Your article: Visitors get hands on at crafts festival in Fangfoss

Hand-carved walking sticks
Hand-carved walking sticks

Sunshine last Sunday ensured that thousands of people descended on Fangfoss for the village’s annual celebration of traditional crafts at the weekend.

Sunshine last Sunday ensured that thousands of people descended on Fangfoss for the village’s annual celebration of traditional crafts at the weekend.

Although it poured with rain on the Saturday, it did not dampen the enthusiasm of the visitors who attended the Fangfest event, now in its 16th year.

Lyn Grant, one of the organisers of the festival and owner of Fangfoss Pottery, said: “People stood outside in the rain with their brollies up enjoying the demonstrations that were being held. The weather was much better on Sunday so at times the village was crowded.

Read Lyn’s full story in this week’s (11 September) Pocklington Post.