European food and craft fair to bring true flavour of the continent to Fenland

13:27 09 April 2014

Spanish charcuterie

Spanish charcuterie

Archant

A traditional European food and craft fair is coming to Fenland later this month.

Bavarian crafts.Bavarian crafts.

Wisbech Market Place will be transformed in to a bustling European market place on Thursday, April 24, with March receiving a continental makeover the following day.

Market traders from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland and Poland will sell delicacies from their homeland.

Market organiser Olivier Simonin says: “The professional continental market traders will be selling high quality products including Brittany biscuits, olives, Italian nougat, delectable cheeses, sausages, tartiflette, charcuterie, fresh bread, croissants and freshly made crepes.

“As well as all of these delectable goods, you will be able to choose from a wide range of products including handbags and leather items, Marseille soaps, lavender, children’s toys and pashminas. There really will be something for everyone.

“All of the traders will also wear their traditional local costumes from 100 years ago, as well as decorating their stall to represent the region of the country they come from.

“The market will therefore provide you with a true flavour of the continent.”

For more information visit www.traditionalmarket.co.uk or Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/traditionalmarket

0 comments

Yesterday, 16:00
Sophie in her studio. Picture: Susanna Blavarg.

A former Wisbech Grammar School pupil is making her name for herself with her seasonal cross-stitch creations.

Yesterday, 14:00
Susan Lemmon.

A Fen woman says she is looking forward to her best Christmas for a long time after a charity found her the “perfect” job.

Yesterday, 10:00
The choir with Marie Cunningham at Peckover House.

A youthful school choir has been spreading festive cheer throughout Wisbech.

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Student Frank Etherington whose family donated 48 kilos of rice to Thomas Clarkson Academy's food drive.

Students and staff at Thomas Clarkson Academy have donated more than 1,000 items of food to Wisbech food bank this Christmas.

Most read stories

E-edition