Saturday 4 April 2020

9 fabulously festive Christmas markets in Gloucestershire

From tasty food and glühwein to carol singers belting out the classics, nothing beats heading to one of Gloucestershire's glorious Christmas markets to get you in the festive mood.

Whether you’re looking for the perfect gift, fancy a mince pie or two, or just want a slice of the seasonal spirit, Gloucestershire is brimming with Christmas markets which are sure to get you in the mood for all things festive.

For all the mince pies and mulled wine you could ever want, head to SoGlos’s handpicked selection of nine fabulously festive Christmas markets in Gloucestershire.

1. Cheltenham Christmas Market 2019

Returning this Christmas, Cheltenham will be hosting its popular Christmas market. Sprinkling festive joy from Thursday 21 November to Saturday 14 December 2019, the market will be selling everything from festive gifts and decorations to mulled wine and hot food.

2. Gloucester Quays Christmas Market 2019

Shop Christmas gifts galore at the Gloucester Quays Christmas market, returning from Thursday 14 to Sunday 24 November 2019. With festive magic igniting the streets, there will also be carol singers, Victorian fairground rides and entertainment from Victorian characters.

3. Tewkesbury Christmas Market 2019

Visit Tewkesbury to see the Christmas lights switched on and enjoy the festive market, stocked up with wonderfully Christmassy food, drinks and gifts. Taking place on Sunday 25 November 2019, Tewkesbury Festival of Lights promises a lovely evening for the whole family.

4. The Suffolks Christmas Market

Sing along to carols, enjoy a glass of mulled wine and look out for Father Christmas when the Suffolks Christmas Market returns on Sunday 24 November 2019. With a fun fair, street food, dancers and children’s entertainment, this event is great for the whole family.

5. Cirencester Christmas Market

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Start your shopping at Cirencester Christmas Market from Monday 2 to Sunday 8 December 2019. With a host of stalls selling gorgeous gifts, you’ll be spoilt for choice when choosing something special for your loved ones.

6. Moreton in Marsh Christmas Market

Tuck into some festive food, stock up on gorgeous gifts and sing along to the Christmas carols when Moreton-in-Marsh hosts its annual Christmas Market on Saturday 30 November 2019.

7. Vegan Christmas Market at Blackfriars Priory

Being vegan doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the festivities as Gloucester's Vegan Market returns on Sunday 8 December 2019. Pick up festive food, plant-based treats and vegan gifts for all the family.

8. Winchcombe Christmas Festival

Winchcombe’s Christmas Festival will transform the Cotswold town into a hub of festivity, with carol singing, 70 illuminated Christmas trees, jolly Morris dancers and over 50 market stalls selling lovely gifts. Taking place on Tuesday 3 December 2019, the festival is a wonderful way to get into the festive spirit.

9. Broadway Christmas Market

Returning on Friday 29 November 2019 and Friday 6 December 2019, Broadway Christmas Market will transform the charming village into a Cotswold Christmas wonderland. Enjoy a glass of mulled wine, festive food, music and late-night shopping.

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Monday 16 December 2019

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