Childwickbury Arts Fair in St Albans draws huge crowds

Childwickbury Stables which are home to the Childwickbury Arts Fair

Childwickbury Stables which are home to the Childwickbury Arts Fair - Credit: Archant

FIVE thousand people are expected to visit the Childwickbury estate in St Albans over the weekend, to enjoy a wide range of arts and crafts at the annual three-day arts fair.

Jenny Jackson moulds some clay on a potters wheel

Jenny Jackson moulds some clay on a potters wheel - Credit: Archant

The combination of warm weather and blue skies today, Friday, drew huge crowds on the first day of the Childwickbury Arts Fair.

The event, hosted at the historic estate’s Victorian brick stables, showcases painters, illustrators, potters, sculptors, print makers, jewellers, wood, glass and textiles.

The arts fair, celebrating its 10th anniversary, has over 60 artists, live music, fresh food, a licensed bar, with live music all day Saturday and Sunday (July 6-7).

For more information see www.childwickburyarts.com