Fancy shopping local this year? As well as the amazing selection of small businesses across our town centres, the Christmas season brings markets chock full of festive treats, gifts and shopping opportunities. Taking place across November and December, there’s no excuse not to take advantage of our local artists, makers and bakers to stock the pantry and fill the stockings with handmade gifts and regional grub.
Great Malvern Farmers Market – Christmas Special 17 December 2022
The ever-popular Great Malvern Farmers Market is on twice over the festive season with cupboard essentials and yummy extras available on Saturday 19 November and a Christmas Special edition coming to the Great Malvern Priory grounds on 17 December. Pick up a last-minute gift for that foodie in your life, bag something new to spice up the traditional Christmas Dinner or indulge with seasonal cakes, sweets and drinks.
Great Malvern Christmas Festival – 26 Nov 2022
Along with all the festive excitement of the Christmas lights switch on, live music and the children’s light parade there will be an excellent arts & craft’s market for all your gifting needs at the Great Malvern Christmas Festival.
Tenbury Christmas Market – 8 Dec 2022
The lovely market town of Tenbury Wells will live up to its history with its festive market offering. This historic marketplace is the perfect spot to do some Christmas shopping in the traditional way.
Christmas in Upton – Saturday 3 Dec 2022
Christmas in Upton offers a more weatherproof market shopping option with Christmassy events going on in the town centre all day and Christmas Fayre taking place in the Memorial Hall.
Blue Magpie Craft Fair 19 – 21 Nov 2022
Organised Christmas shoppers and lovers of all things hand-crafted could do worse than to stop by Blue Magpie Craft Fair. Happening across three days at the end of November and featuring over 50 independent makers who work in ceramics, textiles, glass and wood as well as illustrators and jewellers. The fair is a treasure trove of unique gifts, as well as offering up delicious homemade cakes and refreshments.
Winter Glow Market 25 Nov – 2 Jan
Winter Glow at The Three Counties Showground is a festive family must-do. Along with a spectacular lights trail, ice rink and fairground rides there is an excellent indoor food and arts market. Entry to the market, food hall, bar and parking is free with tickets required to access other activities.
The Fold Monthly Market – Sunday 4 December
There’s a great range of stalls at The Fold monthly market: art, gifts, food, fresh produce, jewellery, homewares, clothing, plants, dog treats & gifts. There’s always something new and many stallholders make with sustainability in mind. A perfect spot to pick up a gift for eco-conscious friends and family.
Christmas Market at the Duke of York Inn – Saturday 10 December 2022
This traditional country pub invites you to shop for local produce & crafts, sing Christmas carols and relax with a mulled wine or hot chocolate – what could be more festive.
Leigh & Bransford Primary School Grand Christmas Fayre – Friday 9 December 2022
Food from Mr Gyro, a hot waffle stall, licenced bar including Baileys hot chocolate, 30 stalls & mince pies. Santas Grotto and gift for £2.50 per child and Christmas raffle with prizes including Boden vouchers, Christmas Hampers and more. Taking place in the school playground from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Everyone welcome!
Guarlford Village Hall Christmas Fayre – Saturday 3 December 2022
Christmas Fair in Guarlford Village Hall in aid of the village hall regeneration fund. More details to follow.
Great Witley Christmas Shopper Gifts & Crafts Fayre – Saturday November 26 2022
Held at Great Witley Village Hall from 10am – 4pm. Local craft stalls including jewellery, candles, felt, scarves, toys and more. Tea, coffee, homemade cakes and mince pies will be available.
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