Win tickets to Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts

Get creative in 2012 and visit the Glasgow Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts show – absolutely FREE!

The Galloway Gazette has teamed up with the organisers to give away 10 pairs of tickets to lucky readers.

If you’ve always wanted to take up a creative craft but never known where to start, visiting Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts at the SECC, Glasgow, from March 8-11 will make 2012 the year you learn a new craft and embrace “handmade and personalised”.

The event will showcase some of the sumptuous costumes from the hit ITV series, Downton Abbey. Featuring a beautiful collection of some of the most iconic outfits from the first series, each outfit shows the exquisite needlework and craftsmanship that went into their design. All show visitors will be able to enjoy a FREE programme of Quick & Easy workshops and talks each day of the show.

And with more than 150 exhibitors on hand to offer you the best advice and all the latest products, ideas and innovations in the world of creative craft, you will leave the show racing home to try your hand at a new craft. Visit for more details.

To be in with a chance of winning a pair of tickets, simply answer the following question and send your entry to Crafts Competition, The Galloway Gazette, 71 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NL, or by email to, putting Crafts Competition in the subject line. Q: Which month is the Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts show? A: March. B: April. C: May. Good luck!