The Sanderson Arcade team are gearing up to host a magical Christmas market in Morpeth town centre with over 30 traders attending Saturday November 19 and Sunday November 20.
Throughout the festive weekend there will be live music from 10am – 7pm on Saturday and 11am – 4pm on the Sunday.
Shoppers can look forward to performances from The Jazz Men, Morpeth All Saints First School and Mid Northumberland Chorus on Saturday morning, followed by Anthony Simm, Kewen, Ellington Colliery Band and the Rock Choir in the afternoon, ending with a special performance from the Voice of The Town in the evening.
On Sunday there will be live music from Jack Logan, Claire Louise Songstress, Jamie and Georgia and Ellie Mae, offering a range of different music for all tastes.
Lottie Thompson, Sanderson Arcade Centre Manager, said: “We are so excited to host this year’s Christmas Market. It is an amazing weekend for the whole family to enjoy and we have such a huge range of fabulous independent, local traders attending and plenty of exciting acts throughout the weekend!”
Alongside the live entertainment will of course be lots of festive market traders. Amongst these traders, people can expect to see Doe Bakehouse with their delicious donuts and O’Donnell Moonshine will be returning after a successful sell-out weekend at Morpeth Food & Drink Festival.
Also joining the Christmas Market will be Phoebe Sara Art, Hot Wax with the most delightful smelling festive candles and the Northumbrian Sausage Company.
Complementing the market, a street food area will also be running, including Phi Pie with tasty Greek Gyros and the Gourmet Burger Van will be treating Morpeth people to their unbelievable menu as well as, an extra special festive burger.
Birria Bella will be making their debut appearance in Morpeth rustling up their tasty Birria tacos and nachos, and if you’re a steak lover, you don’t want to miss out on Flankman as they will be serving 24 hour marinated flank steak from their funky food truck.
Guest appearances on Saturday, from Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, will take place from 2pm until 5pm and Santa will be waiting to meet all those who have made it to the good list in his Grotto from 1pm until 5pm on Saturday and 11am until 3pm on Sunday.
The Naughty Christmas Elves and Gingerbread men will also make an appearance on Sunday from 11am until 2pm.
Mulled Wine, Hot chocolate, Mulled Gin and Mulled Cider will be available in the Market Place for the adults to enjoy whilst getting into the festive spirit.
The Barluga heated terrace will also be open across the weekend where shoppers can enjoy a festive cocktail or bite to eat whilst admiring the stunning Sanderson Arcade Christmas tree – don’t forget to get your Christmas selfie with the angel wings again this year.
Keep an eye on the Sanderson Arcade website www.sandersonarcade.co.uk to find out more about what’s happening in Morpeth throughout November and December in the build-up to Christmas.
Morpeth Market is managed by Northumberland County Council and Sanderson Arcade, working in partnership with Morpeth Town Council.