Crafts people demonstrate their skills at festival

Villagers in Fangfoss held a celebration of traditional crafts at the weekend.

The village held its 15th annual Fangfest festival, which saw a number of businesses in the village open their doors to the public last Saturday and Sunday.

Artist Shirley Davis-Dew (Fang NPOC ROG120964).

Artist Shirley Davis-Dew (Fang NPOC ROG120964).

These included Fangfoss Pottery, The Rocking Horse Shop and Harry Postill Furniture, who gave demonstrations on pottery, painting and carving.

The event featured a craft marquee with locally handmade items, live music, fairground rides archery, clay pigeon shooting and a classic car rally.

There was also a mini beer festival on the village green for drinkers to enjoy. with a special brew on offer, called ‘Fangfest Ale’, made by Pocklington’s Brass Castle Brewery,

Lyn Grant, from Fangfoss Pottery, said: “I think it has been the best yet. It’s a big boost for the local economy.”