagne and cheese and port tasting.

The British Designers Gallery is new to the fair. Talented designers from associations including Cockpit Arts and Hidden Arts present contemporary new products in an area not to be missed by those looking for something truly unique. Designers include woven textile designer Alpa Mistry, Acuascutum jewellery designer Emma Levinson and Raw Exclusive bespoke interior accessories.

Catered by a celebrity chef, relax at the fair restaurant with the knowledge Christmas is taken care of. A wide range of exhibitors this year, means a trip to the fair with the fabulous choice of gifts and festive ideas makes Christmas shopping easier, faster and more enjoyable than ever before.

Free entry into the adjoining Condé Nast Traveller presents The Luxury Travel Fair with British Airways is ideal for those also looking to tie up holiday plans.

Visitor Information

The fair is at Olympia Grand Hall, Olympia Exhibition Centre, London W14 8UX.

Opening times are 10am to 6pm on Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th, Friday 7th and Saturday 8th November, and 10am to 5pm on Sunday 9th November.

Tickets are available for £15 each when booking in advance, or £17 on the door. An advanced child ticket costs £8 and a two-day ticket costs £27.50.

To book you can call 0871 230 1089, calls charged at national rate, booking fee applies.

Alternatively, visit www.spiritofchristmasfair.com.

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