Jillian Rouse, Head of Visitor services says that the event is now fully booked, “We’re absolutely delighted with the level of interest in this new event here at Holker. We were getting enquiries a few hours after announcing the date which was very encouraging and we now have a fantastic selection of businesses and producers confirmed for the two days.
“There is a varied mix of stalls and produce on offer from jewellery and art, to plants and cakes and we also have live entertainment from local swing/jazz singer and guitarist Andy Reay.
“Our Winter Market last year was so popular that we’ve added in more space to wander through the market and more seating for people to relax and enjoy the atmosphere or a bite to eat.”
FOR ALL THOSE CANINE COMPANIONS: The Holker Spring Market is a dog friendly event! Dogs on a lead are welcome in the Courtyard and market – there will be plenty of water bowls too!
Visitors to the first ever Holker Spring Market will discover a spring showcase of delicious artisanal food, glorious flowers and plants and beautiful handmade gifts alongside lively entertainment including a circus workshop. Gates open at 10.30am – 5.00pm. Entry is £2.50 per adult, accompanied children free of charge, includes parking and entry to the Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop. Hall & Gardens open, discounted admission charge applies.
Holker Hall & Gardens, Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop are open until Sun 29 Oct 2017. Wed – Sun (+ Bank Holiday Mons.) 10.30am – 5.00pm (Hall 11 – 4.) For more information on all of Holker’s 2017 events visit the website at www.holker.co.uk or telephone 015395 58328.
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Holker Hall in Cark-In-Cartmel is preparing for its largest ever Winter Market in 13 years, with 80 stalls already confirmed.
From small beginnings back in 2004, the Winter Market has grown in popularity with both exhibitors and the general public. “We’re thrilled to see that this event is thriving and that businesses are booking stalls as it’s a really popular date on our event calendar for visitors. We always find there’s a lovely atmosphere across the weekend as people are getting in that Christmas spirit and want to find something a little more unusual for gifts and stocking fillers,” comments Jillian Rouse, Head of Visitor Services.
The Holker Garden Festival has been featured in HolidayLettings.co.uk’s recent blog article, ‘10 Fantastic Flower shows in 2016 to rival Chelsea’.Featured as one of the best flower shows in the UK, the Holker Garden Festival takes the number 3 spot alongside the likes of the Taunton Flowers Show and Woburn Abbey Garden Show.