Bad weather doesn't dampen Christmas spirit at Ipswich Microshop fayre

 Ipswich Microshops

The Christmas fayre at Ipswich Microshops had a variety of crafts and food on offer - Credit: Charlotte Bond

The one-day Christmas fayre at Ipswich Microshops took place today, had crafts, food and Christmas cheer on offer all while raising money for a good cause.

Around a dozen stalls, which included jewellery makers and handmade clothing, were at the Carr Street indoor market.

Tegan Jarrett raising money for her sisters trip to South Africa with her bodyshop stand. The Micro

Tegan Jarrett raising money for her sisters trip to South Africa with her bodyshop stand. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Local drama group Magpie Performers hosted the fayre, to raise awareness for their upcoming panto Red, Riding Hood and the Three Pigs, and collect money for St Elizabeth Hospice.

Bridie Burn said: "It's been really positive, really good for the high street seeing this many people out and about.

Bridie from the Nerd Hut. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bridie from the Nerd Hut. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

"It's been one of the busiest days we've ever seen here, people really came out

"The people of Ipswich are clearly wanting more places to go visit and support locals.

This year the group decided to host the fayre with the Microshops to help support the independent businesses.

Tegan Jarrett raising money for her sisters trip to South Africa with her bodyshop stand. The Micro

Tegan Jarrett raising money for her sisters trip to South Africa with her bodyshop stand. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

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Bridie added that they "had a lot of people ask us when the next event is going to be" and are "looking to do more together in the future".

Penny and Catrina. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Penny and Catrina. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Juice mix. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Juice mix. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bev and Bailey Mayhew from Busy B. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bev and Bailey Mayhew from Busy B. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bridie from the Nerd Hut. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bridie from the Nerd Hut. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bev and Bailey Mayhew from Busy B. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

Bev and Bailey Mayhew from Busy B. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Jazz Laidlow with beautiful bespoke jewellery. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CH

Jazz Laidlow with beautiful bespoke jewellery. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Organiser Catrina Field from Magpie performers. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: C

Organiser Catrina Field from Magpie performers. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Festive juice from family business juice mix. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHA

Festive juice from family business juice mix. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

Zoe Fulger from Bloom and Lovely flowers. The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOT

Zoe Fulger from Bloom and Lovely flowers. The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Micro shop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND

The Microshop Christmas fayre in Ipswich PICTURE: CHARLOTTE BOND - Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND

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