Delicious food and handmade crafts from local makers.
Delicious food and handmade crafts from local makers.
Harpenden Concert Band is open to any adult who plays a wind instrument or percussion. There are no auditions and no grade requirements, and it rehearses weekly on Tuesday evenings. The band is self-funding and not-for-profit. All members pay termly subs that cover the purchase of music, hire of rehearsal venue, hire of concert venue and professional fees. The age range of band members currently spans 65 years! As well as performing three concerts a year, the band regularly performs at local community events. It has played at the Christmas Carnival in Harpenden and at Larks in the Parks on several occasions. Its Brass section plays annually at Redbourn Christmas Market, and it also plays at a number of local school fetes and other private events.
My name is Abbie Gathard. I’m a pop, singer songwriter and guitarist from Hertfordshire. I started playing guitar when I was 12 and fell in love with music ever since. My influences are KT Tunstall, Taylor Swift and Katie Melua, to name a few. I studied music at college for 2 year, then continuing at college to study an HNC and HND course in music and finished my final year at The University of Hertfordshire studying ‘Songwriting and Music Production’, receiving my ‘bachelor of science degree’ in 2018.
Since then I have been performing at different events around the UK, mostly around Hertfordshire and released an Ep in January 2020 called ‘Taking Chances’. In March 2022, my single ‘To my valentine’ came out, all music is available to listen now on all music platforms. I’m currently working on new music and can’t wait for everyone to hear
John’s repertoire spans eight decades from the fifties to the present day and includes nearly 2,000 songs. Feel free to request your favourite song as he loves a challenge! He also writes his own songs and has released two albums, available on all download sites including Alexa.
St Albans Morris are a friendly, mixed side of Morris dancers who have been dancing the Cotswold tradition around Hertfordshire and beyond since 1930. We practise every Monday through the winter months and new members are always welcome.
Children from Redbourn Primary School will be singing a variety of Christmas songs which we hope will lift your spirits and get you the Christmas mood. The children are aged 7-11 years old and love to sing! Feel free to join in to any you know
Redbourn Jazz Band is a traditional jazz band, playing classic New Orleans / Dixieland music.
Find us in Facebook and Lemonrock, or see us at the Hollybush pub on Wednesdays.
The Kings of Herts are a chorus singing four part a cappella. We focus on barbershop arrangements but sing a wide range of musical styles for example folk, sea shanties, gospel, country, etc. We are a relaxed group with a strong emphasis on fun but we aim to achieve a high standard of singing and compete nationally.
We regularly sing at local events and social gatherings, parties, weddings, shows, etc and often at the pub – if we have been booked or not!!! Please contact us at [email protected] for more information
‘ Traditional, Contemporary & Folk Rock’ from some of the regular performers at the Folk Club
St Albans’ original and favourite ukulele band
Missing The Ferry are three brothers from Redbourn and their best friend who perform a variety of Irish and Irish-influenced music as well as writing original songs about identity and belonging. With inspiration as diverse as Brendan Shine, The Pogues and The Stone Roses their mission is to get people dancing and thinking. Anyone who has ever missed, or nearly missed, the Dublin-bound ferry from Holyhead will get the name. Don’t be Missing The Ferry yourselves today!
Based in London, Sonorité Quartet are a vibrant and young saxophone quartet striving to make the world of classical saxophone music more accessible to the everyday listener. The quartet formed out of close friendship first, which can be seen unmistakably in our performances, sharing a passion for chamber music together and playing a wide range of repertoire from Minimalism to Musical Theatre classics.
Four chaps and a gal from St Albans, via The Midlands, The North & NYC. A collaboration of different musical forces, joined together to form Blissful Thinking. A mix of pop and rock from The Beatles to Sam Fender, with a bit of 80s and 90s in between.
We are CJ Laser. We produce laser cut and engraved gifts, slate coasters and signs, mirrors, drink glasses and wooden items. Based from our home in Houghton Regis. The business came about a year and a bit ago when we wanted bespoke gifts for friends weddings, since then we have upgraded machinery and pushed ourselves with new materials and products.
Honey bee colonies are now very rarely found in the wild, so honey bee populations rely on beekeepers. Based in a small Hertfordshire village, our apiaries produce natural honey which we supply to independent shops to help support other local businesses.
The Wine Sisters is an Independent Wine Shop located on Redbourn High Street. We offer a relaxed approach to buying wine, tasting available in store and wine available to buy by the glass. We stock over 160 different wines priced between £7.99 and £73.99.
I am an artist working from my home studio in Harpenden where I create colourful, happy and slightly wonky illustrations and ceramics that bring charm and character into any home.
We all love our dogs and we all need a little colour in our lives. The Hector Company captures both with the stunning rainbow original artwork. Initially based on a Scottie Dog my collection is forever growing encapsulating more dog breeds and delivering the unique artwork on high quality gifts, homeware and human apparel. If you love colour you will love The Hector Company.
I am a locally based Aromatherapy and Reiki/ Crystal Therapist. In 2019 I started making product with my son Miles, who “has a nose for scent”. All our products are hand crafted in my Garden studio, are cruelty free and totally natural. We source most products locally and in UK. In 2020 I was voted Finalist for “Green Therapy Business of the Year” by The Federation of Holistic Therapists.
We lovingly recycle used horseshoes to turn them into a unique gift. Products include candle holders, Christmas decorations, Prosecco bottle holders, Rudolfs and Snowmen!
Cleo’s Barkery is inspired by our very own lovely dog ‘Cleo’ and her love for natural yummy treats. This gave us the wonderful idea to bring together a handful of selection gift boxes & monthly subscriptions. All handpicked and packed with care by the Cleo’s Barkery team. It’s super great value and delivered to your door across the UK. Why not bring your pooch down & try out taster boxes
Everything contains an element of chocolate, either in it, on it or both. All handmade in St Albans, using the best ingredients to create the best bakes. Award winning Brownies, Hedgehog and much more. I also do bake and create workshops in the Choc Spot kitchen and have great fun
Smiley Myley is a luxury pet boutique which was founded by Tim and Claire Downer, with the assistance of their scruffy Yorkshire Terrier, Mylo. His inspiration (and his wardrobe) helped Claire and Tim to create an online store that offers a comprehensive range of clothing and accessories for Dogs of all sizes.
We hand make chocolate lollies, perfect for little gifts or stocking fillers. We have a range of designs available and each lolly can be personalised with your name on request.
Highly detailed pet, wildlife and livestock art drawn in coloured pencil by Jessica. Her art is available as limited edition prints and featured on a range of products such as cards, gifts and home accessories. Meet characters like Doris the Cow, Roland the Robin or Gunnar the Guinea Fowl – just to name a few of the unsuspecting models! Products are made by UK based suppliers.
Hello! I am Holly Anne Blake, a Hertfordshire based collage artist. My collages are created by hand using myriad pieces of painted paper, layered and pieced together to create some of the world’s best loved destinations – both here in the UK and abroad. These illustrations are then scanned in and used as the basis for a range of travel prints that are exquisitely detailed, vibrant and colourful.
I sell hand painted and giclee prints of small illustrations with vintage typed quotes, lyrics, etc.
Enchanted Attic is where I stitch, sew, draw & paint. My inspiration is found walking or running locally, coastal holidays and city breaks. My work is printed locally and my mugs and tea towels are UK printed. I also work on bespoke building portrait commissions.
Hannah designs fun, quirky and colourful prints by drawing or painting. The designs are printed onto useful products that make great gifts. The tea towels are great for sending abroad because they are light and small. She also creates personalised drawings of houses that are very special gifts.
A young French girl moves to a quiet village with her parents in the Chiltern Hills. A village over which hangs a cloud that refuses to move. From day one strange things start to happen. At first they’re ignored, but as the weeks go by they can be ignored no longer. Cats start to disappear, then dogs and not too longer after people.
Having lived in the US and always appreciated American food culture, I wanted to combine the traditional style of beigel making with the modern style of hot & cold sandwich fillings. @beatsnbeigels offers, tasty, great value & unpretentious homemade sambos all washed down with some funky beats playing on the stall.
Stort Valley Spirits offers a range of multi-award winning, handmade artisan liqueurs. From our Great Taste Award Passion Fruit Gin Liqueur to Dark Chocolate Whisky, you can be sure that you will find something to tantalise your tastebuds.
BALMY’s mission is to offer luxury selfcare products where every detail is focused on helping our customers to relax and enjoy the calm, quiet moments in life. Our products are luxurious to use, smell amazing and work brilliantly. On top of that, everything we sell is sourced and packaged sustainably, as we think you should be able to enjoy life’s luxuries without damaging our planet.
Natural & freshly made skincare & beauty products for all the family: beautifully designed, packaged & created by a young British company passionate about the environment & sustainability. Our festive collection offers a range of gifts for every pocket; fresh, vegan and made in the UK!
Great hand made products, 100% cotton fabric bags, heat packs, make up bags, journals, dark choc biscotti and pistachio nougat that are perfect stocking fillers or gifts for friends !
We are a social enterprise giving young adults who have autism and complex needs experience of work. With the exception of the felted items and Christmas cards all that we sell is made by someone who has autism or another disability.
Add a little colour to your day” Pemira is bespoke beaded & gemstone jewellery designed and handmade in my studio in Barnet, Herts. Colour has always been an important element in my designs inspired by my passion for beads and their endless variations. I mainly use wire wrapping and bead- weaving techniques and work with gemstones, sterling silver and 14k gold-fill.
Founded by Ella, a travel planner by trade and a lover of artisans and adventures! Whilst dividing her time between London and India for five years, she has found inspiration in India’s diverse craftsmanship.
We sell an imaginative collection of metal garden ornaments, mirrors and wall hangings.
I’m the owner of Little Less Time To Worry, and I create, design and sell unique mental wellbeing stationery including organisers, notepads, brain declutters, study planners and motivational prints.
Stanhope Preserves is based in St Albans where we lovingly create all of our artisan Jams, Chutneys, Jellies and preserves by hand in small batches. Carefully made with flavours designed to bring an extra special touch to your table, we invite you to taste the difference.
I am a fused glass artist based in Harpenden. I specialise in creating bespoke wall art, freestanding panels, giftware and bowls. I love how glass reflects the light and the amazing patterns which can be achieved. At Christmas time, I am known for my Christmas trees in the little wooden trunks. I also make Christmas tea lights, decorations and other lovely winter pieces.
Brought to you by mum of two, Lil’ Cubs is a childrenswear brand bringing fun colourful clothes and toys to babies and children – 0-7 year olds. All designs are unisex making them perfect gifts which can also be handed down to the next lil’ cub.
Food on Wheels is a family run food delivery service based in Redbourn ,St. Albans. The business was founded simply to cook good food from our humble home. We cater for all types of events regardless of size, indoor and out.
Tommy & Lottie are a local St Albans brand, producing quality sustainable gifts for all the family. These include, organic cotton t-shirts and sweatshirts for babies, children and adults, bags made from recycled materials, wall prints and plantable seed cards, all with a wildlife theme.
Professional artist, born and raised in North London, Sarah Adams has created an adult colouring book based on her illustrations of flowers and foliage. Sarah is an impressionistic artist who has exhibited in many prestigious UK exhibitions including the Royal Academy, the ING Discerning Eye and the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art.
We are a purveyor of high quality retro style wall signs and wall art.
The Indian Orchard specialises in traditional homemade Indian pickles, chutneys, savoury snacks and homemade vegetable samosas based on family recipes passed through the generations. It’s a small family run business that is run from our home in Milton Keynes. All our recipes are of a traditional Gujarati style, and have been passed down our family for multiple generations.
I knit as a hobby and enjoy making these novelty chocolate orange covers which seem to be very popular with young and old alike.
Pashan specialises in providing unique Pashminas & scarves from North India for everyday wear & special occasions.
We pride ourselves on commissioning and publishing original military history non-fiction books, investing in the production, presentation, and design, of quality books.
A Harpenden based baking business with a yummy selection of Cupcakes, Cookies, Brownies and Blondies in a variety of different flavours (including some festive specials!)
I create artwork inspired by my love of the countryside, animals and humour. My work has been created into gorgeous homewares and prints.
Got2Jot is the place for beautiful, design led stationery for those who love to put pen to paper. With stylish notebooks, planners and journals we have lots of Christmas gift inspiration for stationery lovers. Our gift boxes make the perfect gift to send and our range of 2023 diaries will help you kick start the year.
Spectacular French Brittany sweet crepes and buckwheat flour galettes.
We believe passionately in ensuring Redbourn is always a great community that supports residents’ health and happiness. Everyone in Redbourn matters and we strive constantly to support our community.
Homemade artisan chilli jams and chutneys, no additives no preservatives, all vegan and apart from the beer based ones they are all gluten free.
St Albans Country Market is a co-operative that was set up over 50 years ago to help local producers sell their produce to the public. We sell a wide range of homemade cakes, cookies and savouries, jams and chutneys. All our baked goods are freshly made and hygienically wrapped to protect the food. Most of our goods can be successfully frozen at home.
Home interiors, gifts, decorations, lifestyle, crystals and candles.
We’re an eco friendly, cruelty free candle company offering handmade soy wax candles, wax melts and wax melt burners. We offer a complete customisation service to our customers.
Home accessories that pop! Using Jesmonite, a hard wearing and durable material I make a selection of vibrant home decor. Think terrazzo clocks, trinket trays, Indoor planters, trays, trivets, decorative vases and more!
Emilios Street Food, serve delicious Lebanese street food, with a choice of falafel with hummus and middle eastern salad wraps, halloumi with zartar herbs wraps, lamb or chicken shawarma -the taste is fantastic, something to tantalise the taste buds.
fizzi~jayne is an illustrator based in Hertfordshire who creates fun and colourful cards, gifts and stationery to brighten up your day and make you smile. All paper and wooden products are sourced from FSC approved suppliers and packaging is plastic free. fizzi~jayne’s mission is to bring colour and joy to your day with her fun and playful illustrations.
Alex and Gavin are fused glass artists and teachers, designing and creating contemporary handmade fused glass art. Handmade fused glass gifts from light catchers for your window and Christmas decorations, to statement pieces including wall and free-standing art, splashbacks, glass and wood garden sculptures and cremation glass art. Commissions welcomed.
Crafted by Ceri is a handmade macrame business run by myself, Ceri, based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. I make bespoke macrame decor and teach macrame to all ages; in schools; private craft parties and online workshops.
KICA Living is all about home fragrance and rustic décor with an eco-friendly twist. All of our products are lovingly made using reclaimed or recycled materials, or have been carefully chosen for their sustainable values. It’s perfectly imperfect, feel-good stuff for the eco-conscious home.
I sell olives, Turkish delight, baklava patisserie and cold samosa.
Glitter tattoos add sparkle to any event, and is for all ages. Everyone loves a bit of sparkle at Christmas especially!
At SmuJJed, we create beautiful handmade and personalised products to suit all occasions. Our products include framed and unframed artwork, bracelets, crocheted baskets and cross-stitched decorative hoops and face masks. Our products come in a wide range of styles, sizes and prices, so there is something to suit everyone and fit for all occasions.
I hand crochet animals and famous characters from films and cartoons. I design some of my own patterns and make bespoke items upon request which I am able to do from a picture or photograph.
Distillers of the multi-award winning Campfire Gin range, plus limited edition and PUD PUD Christmas gins. Available in bottle, gin gift sets with two branded glasses and gin gift packs.
“Food with atmosphere” Everything we do is prepared and cooked from scratch in our Giant Pans. All our recipes are authentic and from around the world. Come and taste some exceptional food.
Scouts is where young people make new friends, have amazing adventures, and learn new skills. Scouts are do-ers and give-it-a-go-ers. Yes, we go camping, hiking, swimming, abseiling, cycling and canoeing, but we also get to hang out with our friends every week – having fun, playing games, working in a team, taking on new challenges, and learning the skills they need for life.
We will be in two locations at the market. Come and toast yourself a scrummy marshmallow smore over our fire pit, or find us in the high street selling drinks and find out more about Scouting in Redbourn!
Bags and Bangles are passionate about selling beautiful clothing, handbags and jewellery all at purse friendly prices. We stock different sizes, styles and colours to suit everyone.
An eclectic mix of shabby chic & contemporary homeware, gifts and decorations all in one place.
Luxury handmade children’s clothing, made from organic jersey cotton right here in Hertfordshire.
The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity that restores and protects ancient woodland as well as creating new woodland. We have planted 50 million trees since we began in 1972. We have saved thousands of woods in the last decade and we are bringing thousands of hectares of ancient woodland back to life. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees.
I knit and crochet Jewellery in wire with Swarovski crystals, I also take commissions for knitting and crochet items in wool , cotton and raffia . I enjoy making, hats , scarves and mittens plus Christmas items and gifts ,plus fine crochet item . Every other Monday I teach crochet in Thaxted we have great fun and make items for different charities as well as Poppy’s for the local British Legion.
Multi award winning real ale producer based in Wheathampstead.
The Cricketers of Redbourn will be running a BBQ, selling burgers and hotdogs plus catering for vegetarians.
Dickensian hand knitted mice 6 inches high – all money raised given to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children.
We use only one farm to source our cheese in the heart of the cheesemaking county of Somerset. We have a lovely selection of flavours including marmite! The cheese is vacuum wrapped in portions and sold as 3 for £12 so you can get a nice selection for a good price. It is vacuumed at source and has a shelf life of 3 months.
Come and get warm at the 1st Redbourn Scouts stall where they will be toasting marshmallows and serving up cocoa and s’mores. There will also be some Christmas themed cakes and decorations to buy, made by the Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.
Wooden reindeer, snowmen and Christmas trees made from wood, plus other fun Christmas decorations.
Floral City is an independent home florist in St Albans. I create designs for all special occasions, sympathy tributes and weddings using the highest quality flowers and at reasonable prices. Fresh Christmas Wreaths are always popular at this event. We will be delighting you with lots of Christmas gifts, fresh, dried flowers and all things nice
We are the Hertfordshire Garden Centre. Based in Redbourn on the outskirts of historic St Albans, our small, friendly and independent premises are perfectly suited for home and garden enthusiasts who rightfully expect a little more for their money. We always try to deliver a personal and helpful service to help our customers make the right product choices.
We provide an essential community service to the people of Redbourn from the youngest babies and children who come to Rhyme time and Story time sessions to the elderly of the village who we help to find books, including large print and audio and provide information and local support services and welfare. We also provide regular library class visits to Redbourn School and St Lukes.
Park Beauty based in Redbourn produces a range of Artisan soaps, skincare & soy wax candles. Using botanical extracts, essential oils & nourishing shea/cocoa butters to leave your skin feeling beautifully soft & hydrated. The products are suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin. Jo has worked in the beauty industry for over 30 years & also has a clinic offering holistic treatments.
We make affordable crafts incorporating recycled and upcycled objects ranging from jewellery, macrame, wreathes, papercrafts, wire wrapped jewellery, material bags, Christmas decorations, thank you cards and invitations. All items are bespoke and are our own unique designs.
Freshly made biscuits using the finest ingredients!
We are a small family business that specialises in producing delicious Pork Products. Our Christmas Hams are our specialty and have a great following.
A working watermill and bakery just outside Redbourn producing a range of organic stoneground flours and artisan baked goods.
A family-run Redbourn-based business serving widely loved pancakes coast-to-coast since 2013.
Delicious Thai food cooked fresh on site. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone again, it’s good to be back!