26 November –
20 December 2015
Now in its fourth year the Salisbury Christmas Market will be returning to the Guildhall Square on the 26 November. The 2015 Market will be bigger and better than ever with 76 chalets and a full programme of events and entertainment. Further information will appear here in the coming months.
Figures just released by Salisbury City Centre Management show that visitors to last year’s Christmas Market spent a whopping £4.6 million in the city’s shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants, hotels and other businesses. That’s £1 million up on the previous year and is largely due to a near 40% jump in visitor number from 94,000 in… Read more »
Salisbury’s Christmas Market is proving to be even more popular than last year with tens of thousands of people coming into the city for their Christmas shopping. In the first 12 days nearly 80,000 people visited the Christmas Market, up by 6% on last year. Market organiser Stephanie Swann said: “Salisbury’s Christmas Market now has… Read more »
The organisers of Salisbury’s Christmas Market are expecting this year’s Lantern Procession to be even better than last year’s event which attracted nearly 100 participants. The procession is one of the highlights of the Christmas Market and takes place on Thursday 28 November. This year’s procession will be led by the Band of the Bugles… Read more »
German-style Christmas Markets have become a massive industry in this country in the last decade. From Lincoln’s Christmas Market which started 31 years in 1982, followed by Bath in 2000 and then Winchester and Liverpool in 2006, there are now over 100 Christmas Markets in this country according to the web-site Christmasmarkets.com. Almost every large… Read more »
Salisbury City Centre Management, organisers of the Salisbury Christmas Market have estimated that around £3.6 million was spent by visitors to the Christmas Market in the city’s shops and other businesses. The market which was held between 29 November and 16 December last year attracted 94,000 visitors. An independent survey of visitors to the market… Read more »