25th July 2014 - CHRISTMAS MARKET
SET TO SELL OUT IN RECORD TIME
third annual Harrogate Christmas Market is set to be fully booked in record time
this year, with less than a quarter of places left for traders.
80% of the 200 trader spaces have been booked for the Market, which runs from
Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30.
Market has a range of different stall types available, from tables in the Food &
Drink Marquee to traditional outdoor market stalls, as well as wooden chalets.
Some types of stall have proved particularly popular, such as those in the Craft
& Gift Marquee, where only a handful of spaces remain.
Dunsby, the Chief Executive of Harrogate Chamber of Trade and Commerce, which is
organising the event, said: “In 2013, we had around 150 stalls and were selling
the final few spaces in late October.
year, we expect to sell out in around half the time it took last year.
Applications are still coming in very regularly, so it is important that any
local businesses interested in taking part get in touch with us as soon as
possible to avoid
disappointment. We try to maintain variety, so if your product is unique,
Harrogate Christmas Market focuses on good quality, hand-made or homemade
products, gifts and decorations, as well as festive food and drink, from around
Yorkshire and the UK. From the bookings already made, guests can expect to find
local photography, beers and ales from North Yorkshire, wooden sculptures,
jewellery, home-made soups, hand-knitted accessories and much more.
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13th May 2014 -
RECORD BOOKINGS FOR THIRD
HARROGATE CHRISTMAS MARKET
are already snapping up places at the third annual Harrogate Christmas Market –
more than six months before the event opens.
opened bookings at the end of the day on Thursday, May 1 and were stunned to
have received their first completed application by the following morning.
Within the two weeks, 50 applications have been received – an impressive 25 per
cent of the 200 trader places available.
who leads the organising committee along with his wife, Beryl, said: “We have
been overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of traders to our announcement that Harrogate
Christmas Market would go ahead again this year.
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11th April 2014 - HARROGATE
CHRISTMAS MARKET SET TO RETURN FOR THIRD YEAR IN 2014
The organisers of the successful
Harrogate Christmas Market are delighted to announce that it will return for a
third year in 2014 in the same attractive location, St Mary’s Walk at the bottom
of Montpellier Hill.
After being given permission by
Harrogate Borough Council to go ahead again, Harrogate Christmas Market will
take place from Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30.
The Market will be even bigger
and better, with a larger Craft & Gift Marquee and wider gangways to accommodate
the large crowds, as well as a redesigned layout to improve the overall visitor
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2nd December 2013 -
‘FANTASTIC’ CHRISTMAS MARKET ATTRACTS THOUSANDS TO HARROGATE
Thousands of visitors descended on Harrogate over the weekend as the second
annual Harrogate Christmas Market took place.
over four days, from Thursday, November 28 to Sunday, December 1, it attracted
crowds from across Yorkshire and beyond to do their Christmas shopping – not
only at the Christmas Market but in the many shops around the town.
Visitors and stallholders alike have given an overwhelmingly positive response,
praising the organisation and ambition of the team of volunteers who have worked
tirelessly to make the event a success.
26th September 2013 -
places filling up at Harrogate Christmas Market
Local businesses hoping to take part in this year’s Harrogate Christmas
Market are being urged to sign up now to avoid disappointment.
few stalls remain, with around 150 different traders expected to be present at
the Market, which runs from Thursday, November 28 to Sunday, December 1.
wide range of different kinds of stalls available, organisers are confident they
can accommodate businesses of all sizes, from independent crafters to much
larger companies. more...
10th September 2013 - Buskers
Sought for Christmas Market
has been launched to find the Harrogate District’s best musicians to take
part in the centerpiece of the town’s festive celebrations.
and ensembles are being sought to play at this year’s Harrogate Christmas
Market, which takes place at the bottom of Montpellier Hill from Thursday,
November 28 to Sunday, December 1.
It will be
the second time the Christmas Market has taken place and several new elements
are being introduced this year, including a dedicated Food and Drink Marquee, as
well as space set aside for buskers.
6th August 2013 - Harrogate Christmas Market
will be bigger and better!
Harrogate Christmas Market
returns from Thursday 28th November to Sunday 1st
December – and this year it will be even bigger and better.
4th June 2013 - Harrogate
Christmas Market wins Best Achievement of the Year Award!
We are very pleased to report that the Harrogate
Christmas Market won the Best Achievement of the Year Award at Harrogate's
Hospitality & Tourism Awards in the Royal Hall last night.
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