Market’s Feast of Festive Fun Finishes this Saturday

Published Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Clitheroe Market hosts its third and final feast of festive fun this Saturday (16 December).

Clitheroe Market hosts its third and final feast of festive fun this Saturday (16 December).

Over 40 of the finest artisan food and craft-makers in the North West will bring a host of festive fare to the market from 9am to 4pm.

Hundreds of people have attended the special markets, held on the first three Saturdays in December, featuring the famous Grasmere Gingerbread, the Authentic Asian Street Food Stall and multi-award-winning Parkers Preserves.

Over 65 of the best British craft-makers in the UK are also taking part in Northern Star, the annual festive show at the Platform Gallery, a short walk from Clitheroe Market, among them pewter artist Ella McIntosh, Will Shakspeare, who is one of the country's most celebrated glass blowers, and textile artist Tracey Davies, dubbed Lancashire’s ‘queen of crafts’.

Northern Star features a large selection of handmade items, including textiles, ceramics, glass, jewellery, lighting, decorations, cards and woodwork, with prices starting at just £2.

The gallery is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 10am to 4.30pm Saturday and 10am to 4pm this Sunday (17 December).

Free festive parking is on offer for up to three hours at the Ribble Valley Borough Council Offices, Lowergate and Clitheroe Market car parks on Saturday, 16 and 23 December.

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