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Christmas Market


17, 18 & 19 December 2021, 10.00 – 4.00, £5.00 Adults & £2.50 Children

 

The Bowes Museum's galleries and grounds are once again set to come alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the annual Christmas Market.

Visitors can look forward to a wide range of fabulous locally sourced foodstuffs and crafts from some of the finest suppliers in the area, with around 100 hand-picked vendors offering superb ideas and products for those extra special presents or last minute treats.
 

 

Stallholders will be tempting the tastebuds with Belgian waffles, local gin, hot sandwiches, succulent sausages, homemade pies, artisan breads and cheeses, plus delicious sauces and dressings, while gift hunters can shop for handmade decorations and presents including jewellery, stained glass, leather goods, clothing, beautiful candles and ceramics.

Live music adds to the festive atmosphere with performances by local bands, schools and community groups that will include seasonal entertainment.

There will be an onsite parking charge of £5.00 per vehicle. Visitors please note that there will be no access to the market via the rear gate in Crook Lane. More about parking here.

For travel trade enquiries please contact groups@thebowesmuseum.org.uk. For stall enquiries please contact events@thebowesmuseum.org.uk with details of your business, a website/social media page or some images.

 

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Parking at the Christmas Market

£5 per car, Free for Blue Badge holders 

There will be an onsite parking charge of £5.00 per vehicle. If you require a free disabled parking space, please call 01833 690606 to reserve a space. Visitors please note that there will be no access to the market via the rear gate in Crook Lane.

 

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Santa at The Bowes Museum Christmas Market


17, 18 & 19 December 2021, 10.00 – 3.30, £5.00 per child (Includes Santa visit and present)

Santa will be visiting the Christmas Markets this December, so come and meet Santa in his cosy sitting room, where he will complete the magic with an early Christmas present.

 

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Accessibility


There are designated parking bays which are free to blue badge holders behind the Museum.  There will be stalls on the terrace which are accessible to wheelchair users.  The stalls on the Parterre Garden are accessible via a gravelled surface.