Braxted Christmas Market 2020 has been postponed to 2021

We are sorry to announce that due to the ongoing covid-19 situation, we are unable to host our Christmas market this year. Rest assured we will be back next year, bigger and better than ever.

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The Braxted Park Christmas Market is returning for 2021!

Following an incredibly successful launch in 2018 Braxted Park is delighted to announce its Christmas Market is returning on 26th, 27th and 28th November 2021 for three days of Christmas shopping and festive fun.

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Opening times

Friday 26th November 4pm-9pm
Saturday 27th November 10am -9pm
Sunday 28th November 2021 10am -4pm

The weekend will begin with an amazing evening event on Friday 26th November, 4pm until 9pm, with fabulous family fun, live music and a spectacular Christmas light switch on ceremony.  Throughout Saturday 27th November and Sunday 28th November you can look forward to incredible music in our “Big Top” with performances from award winning local musician Zoe Alexandria, local choirs and bands, and star of Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice Ronan Parke. The stage will be hosted throughout the weekend by legendary Capital radio and tv star Neil Fox.

Along with demonstrations by local food producers, including Paul Kelly from Kelly Turkeys, the food court will be open Friday-Sunday with an extensive array of delicious food and drinks from the local area. The gift markets will be selling seasonal delights, local crafts and unique items, which are perfect for those hunting for that special Christmas gift.

Younger visitors can visit Mrs Christmas’s Kitchen to listen to her read a Christmas story and decorate an edible treat to take home (tickets to be booked in advance) and for those visitors wanting to get stuck in and create their own Christmas gifts and decorations we will have pre-bookable workshops running throughout the weekend. 


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Tickets for 2021 coming soon.

All visitors to the Braxted Park Christmas Market must hold a ticket for the day they wish to attend. General Admission Tickets £6 per adult, with under 16s admitted free.

Additional tickets required for Mother Christmas Kitchen Experience, Festive Cookery workshops and Christmas Wreath workshop.

Free parking available onsite, including disabled parking.

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Call for exhibitors 2021


Please contact Fiona to register your interest:

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Our visitors want superior merchandise and delicious tasting experiences so we are focused on attracting producers of the highest quality.

  • The cost to exhibit for the duration of the market is £300 including VAT. We are unable to accept exhibitors for one day only.
  • We have space for 120 exhibitors in three gift market marquees. We have already sold 50% of these so you would be wise to book soon. Our marquees will be heated and lit with a stable, sturdy wooden floor and there will be overnight security on site for the duration of the market.
  • Each stand will be 2m by 2m and includes a table and up to two chairs, we will cloth the table if you require. Electricity is available at an additional cost of £30 for the whole weekend and boosted, private Wifi is available for £10 for the weekend. These and any other special requirements must be booked in advance.
  • As well as an increased number of stallholders, we are also putting a considerable amount of money into a full advertising campaign to attract even more visitors than last year and to increase their dwell time at the market.
  • We have a media campaign planned with Radio Essex and have agreed a 10K advertising deal with Essex Life. Our marketing strategy also includes extensive local leafletting, station advertising, events listings and of course a huge social media campaign.

Please contact Fiona should you have any questions or would like to register your interest in becoming an exhibitor.

E: fiona@braxtedpark.com / T: 01621 892305


Information for visitors


General Admission Tickets £6 per adult. Under 16s free. Additional tickets required for Mother Christmas Kitchen Experience, Festive Cookery workshops and Christmas Wreath workshop.

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Following an incredibly successful launch in 2018 Braxted Park is delighted to announce its Christmas Market will be making a return on Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th November.

Browse for Christmas presents in our gift market, with over 120 producers selling seasonal delights, local crafts and unique items to suit all pockets. Our food court will be open Friday-Sunday with an extensive array of festive and delicious food and drinks including hot chocolate, mulled wine, Christmas cocktails, traditional burgers and hot dogs, mac and cheese in an array in different flavours, vegan options, pizza and more.

Join us in our very own Braxted Park Big Top where visitors can look forward to a fabulous timetable of entertainment from local musician Zoe Alexandria, local choirs and bands, and star of Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice Ronan Parke. The stage will be hosted throughout the weekend by legendary Capital radio and tv star Neil Fox. 

For those wanting to pick up some new skills in time for the festive season we will have demonstrations by a number of experts in their field, including Paul Kelly from Kelly’s Turkeys. For those wanting to get hands-on, the brilliant Cookery School at Braxted Park will be running a number of festive themed cookery workshops, and we’ll have an expert florist onsite showing guests how to create their very own Christmas centrepiece and wreath.  Both the Cookery School and floristry workshops are pre-bookable and require an additional ticket (click here for more information)

Younger visitors to the market have not been forgotten. As well as performances of a world class interactive, outdoor panto extravaganza, repeated throughout the market, children will be able to visit Mrs Christmas’s Kitchen to listen to her read a Christmas story and decorate an edible treat to take home (additional ticket required, approx. 30 minute activity, not suitable for children under 12 months)

General Admission tickets required for all attending adults. Children under 16 admitted free. Ample free parking available on site.  Additional tickets required for Mother Christmas’ Kitchen, Christmas Wreath workshop and Christmas Cookery workshop.


2021 Exhibitors

Here are some of the exhibitors already confirmed for 2021.

Food and Drink

English Spirit Distillery Locally sourced spirits and liquers More information
So Drinks Gin More information
Emma's Bakes Cakes More information
Mrs Buttons Chocolates Cakes More information
Winyl Vinyl records, Organic vegan wine More information
Yau's Sauces Oriental food More information
Drummonds Cheese Cheese More information
Porky Piggles Pork scratchings, Chutneys More information
Ravenous Fudge Fudge  
Sticky Pickle Pickles, Chutneys More information
Ridiculously rich by Alana Cakes More information
Copper in the Clouds Gin More information
Heart of Suffolk Distillery Gin More information
Temprd Chocolates  
Mr Squeaks Tea Tea More information
Krafty Braumeister German beers More information
Direct Beers Beer and Cheese More information
Alex's Artisan Bakery Baked Goods More information

Art and Crafts

Andy Daines Artwork Wood art and birdhouses More information
Artwork by Helen Paintings More information
Gorgeous Gourds Gourd Art More information
Teresa Lewis Art Art, Personalised gifts More information
Kina Handcraft Textiles, Knitting More information
Flamingo Paperie Stationery More information
Driftwood Designs Wooden artwork More information
Emma Wren Watercolour paintings More information
Piccolo Originals Glass art, Baubles More information
Love Kate Balloons Balloons More information
Gweniems Pebble Art More information
Stabbound Books Notebooks More information
Sarah Everett Photographer More information

Homewares and Furniture

Gladys and Charles Home accessories More information
The Raggedy Quilt Company Quilts More information
Little White Box Home décor More information
Molten Wonky Glass Ornaments More information
Rough Stuff Oak Chopping boards More information
Bunting Mad Bunting More information
Country Creations Watercolour Homewares More information
Arts and Crafts Living Home décor More information

Jewellery

Inscripture Engraved jewellery More information
Bertie's Beads Bead jewellery More information
Argent Angel Jewellery More information
Cloudberry Designs Jewellery More information
Jan Simon Design Jewellery More information
Twinkling Traveller Jewellery, Glass, Bags More information

Clothing and Textiles

Melissa Faux Textiles More information
Sase Boutique Handbags, Clothes, Accessories More information
Lizzington Tweed bags and accessories More information
Msika Knitted items More information
Little Niko Activewear More information
Rosie's Boutique Ladies clothes More information
Wyldwood originals Textiles More information
Amanda Sutherland Hats and scarves More information
Grazia Boutique Clothes More information
Charlottes Finishing Touch Hats More information

Gifts

The Candle Sanctuary Candles More information
Laineyland Assorted gifts More information
Nicki Walker Candles, Soap, Jewellery  
Bowdidge Foundation Xmas gifts & decorations More information
By Sophie D Cards More information
United Dogdom Pet Shop More information
Snobb Ltd Unique Gifts More information
Little Button Candles More information
Little Glows Candles More information
Mersea Muddshack Soap, Candles More information

Gifts for Children

How I wonder Childrens products More information
Twinkledust Clothes and Accessories More information
Winnie Woo Baby clothes More information
Pippy Clementine Kids clothes More information
Lucky Mummy Handmade Childrens Clothes More information
Dottie Bears Teddy Bears More information

Beauty

Neals Yard Beauty products  
Tropic Skincare Skincare More information

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