Doncaster Markets offers a warm welcome for group visits

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Doncaster Markets offers a warm welcome for group visits

Doncaster Markets are the winner of the BBC Food and Farming Awards – Best Food Market 2015.

The biggest and best traditional market in the North, with some 400 shops, stalls and stands, Doncaster Markets attract visitors from across the country to visit the five separate markets on one site. The fish market is one of the biggest to be found anywhere.  The international food hall sells high-quality goods from local butchers and bakers, to more exotic flavours from across Europe and beyond.

Doncaster Market Maggies Stand

The Corn Exchange is a fine Victorian listed building housing a wide range of linen, fashion, furnishing, arts and crafts traders. The wool market is the largest market hall where you can find pretty much anything and everything! And from carpets to phone accessories, flowers to army surplus, our lively outdoor market has it all.

The markets have benefited from extensive regeneration by owner and operator Doncaster Council in recent years and now delivers a fantastic number of events throughout the year including:

Doncaster Market Veg

14th May

Doncaster Market hosts a fabulous daylong event to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday

  • Queen’s Birthday Cake Design winners to be announced
  • Stilt walkers
  • Mr Phoebus and his Penny Farthings, with photos & certificates for those who dare to try
  • Musical entertainment
  • Climbing Wall
  • Food  & Drink
  • Children’s quiz & crafts
  • Photo opportunities with “Her Majesty”

21st May 

Doncaster Food and Folk Festival, a day of good food and family entertainment

27th May

Family Fun Day, with family activities and entertainment throughout the day

 4th June

1914 – 1918 Project Conscription, featuring a climbing wall, military drills and the chance to train as a wartime nurse!

2nd July

Armed Forces day, with stalls and events in the town centre and market area

6th August

Summer Fayre,with arts & craft traders and hosted by the Potteric Carr Nature Reserve team along with a whole host of worms & bugs and fabulous wildlife activities for children. The day also features the amazing Mini Mansell circus workshop.

20th August (for 2 weeks)

Doncaster by the Sea, featuring Punch and Judy, giant sandpit, stalls and amusements.

For further information:

Tel: 01302 736737

Web: www.doncaster.gov.uk/markets

Love your local market  #LYLM2016

 

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