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Lisburn, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland


Festive fare at the Christmas Farmers' Market Castle Gardens
to host seasonal event on Saturday


Councillor Allan Ewart, Chairman of Lisburn City Council's Economic Development Committee and Councillor Jenny Palmer, Vice Chair look forward to the Christmas Farmers Market and Craft Fair.LISBURN City Council is bringing the Farmers Market and Craft Fair back to to Castle Gardens.

It will be held this Saturday, December 20, at Castle Gardens in the heart of Lisburn Historic Quarter from 10am to 4pm and follows the success of the first ever farmers market there in October. There will be plenty of seasonal treats for visitors and shoppers alike, with a range of local produce and high quality crafts to entice potential shoppers wanting to buy unique gifts.

Councillor Allan Ewart, Chairman of Lisburn City Council's Economic Development Committee said: "Since the first successful Farmers Market took place in Castle Gardens in October we have continued to hear very positive comments.

Everyone is looking forward to the event on Saturday where we will have food stalls, hand made and local crafts, music, carol singing, craft workshops for the children and Santa might even make an appearance, if he isn't too busy. "We are also very pleased to have been able to secure some local well-known musicians, who will be providing the entertainment throughout the day. In the morning you will be able to hear local singer songwriter Kyle John Suckling. Come along over lunch time, grab a bite to eat and hear a local choir singing some familiar festive songs. "Then, Mike Mormecha, frontman of Mojo Fury, now performing as a solo artist, will be there in the afternoon to keep the atmosphere going."

On street parking is available locally to Castle Gardens or the Lisburn Historic Quarter Car Park is adjacent to the gardens and is free and open from 9am until 5pm every Saturday.

Ulster Star