Nelson Village, South Wales held their first Craft Market for local small businesses at the Community Centre
While I’m reluctant to start booking at fairs again, I decided I would attend and support this one in my home village for two reasons:
1. It is the first to establish local small businesses, and support means it has a better chance of being successful all round in the future, and
2. It is local, and a great way to get to know more local people and vice versa, they get to know me and what I do.
As it has been quite a few years since I took part in a market, there was quite a bit of preparation involved in getting ready, from making sure I had plenty of business cards to hand out, to having a good selection of smaller works for display. My good sturdy print rack came in handy for flicking through art prints because the table was not huge, but I think I managed to display everything well enough which included:-