Your guide to 24th November 11th December 2011 The South West’s biggest and

Your guide to
24th November 11th December 2011
The South West’s biggest and
most beautiful festive market
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Making Christmas shopping
a pleasure
The sound of carols drifting on the breeze, a smell of festive spices in the
air, and the stunning sight of more than 130 wooden chalets nestling in
picturesque streets and squares - it can only be Bath Christmas Market…
There isn’t a better place to get into the
festive mood, with mulled wine, comforting
fayre and delightful entertainment dotted
around the market site, adding to the
atmosphere of this wonderful shopping
experience. Take your time wandering around
the stalls where you will find all you need for
your celebrations - food, decorations and
gifts galore. See the list of stalls overleaf to
make sure you don’t miss a single one - and
you are sure to find gifts suitable for even
the most hard to buy for people.
Christmas isn’t Christmas without warming,
festive fayre, and you’ll find plenty at Bath
Christmas Market. Try sumptuous cakes and
pies, and fill up with delicious sausages and
gourmet burgers - and don’t forget to find
time in the day to treat yourself to the
obligatory mulled wine and mince pie!
Christmas shopping in Bath is already a
pleasure. With a compact city centre
brimming with high street favourites and
designer brands, and dotted with inviting
bistros, restaurants and bars, a shopping trip
to Bath is a great day out, not a chore - and
Bath Christmas Market is the highlight.
Get out into the city to explore, but make
sure you leave plenty of time to do each one
of the Christmas market stalls justice - with
such a delightful concoction of crafts,
trinkets and treasures to discover, you’ll
need plenty of time to browse.
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A touch of added sparkle
You’ll find that your visit to Bath Christmas
Market is unlike any other shopping trip,
with loads of festive extras to make your day
more enjoyable, and to get you into the
Christmas spirit. Look out for entertainers you’ll find musicians playing on street
corners, or you may stumble across a friendly
cycling panda or snow queen joining in the
festivities as you move around the stalls.
While you relish a warming mulled wine or
cider, enjoy carols sung by a local choir or
school – you may even catch a performance
by one of Grenville Jones’s (of TV’s ‘Last
Choir Standing’ fame) choirs. Why not join
in? Grenville himself will be hosting a free
carol singing workshop on 3rd Dec from
noon at the Guildhall – just come along for
fun, and you may find yourself performing to
other shoppers that afternoon!
Christmas is a time for children, and they
are certainly well catered for at Bath
Christmas Market. See their faces light up
as they catch sight of the magnificent
Victorian carousel on Stall Street, and watch
them delight at the funny street performers
– the Snow Queen and her ice elf are always
a favourite. Take them along to the free craft
workshops on weekends (except 3rd Dec) at
the Friends Meeting House on York Street, or
to the Holburne Museum where they can
join lantern making workshops (5th-7th Dec)
before parading to the Christmas Market
(8th Dec), along Great Pulteney Street – a
magical experience. Bring them along to see
what they would like to add to their
Christmas lists, with many of the stalls
selling toys and children’s gifts – then come
back without them… the market opens late
most nights, and with 18 days of magical
shopping, there is plenty of time to come
back time and again.
Opening times:
24th November - 11th December 2011
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 10:00-19:00
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays: 10:00-21:00
Sundays: 11:00-18:00
Bath Christmas Market Stalls
A&G Chou Chou 'Nuts Over You' Mouth watering
caramel nuts.
B Francinni's Coffees and Cakes Fair trade coffees
and teas, Gluhwein, mulled cider and flavoured coffees.
C Expression A variety of organic soups and broths
made from home grown vegetables.
D Green Park Brasserie A range of warming food
including soups, venison burgers and bratwurst.
E Supreme Sausages British pork & specialty
sausages served in a freshly made bread roll
F Supreme Gourmet Burgers Succulent and tasty
homemade prime British gourmet beef burgers.
H Suzette's Pancakes Limited Freshly cooked
Crepe Suzette's with a choice of sweet and savoury
1 Bollywood Christmas Beautiful hand made
Christmas Decorations for your tree & home.
01225 840319
2 Personalised Pillows Hand painted batik
personalised pillow cases and other childrens gifts. 0117
14 Nibbles Cheese Local cheese selection boxes,
gifts and hampers. 01225 460213
15 Heart of the Woods Wooden jewellery, finely
turned from a range of woods. 01454 311622
16 Makki Exclusive designed eel skin handbags and
accessories. 07855 277159
17 Pollyfields Bespoke pot pourri, Christmas
decorations and garlands. 01271 858804
18 Matico Fairly traded knitwear from Ecuador and
Peru. 01373 453156
19 Life's Little Luxuries Soaps and glass, silver and
millefiori jewellery all handmade locally.
01989 750947
20 Nkuku Fair trade eco-friendly gifts and home
accessories. 0844 8880268
21 The Welsh Slate Shop High quality Welsh slate
products for the home. 02920 332425
3 Paper High Eco friendly and fair trade handmade
paper products. 01273 236685
22 Utopia Sterling silver jewellery incorporating
semi-precious stones and resins. 01225 445524
4 Lick the Spoon Award winning luxury
handmade chocolates and chocolate gifts.
01225 811125
23 Dream Blue Trading Company Beautiful textiles,
ceramics and gifts from Turkey. 07970 678926
5 Silkwood Traders Lacquerware Beautiful
lacquered wooden products. 01273 884587
24 Animurals Personalised clocks and name pictures
for children. 01460 73120
6 The Spicery Ltd The freshest spices and spice
blends. 01225 426309
7 Creation Jewellery Unique hand crafted
jewellery using many one off designs. 01803 862791
25 Padme Pashminas Exquisite accessories fairly
traded from the Himalaya. 01458 833553
26 Gascoyne Place Wine Shop Exclusive, award
winning French wines in gift boxes and bags.
01225 445854
8 Feeder Pottery Terracotta kitchenware,
handmade in Bristol. 0117 9719542
27 Papillon Rouge Exquisite handcrafted jewellery
using the finest pearls, gems and silver. 07877 316401
9 Beatrice D'Abreu Designs Quirky handbags,
scarves, jewellery and gifts. 01225 309367
28 ECP Design Ltd Mugs, jugs and tins. Wallace &
Gromit, Marmite & campervans. 01454 299100
10 Bloomsbury Indulgent, functional, beautiful
award winning gifts and interiors. 01225 461049
29 Donald Yule Clocks Ceramic clock faces all hand
made locally. 01225 862693
11 Cranborne House Ltd Traditional and unusual
wooden toys. 01953 885443
12 R B Ceramics Olive oil decanters, olive bowls
and other foodie related tableware. 0117 9393914
13 Gigglefairy Children's clocks and homeware
accessories. 01225 785004
30 Bertie & Jack Artwork made by Bath based
designers. Each piece unique and handmade in Bath.
31 Blades Jewellery Makers Mistletoe, holly and
floral jewellery in silver, titanium and resin.
01666 880311
32 Sapphire Blue Embroidered jackets, pastel silk
wraps and gifts. 0208 1238728
33 Pink Lemons Fair trade homeware, accessories
and toiletries. 0117 9422103
53 Atlas (London) Ltd High quality burr wood
accessories for the home and office. 020 8672 2254
34 Vermont Flowers Vermont Natural Preserved
Flowers and Foilage. 01225 571395
54 Wappa Woollen hats and gloves, made in Nepal.
01458 253540
35 Collectable Pictures Limited edition cartoons,
mosaics, card sets, pictures, prints. 01225 851111
55 Absolutely Cupcakes Handmade boxed cupcakes
and unusual speciality sprinkles. 07896 624014
36 Padma Trading High quality certified fair trade
silver jewellery. Original designs. 01225 421291
56 Rustique Handmade, mosaic glass lanterns and
original French roof tile wall sconces. 01892 862330
37 Wood Like to Play Handmade educational
jigsaws and jigsaw maps. 01785 813460
57 Francoise Marbach A variety of saucissons and
terrines from France. 062 6917367
38 Tumi Ltd. Unique, hand made Latin American
products. 0117 9869216
58 Bits and Pots Stained glass objects and
Christmas decorations. Hand decorated terracotta pots.
07801 274388
39 Dorset Sweet Company Traditional sweets and
fudge. 01202 737444
59 Sense of Wonder Ltd Quality handicraft made
from wood, shell, stone and ceramic. 01844 201402
40 The Orchard Pig Cider, apple juice and a
Christmas present deli. 01458 851222
60 Supreme Sausages Speciality British pork
sausages. 01865 891652
41 Anusha Gorgeously feminine accessories,
decorations and Christmas gifts. 01225 421444
42 Straysparks Hand forged candleholders, mirrors,
lamps and homeware. 07729 422657
43 Up to Seven / Walcot Woollies Handmade
children's clothes, fleeces, coats, skirts and strawberry
hats. 01225 463966
44 Angelic Hen Whimsical, witty and useful hand
painted gifts for all. 01600 891572
45 Timber Treasures Original, handmade wooden
garden gifts. 07809867172
46 Bath Aqua Glass Free blown, designed and
handmade glass and jewellery products from Bath.
01225 463436
47 Love Letters Art Photography Sepia
photographic images of buildings & other items forming
words. 01225 830010
61 Felt So Good Felt shoes, bags and accessories,
advent calendars, stockings and decorations.
07787 972317
62 Choc on Choc Finest Belgium chocolates gorgeous, both to eat and to look at. 01373 830013
63 Somerset Lavender Lavender gifts and lavender
essential oil, grown and distilled on the farm.
01373 834893
64 Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans Genuine fair
trade handicrafts from Bethlehem. 00972-2-2750365
65 The Upton Cheyney Chilli Company A range of
chilli sauces and jams. 0117 9675689
66 Mild West Heroes Hand printed organic cotton
and bamboo t-shirts with unique designs by west
country artists. 07900 498454
67 Trethowan's Dairy Shop Award winning cheese
handmade in West Wales. 0117 9020332
68 Chandos Deli Themed gift boxes and hampers
filled with the finest ingredients. 01225 314418
48 Magic Miracles Easy to learn and perform magic
tricks. 01225 420656
69 Charity Stall Bath Christmas Market supports a
different worthy cause each day.
49 Ginger Two Ltd Quality German style Christmas
decorations. 01962 850800
70 Georgie Porgie's Puddings Range of steamed
sponges and traditional round Christmas puddings.
01404 815561
50 Beau Jangles Glass Sparkling glass decorations,
jewellery and framed landscapes. 01225 445589
51 William Baber Wines Ltd Wine, whiskies, spirits,
ports - wine/whisky tastings/gift vouchers.
01225 463392
52 Alexander Interiors Beautiful wooden
candleboxes and wax crystals. 0208 1449976
71 Elegance Natural Skincare Handmade skin care,
famous gardeners hand cream, goats milk moisturiser.
01948 666001
72 Laura's Food Emporium Imported olive oils, and
balsamic vinegars from Australia, truffle salt, and truffle
salsa from Italy. 07789 862268
73 Dufflebag A range of handmade sheepskin and
leather purses and gloves. 01225 460476
74 Naturaleigh Toiletries and cosmetics made using
the finest quality, natural ingredients. 01884 38293
95 The Punch Brew Company Yorkshire Punch - non
alcoholic drink made from 14 fantastic herbs.
01744 600981
75 Holly Box A range of quality Christmas gifts that
reflect the traditions of Christmas. 07807 148924
96 CoralQuay Fairtrade Silver jewellery, original
crafts and handmade decorations from Africa, Asia &
Latin America. 01225 446362
76 Glover and Smith Beautiful pewter gifts and
jewellery handmade in Wiltshire. 01722 741096
77 Robyn Coetzee - Jewellery and Artwork
Beautiful, affordable and unique gifts by local artist
Robyn Coetzee. 0117 9244898
78 Educational Activities Embroidered cloth
childrens books, calendars, wall charts, reversible story
dolls. 0115 9830901
79 Amica Clothing A range of fleece clothing and
accessories made in Cornwall. 0117 973 1780
80 Aromaglow Microwaveable comforting
characters filled with wheat and lavender. 01747 840499
81 Kind Hearts Clothing Exclusive clothing;
wonderful hand knits, fantastic fabrics and brushed
thermals. 01225 819277
82 Hoyti Toyti Bath's handmade glass, aqua
coloured landscapes, tree decorations, jewellery, vases.
01225 722822
83 Tamrakar Trading Exquisite handmade silver
jewellery and a range of winter woollens. 0117 9636573
[email protected]
84 Anna Falcke Exclusive scarves and wraps, velvets,
devores, silks and much more. 0117 9049698
97 Condessa Welsh Liqueurs Fruit liqueurs, cream
liqueurs and our new citrus liqueurs. 01407 730021
98 Shobla Trading Handcrafted original silver
jewellery set with semi precious stones. 0117 9081536
99 Sonia Spencer England Bone china cufflinks and
mugs all handmade in Oxfordshire and Wales.
01367 244277
100 Paxton & Whitfield British cheese, sourced
straight from the cheesemaker. 01225 466403
101 Spencerfield Spirit Company Independent drinks
company selling whisky, gin and gifts for Christmas.
01383 412144
102 Fussels Fine Foods Cold fresh press rapeseed oil,
dressings, sauces and mayonnaises. 01373 831286
103 Away with the Fairies Handcrafted jewellery in a
natural theme with a vintage twist and pewter fairies.
07939 539085
104 Herbs and Spices Ltd Blends of herbs and spices
for all aspects of cooking. 01626 332584
85 The Wooden Tie Company Ltd Handmade
wooden ties. 01225 851144
105 Sue Webb Bead Designs Small glass bead
animals and bird sculptures, jewellery. 0117 9622992
86 Kananda Faux fur hats, scarves and hot water
bottles. 01246 201548
106 Truly Scrumptious Jewellery Beautiful handmade jewellery. 07976 266354
87 Garden Treasures Garden gifts with a rustic
theme. 01249 701712
88 Love Unlimited Ceramics Handmade and painted
ceramics, bright, fun and functional. 01275 879977
89 Primary Stars Fun, educational, unique gifts for
ages 4 - 14. 01805 603349
90 Eat Liquorice Traditional, hard, soft, salted,
fruited, gluten and sugar free liquorice. 07896 980555
91 Nickname Crafts Personalised gifts and unique
handmade gifts for girls and boys of all ages.
01760 756554
92 Hullabaloo Wooden instruments and toys.
07837 608801
107 Albion Russian Souvenirs UK Hand painted
Russian crafts. 01458 833667
108 Sunlover Fair trade and handmade decorative
lamps, musical instruments and handicrafts.
01373 831153
109 Wild Fibres Exquisite range of handmade flowers
and vases. Stunning flower fairy lights. 01237 431046
110 Merrywood Natural handmade herbal soaps,
candles and oils. 01622 812755
111 Furniture Farm Sheepskin footstools in the form
of sheep and bulls. 01638 751830
93 Thang Tho Ltd Ethical, handmade and fair trade
oriental tableware and flower candles. 0207 0932424
112 Wood 'n' Things Unusual crafts made in
Somerset, including mirrors, animals, floral and
Christmas decorations. 01934 835141
94 Snowdonia Cheese Selection of premium quality
waxed truckles of cheese. 01745 357070
113 Richard Pell Creative Metalwork Hand crafted
metal clocks, mirrors, sconces and wall plaques.
0208 6935740
114 Manna From Devon Luscious handmade
brownies, puddings, cakes and stollen. Cookery school
vouchers. 01803 752943
122 Heyland & Whittle Handmade luxury soaps,
lotions, bath products and room fragrances.
01293 863606
115 Katrina Beattie Glass Glass decorations,
homeware, jewellery, wire designs and Christmas cards.
01225 774682
123 Frosty Fox Handmade fleece snoods, head-bands
and pram quilts. 01747 860665
116 Bibico Stylish fair trade women's clothing knitwear, tops, dresses, skirts and accessories.
01225 421467
117 Alex Pole Designs Contemporary ironwork for the
home and garden. 07947 184016
118 Chameleon A range of hats, snoods, wraps,
ponchos and much more. 07854 429018
119 A diverse, unusual collection of
products made in wood. 020 8789 8800
120 The Cherry Tree Traditional, and unsual cheese
and chutneys made in Devon. 01308 458111
121 Chi-Africa Ltd Recycled metal sculptures of
herons, cranes and other animals. 01243 783442
124 The Garlic Farm Award-winning, farm-produced
chutneys, condiments and chilled products.
01983 865378
125 Gemani Games & Puzzles Europe’s largest
selection of handmade wooden games and brain teasing
puzzles. 023 92525602
126 Jo Downs Handmade Glass Unique fused glass
giftware influenced by Cornish nature. 01509 263483
127 Christmas Dreams Dream lights, Fimo cups and
traditional German glass snow globes. 07837 608801
128 Bubbles Handmade and natural bath and
shower products. 07780 888999
129 Proppa Toppa A range of hats in retro fabrics.
01691 773752
In the heart of Bath...
Bath Christmas Market
Coach Park
Roman Baths
127 126 125
129 128
First Aid
62 63 64
65 66 67
121 120 119
123 122
59 60 61
54 55 56 57
Children’s craft
Bath Tourist
Bath Abbey
Bath Abbey
4 5 6
1 2 3
18 26
34 41
19 27
35 42
20 28
36 43
21 29
37 44
22 30
38 45
39 46
24 32
40 47
25 33
86 87
84 85
82 83
80 81
78 79
76 77
Roman Baths
& Pump Room
Roman Baths
73 74
91 92
101 100
E STR 1 110 109 108
3 112
114 11
6 115
117 11
Marks &
Food & Drink
Charity Stall
Public Toilets
Win a break in Bath…
If you love Bath Christmas Market,
why not come back to enjoy the
rest the city has to offer? Enter
our Winter Highlights competition
to win a stay in the stunning
Queensberry Hotel and two ‘Spas
Ancient and Modern’ packages,
which include entry to the
Roman Baths, lunch in the
impressive Pump Room and
2 hours at Thermae Bath Spa a very special experience.
For more help planning, or
during your visit:
or call Bath Tourist Information:
0906 7112000 (50p/min)
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