Fishergate Shopping Centre in Preston was packed out this afternoon full of shoppers picking up unique Christmas presents at the Artisan Christmas Market.
Stalls from the best artisan creators and makers from Lancashire were set up all around the shopping centre.
It was a showcase of the wealth of creative talent and homemade craftmanship from small businesses that’s on offer.
There was a huge range of all different kinds of unique creations to buy, homemade artisan chutney, handcrafted bespoke furniture and locally distilled chocolate rum are just a few of the things you could pick up today.
If you’ve got a sweet tooth then this is the one for you, rich homemade brownies in all different kinds of flavours. Caramel Cornflake, Mint Aero and Toblerone Rocky Road were my particular favourites.
If you are not a fan of gin and you are fed up of seeing so much of it here is an alternative. Skyclad specialise in flavoured spirits such as Oranges and Lemons Vodka, Chocolate Rum and Caramel Vodka. It’s all their own recipe and its distilled locally in Ulverstone.
You could really give your house that homely feel with what was on show at Marsh Mill. Modern rustic handmade furniture all made from reclaimed wood. Based at the Docklands in Preston, there is a plethora rustic wooden homeware to soften any room.
You could pick up amazing one of a kind handcrafted jewellery at Twisted Vintage, what was once vintage cutlery is upcycled into rings, bracelets, pendants and accessories which are all completely unique.
This was another great stall for adding that personal touch to your home. Stylish and unique homewares and gifts with an emphasis on carefully sourced eco and vegan-friendly products. Based in Leyland, they have a huge range of unique homeware that could make the perfect Christmas present.
If you are looking to add some character to your living room then Kitty’s Creations is the one for you. Luxury handcrafted bespoke furniture that is all upcycled, upholstery with a history.
For that one person that is really hard to buy for at Christmas, Reader Designs specialise in completely customisable pop-culture prints. You can have any song lyric or quote and decorate it in any way you like with their create your own print. They even had examples of a print someone had made from the setlist of the gig where they first met their spouse.
If you want to add a little spice to any meal then these homemade artisan chutney’s from Eden’s Goblet could be right for you. They are all made with no added sugar, no additives and no artificial colours. There is a huge range of flavours including Chilli and apple, orange, lemon and garlic, and a pineapple and chilli.
you’ve not missed your chance to pick up a unique Christmas present as all the stalls will be returning to the Fishergate Shopping Centre tomorrow (Sunday 1st December) from 9 am till 4 pm.