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The Water Poet Christmas Fair

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SATURDAY, December 10, 2011, is set to be a day of festive fun at The Water Poet Christmas Fair in Spitalfields. There’s something to suit every taste, so you can eat, drink, shop and be merry until late.

The glorious garden barn turns food hall as Haggerston Honey, Potter’s Preserves and Alsur Spanish Produce tempt visitors alongside beautifully packaged hampers and gorgeous baked goodies. Superb cask ales and a dedicated mulling bar supply refreshments.

Inspired gift ideas can be found at the Courtyard Christmas Market with unusual books, vintage homewares, handcrafted cards, bespoke hats, textiles, jewellery and fabulous must-haves of all kinds.

Roasted chestnuts and a spit roast hog will be available all day, with the unmissable Festive Drinks Emporium featuring an array of speciality beers, retro cocktails and schnapps.

Sing-Along-a-Christmas tune as brass band With Bells On end their spectacular festive parade around Spitalfields with a rousing finale in the garden at dusk.

The Underground Picturehouse Christmas All-Dayer in the basmement cinema will be showing: The Snowman, Father Christmas, The Santa Clause, Meet Me in St. Louis, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, A Muppet Christmas Carol and Die Hard.

Admission (Christmas Fair): Free.

Time: Midday to 7pm.

The Water Poet, 9-11 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London, E1 6BX.

Tel: 020 7426 0495.

Nearest Station: Liverpool Street.