Starting with "Sip Cocktails & Shop Small" at Sugar Junction NQ!
(60 Tib Street Manchester, United Kingdom M4 1LG).
Sugar Junction NQ are hosting a Curated Makers event 6.30 - 10pm Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd November.
Think... a night stocking up on Christmas gifts, shopping small & local WHILST enjoying festive cocktails and cake canapés.
*Special guest Myro Doodles is offering personalised Christmas decorations on Friday Night only*.
Following this we are with Curated Makers again as part of the "Get F*N Festive" indie festive weekend at Foundation Coffee House NQ 10am - 6pm daily Friday 30th November, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd December.
(Sevendale House, Lever Street, M1 1JF Manchester).
A FULL weekend of shopping indie & local, wreath making workshops, jewellery making, collaborative colouring (amazing!) and live music.
*And the weekend will come to a cosy close with a Festive Movie with free popcorn at 7pm on the Sunday - literally CANNOT WAIT*.
Curated Makers then hit City Tower with "Manchester's Handmade Pop-Up Shop" for a an entire week 10am - 6pm daily Monday 3rd to Friday 7th December. (Piccadilly Plaza, New York St, Manchester M1 4BT).
"We guarantee to offer a unique shopping experience, stocking the very best of the makers from across the North of England. We're an artisan market in a shop!!" - Curated Makers.
Wren & Rye return to Manchester Art Gallery for "Christmas Craft Market" for an evening of Christmas crafts, local makers and independent businesses 4 - 9pm Wednesday 5th December.
(Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL).
"Completely indoors and accompanied by hot festive drinks, snacks and seasonal music, browse and shop over 30 independent makers with a wide variety of gifts, ideal for friends and family. From mineral inspired jewellery and contemporary solid pewter homewares to hand printed Christmas cards and knitted wreaths, there will be an abundance of original, locally made crafts to help tick off your Christmas shopping list."
Find out more info here.
Wren & Rye then head over to The Curious Collection Pop Up Shop for the evening on Friday 7th December for "The Curious Christmas Night Market" 5 - 9pm.
(The Old Bank, 437 Wilmslow Rd Withington, M20 4NW).
"An eclectic Christmas Night Market, showcasing a selection of local vintage traders, artists and makers. Live music, food and bar. Bring a donation for the Fallowfield and Withington Food Bank and get a free mulled wine."
Curated Maker head off for their last Pop Up of the year at Ancoats General Store for "Handmade Christmas Pop-Up" weekend 10am - 6pm daily Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th December.
(Ancoats General Store, 57 Great Ancoats Street, M4 5AY).
Curated Makers will be showcasing over 20 local makers and artists, with an eclectic mix of homewares, jewellery, artwork, ceramics, Christmas decorations and even gifts for your dogs - Wren & Rye of course lol!
Shop Small and Local This Christmas and be sure to skip the high-street and pick up some unique Christmas gifts for your loved ones this weekend!
Lastly our last Wren & Rye market of the year :( but we feel we are ending on a high at "Prestwich Winter Artisan Market" on Sunday 9th December 10am - 4pm.
(The Longfield Suite, Prestwich, Manchester, Lancashire, M25 1AY).
Showcasing the finest artisans from Bury, Manchester and the North West!
Santa himself will be there!!!
Don't worry if you can't make any of the above markets and pop ups BUT still want to shop in person/pup!
Wren & Rye is on display and for sale at The Platform Gallery Clitheroe as part of their Northern Star Exhibition until 5th January 2019.
The Curious Collection Pop Up Shop Withington - all through November and December alongside a selection of other local makers!
The Old Bank, 437 Wilmslow Rd Withington, M20 4NW.
Ash - Wren & Rye xx