10. Belfast Christmas Continental Market
A Traditional Continental Market in Belfast
One of Belfast landmark buildings the famous City Hall with its beautiful gardens provides a wonderful backdrop for the Christmas Alpine Village and is situated right in the heart of the City Centre and its wider retail shopping areas. The Market is situated directly alongside the central Bus link and taxi station so transport and travel are never far away.
2010 - Fantastic shopping experience
The shopping experience is everything you would expect from a Continental Christmas Market with over 28 different countries represented selling a great range of fresh and hot food, gifts and crafts. With traders from across Europe featuring some very special traders from Russia and the Lapp area of Finland to the Mad Yanks all the way from the USA and Daniel Aguirre from the foothills of Machu Picchu in Peru with his fantastic Alpacca Knitwear making the long journey to work at this market.
To warm you
The market features some fantastic refreshment areas such as the Continental Bar and Lavery's traditional Irish Bar where you can hear some great live music or wander around the German Gluwein and Bratwurst Stands where you can watch some great Fire Eating displays as well as enjoying a great glass of warming mulled wine.
And more !!
And if all that shopping, eating and drinking doesn't satisfy you, you can also take the family to visit to Santa in his specially designed Grotto and Magical Forest
Christkindelmarkt, Leeds - a little piece of Germany in the heart of Leeds City Centre
Christkindelmarkt, Leeds is one of the most established German Christmas Markets in the UK, with traditional wooden stalls, festive greenery, Christmas carousel rides and twinkling colourful lights all creating a unique continental style festive atmosphere in the heart of Leeds city centre.
The South West's Premier Christmas Shopping Event
123 traditional wooden chalets full of everything you’ll need to prepare for the perfect Christmas will adorn the streets. If you are looking for something extra special to make your Christmas perfect, Bath Christmas Market is the place you’ll find it, with all of the retailers selling unique, handcrafted items, many of which are made in the local area and the South West, giving the event a very individual identity. Festive food and drink, decorations, jewellery, accessories, crafts and children’s toys are all abundant, and with such a huge range of gift ideas any prospective present buyer will be spoilt for choice – even for those family members who are normally impossible to buy for!
7.Bury St Edmunds Christmas Fayre
Something for Everyone at Bury St Edmunds!
6.Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market & Craft Fair
Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market & Craft Fair
Open daily from 18 November to 23 December, 10am-9pm, it is the largest authentic German market outside of Germany and Austria and is arguably one of the most popular Christmas markets in the UK.
Christmas Market at Southbank Centre / London Eye
It will be a typcial German style Christmas Market – app. 60 wooden chalets will be situated between Southbank Centre and London Eye along Queen's Walk.
The carousel in the centre of the Christmas Market offers younger visitors an enjoyable attraction especially for them. Parents can relax with a glass of “Glühwein” (German Mulled Wine) while listening to traditional Christmas music and watching their little ones enjoying a ride on the merry-go-round.
Other seasonal culinary specialties such as the typical German Sausage “Bratwurst” do not need an introduction, gingerbread hearts for your loved ones, roasted almonds and candies to taste the “sweet" side of life or a delicious crepe.
3.A Victorian Festival of Christmas, Portsmouth
Traditional festive fun at A Victorian Festival of Christmas!
Friday 25th - Sunday 27th November 2011
On the first year of Christmas my true love gave to me… a Festival to make you happy! 12 years on and that is still the case as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will once again step back in time for the delightful Victorian Festival of Christmas.
This family favourite event set in the atmospheric dockyard surroundings, steeped in history, is the perfect way to start your festive season celebrations and preparations!
Christmas Markets in Vienna