Dec 022014

Environmental charity, Aberdeen Forward, is once again welcoming the Aberdeen community to their premises on 2 Poynernook Road for a Christmas Fayre.

Aberdeen forwardthm174All stands will have excellent quality Christmas gifts for sale from local producers, such as wooden candle holders, clocks and wooden fairy houses.
There will be Fruit and vegetables on sale from the Community Food Initiative North East, Inspire will be selling handmade soaps and there will be some of our tutors on hand to tell you about the exciting courses and workshops available.

The Christmas Fayre takes place on Saturday 13th December between 10am and 1pm where Aberdeen Forward will showcase the varied work they’ve been doing throughout the community in 2014.

Attendees will have the chance to purchase unique hand-made Christmas gifts all from local Aberdeen producers and crafters. The in-house Roots and Shoots team are also very excited to be hosting a stand with a variety of beautiful items made out of wooden logs and reclaimed wood. Delicious Christmas-themed snacks will also be on sale!

Visitors will enjoy complimentary spiced apple juice and Short bread on arrival. Christmas activities for the children such as Snow globe making (So please bring along an old jar to use for it!) and ginger-bread man decorating will take place throughout the morning, as well as face painting. There will also be a raffle (tickets £1 available now) with plenty of fantastic prizes from local businesses to be won!

As if all of this was not enough, Aberdeen Forward will host talks about one of their projects Zero Waste Scotland on the day, giving visitors tips on what they can do with the waste likely to be generated from the festive period.

Entry to the Aberdeen Forward Christmas Fayre is £1.00 for adults and 50p for children. The open day is located at 2 Poynernook Road, AB11 5RW. No need to book and please bring as many friends and family members as you like! Just pop along and enjoy this great community day out. Also remember your used glass jar complete with lid to create a snow globe!

For more details phone 01224 560360, email or visit

More info: Aberdeen Forward is an environmental charity, established in 1999 to distribute landfill community funds.  It now also funds and supports a number of waste minimisation, sustainability and social projects across the North East. All the funds made from this event will go into a range of local projects which work around Aberdeen city and shire to help various groups from young parents and to ex-offenders and those with disabilities.

Scottish Charity No: 034866.