All your Christmas shopping under one roof
Whether you are looking for the best fresh produce for your Christmas lunch, or the ideal present from handpicked independent retailers to give a loved one on Christmas morning, you will be able to find it all conveniently under one roof.
We’re back for a second year at Kingston Park Stadium!
Our biggest venue to date, Kingston Park Stadium, not only provides all the space you need for your big Christmas shop, it also packs in over 250 exhibitors and offers ample free parking and great transport links.
Live chef demonstrations from the region’s best chefs
Where else can you see some of the region's best chefs talk through how they prep for Christmas Day? With live chef demonstrations running throughout the weekend, this is the best place to pick up tips from the experts.
Gifts you won’t find on the high street
You can’t find the products our exhibitors are selling on the high street, as ours is a one-of-a-kind event, meaning you will be giving truly unique gifts to friends and family this Christmas.
Support our chosen charity, Daft As A Brush, when you visit the fair
This year our North East Christmas Fair is supporting Daft As A Brush. You will be able to drop off your bags, buggies and umbrellas and make the most of your day unencumbered, while also making a donation to this worthwhile cause.
Enjoy a glass of fizz in The Lodge Bar
It’s always fizz o'clock at Living North’s Christmas Fair thanks to our chic, Alpine Lodge bar. Pull up a seat, set down your shopping and relax with a glass of the finest fizz, pimped with your choice of flavours.
Take a break and enjoy afternoon tea
This year you can take a break from shopping and enjoy a delightful afternoon tea in the comfort of one of Kingston Park Stadium’s private boxes. What better way to fuel a day’s shopping than with cream-covered scones, cake and finger sandwiches?
Stock up your Christmas pantry
With over 100 foodie exhibitors, this year you can stock up on everything from pies and cheese to gin and cakes, meaning you’ll be sure to impress your guests this festive season.
Music from local choirs
You will be entertained over the weekend by fabulous local choirs, singing all your favourite festive melodies to get you in the festive spirit.
Best of British
This year’s fair is packed with British-made products, many using sustainable and ethically-sourced materials.
Grab a bite to eat from one of our cafés
All that shopping is bound to work up an appetite. Drop by one of our cafés, where there will be a range of delicious options on offer, including local seafood, freshly-made snacks and light lunches.