The King’s Artisan Market is back

Published: Wednesday, 4th March 2020

The King’s artisan market is back this Sunday with over 60 local, independent traders.

With Mother’s Day just around the corner it is the perfect time to pick out a bespoke gift and choose from a range of handmade crafts and jewellery, alongside the chance to win a £10 voucher per hour to spend at the market throughout the day.

Councillor Carl Edwards, cabinet member for environment said: “The King’s market always proves a popular event and we hope this weekend’s event will be just as popular, if not better.

“This is the first time we are holding the artisan market in March after previously holding in October and Christmas and we have lots independent businesses showcasing a range of unique products.”

Martin Dowling owner of Artwork Icons which produces urban art focusing on icons past and present, and will be trading at the market said: “We are looking forward to returning to the King’s artisan market again. When we attended the Christmas market it was a great atmosphere and excellently organised.”

The March 8 event falls on International Women’s Day and to celebrate the artisan market will feature nods to influential women in history around the venue and Period Power charity tubs will be available on the day for those who would like to make a donation.

The King’s artisan market is at the Kings Hall, Stoke on Sunday, March 8, 10am to 4pm. Admission is just £1 (under 14’s are free) and parking on the adjacent Kingsway car park is free.

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