Christmas Markets

It is that time of the year!

Chrsitmas baubles

Christmas markets are opening all over our countries bringing that Dickensian or German Chrsitmas market feel that has become as traditional at this time of the year as BBC’s Children in Need, the last rounds of Strictly Come Dancing and pantomime.

Some of the markets such as that at Ludlow are mediaeval fairs that have a traditon going back centuries. Some like the German ones are barely a quarter of a century old in our countries but much older in their homeland. Whatever Christmas market you visit you will be joining millions who travel to them each year.

Below you will find a list of those with the dates so that you can see which are closest to you. They are in alphabetical order (although the title of the event may not have the town or city name up front) and there is a link to each one even if it is just their Facebook page so you can find more about them and what costs (if any) are involved.

England

Alcester Christmas Street Market , Alcester, England: 16/11/2019 (10am – 1:30pm)
Newcastle Christmas Market 2019, Newcastle upon Tyne, England: 16/11/2019 – 24/12/2019
North Shields Victorian Christmas Market, North Shields, England: 7/12/2019-8/12/2019 (10am – 5pm Saturday, 10am – 4pm Sunday)
Christmas Market at 97 and Social, Newcastle upon Tyne, England:  20/11/2019 (6pm – 8pm)
Winter Fair South of England: Showground Ardingly , Ardingly, England: 23/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Chatsworth House Christmas Market , Bakewell, England: 15/11/2019 – 03/12/2019 (10am – 5:30pm Weekdays, 10am – 6pm Weekends)
Bakewell Christmas Market , Bakewell, England: 23/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Barton Marina Christmas Market , Barton-under-Needwood, England: 14/12/2019 (11am – 6pm) Facebook page
Bath Christmas Market , Bath, England: 28/11/2019 – 15/12/2019
Christmas at Beamish , Beamish, County Durham, England: 16/11/2019 – 24/12/2019 (10am – 4pm)
The Windsor Christmas Gift Fair , Windsor, Berkshire, England: 16/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market , Birmingham, England: 7/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
Festive Gift Fair , NEC Birmingham, Birmingham, England: 14/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Living Crafts for Christmas Fair , Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England: 14/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Bournemouth Christmas Market , Bournemouth, England: 15/11/2019 – 01/01/2020
Brighton Christmas Market Fair , Uckfield, England: 20/11/2019-21/11/2019 (10am-4pm)
Bristol’s Christmas Market , Bristol, England: 08/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
Bristol’s Winter Wonderland , Bristol, England: 16/11/2019 – 05/01/2020
Christmas In Brixham , Brixham, England: 23/11/2019
Deepdale Christmas Market , Burnham Deepdale, England: 29/11/2019 – 01/12/2019
Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre , Bury St Edmunds, England: 21/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Canterbury Christmas Market , Canterbury, England: 22/11/2019 – 24/12/2019
Carlisle Christmas Market , Carlisle, England: 30/11/2019 – 08/12/2019
Cheltenham Christmas Market , Cheltenham, England: 21/11/2019 – 14/12/2019
Christmas at Chatsworth House , Bakewell, England: 09/11/2019 – 05/01/2020
Chester Christmas Market , Chester, England: 16/11/2019 – 22/12/2019
Chichester Christmas Market  , Chichester, England: 07/12/2019 – 15/12/2019
Durham Lumiere Light Festival , Durham, England: 14/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Durham City Traditional Christmas Festival , Durham, England: 29/11/2019 – 01/12/2019
Exeter Christmas Market , Exeter, England: 16/11/2019 – 19/12/2019
Fowey Christmas Market , Fowey, Cornwall, England: 06/12/2019 – 08/12/2019
Low Fell Festive Food Market, Tyne and Wear, England: 23/11/2019-24/11/2019
Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market , Gloucester, England: 14/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Grassington Dickensian Festival , Grassington, England: 30/11/2019-1/12/2019 & 7-8/12/2019
Great Yarmouth Christmas Fayre , Great Yarmouth, England: 29/11/2019 – 012/12/2019
Harrogate Christmas Market , Harrogate, England: 14/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Country Living Magazine Harrogate Christmas Fair , Harrogate, England: 05/12/2019 – 08/12/2019
Festive Food Fair at Holkham Hall , Holkham Hall, Holkham, England: 14/12/2019-15/12/2019
Ipswich Christmas Market , Ipswich, England: 25/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
Kingston Christmas Market , Kingston upon Thames, England: 15/11/2019 – 31/12/2019
Knaresborough Christmas Market , Knaresborough, England: 07/12/2019 – 08/12/2019
The Knebworth Christmas Gift Fair , Knebworth, England: 8/11/2019 – 10/11/2019 10am – 4pm
Leamington Spa Yuletide Markets , Leamington Spa, England: 17/11/2019 – 22/12/2019 (Sundays only)
Leeds Christmas Markets , Leeds, England: 8/11/2019 – 22/12/2019
Lincoln Christmas Market , Lincoln, England: 05/12/2019 – 8/12/2019
Country Living Magazine London Christmas Fair , London, England: 13/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Winter Wonderland , Hyde Park, London, England: 21/11/2019 – 05/01/20
A Taste of London Winter , London, England: 21/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Christmas Grand Sale , London, England: 31/10/2019 – 2/11/2019
Christmas by the River 2019 at London Bridge City , London, England: 26/11/2019 – 05/01/2020
Belgravia Christmas Sunday , London, England: 01/12/2019 – 01/12/2019
Christmas Market , Borough High Street, London, England: 4/12/2019 – 24/12/2019
Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre , Ludlow, England: 23/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Leeds Castle Christmas Market , Maidstone, England: 23-24/11/2019, 30/11/2019–1/12/2019- 7-8/12/2019, 14-15/12/2019
Manchester Christmas Markets , Manchester, England: 8/11/2019 – 22/12/2019
Mansfield Christmas Market , Mansfield, England: 17/11/2019 – 22/12/2019
Festive Fair at the Forum, Norwich, England: 22/11/2018 – 25/11/2018
Pensthorpe Christmas Market, Norwich, England: 22/11/2019-25/11/2019
Nottingham Winter Wonderland , Nottingham, England: 15/11/2019 – 31/12/2019
Oxford Christmas Market , Oxford, England: 05/12/2019 – 21/12/2019
Peterborough Christmas Market , Peterborough, England: 15/11/2019 – 28/12/2019
Victorian Christmas Festival , Portsmouth, England: 29/11/2019 – 01/12/2019
Christmas Fair , Ripley Castle, Ripley, England: 21/11/2019 – 24/11/2019
Rochester Christmas Market , Rochester, England: 30/11/2019-1/12/2019, 6-8/12/2019, 13-15/12/2019
Salisbury Christmas Market , Salisbury, England: 30/11/2019 – 24/12/2019
Skipton Christmas Market , Skipton, England: 01/12/2019, 8/12/2019
Southampton Christmas Market , Southampton, England: 14/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
St Albans Christmas Cracker Street Festival , St Albans, England: 17/11/2019 (12pm-6pm)
Redbourn Christmas Market, St Albans, England:  1/21/2019 (11am – 5pm)
Clare Christmas Craft Market, Suffolk, England, 7/12/2019
Jimmy’s Farm Christmas Fayre, Suffolk, England, 7/12/2019 – 8/12/2019 (10am – 4pm)
Sudbury Christmas Fair & Light Switch On, Suffolk, England, 29/11/2019 – 29/11/2019
We Are Handmade Christmas Craft Fair, Suffolk, England, 16/11/2019 (10am – 4pm)
We Are Handmade Christmas Craft Fair, Coggleshall, Essex, England, 2/11/2019 (10am – 4pm)
We Are Handmade Christmas Craft Fair, Great Dunmow, Essex, England, 26/10/2019 (10am – 4pm)
Felixstowe Christmas Craft Market and Light Switch On, Suffolk, England, 30/11/2019
Christmas at Helmingham with Illuminated Garden Trail, Suffolk, England, 23/11/2019 – 8/12/2019 (10am – 8pm)
Clare Christmas Fair, Suffolk, England, 29/11/2019 – 30/11/2019
Berkshire Christmas Fair , Berkshire, England:  2/11/2019 – 3/11/2019 (10am – 4pm)
Hestercombe Gardens Christmas Market , Taunton, England: 15/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market , Winchester, England: 21/11/2019 – 22/12/2019
Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre , Worcester, England: 28/11/2019 – 01/12/2019
York Christmas Craft Fair , York, England: 24/11/2019 (10am – 5pm)

Ireland

Waterford Winterval Christmas Market , Waterford, Ireland 23/11/2019 – 23/12/2019

Northern Ireland

Belfast Christmas Market , Belfast, Northern Ireland 16/11/2019 – 22/12/2019 (10am – 10pm)

Scotland
Edinburgh Christmas Market , Edinburgh, Scotland: 16/11/2019 – 04/01/2020
Glasgow St Enoch Square Christmas Market , Glasgow, Scotland: 09/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
Glasgow George Square Christmas Market , Glasgow, Scotland: 25/11/2019 – 31/12/2019
Country Living Magazine Glasgow Christmas Fair , Glasgow, Scotland: 21/11/2019 – 24/11/2019

Wales
Bargoed Winter Fair, Bargoed, Wales: 23/11/2019 (9am – 5pm)
Ystrad Mynach Festive Fayre, Ystrad Mynach, Wales:  16/11/2019
Caerphilly Christmas Market , Caerphilly, Wales: 07/12/2019-08/12/2019 (9am – 4pm)
Cardiff Christmas Market , Cardiff, Wales: 14/11/2019 – 23/12/2019
Llandudno Christmas Fayre , Llandudno, Wales: 14/11/2019 – 17/11/2019
Swansea Christmas Market, Swansea, Wales: 15/11/2019-23/12/2019

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