May arts and crafts fair in St Barnabas church

The next event of ‘Second Saturday Stands’ will be held tomorrow in St Barnabas Church in Sea Road.

The fair is open between 10-3pm, and entrance is free. There is full disabled access and toilet facilities, and some parking. Refreshments and light lunches are available in the church’s community coffee shop throughout the day at very reasonable prices.

Stalls range from cards, jams and preserves, jewellery and knits to an interesting selection of bargain craft books. The fairs are organised by Cantelupe Community Association, a registered charity, to raise awareness of the impressive venue as a centre for the community as well as for worship. Following a successful campaign to save the listed building from closure and demolition in 2009, the Association has provided a cooking area for the church café, and started a fund for the restoration of the important stained glass windows. Further information is available by e-mail: