The Autumn market will host over 80 different traders, offering some of the region’s most diverse stalls, from delicious handmade cakes, clotted cream fudge and local artisan gins, to ethical homeware and handmade silver jewellery. Along with bespoke wooden gifts, hand-thrown stoneware ceramics, vegan sauces and marine themed hand-coloured etchings, the market is a treasure trove for visitors on the hunt for something unique.
The ultimate Harvest Festival style event, market visitors are also in with the chance of winning a bountiful Yard food and drink hamper, packed with goodies from over 25 different Yard traders. The hamper will include a bottle of Barbican Botanics spiced rum, a handmade mug from Shore Fired Pottery, a Riverford cookbook, a cake from Red Earth Kitchen and bottles of Hudnott’s, as well as a range of free food and drink vouchers. Simply visit the market to enter!
With Halloween just around the corner, families can enter into the spooky spirit by carving their own pumpkins – the scarier, the better! Pumpkins of all shapes and sizes will be available and people of all ages are invited to create their own creepy Halloween creation.
For the first time, holders of a ‘Yard Card’ – Royal William Yard’s loyalty membership card – will have access to a range of exclusive deals and offers from a variety of market traders, ranging from 10% off purchases to discounts on selected items. As ever, they can also take advantage of exclusive offers, deals, discounts and competitions from a variety of the Yard’s resident restaurants and retailers. For those looking to get in on the Yard Card action, simply visit the market to sign up.
Hailey Cattle, Regional Marketing Manager, Royal William Yard said: “The October market is set to be one of our biggest and best, with so much on offer. The Good Food and Craft Market is one of our most popular events, and it has been fantastic to watch it grow and host some of the region’s top suppliers and artisan makers. Whether it’s picking up a unique gift, indulging in some of the best in delicious local food and drink, or carving a spooky pumpkin, this October market is not to be missed!
“We know how many people love to visit the us time and again, so we are giving Yard Card holders the opportunity to take advantage of a variety of offers and discounts available from our market traders at this Autumn market, as well as using this with the Yard’s restaurants and retailers. With the festive season also just around the corner, we will also soon be releasing more news about our exciting plans for our Christmas markets, so stay tuned!”