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Spring Fair


Saturday & Sunday 12 & 13 May 2018

10.00 am – 5.00 pm (last entry 4.00pm)

There’s something invigorating about spring and we find ourselves taking a good look at the garden and musing about new features. A visit to Picton Castle’s Annual Spring Plant and Craft Fair is the perfect way to get some new plants and to stock up on some unique gifts and crafts to add colour to your world.

With over 30 wonderful stalls to browse through, and the added advantage of 40 acres of awesome springtime woodlands to wander through, plus, tours of our 13th Century Castle, The Secret Owl Garden and a lovely restaurant where you can ‘people-watch’ whilst enjoying a speciality coffee and something tasty, it’s a really memorable day out for all the family!

There’s Also ….

Story Time at The Secret Owl Garden

Saturday and Sunday at 11.00am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm – make your way to The Secret Owl Garden’s ‘Centre Circle’

Throughout the course of the weekend, you can also see over 15 species of owls as they take it in turn to fly free at The Secret Owl Garden. There will also be opportunities to hold an owl!

Display of Aston Martin Cars – Castle Forecourt

( Saturday 12th May Only – Times to be Confirmed)#]

Founded by Lionel Martin and Robert Bamford in 1913 in a small London workshop, Aston Martin has since grown to become an internationally admired luxury brand. Both men had a passion and a talent for machines, propulsion, engines and racing. They had a shared love for the car because it provided them the most exhilarating and memorable experiences. Moments of beauty. Moments that they craved to create, repeat, celebrate and share. That passion drove them to hand build cars that were ever faster, more powerful, thrilling, comfortable – more beautiful – than the previous. Twelve of these wonderful vehicles will be on display in the Castle Forecourt for one day only – don’t miss them!

Some of the Plant, Arts, Crafts, and Produce Stalls You Can Expect To See 

Keep checking back as we will add more information both here and on our Facebook pages regularly…

Flutterbys  Hand made especially for you! Cushions, doorstops, lavender bags, bunting etc from beautiful designer fabrics
Just Beenatural products and honey
Alison Todd Ceramics Colourful, hand thrown earthenware ceramics, including cups/mugs, bowls & dishes plus ceramic buttons and brooches
Fused Glass by Joan Edwards  Handcrafted, fused glass in a variety of forms: mirrors, bowls, coasters, jewellery, leaded pieces
Pebble Stories  Art from Stones. A local artist from Carmarthenshire, Simon uses finds from the seashore and woodlands to produce work that represents memories  and stories that relate to him and his family (pets included!). (Commissions undertaken)
Jan-Jo  Stunning and Intricate Hand Beaded Jewellery
Cuddlezoo childrens clothes
Tatanne Bazaar  Vintage items and hand-painted furniture in Shabby Chic and Folk Art styles, in fact anything vintage from cake stands to linen; collectables to the odd tweed jacket. Jen also undertakes commissions for furniture upcycling

For Plants and Gardens..
Martinsell Bird Boxes, Insect Houses and Planted Pots
Poppit Plants
Carrigans Perennials
Humus Garden

Other Stalls Include

Gorsewen Arts – Beautiful, handcrafted silver jewellery
Helen Thorp  – Artist Blacksmith

Recipe for Health – Vegan and sugar free goodies
JenPink  Welsh themed crafts
Eliza May – Bags and doorstops

Blossomviolet – Super Hero themed cushions and bags

Levicta wines

Cariad Glass – Handmade stained glass

Ffres Cook – Aprons
Cariad Knots – Unusual knot jewellery

Wickedly Welsh Chocolate Co.

Nomads  Ethnic and Fairtrade clothing
Farmers Food at Home – Chutneys
Joan Gravell  Fine silver jewellery inspired by nature

Admission Prices

Adults £10.00; Senior Citizens £9.00; Children Aged 5 – 16 £7.00

Admission includes entry to The Secret Owl Garden

Booking and Payment for Castle Tours can be made in the Gift Shop

Saturday & Sunday 12 & 13 May 2018

10.00 am – 5.00 pm (last entry 4.00pm)

Shoppers Note: We are all used to using our credit and debit cards so much these days, that it may be useful to note that our stallholders may not have card facilities available on site