Craft Market

The results from our Community Action Plan displayed that there are too few opportunities to socialise in the town and the loss of community ‘gatherings’ are keenly felt among Renfrew residents.  Renfrew Development Trust has a strong desire to (re)create opportunities to showcase the very best of Renfrew and bring footfall into the town. One of the key suggestions from our action plan was to create a regular market in the town centre.

I Heart Renfrew

On the 27th February Renfrew Development Trust had their first ever craft market in Renfrew town centre and we have been overwhelmed by the support which has been shown by the community! Hundreds turned up at Renfrew Town Hall to browse and buy from the selection of quality stalls. We would like to thank everyone who came along on the day.

The Wool Cafe at RDT Market
The Wool Cafe at RDT Market

RDT would also like to thank our amazing vendors who brought some great stock to Renfrew! On the day we had 19 tables, including stalls from; Works From Soul, Fran & Not Anna, The Wool Café, Upcycle Scotland, All Things Nice Food, Jodie Pope Jewellery, C Dragon Crafts, Fat Panda, Little Sourdough Bakery, Incube and many more. Due to our success on the day, vendors like Wee Fudge are keen for more events in Renfrew;

” I had a lovely day and the fudge went down an absolute treat – fabulous feedback and lovely to come home with only a handful of bags. Massive thanks to everyone who came along to chat , sample and buy my products – it was great to meet you all and hoping to be back again soon!”

We have a had a great response from both vendors and customers who loved seeing Renfrew’s “beautiful” town hall filled with visitors on the day. The market encouraged many to come to Renfrew for the day planning to visit other shops and restaurants within the town centre.

Did you come along to our craft market and would like to give us some feedback about the event? Or would you like to get involved in future markets? Contact our Marketing and Membership Intern – melissa.lang@renfrewdt.co.uk

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