Continental Market Returns this October

September 27, 2016

The Continental Market is returning to Leicester from Wednesday 5th – Sunday 9th October with over 50 different traders from all over the world, bringing a huge range of continental flavours, unique crafts and ideal gifts. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice as there is bound to be something for everyone at this family friendly event.

Foodies will be delighted to know the huge German Schwenkgrill is returning with their tasty Bratwurst and Currywurst sausages cooked fresh on a huge grill at the market. There will also be Mediterranean tapas, French cheeses and charcuterie all imported from France, Belgian chocolates, a huge range of olives and dried fruit as well as an authentic Thai noodle bar.


Local traders, The Cherry Tree will be in Leicester city centre with a variety of jams, chutneys, preserves and curds, all locally sourced and produced.

It’s not all about food though as there will be a fantastic range of crafts and gifts from a number of countries such as Amber jewellery, sourced from the Baltic Sea, Bonsai trees, metal sculptures designed with real personalities, beautifully hand crafted Russian dolls and of course Dutch Flowers on Tour will be back with the popular variety of bulbs, plants, flowers and garden accessories, all the way from Holland.

Market Place Operations Manager, Chris Hulley is looking forward to returning to Leicester this October:

“This is our last time returning to Leicester in 2016 so we have had to bring a great selection of traders. We have some fantastic products with a real mix of foods, crafts and more. Gallowtree and Humberstone Gate will be packed with different cultures and a great atmosphere as always.”

Head of Leicester Market Shaun Miles said:

“We are looking forward to another stellar Continental Market which is always popular with the people of Leicester as part of our programme of events and markets throughout the year.”

The Continental Market will be in Leicester from:

Wednesday to Saturday – 09:00 to 18:00
Sunday – 10:00 to 17:00