January 19, 2018 2.46 pm This story is over 45 months old

Rebrand breathes new life into Lincoln markets

Shoppers can expect some changes to the city’s markets programme.

Shoppers in Lincoln are being promised an eventful 2018 thanks to changes to some of the city’s much-loved markets.

Several of the markets overseen by the Lincoln Business Improvement Group (Lincoln BIG) have been given new branding, while two others have merged.

Shoppers will still be able to find the artisan crafts they know and love, but the changes aim to introduce even more people to the items on offer.

The Lincoln Makers’ Market will sell a range of locally made, hand crafted items.

Lincoln Makers’ Market

The Craft Market and Lincoln Artists’ Market have joined forced to become the Lincoln Makers’ Market which sells locally made crafts including paintings, ceramics, glass art and jewellery.

The Lincoln Makers’ Market takes place as follows:

  • March to December – Castle Hill – 1st Saturday of the month.
  • March to December – Lincoln Cornhill – 2nd Saturday of the month.
  • June to September – St Martin’s Square – 3rd Saturday of the month.

Starting in March, crafty stallholders can be found selling their wares on Castle Hill on the 1st Saturday of every month and on Lincoln Cornhill on the 2nd Saturday of every month.

Lincoln Antiques Market

The popular antiques market is making a return this April.  Organised by Lincoln Antiques & Collectables the market showcases a range of antiques including antique furniture, silver-ware, toys and pottery.

The Lincoln Antiques Market takes place as follows:

  • April to October – Castle Hill – 3rd Sunday of the month.

The Lincoln Brocante Market

Newly-supported by Lincoln BIG this market promises to provide shoppers with a range of French-inspired shabby chic, vintage and upchucked homewares.

The Lincoln Brocante Market takes place as follows:

  • April to October – St Mark’s Shopping Centre – Last Saturday of the month.

Farmers’ Markets

Lovers of Lincolnshire’s fresh produce will be relived to hear that their favourite Farmers’ Market stalls will also be making a return to the city this year.  With a range of cakes, treats and snacks there’s something for everyone on offer.

The Farmers’ Markets take place as follows:

  • Year round – High Street – Every Friday
  • Year round – Castle Hill – 3rd Saturday of the month.

The Farmers’ Market can be found in the High Street every Friday and in Castle Hill on every third Saturday of the month.

Traders interested in joining the stallholders at any of Lincoln’s markets can find more information by visiting the Lincoln BIG website.

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