• Event Details

    Saturday 1 December 2018. 09.30 – 16.00
    The Bishop’s Stortford Christmas Fayre will be filled with festive delights. Over 130 exciting specialist stalls will complement the regular traders from our general market and the Farmers & Craft market.

    Visitors can find everything including:
    Unique handmade jewellery, candles, artists prints, cards, decorations and homeware
    Clothing, footwear and accessories
    Local artisan produce, hampers, flowers, confectionery, local craft beers, wines and ciders
    Health and beauty products
    Pet treats and accessories
    Childrens activities and toys
    Hot food stalls
    Cocktail bar, Prosecco and mulled wine

    To add some feisty festive fun, look out for all the fantastic live music and entertainment throughout the day:
    Reindeer
    Stilt walker and fire dancer
    Bubble entertainer
    Pony rides
    Magicians
    Roaming princess and superhero
    Fun fair
    Soft play bus
    Santas grotto
    Live music arenas showcasing incredible local talent

    In addition to the Christmas stalls and entertainment there will be a number of other exciting events taking place, including St Michaels Church Holly Fair, Bishops Stortford Community Churchs Crafty Christmas and Grove Cottages Santa Dash and Reindeer Run!

    Please do come along. Everyone welcome!

    For more details of what to see, and a map of the Christmas Fayre layout, please see the 3-page supplement within November’s edition of The Flyer Magazine: (pages 15, 16 and 17) www.flyeronline.co.uk/bishops-stortford/november-18/

    Parking
    Additional parking is available this year. Windhill21 Primary School (CM23 2NE) and St Michaels Primary School (CM23 3SN), both located only a few minutes walk from the town centre, have kindly offered the use of their car parks for Christmas Fayre visitors. A small fee for the schools will be requested.

    Road Closures
    Road closures will be in force on 1 December from 06.00 to 18.00 on North Street, Potter Street and South Street up to the junction with Station Road, High Street up to Basbow Lane and Market Square with access only available to pedestrians. Ingress and egress will therefore be limited to pedestrians and emergency vehicles only. Apton Road will be available to vehicles for access only.

    During the same period the One Way system will be suspended on certain roads, allowing for vehicles to drive in both directions. This will apply to Church Street, Water Lane and Barrett Lane.

    Also during the same period Church Street, Apton Road, Newtown Road, Water Lane and Barrett Lane will have a weight restriction of 7.5 tons.

    Diversions will be in effect to divert traffic around the closed area.

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