Gifted Contemporary Christmas Craft Market

Sat 8 & Sun 9 Dec 10am-4pm

Free, everyone welcome

Telephone: 01529 308 710

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Gifted, our annual Contemporary Christmas Craft Market returns this December.

  • This year we welcome 20 selected designer-makers in our craft market
  • A quality selection of food gift stalls and street food vendors
  • Live music, dance and theatre
  • Falconry
  • Artist demonstrations
  • Craft workshops
  • Face painting
  • Our café’s special festive menu
  • The NCCD shop selling quality, handmade gifts and home-ware
  • Two exhibitions celebrating some of the finest glass artist from around Britain and a showcase of a local community group’s project inspired by churches along the Spires & Steeples Arts & Heritage trail.


Visitor Information

Opening Times

Sat 8 & Sun 9 Dec


Eastgate car park is directly outside NCCD and there will also be an overflow car park located in NKDC car park. Other parking details can be found here.


NCCD is a fully accessible building with lift access to all floors, with accessible toilets on three floors of the building. All floors of the building are also wheelchair and buggy friendly and mobility scooters are available on request.

There is a café on the ground floor of the building serving hot and cold food and drink. Baby changing facilities are also available.


NCCD staff and contracted photographers will be taking photographs in order to document the event. If a photographer takes a photo of an individual that individual will be asked their permission for the photograph to be used. This is not always possible in the case of photographs of crowds or groups. If you are unhappy with your image being used please speak with a member of staff.

Cash Points

The nearest cash points to NCCD is at one of the banks and Building Societies on South Gate, around 0.2 miles on foot.


Thu 22 Nov, 17 Jan, 21 Feb & 21 Mar, 1–3pm

Friendship Hub

Free, drop-in session


Every Mon, 11am–12pm, term time only

Dance for Parkinson’s

Free, please book


Sessions take place fortnightly on Wednesdays, 1.30-3.30pm

Pottery Club

£5 / £3.50 concessions