May Day at Landsea Square – How Did It Go?

We had a great few days at the Craftfolk event at Landsea Square.  Every day was different, which kept it interesting!


After a couple of weeks of fine warm weather we were disappointed to find ourselves setting up in rain and wind on Saturday morning.  The rain soon cleared, but the wind continued all day.  Our stand wasn’t very well designed for windy conditions, and we had to deploy a lot of Blu-tac to stop our stock from flying about.

We had some interesting neighbours; animator/ artist Steve John on one side, photgrapher Mark Lewis on the other, and around the square were stalls including Hungarian twister cakes,  a creperie and amazing hand carved wood crafts.

The big news on Sunday was a parade through Cardiff to celebrate Cardiff City Football Club’s promotion to the premiership.  The parade ended at the Oval Basin, just a few hundred yards from our stall.  The whole area was thronged with happy Bluebirds fans enjoying the sunshine, the celebration and the Brains SA.

Monday was another warm, calm day.  The bay was blue and glittering.  There was a lovely relaxed atmosphere as people strolled around in the sunshine, browsing the stalls and enjoying the scenery. Our best trading day so far.

Our next event is the Four Paws Fair at Tongwynlais Village Hall on 18th May, which should be very different!