Noir! 11 – A Christmas Fair

Preview by Laura Forsyth | 05 Dec 2012

Hoping for a white Christmas? This year we'd rather it be Noir instead! The 11th Noir! event is taking place at Edinburgh's Summerhall on Saturday and Sunday the 7th and 8th December. Usually host to Scotland’s top Fringe Festival acts during the warmer season, the venue will be having a snowy makeover this winter. Expect an eclectic display of fashion, food and culture (without the need to shiver with the chill) at this indoor event.

You are guaranteed some very fashionable stocking fillers with the likes of Euan McWhirter Jewellery, Shhh-Oooh Shoes, Fiona Heather, Chouchou amongst others showing at the fair. Other participants include Godiva Boutique, Valvona & Crolla, ECA, 21st Century Kilts, Locanda de Gusti, Bebaroque, Go-Roborn, Arkangel & Felon and Doune Fairfax. And for those after a pretty Christmas makeover, Golden Hair and We Are Faux Lash Bar will be on hand to create a divine look that’ll have you set for your Christmas parties. It'll definitely be worth a visit to the Ginger Snap catering stall for fresh and tasty cuisine, plus the café and bar will be serving refreshments throughout the event to keep you merry as you mingle!

If your wallet fancies a break from the enticing gift ideas around you, there will be also be live performances and activities for the kids. So if you are looking to surprise your loved ones with exquistite handmade gifts this Christmas or just fancy a fun, festive weekend, this is the market worth putting on your list. [Laura Forsyth]

1 Summerhall (Causewayside), Edinburgh EH9 1QH 11am – 7pm, 8th and 9th December Entry is £4/3 (concessions) and kids go free