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PUBLISHED: 17:11 22 August 2018 | UPDATED: 18:10 23 August 2018

The show has contemporary craft and design from 150 designer-makers

The show has contemporary craft and design from 150 designer-makers

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Lancashire Life readers have the chance to shop for the beautiful and the unique at the eleventh Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (GNCCF) – and turn it into a really memorable experience with dinner, theatre tickets and pieces from two talented craft fair exhibitors.

A Northern Grit etched bottleA Northern Grit etched bottle

The GNCCF takes place from October 11th–14th at Upper Campfield Market in Manchester. Visitors will be able to buy and commission outstanding contemporary craft and design from 150 designer-makers, all selected for their excellence, from fine jewellery and fashion accessories to functional and statement pieces for the home at this annual celebration of vibrant and dynamic cutting-edge craft and design.

We’ve put together this exclusive prize package for two people:

Two tickets for the GNCCF on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th October.

Enjoy pre-theatre dinner for two at The AlchemistEnjoy pre-theatre dinner for two at The Alchemist

A delicious lunch in the café at the heart of the GNCCF itself.

A one-night bed and breakfast stay at the stunning four-star INNSIDE Manchester on Friday, October 12.

The stunning four-star INNSIDE ManchesterThe stunning four-star INNSIDE Manchester

Two tickets for a performance of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, starring Don Warrington, at the Royal Exchange Theatre on Friday, October 12.

Pre-theatre dinner for two and a Mad Hatter’s sharing cocktail at The Alchemist in Spinningfields.

Don Warrington in Death of a SalesmanDon Warrington in Death of a Salesman

A ‘Northern Grit’ etched apothecary bottle from [vinegar and brown paper] and £35 to spend with exhibitor Ann Povey who combines metals and ceramics with found objects to create vessels, plates, tools and utensils carrying a story or a message.

Five lucky runners up will each receive a pair of tickets to the GNCCF.

Fill out my online form.


Answer the following question:

Who officially opened the first Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in 2008?

A) Thomas Heatherwick

B) Grayson Perry

C) The Duke of Devonshire

Please send your answer on a postcard with full contact details including your email address and mobile number by September 25th 2018 to: GNCCF Competition, Lancashire Life, The Barn, ElmsFarm, Hobb Lane, Daresbury, WA4 5LS. Alternatively, submit your answeron our online form.

For full Archant Terms and Conditions and details of opt in please visit www.lancashirelife.co.uk. Unless you have chosen to receive other information from us and GNCCF we will only use the data you provide for the purpose of running the competition.

Terms and Conditions: Standard terms and conditions apply. The prize is non-transferrable, there is no cash alternative and all elements are subject to availability. The prize will include all elements as stated but no other food, drink, personal expenditure or any other incidental costs will be given. Neither travel to Manchester nor travel insurance are included. The Alchemist prize consists of dinner for two and a Mad Hatter’s Sharing Cocktail, anything more than this and the winner will be charged. Lunch at the GNCCF café is to the value of £40, anything more than this and the winner will be charged. The prize from [vinegar and brown paper] consists of one ‘Northern Grit’ etched apothecary bottle. The voucher from Ann Povey is to the value of £35.

For more information about the show go to www.greatnorthernevents.co.uk / @GNCCF / www.facebook.com/GNCCF.

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