Who needs to travel to enjoy a Christmas market? There are plenty in London. I love my local South Kensington market and wanted to make sure it got a little plug this holiday season!
Below you can learn more about the London Farmer’s Markets in your area!
Move over German Christmas markets, the Great British Markets are this seasons must visit attractions.
There’s no need to fly to Finland this Christmas, just pop-down to your local London Farmers’ Market, where guests can find everything they need for a truly British festive feast this yuletide. Whether seeking a last-minute Christmas turkey, inspiration for the perfect gift or just after a festive outing filled with cookie decorating and plenty of mulled wine, The London Farmers’ Markets are the place to go to get your festive shopping done and dusted this year.
If you’re looking for the perfectly seasoned stuffing, come and get stuffed at London Farmers’ Markets as they host dedicated stuffing sessions, hosted by London chef, Oliver Gladwin at Pimlico Farmers Market on the 16th December, where guests are invited to enjoy an array of masterclasses or simply purchase their readymade stuffing from local farmers Galileo Farm, Picks Organics and Fosse Meadows, with Galileo Farm even making your personalised stuffing to order for those with specific requirements.
For a festive family outing, guests can head to Pimlico and Twickenham markets on 9th December, where Honey Pie Bakery will be giving the Great British Bake Off a run for its money offering the chance for children of all ages to take part in their Christmas gingerbread decorating classes, set to get the whole family into the seasonal swing in time for Santa. If tinsel worth tipples are taking your fancy Crazy Dave’s Cider will be serving Mulled Cider on Saturday 16th December at Notting Hill .
If Christmas isn’t a time to indulge in the dairy delight that is cheese, we don’t know when is. This year, London Farmers’ Market’s offer an outstanding array of British cheese from makers and mongers across the UK. Over indulge on Oak Smoked Cheddar and Double Devonshire from Quicke’s Cheese or get Merry with Bath Soft’s Merry Wyfe, Bath Blue and Bath Soft which can all be perfectly paired with festive crackers from Honey Pie Bakery.
This Christmas instead of braving the supermarket rush, pre-order plenty best of British poultry from Farmers Market farmers across the capital. Farmers and traders including Laycroft, Beatbush Farm
Foods, Layer Marney Produce, Galileo Farm, Richard Waller, Fosse Meadows Farm, March House Farm, Picks Organic Farm, Ixhill Farm and Lee House Farm will all be on hand to ensure no one is left turkey-less this season. With a variety of events, tasting opportunities and competitions available, South Kensington Farmers’ Market will be offering one lucky winner the chance to win a complimentary Christmas goodie bag, complete with Mince pies, local honey, artisan bread and cheese, Artisan Bakery stollen, Fosse Meadows Apple, Sage, Hazelnut & Orange stuffing, Cranberry & Clementine Sauce, Picnic Pie, Chicken liver Pate and more to guarantee a cracking Christmas.
Those who haven’t had time to purchase all the festive feast need not panic, as this year London Farmers’ Markets in Blackheath, Earls Court, Islington Marylebone, Parsons Green, Queens Park, Teddington and Walthamstow will all be open until the clock strikes one on Christmas eve.