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Christmas Market Day

Following the success of our market day in September, we will be holding a bigger and better Christmas themed evening.
Christmas tree with helicopter in the background

We have invited a collection of handpicked local traders to set up around our airbase, selling a range of local produce.

We will also be selling hot drinks, mulled wine and prosecco to get everyone in the festive spirit, and holding a tombola to raise money for our charity.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance
Our ever popular merchandise will be available to buy as well as our full range of Christmas cards, with our brand new wrapping paper and Santa Kits.

West Country honey straight from the hive - unblended, unpasteurised. I will be bringing lots of varieties of fresh local honey, other honey deli products, beeswax and gifts.

Norma's Cards
I am an amateur painter, using mainly pen and watercolour. As well as my greyhound cards and greetings cards for those December and early New Year birthdays, I have a range of arty Christmas cards. Some showing local views like the Town Hall, Melksham, St Michael's Church, Silbury Hill, Avebury and the bridge in Bradford on Avon. Other popular pictures are of animals such as robins, cats, dogs, hens, donkeys, deer, hares and horses in the snow.

Carrie's Candy Corner And Gifts 
Selling unique sweet gifts, for example a sweet cone of worms along with a book. So it's a book worm gift. Teddy themed, football themed and more. This Mother, Daugther team also sell resin gifts including keyrings, tealights and Christmas ornaments.

Sandi's Crafts and Preserves
Homemade preserves using as much local, seasonal produce as possible. Currently offering jams, chutneys, marmalades and relishes.

The World of Thoodles
An imaginative adventure for adults and children, meet the 3D printed characters in all their forms. Whether that’s stickers, art kits or a little thoodle friend to take home!

Aunt Cat Jewellery
Sells a variety of beaded/clay jewellery from earrings to bracelets. They also sell a selection of other beaded gifts including wine glass charms, bookmarks and stitch markers.

Created by Becki
Becki has just started out in the world of markets and has a degree in three dimensional design. in school and at home. She has settled on creating what she enjoys the most, acrylic and ink paintings of flowers, the human form and her own cats! I intend to offer commissions if people would like them also.

S I N C E R I S 
Sustainable soy wax candles, natural soaps, reed diffusers, shaving soaps, lip balms, moisturising creams, cleanser. We are a Wiltshire based family business, established in 2013 dedicated to producing quality products handmade with natural ingredients.

Rutts Lane Ceramics
My pottery is mostly smaller, decorative pieces in stoneware. I fire using the raku method, where pots are taken, glowing hot, from the kiln and placed in burnable materials to alter the glazes.

Sandridge Brownies and Bakes
Jude loves to bake freshly baked cakes that people can afford using the freshest of ingredients as possible. They attend local events and have a regular pop up shop inside The Original Factory Shop in Melksham. They are bringing freshly baked brownies, millionaire shortbread, rocky road, cookies and sponge cakes plus lots of other delicious treats.

Islands Finest
A Wiltshire based company producing premium authentic Rum Punch inspired by the Caribbean.
When you picture yourself stepping onto the beaches of a tropical island, what's the drink you're holding in your hand?
It almost certainly has an umbrella sprouting from the glass with a Rum Punch inside it.
Buy yours for a truly nostalgic and aromatic Caribbean taste that involves plenty of fruit flavours mixed with the Caribbean's most popular spirit…RUM! 

Flippity Stitch 
Emily's stock currently consists of velour infinity scarves for adults, neckwarmers for all ages bags, keyfobs, dog bag holders, purses, reusable facewipes and makeup bags. Everything is handmade by Emily locally in Trowbridge.

Humphrey Designs
Hi, my name is James. I have a real passion for wood, and I lovingly create a range of gifts and home decor items using hard wood. All my pieces are naturally unique and made using a variety of hand tools with a back to basics approach. Nothing is mass produced here.

Rutts Lane Cider
It’s all about the Apples (& Pears). A small cider & perry maker located between the market town of Devizes and Stonehenge. Our ciders are made from various apples depending on the style of cider we are looking for. Our best selling Rutts Gold use apples that come exclusively from local orchards and gardens, most of which would have gone to waste if we did not collect them. Vince will be bringing a range of locally made Ciders and Perries, in 3L bags and 500mL bottles.

A UK made pet food business selling food, treats, healthcare products & toys.
We’re the franchise for the Melksham area along with other areas. We offer free home delivery & help match Oscar foods to pets requirements. We’ll be bringing a selection of Christmas items and samples of Oscar foods

Halo Sports 
Have a range of Italian and Dominican Republic Confectionary to bring to our WAA Market. 
Products are Panettone, Pandoro (an icing covered Christmas Cake also popular in Italy), some sweet and savory hampers -all with Italian products including salami/cheese/bead sticks (grissini), sweets, sweet biscuits etc. We also have Milk Caramel Fudge and Hot Drinking Chocolate drink choices in packets from Dominican Republic.  

Scout & Sage 
At our small batch Gin distillery in the lovely village of Semington, Wiltshire we imagine, create and tinker.
Our award winning range consists of our London Dry, our pink Raspberry & Hibiscus Gin, and Damson Gin Liqueurwhich we will be bringing along to the market. 
Each bottle of our small batch gin is lovingly labelled by hand and holds the batch number and the signature of our head distiller & founder of Scout & Sage Gin, Holly Bower.

Elsie Mayflower
A Local Florist with a selection of beautiful hand crafted Door Wreaths, Table Decorations and beautiful table decor. We have a modern and country fusion with experience in a vary of floristry. We are a multi award winning Chelsea Flower Show Florist and have worked for several years in the industry knowing the tricks of the trade. We will be bringing a mix of door wreaths, Table decorations and some decor such as hanging tree decorations, candleholders, tea lights, candles etc.

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Key Information Wiltshire Air Ambulance Airbase, Semington, BA14 6JX 30 Nov 2023 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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