The Apex

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Reg Siger

Original paintings & prints of Bury St Edmunds & Suffolk scenes.

Candles for all Ages

Our core business is the manufacture of beeswax candles, however, we are now successfully retailing Tankards, Goblets and an interesting range of incense ash catchers. Obviously, we also sell an extensive range of incense sticks and cones. Plant based soaps are also a product we have successfully traded for several years.

Bags to Colour

Bags to Colour specialises in selling small canvas bags for children, with each having a hand drawn design to colour, together with pens and a small craft kit. There is something for everybody from fairies and princesses to dinosaurs and pirates; cats and dogs to tigers and monkeys.

New for 2017 are Cushion Covers and Pencil Cases to colour together with Large Craft Activity Bags
In addition to the bags, there are handmade sewing and knitting kits for children, encouraging them to develop traditional skills while having fun.
And finally there is a new range of Sweet Dreams Pillows and mini Sweet Dreams Pillows, with a small handmade animal or person to be a friend through the night. Play Pillows are designed to add more play value to a regular cushion by adding pockets in which to keep small treasures or a book in, together with an appropriate soft toy to start the collection.

Simply Murano

Simply Murano creates handmade jewellery featuring genuine Murano glass ‘jewels’ as the focal point of the jewellery collection.

The Old Norse - Handmade Male Grooming

We create Handmade, 100% Natural and Great smelling Beard Care Products for the Modern man. Our aim is to give you a smooth, soft and nourished beard and skin. You may have the heart of a get the beard to match


SLCJ create hand crafts gifts including wooden boxes, Christmas decorations, unique scarves, brooches, ear rings and bracelets. Sophie graduated from Cardiff Metropolitan University’s Artist Designer Maker course in 2016. Her final project involved making and designing marquetry boxes. Since then she has expanded into other areas of craft making and selling. Sophie now works for a specialist marquetry company, but continues to make and design her own unique pieces.

Legnum Deco

Legnum Deco is a family-run business based in Cambridgeshire, specializing in handcrafted wooden Christmas decorations. We pride ourselves on the high quality of our products, handmade by artisan crafters using the traditional methods of woodworking.

Following a high demand from our customers, we have selected a beautiful collection of decorations and we are sure it is something that you, your friends and family will enjoy for years to come.

Tsar’s Honey

We are Tsar’s Honey, sellers of some of the world’s finest and purest raw honey. Looking forward to meeting lots of honey lovers (we have even been known to convert non-honey lovers!) Please come and have a taste. This year we also have some unique handmade wooden barrels complete with a jar of honey, making a very attractive gift.

Garden Wildlife House

Visit us to see our range of wooden wildlife boxes and habitats for your garden wildlife, including nesting boxes for birds, and shelters for butterflies, bees and ladybirds.
Feeders, feeding stations and unusual wildlife products are available for those difficult to buy for.

Chris or Shirley Hurdle – 01953 885443

Cranborne Wooden Toys

We sell a lovely and unusual range of children’s wooden toys suitable for ages 6 months to 12 years. Included are delightful pullalongs, pushalongs, springy animals and walking animals plus pocket money toys including keyrings, magnets, crayons and wooden jewellery. All toys meet quality standards and are CE marked.

Chris or Shirley Hurdle – 01953 885443


SnowTap is the design studio of Susie Snow and Gracie Tapner. Based in Newmarket, the duo create colourful and extraordinary illustrations using a range of mediums including printmaking, collage and watercolour, featuring original, one-off pieces of artwork, handmade coasters and humorous greetings cards.

A wide range of personalised products including Christmas chocolates, Christmas cards, Christmas door hangers, coasters, bar signs, wine cellar signs, café signs.

The Ely Gin Company Ltd

The Ely Gin Company, based in the Fenlands of Ely just north of Cambridge, specialises in flavoured gins and vodkas. Each product is flavoured using whole, fresh ingredients, and perhaps just a touch of sugar.
01353 968871

Seres Gifts Limited

Seres Gifts Limited is delighted to be back in the Apex this Christmas.
Specialising in luxury sterling silver, pure silk and leather gifts, jewellery and accessories.
From stocking fillers to “that special gift”, there’s something for everyone.
Come and say hello!

Sophie Davis
Tel: 07846850240

KISS studio crafts/JackdawNeedlecrafts

KISS studio crafts/JackdawNeedlecrafts is a family co-operative making a range of fabric art and knitted goods, e.g. quilted items, bags, toys, sun hats, aprons (all sizes) and other gift ideas. All our products are made by us, produced in lively, colourful fabric or wool and reasonably priced.

etsy site: JackdawNeedlecrafts
phone: 01787 278327

Holmes Collectables

Film TV, & Sport Memorabilia – Autographs with COA and in a lot of cases Photo Proof

Email –
Phone – Vicki on 07756478579

Twisted Silver London

I take antique silver cutlery such as butter knives and pastry forks and handmade them into modern silver jewellery.
Each piece is unique and all retain the original hallmark making them ideal gifts as customers can pick years that have meaning to them.

Russian Doll Shop

Welcome to our Christmas SALE at Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fair!
- Russian Doll Shop will offer you a great selection of Traditional Russian Nesting Dolls (Matryoshkas). These beautifully hand decorated by Russian artists our Russian Dolls have always been a wonderful gift appealing to both adults and children.

Founding Drinks Ltd

Founding Drinks specialises in ultra-premium English spirits:
• Wild Knight® English Vodka (a delicious English sipping vodka),
• Nelson’s Gold® Caramelised English Vodka (made from caramel from East Anglian sugar beet),
• Boadicea® English Gin – Classic (blue bottle) and Winter (red bottle).
All are distilled in copper pot stills by hand, in small batches, from the finest East Anglian barley.

All brands can be found on our website at

01366 32 70 70

Mud + Water Ceramics

Mud + Water Ceramics produces hand built artisan pottery in our home studio in Cambridgeshire. We use our own original designs and vintage illustrations which are screen printed onto wet stoneware clay before being fired and glazed. All products are dishwasher safe.

Facebook- @MudWaterCeramics

Balkan Pottery

Unusual pottery for cooking and serving. A roast chicken dinner cooked in one pot, a clay dish with a serving tray for cooking meat, vegetables, pizzas, paella and more. A unique clay wine decanter. All handmade to make a statement on the dinner table and easy cooking for the host.

Facebook – Balkan Pottery
07977 548316

Children’s Discount Books

We sell a wide range of children’s books with up to 80% off RRP We have a fantastic selection of Christmas titles starting from £1.

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