Chichester will once again host a fantastic, nine-day Christmas Market which will see an array of stalls lining North Street and East Street from 7th– 15th December 2019. The market will be an opportunity for visitors to pick up some unique Christmas gifts, festive groceries and tipples. Hayling Island Donkey Sanctuary will accompany the market with their much-loved Christmas Nativity Scene including live donkeys.
This year’s Christmas market will welcome many local traders, as well as those from further afield, providing a range of artisan and ethically traded street foods, groceries, arts, crafts and accessories. A seating area will be provided for guests to enjoy the freshly prepared street foods, whilst The Famous Last Stand bar will add to the festivities by serving mulled wine as a warming treat for guests.
‘We are delighted to be hosting this year’s Chichester Christmas Market, adding to the warm festive feel in the beautiful historic centre of Chichester,’ said Paul Kennedy, Director of Zoom Events, ‘The event really will have something for everyone with many totally unique gift ideas, plus space to relax with a hot toddy and delicious street foods. We also hope to add carol singing to the festive line-up of entertainment,’ he continued.
Pork or chicken souvlaki, foot long German sausages plus Thai and Chinese delicacies are just some of the handmade street foods available to savour throughout the event. Artisan groceries such as award-winning flavoured waxed cheese truckles, Spanish saucisson, Turkish delight, olives and nuts will all be available to purchase for enjoyment at home. Tens of arts and craft stalls feature prominently providing interesting gift ideas for all the family. Homemade goods will span sports themed hand-painted crockery to finger puppets, jewellery and handmade clothing.
Chichester Christmas Market is free to enter and will be open from Saturday 7thto Sunday 15th December 2019.
Also during the festive period, visitors can take part in the Starlight Trail, Thursday 5, December. 16:00-20:00 where children can take part in festive craft activites at venues across the city.