Event Date:Start at 12:00 AM
December 4, 2021
Join the Scottish Maritime Museum on Saturday 4th December for their first ever Christmas Craft Market!
Inside our magnificent Linthouse building, you will find a wonderful selection of handmade crafts and unusual gifts to inspire your Christmas shopping!
Goods will include home décor, glass art, handmade bags, Christmas decorations, art and photographs, children’s clothes, hampers, jewellery, hand crafted personalised gifts, silk scarves, soaps, candles, Christmas cards, honey and much more.
With market stalls spread out over the vast Linthouse and a one-way system in place, there will be plenty of room to shop in comfort.
Glass Blowing and Exhibition Tour
Visitors will also enjoy watching expert glass blower Robert McLeod, Chair of the British Society of Scientific Glass Blowers and glass artist Dr Ayako Tani create sparkling Christmas decorations. The decorations will be on sale at their stall.
Latest exhibition Ships in Glass Bottles by Ayako Tani will be open for a tour with its creator Dr Ayako Tani. Sign up at reception and meet there at 12pm. This exhibition tour will discuss the history of glass ships in bottles and Ayako’s own artworks. The tour is free and will run from 12pm – 1pm.
Make Your Own Snowglobe!
Children’s Make and Take sessions will be running all day. Sign up at reception to take part in the ‘Make Your Own Snowglobe!’ session. This session is free and all material provided. Suitable for ages 6 and upward.
Food & Drink
If you fancy a cuppa or something more substantial after all that Christmas shopping and crafting, you’ll find delicious refreshments at the ‘Linthouse Coffee Bar’ and a full menu at our ‘Puffers Café’ a short stroll away, on the Harbourside.
The Christmas Craft Market will be open 10am – 4pm and entry will be FREE. No need to book, just turn up on the day!