It’s here! The Heatons Christmas Festival 11-6pm Sunday Dec 2nd. Get the thermals out, bring your torches after 4pm – light up Shaw rd! Come and see what’s happening!
Thankyou to our sponsors!
Headline Sponsor: CJ Law
Grotto Sponsor: Philip James Kennedy
Entertainment Area Sponsor: Claritas Wealth Management
Web Sponsor : Priestnall Court
Supplier of Grotto Xmas trees : Blaggs Hardware
Santa is coming and will be arriving on his sleigh at 12 noon and will be in his indoor grotto (£3 per child) until 5.30pm.
We have a full Festive Market of 56 stalls including Xmas trees, fresh baking, mulled wine and hotfood. Plus magic, childrens crafts and facepainting!
We have all sorts of performers – choirs, a steel band, soloists… coming along to the stage area next to Pokusevski’s.
A Snowman Trail, 9 participating businesses, starting at Thoms – you need to help Santa find the Snowmens names:)
All the bars and restaurants will be waiting with a warm welcome including the Seashell Fish and Chip Shop open for business throughout. Outside seating will be outside Pokusevski’s and next to Say When in the market.
There will be activities & Special Offers in local shops – Art Club in Weave, Stone Cutting & Polishing in Blagg’s, 10% discount in Blue Door & Eternal Envy, Creation Station on the market doing children’s craft activities.
Christmas Cake Competition!! Open to all, bake a traditional Xmas cake of any size and it will be judged on the day. No fee to enter, but donations welcome.
And now to the important bit on any self respecting market blog! A fabulous line-up of Traders!
FOOD & DRINK
Nyama Choma – hotfood inspired by kenyan adventures. Insta: nyamachoma_grilledmeat
Say When – hot mulled wine, prosecco plus wines and beers to take home Twitter: SayWhenUK
Hayley’s Cakes – fresh bakes from Hayley’s kitchen!
The French Corner – freshly baked breads and pastries. FB: The-French-Corner-Ltd
Webb’s Beef – regulars to the market with locally provenanced meats. Twitter @KenWebbsBeef
The Spice yard – make your dishes sparkle with spice! http://www.thespiceyard.com
B’Spoke Coffee – Nick and the team will be on hand with their mobile coffee van serving fresh coffees, including Irish and Baileys:) Insta: B’SpokeCoffee
Cheese is Grate – cheese truckles wrapped in wax make great gifts and treats FB: Cheese is grate
Jo’ Sticky Toffee Pudding – if you have never tried Jo’s pudding, you are in for a dose of deliciousness FB: jo’s sticky treacle toffee pudding
CocoaNut Grove – Christmas screams for chocolate and Jayne’s is all hand made and hand tempered FB: Cocoa-Nut Grove
Haycroft Meadow – sausage maker extraordinaire! FB: Haycroft Meadow Sausages
The Brownie Owl – Fantastic Brownies! FB: The Brownie Owl
FatJax – chutneys and sauces http://www.fat-jax.com
Alam’s – freshly made bhaji’s, samosas and pakoras plus curry buns & wraps Twitter: @alamsuk
Saddleworth Tea – your favourite teas and accessories FB: Saddleworth Tea
Sweet Temptation – stocking fillers and sweets galore
Mafeking Biltong – hand made dried meats and sausages FB: The Mafeking Biltong Co Ltd
Fundamentally Foods – hand prepared curry sauces to use at home Insta: fundamentallyuk
Cheshire Bakehouse – pastry rolls with a twist Insta: CheshireBakehouse
Kitchenette Corsica – homemade fresh Corsican & French food FB: Kitchenette Corsica
All About Pies – all your favourites plus some festive specials:) Twitter: @allaboutpies
The Jay Curry Company – follow the gorgeous aromas! FB: The Jay Curry Company
Deli on the Market – all your deli favourites waiting for you Twitter: @delionthemarket
Greek Oil Direct – beautifully flavoured directly sourced olive oils Twitter@Greekoildirect
Artisam – truffle oil chips, hot soup, arancini All platforms: @artisambespoke
The Marmalady – homemade festive bakes and preserves Twitter: @The_Marmalady
Nonna Teresa – handmade ravioli & pasta sauces FB: NonnaTeresaUK
Bit of a Fudge – handmade fudge of all different flavours. http://www.bitofafudge.co.uk
Daniella’s Dog Treats – not forgetting our furry friends, presents & treats FB: zorascakery
ARTS & CRAFT
Priestnall School Entrepreneurs – Brownie in a jar & Bee window stickers all in aid of Manchester Children’s Hospital http://www.priestnall.stockport.sch.uk
Emily Clare Ceramics – carefully & colourfully painted ceramics Insta: emilyclareceramics
Smallprint SK – unique sterling silver keepsake jewellery http://www.smallprint.com/joannemcduff
Magic World – entertainment whilst waiting for Santa and printing products available FB: magicworlduk
Creation Station – free childrens activities outside Santa’s grotto FB: The Creation Station Cheshire Macclesfield
Yanthia Art – beautiful facepainting outside Santa’s grotto FB: yanthiamanchester
Jewellsy – quirky handmade resin jewellery http://www.jewellsy.etsy.com
Ben Sedman Art – prints and originals http://www.bensedmanphotography.com
H & C Plants – Xmas trees, hanging baskets & Xmas decorations FB: H & C plants
Kitsch Republic – creative homewares & gifts FB: Kitsch Republic
Berlin Bespoke – personalised artwork for all occasions Insta: berlinbespoke
All About Mee – release your inner unicorn! FB: allaboutmeeuk
White Bunny Naturals – all natural handcrafted items FB: White Bunny Naturals
Scents & Solace – soy candles, beautiful perfume & packaging Insta: scentsandsolace
RSPB – help our feathered friends this winter http://www.rspb.org.uk
Glynn Rowan Scott – glass recycled & refashioned Insta: glynn_rowan_scott
Acacia Homecare – domiciliary care with a difference FB: acaciahomecarestockman
Roots Handmade – vegan, natural, organic skincare FB: Roots Handmade
Celia Hume – original artworks http://www.celiahume.com
What Katy Did – hand picked sterling silver jewellery FB: What Katy Did
Only 3 Colours – original artwork in only 3 colours http://www.only3colours.com/wall-art
CatFish Kids – toys & organic cotton kids clothes http://www.catfishkids.co.uk
Tony Denton – Tees, prints & original art FB: Tony Denton
Cat McConnell – handmade art and felt works Insta: catmcc_designs
FozzBees – local honey and beeswax products FB: Fozz-Bees
Stockport Chiropracters – come and discuss your all round health http://www.chiropractichealthsolutions.co.uk
Celebrating Life in Colour – 2019 charity calendar raising funds for Beechwood Cancer Centre & Cancer Research UK FB: Celebrating Life in Colour
Flamingo Paperie – Charity Xmas cards, wrap and cards http://www.heatherlovescards.co.uk