The Friends of Age Exchange presents the 7th annual Blackheath Christmas Fair held at the prestigious Blackheath Halls on Sunday 17 November 2019.

Forty specially selected artisans, crafters, designers, food makers and independent traders selling a wide range of handmade and bespoke gifts making it the perfect place for Christmas shopping. Last year around 2000 people visited the Fair creating a buzz in Blackheath Village to the benefit of Village shops and businesses.

On sale will be a wide range of unique gifts for all the family;

  • accessories
  • arts & crafts
  • beauty
  • books
  • ceramics
  • children/baby
  • children’s games
  • fashion
  • candles
  • soaps
  • greetings cards
  • homewares
  • jewellery
  • stationery.

There will also be plenty to tempt the taste buds with gourmet delights including;

  • handcrafted chocolates
  • homemade spicy sauces
  • fruit liqueurs
  • nut products
  • chutneys and conserves.

There will also be a tombola, a raffle with outstanding prizes mostly donated by local Blackheath businesses, a performance by Age Exchange’s Living in Harmony singing group and activities for children. A welcoming place for Christmas shopping that suits all pockets, whilst raising funds.

The Blackheath Christmas Fair is organised by The Friends of Age Exchange. Entry to the Fair costs £2.50 (Free to Friends of Age Exchange and under 16s). All proceeds go to support invaluable work of Age Exchange, the UK’s leading reminiscence arts charity. 

Age Exchange is the UK’s leading provider of arts and reminiscence-based dementia care whose mission is to transform lives through reminiscence, improving health and wellbeing. The charity was founded more than 30 years ago in Blackheath, London, and has been internationally recognised for its impact and innovation. Age Exchange supports people living with dementia and their carers with group activities at The Exchange, its community hub in the centre of Blackheath Village provides opportunities for volunteers to undertake a variety of roles: assisting with carer groups, intergenerational work, helping to run the café or Blackheath Village community library.

More details at https://www.age-exchange.org.uk/get-involved/friends-of-age-exchange/blackheath-christmas-fair/