A TWO day chance to "get festive and pick up some unique handmade Christmas presents" is taking place this weekend at a wonderful Winter Fayre held at Chalkwell Hall!

It takes place from 11am until 5pm on Saturday November 18 and Sunday November 19, at the old Edwardian house in Chalkwell Park, Westcliff, hosted by Metal Arts organisation.

Along with stalls presented by local makers and artists, there will be live acoustic sets from Ruti Olajugbagbe, Bavard and the Mudlarks Community Choir, with warming winter drinks, hot food and free Christmas craft workshops for all the family.

Makers include: Lara King Draws; Fine Cut Creations; Weald Handmade; Where The Wild Roses Grow; Tessa Hallmann Photography; Andy Daines Artwork; Miss Meaney's; Aubergine Land; The Other MA - TOMA; Victoria Sills Artwork; Blaze's tasty treats; Unique Knitwear by Juliet Bryson; Jennyrosemann; Parchment and Purl and Opal Designs.

These will offer a selection of home furnishings, accessories, leather goods, artworks, jewellery, floristry, stationery and much more.