It's a festive treat to pop into Shrewsbury Market Hall at Christmas time - here's your guide to market events and late night shopping all under one roof!
Shrewsbury Market Hall is putting the sparkle into Christmas with everything from delicious food and drink and gifts for all the family to handcrafted decorations and even real Christmas trees.
There’ll be late night festive shopping Winter Warmers too - the first of these event has been rescheduled for December 13th to coincide with the night of Carols In The Square. A selection of gift and lifestyle stalls will be open late and a number of bars and eateries will open up to 9pm.
Find quirky handmade Christmas gifts at Washed Up Wood
Shoppers, who buy from one of the market’s retailers between 5pm and 7pm on the night, will receive a voucher for a complimentary mince pie and a glass of mulled wine (while stocks last), courtesy of the Shrewsbury Food Hub.
Other treats will be available too in exchange for a donation. The Shrewsbury Food Hub has teamed up with legendary slow food chef The Hungry Guy who will be cooking up some culinary delights.
The market hall’s last Saturday Late Night of the year will take place on December 2. Bars will be open until 10pm, eateries open up to 9pm and a small selection of retail stalls will be open up to 7/8pm.
Christmas at the Bird's Nest is always a treat
Order your Christmas turkey, goose, beef, venison, salmon and seafood platters for the big day. The market’s butchers and fishmonger, Cornall’s, are currently taking advance orders.
Visit natural wine seller for quality wines and festive fizz and Gindifferent for artisan gins with a seasonal twist, including their own raved about Shrewsbury Gin. JP Fruits greengrocer will be selling fresh Christmas trees from late November with free local delivery.
Explore dozens of independent stalls. For quality Christmas decorations, homeware and gifts mooch Mistilley, Little Shop of Joy, Charika Creations, Studio Yi, Art K Duffy, artist Rosie Read and Boobert’s at Washed Up Wood. English Bridge Flowers make their own fresh and dried flower Christmas wreaths, bouquets and more.
Find beautiful products at Lily M Skincare
Advent calendars – from pop-ups to chocolate treats – are stocked by Thistle & Weeds, Minimise, Charika Creations, Chocolicious and Boobert’s at Washed Up Wood. Find a large choice of Christmas Cards at The Card Stall and Thistle & Weeds and handmade crackers at Little Shop of Joy.
See Aroma Quartz and Lily M for handmade candles, beauty products, soaps and more, including gorgeous gift boxes. Aroma Quartz and English Bridge Flowers have also teamed up to produce unique gift boxes of aromatic candles and dried flower bunches.
There are some eye-catching pieces at Aroma Quartz, plus hand-poured Crystal Candles
For jewellery take a peek at Washed Up Wood, Romy Design, Mistilley and Aroma Quartz. Vintage and pre-loved jewellery can also be found at Vintage 49a and Generations.
For gorgeous children’s toys, handmade clothing and accessories Pollypea is a must visit. Meanwhile, strategy board games for older children and adults are available from E-Collectica.
Goodnight Sweetheart is a slumber wonderland, selling beautiful vintage-style women and children’s cotton nightwear, bed throws and accessories as well as cuddly toys. For pre-loved books and records browse The Raven Bookshop, White Rabbit Records and Sorted.
For festive treats amble over to Chocolicious, Minimise and Shrewsbury Fairtrade. Find Christmas gifts for pets at The Pet Stall and vintage china and glasses to dress your Christmas table at Generations. You can even design your own Christmas jumpers and T-shirts with L&E Designs.