On Saturday 14th July why not get your weekend off to a fantastic start by visiting Glossop’s Artisan Market; where you will enjoy a brilliant day shopping for those hard to find, fun and quirky, hand crafted items.

The Glossop Market event, which has grown in popularity month on month, is held on the second Saturday in the month and is now firmly established amongst visitors and local bargain hunters as one of the most popular, regular Artisan Markets in the area.

Although Glossop’s Market Square is quite restricted in its size, it’s still a wonderful venue to stage the monthly Artisan Market events, especially when you add the traditional stalls and booths that boost the appeal to shoppers who frequent the adjacent indoor market.

As the popularity of the monthly Artisan Market grows by attracting passionate customers; a growing number of the town’s retailers; who benefit greatly from the increased footfall that the regular specialist monthly market attracts, have come to greatly appreciate the increase in the overall volume of shopping it brings to the picturesque Derbyshire town.

As the specialist Artisan Market day comes alive with the sights and sounds of enthusiastic crafters and visitors bustling around the 25 plus individual stalls, so too does the entire town; effectively showcasing other High Street retail activity, by adding extra footfall and added street vitality to the wider area.

There can be little doubt that hen it comes to popularity with Crafters, Artisans and Shoppers looking for those unique items, Glossop’s Artisan Market, definitely ranks near the top of the list.

Start your family fun activities at Glossop’s Artisan Market on Saturday, 14th July, between 10am and 2pm  – and treat yourself to a great mix of homemade food stuffs, local preserves, unusual articles of clothing & jewellery, vintage items, crafts, wooden carvings, handmade pottery, traditional sweets, artwork, paper crafts  and much, much more.

And after all that shopping, why not try dropping into one of the town’s many pubs, bars, cafés and tea rooms for a glass of wine, fine cask beers, coffee and cakes, afternoon tea, or a full blown delicious meal from one of the town’s numerous bistro’s and restaurants, many who specialise in a diverse variety of authentic dishes!


So bring friends and family and come and join the many visitors between 10am and 2pm for a wonderful day out discovering the delights of Glossop.

If you can’t make it to one of Glossop’s Artisan Market events – there’s a thrice-weekly market in the Market Hall next to the Town Hall every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

For further information regarding the hidden gem which is Glossop Market, please contact:      Colin Deeley on: 07794 768495 or email:

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