More than 100 Yorkshire traders sign up for Harrogate Christmas event


More than a third of the 300 exhibitors who’ve signed up to be part of a Christmas experience being staged in Harrogate later this month are from Yorkshire.

At the event, running from 29th November to 2nd December visitors can see cooking demonstrations in the Country Living Kitchen, craft workshops and fine dining with a French bistro set up in the Royal Hall, as well as sourcing handmade gifts, decorations, locally produced food and drink and interiors products.

Amongst the Yorkshire-based businesses are Harrogate’s Just So Interiors. The mother and daughter team, which offers interior design services, returns to the fair for the third year with a range of seasonal home accessories including throws, candle holders and Christmas decorations.

Rebecca Moore, who launched Just So Interiors with her mother Angela in 2012, said: “We’re really looking forward to exhibiting at the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate again; it’s great to see repeat customers as well as meeting new visitors and exhibitors from across the country. We have a newly launched Christmas range to help people add a decorative festive touch to their homes this winter and we’re very excited to share it!”

Jewellery brand Infinity & Co, based at Allerton Castle in Harrogate is also exhibiting at the fair with a range of collections and products including rings, friendship bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Founder, Sam McDermid, says: “Infinity & Co is all about bringing affordable luxury and style into everyday life which makes the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate perfect for us. It’s our third time exhibiting and we love sharing our pieces whether visitors are buying Christmas presents or a little treat for themselves.”

With the event focusing on small businesses and unique designer/makers, other exhibitors include York-based luxury leather accessories brand Saskia & Rose London which was launched in 2017 and family-run, Leeds-based artisan book bindery Lotus Blu Book Art which specialises in crafting unique journals and photo albums.

Dan Sewell, event director at Upper Street Events, organisers of the Country Living Christmas Fair, said: “We’re very happy to be returning to Harrogate for the seventh year – the Country Living magazine pages really come to life here and we’re delighted that residents and visitors alike continue to enjoy everything the fair has to offer.”