St Mary's Church in Saffron Walden offered a warm welcome for visitors to its Christmas Fair.

The fair took place on Saturday, November 25 and offered stalls selling mulled wine and mince pies, flowers, handicrafts and Christmas gifts and games.

Saffron Walden Reporter: Refreshments at St Mary's Church Christmas FairRefreshments at St Mary's Church Christmas Fair (Image: St Mary's Church)

Visitors could also enjoy coffee, cake and visits to the bell tower.


Sue Birchall, who led the Christmas Fair Team, said: "St Mary’s Church, which has been the site of Christian worship for over 800 years, is an important historical part of our beautiful town.

Saffron Walden Reporter: Brownies ran a stall at St Mary's Church fairBrownies ran a stall at St Mary's Church fair (Image: St Mary's Church)

"We greatly value the visitors, friends and neighbours, who came to support us in so many generous ways.

"Thank you all again for your continued support."

This year's fair raised £4,300 to go towards church funds.