Visitors to Barnstaple Pannier Market can stock up on Christmas cheer and soak up the traditional atmosphere whilst searching for that perfect Christmas gift with additional opening times in December.
This December the market is open for late-night shopping every Thursday evening in the run up to the big day. As part of the late-night festivities, special street food parties will be held on Thursday 13 and 20 December from 5.30pm to 9.30pm.
Barnstaple Pannier Market offers a unique shopping experience right in the heart of town, with something for everyone. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with a full array of stalls offering delicious, fresh local produce, seasonal handmade arts and crafts and a fabulous range of antiques and collectables.
As well as this, visitors can also enjoy special Christmas markets offering a fantastic variety of stalls bursting with treasures on Sunday 16 and 23 December.
Barnstaple Town Centre Manager, Hannah Harrington, says: “This year Barnstaple Pannier Market’s Christmas events will be bigger and better than ever. I am very excited to announce our special Christmas street food parties with live music, a licensed bar and street food traders, which will be a great way to get into the festive spirit.”
Executive Member for Economic Development, Councillor Pat Barker, says: “We are so lucky to have a thriving market in Barnstaple and some fantastic events have been organised which are sure to make you feel full of festive cheer. I would encourage everyone to pop in and browse some of the fantastic items the traders have on sale. It is so important to buy local and support local businesses, not just at Christmas but all year round.”
Throughout the festive season, Pannier Market shoppers can also admire the beautiful Christmas wreaths on display which were decorated by local businesses, charities and community groups.
The market will also play host to the following festive events:
Thursday 6 December Barnstaple Town Council’s Christmas Fayre and Carol Service 6.3-8.30pm
Make sure you stay up to date with all the fantastic events by liking Barnstaple Pannier Market on Facebook facebook.com/BarnstaplePannierMarket