Christmas markets

Southwell Late night shopping and Christmas Market

Thursday 28 November

Browse and gift shop in Southwell’s unique shop, special Christmas offers, Christmas craft market, carol singing with local schools, Newark Town Band and other live music, enjoy festive refreshments.

Newark Christmas Markets

  • Sunday 24 November Christmas Lights Switch-on
  • Sunday 8 December Christmas Market
  • Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 Winter Food Festival and Christmas Market
  • Sunday 22 December Christmas Market

The Welbeck Winter Weekend

Friday 22 November to Sunday 24 November

The annual Christmas market returns over 22 to 24 November 2019 to celebrate all things hand-made.

  • Food market with 30 artisan food stalls to whet your appetite - specially selected by the award-winning Welbeck Farm Shop
  • Art marquee with 75 artists and craftspeople carefully curated by The Harley Gallery
  • 15 artists' studios to explore within The Harley Studios
  • NEW for 2019. Made at Welbeck Marquee located within The Harley Studios

Plus, visit two critically acclaimed art galleries and relaxing cafés.

Thoresby Winterfest

Saturday 23 November: 10am to 6pm
Sunday 24 November 10am to 4pm

As well as the opportunity to 'shop until you drop', the following festivities will be available to get you in the Christmas spirit:

  • Festive food and drinks
  • Musical entertainment
  • Father Christmas
  • Children's trail
  • Courtyard shops

Winterfest is a celebration of diverse local handmade crafts.

Patchings Christmas Market

Friday 22 November, Saturday 23 November and Sunday 24 November

Once again Patchings Art Centre invites artists, designers and makers from across the Midlands to their annual Christmas Market.

It is a relaxed and enjoyable buying experience. Always a popular occasion when Patchings is dedicated for you to browse and buy individually handmade items direct from the maker.

Free entry and seasonal refreshments

Free parking in Newark 

Free parking on Sundays is being offered to residents and visitors in Newark during the lead up to Christmas.

You can park for free in district council carparks in Newark on

  • Sunday 24 November
  • Sunday 1 December
  • Sunday 8 December
  • Sunday 15 December
  • Sunday 22 December

Contact us

Newark and Sherwood
District Council,
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY


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