Market stalls outside Jumbo water tower


Colchester's Farmers Market takes place in the public square outside the Mercury Theatre on the first Saturday of every month.

The wide range of stalls sell a range of products including Essex honey, tray bakes and brownies, healthy snacks and salad jars, fresh apple juice and loose apples, a range of meats from Wigborough Traditional Meats, organic vegetables from Lauriston farm, local sausages from Totham Bangers and breads & sourdoughs from Tensheds Bakery. Homemade pies and local cheeses from Compleat plus spices from the Suffolk Spice Company, jams from Karen's Kitchen, cakes from Alex's Artisan Bakery and vegan pastries from Norwegian Bakers. Local gin is provided by Matopos, craft ale from Roughacre Brewerynes and Kombucha from pure Kombucha. Don't forget to spil yourself with some Temprd Chocolate too from Maldon!

There are also a small number of gorgeous handmade craft products including cards, fragranced candles and soaps plus art from Philly Artist.

Everything that is sold at the market will be produced by the person who is selling and all have been produced locally.

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Colchester Farmers Market

Type:Farmers Market

The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

Tel: 07503332675

Opening Times

Season (7 Oct 2023)
Season (4 Nov 2023)
Season (2 Dec 2023)


The Mercury Theatre, with Jumbo Water Tower in the backgroundMercury Theatre, ColchesterA highly respected regional theatre, home to the critically acclaimed Mercury Theatre Company, staging a broad mix of classic plays and new writing as well as working extensively within the local community.