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Fakenham Sports Centre

Hempton Road,
Norfolk NR21 7NY
Tel: 01328 862867

The Home of Fakenham Sports – Archery Club, Bridge Club, Bowls Club, Golf Club, Squash Club, Tennis Club

The Fakenham Sports Centre is a private members arena, providing facilities for a variety of sports and social clubs. We are a club house for relaxation, enjoyment and friendly competition. We currently have a membership of approx 1100 people of all ages.

As well as large sporting facilities we have a comfortable lounge bar where you can sit for a coffee or a meal. Our functions room “The Lancaster Room”is available to hire for events parties and weddings.

Norfolk Soulcraft

norfolk-soulcraftCraig Chilvers, one of the younger market traders, runs his Norfolk Soulcraft stall on the market area in front of Argos, towards the edge of White Horse Street. His long stall is brim-full of lovingly hand made wooden items, ideal for a unique gift for yourself or others.

Where are you from?

How long have you been at Fakenham Market?
About 8 months.

What are your opening times here?
7am – 2pm in dry weather.

What other markets do you attend?Apart from this market I mainly sell at Craft Fairs and also from my Facebook page.

What led you to running this stall?
I have been making all my life.

What do you like about coming to Fakenham Market?The people really. People look out for each other – it’s nice.

What do you sell ?
Handcrafted wooden items, bowls, shelves, up-cycled furniture, pestle & mortar, toy trains, coat racks, wooden ornaments, whatever I can make!

Interview by Dawn Wakefield