Over the first three weekends in December, the onsite makers and creative businesses at Taurus Crafts will be joined by over 30 independent traders and 100’s of locally-grown fresh cut Christmas Trees to create the area’s largest Christmas Market. Featuring; live performances, choirs, singing groups and delicious food and drink.
The centre's bustling Christmas market showcases the best the area has to offer and features a diverse range of original gifts, jewellery, artworks, crafts, local cider, beer & wine, handmade preserves and sweets. Not only will you be spoilt for choice at the market, visitors will also have the chance to meet the talented onsite designer-makers based at Taurus Crafts.
"The Christmas markets are the highlight of the year at Taurus Crafts, last year we saw a record breaking 10,000 visitors during the three weekendsand this year’s market traders attending promise to be better than ever.” Tom Haverly Marketing and Events Manager
Available throughout December they offer a range of ‘very local trees’ grown on Lydney Park Estate. These trees are grown by experienced professional foresters who’s care and attention ensures high quality, well-shaped trees available in different heights. Prices are reasonable and the carbon footprint couldn’t be better as they are grown under one mile away from Taurus Crafts. The trees are felled as freshly as possible which greatly improves their needle retention properties. On site, visitors can select their own tree ‘un-netted’ so you really can see what you are getting before its made easily portable and put in a net.
"There is a wonderful sense community spirit during our markets and it is great to see visitors supporting the independent and artisan businesses we have here during the market weekends...." Wendy Firkin Centre Manager
The festive shopping doesn’t stop at the Christmas Markets, visitors can visit the centre during the week to get last minute gifts, Christmas decorations & trees or even just visit for a festive treat with friends. The centre is open from 10am until 5.00pm during the week and is free to get in with a large free car park.
To get all the details dates and times it’s easy to join Taurus’ e-newsletter or check their Facebook page and website, they are all kept up to date.