Visitors at Isfield Frost Fair pictured shortly after it opened. Find Christmas gifts - and refreshments, with delicious cakes - there until 4pm.

Tempting gift ideas at Isfield Frost Fair

There were unusual handmade crafts and art work for sale at Isfield Frost Fair yesterday along with refreshments including delicious cakes.

Fran Sansom, who lives in the village and who manned one of the stalls with her sister Patsy, made miniature book brooches. The pair also sold handmade quirky hooks for dog leads and fabric notice boards.


Miniature book brooches for sale at Isfield Frost Fair. They were made by Fran Sansom who is running a stall with her sister Patsy Nicholson.


Patsy Nicholson, left, and Fran Sansom at Isfield Frost Fair.

Linda Brooks, who has retired as landlady at The Laughing Fish is a regular at the fair with her stall of knitted goods. This year had plenty of time to create decorations including a new range of mice which attracted a lot of attention.


Linda Brooks with her stall of knitted toys and tree ornaments, all with a Christmas theme.

Uckfield News pictures below give you an idea of what else you could find at the fair.


Charlie Price who makes Christmas wreaths to order and also runs wreath making classes.



Sarah and Rosie Hastings with hand made wooden brooches, painted tins, and soaps wrapped in their own printed paper.


Julie Fowlkes with her Ginger Jewels pop-up shop at Isfield Frost Fair.


Lisa Jones who is selling books and cards featuring designs by her husband Edward Underwood.


Tony Shepherd with antique boxes he has restored as a hobby. They range from tea caddies to writing slopes.


Wood turner Graham Willsher.


Hilary Flockhart who is selling pottery made by a friend. She is sitting in a chair she has upholstered with one of the cushions she has made.


Fiona Goodwin who is selling cards, wrapping paper, crafts, and advent calendars on her stall.


Penelope Kidd who has made Bramley apple jelly and chutney using apples from her own tree, and Sarah Panachinejad who has made rucksacks, toys and fabric advent calendars for sale.


Adele Scantlebury with some of her artwork for sale at Isfield Frost Fair.

See also:

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