Discover Christmas markets in the Cotswolds

Christmas in Broadway
There’re two late night Christmas Shopping dates for beautiful Broadway on Friday 25th November and 2nd December from 5.30 to 8.30pm.  You’ll find a lovely festive atmosphere, beautiful Christmas lights, music, mulled wine, festive food and great shops and eateries.  Additional parking will be available in the hunt field.
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Cirencester Advent Festival
Cirencester Christmas Market is the perfect place to make wonderful memories with friends and family.  Enjoy festive shopping, local food and drink as well as handcrafted gifts for all the family.  Admire the beautiful decorations and get into the festive spirit with the delicious smells of roasting chestnuts and mulled wine.  The Christmas lights will be switched on at 4pm and there’ll be snow and silent fireworks.  It takes place between 10am and 6pm on Saturday 26th November. 
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Winchcombe Christmas market
Make a date for Winchcombe Christmas Festival which returns after a 2-year absence on Tuesday 6th December.  Shops, pubs, cafes and restaurants will be throwing open their doors for an evening of festive shopping and celebration between 5 and 8pm.  There’s something for everyone with sweet treats, foodie delights, free family fun and gorgeous gifts in the bustling Christmas market. 
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Christmas in Wotton-Under-Edge
Don’t miss Christmas Under the Edge in Wotton-under-Edge on 4th December from 4pm.  You’ll find Mummers, Morris dancers, music, late night openings, food and craft stalls as well as festive food and drink as well as the parade led by Santa Claus. 
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Christmas in Malmesbury

You’ll find festive fun and entertainment for everyone during Malmesbury Town Council’s Christmas Late Night Shopping event on Friday 2nd December from 6pm.  Enjoy the town’s vibrant high street with it’s many independent shops and an array of unique stalls – the perfect place to find the perfect gifts.  Discover more here.

Blenheim Christmas Market

Blenheim Palace’s Great Court will be once again transformed into a spectacular Christmas Market from 18 November to 18 December this year. This year’s market will be the biggest ever, with up to 80 designer-makers and artisan food and drink producers offering a fantastic range of festive treats. The Christmas Market is part of a host of festive entertainment on offer at Britain’s greatest palace, which includes an illuminated outdoor trail and a reimagining of The Snow Queen in the State Rooms.  Discover more 

Cogges Christmas Market

Enjoy a weekend of Christmas shopping and festive cheer in the 18th century barns and farmyard at Cogges Manor Farm in Witney.  A carefully curated collection of local traders offering a selection of artisan arts and crafts, unique gifts and homewares, accessories and delicious treats. Discover more.

Enjoy a festive shopping fayre in the lovely town of Woodstock before enjoying a night of a thousand candles in the town square on the Saturday evening  26th November.  With a short panto, school choir, food and drink and the big Christmas lights switch-on – it’s the perfect event to get Christmas off to a great start.  Discover more.

Fairford Christmas Market  takes place on Friday 2nd December from 6.30 when the Christmas lights will be switched on.  A variety of stalls will be selling goods, food and drink and don’t miss the children’s entertainment including a small funfair, balloon modeller and glow juggler.  Discover more.

A special guest will be switching on the Christmas lights at this year’s Christmas Fair and Market in Tetbury.  It all kicks off with the lantern parade at 5.30pm on Friday 2nd December with the big switch on at 6pm.  Enjoy music from the brass band, carols, festive food and drink, Santas grotto, a festive market and entertainment.  Discover more.

Chipping Campden becomes a festive wonderland on the Saturday 3rd December.  The Christmas Market will feature an exciting array of goods and attractions with festive food and drinks in the market square and an indoor market on both floors of the Town Hall.  The Christmas lights will be switched on at dusk and there’s a special appearance by Father Christmas.  Discover more.

Chipping Norton will be celebrating Christmas in the Cotswolds on Sunday 11th December from 12.30pm.  As well as a Christmas market of local arts, crafts, food and drink, there’ll be fair rides, live performances, street food, a Christmas lantern procession and a giant snow globe and reindeer sleigh. Discover more.

Other festive events in brief:

Nailsworth bus station is the venue for the community Christmas Goodwill Evening on Sunday 11th December from 2-7pm.  The Chamber of commerce will transform the station with festive greenery and twinkling, colourful lights as well as more than fifty market stalls.  Discover more.

Berkeley have a Christmas event, with lights switch on, shops and cafes open, Santa’s grotto, choir, photo booth and more stalls in the church, hopefully with a light up trail to the church and a snow machine, all on 1st December from 5-9pm.  Discover more.  

Dursley’s Christmas lights switch on is 25th November and Cam’s on 26th.




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