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Holker prepares for largest Winter Market in 13 years

Visit Holker Hall in Cark-in-Cartmel, Cumbria this winter and find seasonal fun for all the family including the annual Winter Market. Set in the Holker Courtyard with braziers roaring and a warming cup of mulled wine in hand – it’s the perfect opportunity to start your Christmas shopping early; the Winter Market showcases the best produce on offer for the winter season.Stock up on crafts, artisanal food, home wares and decorations.Watch street entertainers including Andy Jester – stiltwalking and performing circus skills with children.Watch Juggling Inferno perform spectacular fire eating stunts on both days, and listen to live music from Palladium Quartet.

New for 2016 – Holker welcomes mobile kitchen – The Liver Cottage. The comedy chefs – Hugh Fearn and Lee Whittingstall present a cookery demonstration like no other.As the mobile kitchen garden moves through the crowds they create “˜fusion food on the move’, blending home grown ingredients with food foraged from the corner shop, the streets and of course the audience.

Holker Winter Market – 5th & 6th November. 10.30am – 4pm.£2.50pp.For more information on all of Holker’s autumn and winter events visit the website at or telephone 015395 58328.

Winter weekends at Holker

The Holker Café, Food Hall and Gift Shop will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from early November until 18th December. 10.30am to 4.00pm. Free parking.