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Farmers Market, from 1 Nov 2019

Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Details

Colchester farmers market is about to get a makeover and we can’t wait to see the results! This monthly market, held in the Arts Centre, has been run for many years by volunteers at En-Form who, after years of hard work, have decided it’s time to pass on the baton to Suffolk Market Events.

Justine Paul, founder of this award winning local business is delighted to take on the running of the market and is excited about the relaunch on April 5th. “There’s nothing we like more than turning a struggling farmers’ market around and seeing it thrive again. The people of Colchester and surrounding areas deserve a really good quality food offering and that is exactly what we will be offering them. ”

Twenty producers are lined up to fill the venue on April 5th including raw milk, butter, fudge and cream from Collett’s Dairy in Wormingford, currently the only micro dairy in Essex, locally shot fresh venison from Lavenham Butchers, award winning bread and cakes from The Cake Shop Bakery in Woodbridge, Essex honey from Beehouse Honey Company and amazing gluten free bakes from Hopewell Bakery in Bures. Many of the regulars will, of course, be there too, including Daymen’s Hill Orchards, Wigborough Traditional Meats, organic vegetables from Lauriston farm, local sausages from Totham Bangers and Indian Food from Mena Boughey. There will be a small number of gorgeous handmade craft products and a fab Pop Up Café.

Everything that is sold at the farmers’ market will have been produced by the person who is selling so there are no middle men and all the stallholders will come from within a 30 mile radius – this really is shopping local at it’s very best and we very much look forward to seeing lots of very happy shoppers at the relaunch of Colchester farmers’ market on Friday April 5th from 9.30am until 2pm.

For further information please contact Suffolk Market Events on 07503 332675 or email alex@suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

www.suffolkmarketevents.co.uk

Admission Free
9.30am – 2pm

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 Nov 2019
Fri 6 Dec 2019

Prices

Free entry

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Address

Church Street,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO1 1NF

Directions

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Map reference: TL 993251  Lat: 51.88880 Long: 0.89475

Colchester Arts Centre Parking

The closest car park to the Arts Centre is St Mary's Car Park. Find out more about parking in Colchester.

By Public Transport

Many buses that come into Colchester Town Centre Colchester stop on Head Street and the High Street, which are both just a few minutes' walk from the venue.

The closest train station is Colchester Town Station, a 15 minute walk from the Arts Centre. Colchester North Station is a 20 minute walk away (follow the Fixing the Link walking trail) or only a 10 minute journey by bus.

There are bike racks at the Arts Centre.

Parking: with charge

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality