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Otley Green Fair
Otley Green Fair

Sat, 13 Apr



Otley Green Fair

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Time & Location

13 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 16:00

Otley, Otley Courthouse, Courthouse St, Otley LS21 3AN, UK

About the Event

Everyone can contribute to tackling the climate crisis and making the world a greener, safer and fairer place!

Organisations and groups with stalls at Otley Green Fair can give information and advice, as well as helping you to make decisions about how you can become more active and involved in aid of the well-being of the planet. There will also be stalls featuring local crafts and a raffle with some great prizes.  There will be a variety of workshops for adults and children.

The café will be open serving our special Green Fair menu of vegetarian and vegan food as well as Fair Trade drinks and snacks.

Activities confirmed:

Rainbow Morris side dancing in the courtyard before and after lunch. All welcome to join in.

Woodcarving with Dan Ward. 10am to 12 noon in the courtyard. Age 7+. Children need responsible helper.

‘Come and carve a magical mushroom. A workshop for learning/practicing some basic whittling skills (all levels of ability welcome), to create a small wooden mushroom that can be displayed on a stand or worn as a pendant. All materials provided, but please feel free to bring your own bit of wood if it means something special to you.’

Haiku writing with Jo Cremins. 10.30am to 12 noon in the foyer.

‘Come and try haiku

Short and unrhymed poetry

To describe nature

Haiku is a form of Japanese poetry focusing on a small moment in time. Using a very short structure, it’s a perfectly formed opportunity to express how you feel about the world around you.’

Jo Cremins is a published author and will help you to nurture your imagination and create your own poem.

Suitable for 8+

Decorate your own calico bag with Vickie Orton 12.30pm to 3pm in the foyer

Suitable for any age.

Use vegetables to make cheerful prints on your bags! Small charge for materials.

Stalls confirmed:

Otley 2030

JMB Fine Art images

Wildlife Friendly Otley

Wharfedale Beekeepers

Friends of Chevin Forest

Otley Men’s Shed

Wharfedale Greenway

Friends of Gallows Hill

Wharfedale Naturalists

Willow baskets and Palestine support

Start Birding

Green Fair Raffle

Many thanks to the following for their offer of prizes for the 2024 Raffle

Noonoo &Nini


The Orchard Florist

Chez Vin

Bookshop on the Square

Courtyard Planters

Yorkshire Runner Sports

JR Sports

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