Characters in Dickensian dress sell locally produced food, drink and gifts in what has become one of the biggest and best seasonal market events in the locality. Highlights include street entertainers, buskers, sideshows, traditional rides, family activities, a real ale tavern, choirs, brass bands and an old time barrel organ, alongside a huge traditional carousel.
Annually, usually the third week in November
Christmas 2015: From November 19 to 22
Thursday to Saturday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
What to buy: Visitors are be able to browse around 200 stalls selling artisan crafts, the best food and drink the region has to offer, unique Christmas gifts wooden toys, jewellery, homeware, fine clothes and accessories.
What to pay: Various
Address: Gloucester Quays, Gloucester GL1 5SF
Directions: The market is located in Gloucester's Historic Docks area.
Phone: +49 (0) 1452 338933
Gloucester Quays is a fantastic shopping Mall situated right next to the Historic Docks. Here you will find a fabulous array of high street shops, coffee shops and one or two restaurants such as Pizza express and Nando's. Many of the shops offer designer goods at discount prices - you can't go wrong!
There is a spacious multi stoey Car park serving the shopping centre - this is really well signposted en route to Gloucester.
Address: St Ann Way, Gloucester
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The high street has charm and many small locally run shops. This photo shows the "Gloucester Poterry Shop".
What to buy: We just had to purchase a little copy of "The Tailor of Glouchester" for fun at a local bookstore.
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- Arts and Culture