Multicultural Craft and Food Fair

Events

10:00am - 4:00pm

Come along and celebrate the 24th anniversary of our festival by visiting the Multicultural craft and food fair in the heart of the city centre. Browse the 22 stalls, selling books, CDs musical instruments, crafts and artefacts from around the world. Sample and buy food that will tingle your taste buds. Also enjoy our free entertainment programme of music and dance from different cultures. An unmissable fair!

LIST OF SUPPLIERS 2018

Beaupepys Handmade

Beautiful handmade jewellery and hair accessories priced to suit all budgets. Got something special in mind? Come and have a chat - I love commissions!

Contact: Sarah Strover | 0770 781 5786 | beaupepys@gmail.com
Website: www.beaupepys.tumblr.com


Chinese Fan Dance Club

Our group is made up of Chinese women whose aim is to promote Chinese culture to the wider community. We are proud to be associated with Positive Images Festival. At our stall, we will run workshops for the making of Chinese lanterns and arrange a demonstration of Chinese calligraphy. Don’t miss our dances, which we will perform in dazzling costumes. Working for Carers Trust Heart of England, I help and support all Chinese carers within Coventry & Warwickshire.

Contact: Margaret Tse | 07768 393 388 | marge.godiva@gmail.com
| 290 Radford Road, Coventry, CV6 3BU

City of Coventry Freemen’s Guild

Coventry Freemen are unique, as to become a Freeman is by completing an indentured apprenticeship within Coventry. The original guild was created in the 14th Century. Come and visit our stall for information about our membership, the Guild’s history and our charitable activities. On sale will be our historical colouring books - Coventry’s Guildhall, & Coventry’s Medieval Story.

Contact: Peter Wilford | 0247 644 3733 / 0781 077 7128 | peter.wilford8@talktalk.net
Website: www.coventryfreemensguild.wordpress.com | 4 Sewall Highway, Wyken, Coventry, CV2 3NL

Coventry Libraries

Libraries across the city, with comfortable community spaces, where you can browse, read and study for free. Books in many languages and access to ESOL and citizenship resources, as well as magazines and newspapers. Free internet and computer use. Online services and free e-books at your ngertips.

Contact: 024 7683 2314 | libraries247@coventry.gov.uk | www.coventry.gov.uk/libraries
Facebook: www.facebook.com/libraries | Twitter: www.twitter.com/covlibraries
Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry, CV1 1FY

Friends of Ibba Girls School (FIGS)

Experience South Sudan’s sights and sounds through crafts, music and food. FIGS is a charity supporting the development of a girls’ school in South Sudan, where fewer than 1% of girls complete their education. Some of our items are created by the girls and women we work with, and all proceeds go towards empowering them - so do drop by!

Contact: Chernise Neo | 07882 744 075 | chernise@ibbagirlsschool.org | www.ibbagirlsschool.org
Central Library, Smithford Way, Coventry, CV1 1FY

The Highlife Centre

Highlife Centre delivers targeted services aimed at removing barriers to work and improving an individual’s wellbeing. Our services fall under 3 main categories: Specialist Intervention, Enterprise & Employment, Community Development Services. As part of the Community Development Services, we shall be raising awareness of health conditions such as HEP B, Tuberculosis and HIV. HIV and HEP C testing will also be available for willing punters. Testing is available every Friday at the Central Library from 12.30pm to 4.30pm.

Contact: Adeyemi Bakare | 024 7655 0057 / 07387 766 033 | adeyemib@thehighlife.org
Website: www.thehighlife.org | 10 Steeple House, Percy Street, Coventry, CV1 3BY

Independent Usborne distributor with Body Shop Sole Trader

I sell good quality books for children of all ages and young adults. Come and visit my stall for the perfect book to buy and to nd out about the different opportunities I offer for people to get involved.

Contact for Usborne Distributor: 07423 643 050 | EKbooksfromemma@hotmail.com |
Facebook: @booksfromemma

Quality products from Body Shop will be on sale at the stall.

Contact for Body Shop sole trader: Alison Wileman | 07721 185 437 |milesclaira@hotmail.co.uk |
Facebook: @Ali’sbodyshopathome

Positive Images Festival

Award-winning Positive Images Festival invites you to come and visit our stall, participate in our activity on the day and nd out how you can take part in our community festival in 2019, when we mark our Silver Jubilee!

Contact: positiveimagesfest@yahoo.com | www.positiveimagesfestival.co.uk
Facebook: @PositiveCoventry | Twitter: @positive_images

Positive Posts

Visit my stall, where the Positive Posts Art project will be launched. Come and write Positive Posts about our city. You can also record your positive impressions of the city at two drop in sessions at the Central Library from 2.00pm to 4.00pm on Wednesday 20th June and Wednesday 4th July. Come and let us know what makes Coventry great! All the posts will be incorporated into an artistic wall hanging. Look out for details of the Positive Posts Exhibition in Positive Images Festival’s Summer Highlights yer.

Contact: Kate Severn Hills | 07886 689 416 | k8ivity@yahoo.com

Sahyadri Friends Group

We are a group of friends sharing knowledge, talent and learning. At one of our two stalls, we bring to you homemade sweet and savoury treats - Fritters, Brownies, Faluda and much more along with Mehendi designs to celebrate the day! Your voyage of culinary discovery continues... Delicious samosas, grilled sandwiches with an Indian twist and other culinary delights await you at our second stall. Once you have tasted our dishes, you will be addicted to them!

Contact: Mrs. Chaitrali Chitre | 07466 470 553 | sahyadricoventry@gmail.com

Sunrise Community Solutions

We are a Community Interest Company whose income goes back into funding our activities. We provide a range of community services, including community event resources and support through our Event Store. We support UK’s diverse communities to identify needs and to develop sustainable community solutions. We offer the opportunity to try musical instruments and learn about the myths of different cultures, and offer the opportunity to purchase jewellery, small items of clothing, accessories such as bags and purses, etc.


Contact: John Shannon | 0247 636 2632 / 07944 881 603 | sunrisecommunitysolutionssb@yahoo.co.uk 
33 Woodroffe Walk, Longford, Coventry, CV6 6PS

Trudy Rees-Marklew Community Artist

As a community and textile artist, I will be selling examples of my work, including Godiva dolls and recycled textile crafts. I work with people of all ages in learning, entertaining and therapeutic projects.

Contact: 07913 794 444 | Trudy_rees_marklew@hotmail.co.uk

The University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. But we’re not letting the story end there. That’s because we’re a place of possibility. We are working as a University to help our community increase in healthy living and have less impact on your environment.

Contact: David Chapman | 024 7652 4232 | d.m.chapman@warwick.ac.uk
www.warwick.ac.uk

 

 

Download the latest: Multicultural Craft and Food Fair Leaflet 2018