Reader offer: Win tickets to the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate

The Country Living Christmas Fair is in Harrogate this weekend - and we have ten pairs of tickets to give away!

Monday, 28th November 2016, 11:56 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 3:44 pm
The team prepare for the 2016Country Living Christmas Fair (s).

The event will take place from December 1-4 creating a one-stop-Christmas-shop in the heart of Yorkshire.

The fair, which prides itself in supporting local suppliers and trade, will host 300 stands exhibiting the best of British-sourced products alongside continental goods.

Celebrating its five-year history in Harrogate, the Country Living Christmas Fair, sponsored by Sofa Workshop, will offer visitors a chance to attend exclusive live demonstrations from cooking experts Bettys Cookery School, make garlands with Jane Schofield and learn about upcycling with Clementene Coates.

Visitors can also relax in luxury at the champagne bar, the VIP Lounge and the Royal Hall restaurant.

How to enter

Simply answer the following question and send your answer, along with your name and contact number, to us via email: [email protected] with the subject header 'Country Living ticket competition' before noon on Wednesday, November 30.

The 2016 Country Living Christmas Fair will feature exclusive live demonstrations by experts from which cookery school?

Ten correct answers will be selected at random and then contacted before 6pm on Wednesday, November 30, and tickets will be available to pick up from the desk at Harrogate International Centre.

York-based Choc-affair is in its hat-trick year of exhibiting at the four-day event. The family-run business is marking its tenth successful year in creating a blend of boutique and artisan style chocolate by showcasing its seasonal collection at the fair.

Another of the Country Living Christmas Fair’s patrons is The Harrogate Candle Company. Its luxury collection of aromatherapy home fragrances and candles are made using blends of pure essential oils. The Yorkshire-born entrepreneurial duo behind the company, Fiona Carr and Deborah Wilson, said: “We’re thrilled to be exhibiting at the Country Living Christmas Fair for the fourth time this December. It truly is a great event to kick-start the festive season and fills Harrogate with festive spirit! We are passionate about living and working in Harrogate and pride ourselves on using Yorkshire companies for all elements of our production line. It’s great to see so many other local businesses exhibiting at this year’s event to highlight, not only the best of British, but the best of our region.”

Returning to the fair, after three successful years of exhibiting, is interiors specialist Deborah Melanie Interiors. The Elloughton-based retailer will be offering her range of bespoke, handmade soft furnishings over the weekend. Also bringing a collection of handcrafted, homeware and gifts, is felt art expert and three-time exhibitor Clare Ashton. Her designs, made in Todmorden on the edge of the Pennines, use ringlet wool from North Yorkshire’s Wensleydale sheep.

Dan Sewell, Event Director at Upper Street Events, organisers of the Country Living Christmas Fair, said: “It’s great to see so many local exhibitors returning to the event after years of positive experiences. We’re thrilled to be putting on the feel-good, festive fair for the fifth year and would like to say a big thank you to the wonderful town of Harrogate for being such a brilliant host!”

Tickets are £11 for adults and £8 for children, £55 for VIP packages plus group, concessions and subscribers rates. To book and find out more visit or call 0844 581 1385.