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Galloway Country Fair set to showcase best of Scottish food, drink and crafts

Thursday, 03 August 2017

A host of artisan food, drink and craft makers will descend upon Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate for the Galloway Country Fair (19 and 20 August).

Visitors can browse hundreds of stalls including a number of companies showcasing their goods and produce at the Fair for the first time.

Scottish wildlife artist, Michelle Hewitt, will make her inaugural appearance at the event with a selection of framed prints as well as mugs, cards and coasters featuring her fantastic work.

Copeland Walker Art, will showcase the creations of two independent artists from South West Scotland – Laura Walker and Deborah Copeland.

There is also an opportunity to enjoy a chilled glass of fizz from a delightful ‘Little Italian Prosecco Van’ from Poco Prosecco.

Anna Fergusson, Visitor Services Manager at Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, said: “Each year we welcome a variety of superb Scottish businesses to Galloway Country Fair and this year is no different.

“We are proud to present several new exhibitors to join the hundreds of stalls at the Fair.

“There’s something for everyone on offer from delicious cakes, savoury treats, and local tipples to a selection of crafts and homeware as well as countrywear and sports.”

To see the full list of exhibitors, visit http://www.gallowaycountryfair.co.uk/traders/.

A handful of pitches remain available, providing the opportunity for artisan food producers, maker designers, crafters or businesses with a range of fashion or countryside wear or lifestyle goods to showcase their produce to Galloway Country Fair’s 15,000 visitors. Businesses can email emcginley@buccleuch.com to find out more.

Galloway Country Fair takes place on Saturday 19 August from 10am to 6pm and Sunday 20 August from 10am to 5pm.Tickets are priced at £13 for adults, £5 for children aged under 16 years, £10 for concessions and £30 for a family pass (two adults and up to three children). Under-fives go free.

 Tickets are now available to purchase at www.gallowaycountryfair.co.uk.

Visit www.gallowaycountryfair.co.uk or the Fairs social media channels on Facebook www.facebook.com/GallowayCountryFair/ and Twitter @GCF_Drumlanrig to keep up to date with the latest news.