A finalist of popular crafts TV show will be joining traders for a summer fair in Dorchester.

The Duchess’s Summer Fair will be held outside The Duchess of Cornwall Inn on Saturday July 6 from 10am to 4pm.

There will be various arts and crafts stalls taking place throughout the day with the opportunity to meet Dan Sandham of The Great Pottery Throwdown fame.

There will also be 20 artisan traders, live jazz performed by Dr Jazz from 12pm until 2pm and artists who will be sketching and painting throughout the day.

The day supports the other event on Thursday July 11 The Summer Supper and the charity auction in aid of the Lantern Trust. 

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Summer cocktails will also be on offer and guests can enjoy traditional afternoon tea in The Duchess of Cornwall Inn, accompanied by a harp serenade from Natalie Rogers.

The cost of the afternoon tea is £18 per person and reservations are available for 3 pm or 4:30 pm.

You can reserve your place for afternoon tea by calling 01305 757569