Emmary Bears and Teddies of Trenode will be staging their sixth Devon Bear Fair on Sunday 16th May at The Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth [EX8 2AZ]. This has proved to be an excellent venue for this highly popular Fair – right on the seafront, is in an area that attracts a lot of visitors and is easy to locate. Parking is plentiful and the venue provides extremely good catering.
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The 2010 Devon Bear Fair will take place between 10.00am and 4.00pm and the entrance fees will be £2.00 for adults and children under 14 will be admitted for free.

The 2010 Devon Bear Fair will once again feature some 45 stalls with hundreds of teddy bears – old and antique – new artist and designer, handcrafted by national, international and top local bear artists – many from Devon & Cornwall!   In addition there will be Free Valuation for any oldies by Tricia of ‘Teddies of Trenode’, who will also have a superb range of veterans for sale. There will be restoration advice and ‘hospitalisation’ on hand for any old and infirmed teddies brought in.

Emmary Bears will be providing a full range of bear making materials for bear artists, plus bear kits, patterns and accessories. Barbara Ann with her Bears will be in attendance, also representing Norbeary Fabrics, with the fabulous Schulte and Hermbold mohairs. There will also be various demonstrations in some of the techniques of bear making for any budding novices

Among the many stalls, Apple Pie House will again be in attendance with an amazing range of teddies and friends by Steiff, Deans, Merrythought, R John Wright, Deb Canham etc. Also there will be Kingswear Bears and Urchins Bears from Boscastle, both with superb selections of collectable bears. The Charity  – Animals Asia will be asking for, and getting, good support.

As in previous years there will be an ‘Open Competition’, for visitors and stand holders alike, for an ‘Own Bear Creation’ of any size, shape, dressed or undressed. Voting will be by the visitors with the winner receiving a bottle of Champagne and an Engraved Cup. There will also be a Free Prize Draw for some Special Teddy Bears open to all visitors, which will be drawn at approximately 3.45pm.

For further information contact:-      Richard Butler………….tel/fax 01503 230851

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 Mary Saundry………….tel/fax 01208 872251         email –

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