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Christmas Market Opportunity

October 2021

Christmas Market Opportunity 

As part of the Forge Christmas Light Switch On event, we are opening up the chance for small independent traders to join us at The Forge.

A unit will be opened to host 16 traders during the weekend of 13th – 14th November.

  • 8.30am – 6pm Saturday 13th
  • 9am – 6pm Sunday 14th

We are currently looking to fill these spots with Christmas gifting themed traders.

For your chance to be included in our market for our Christmas Light Switch On, please e-mail with details/images of the product/s you wish to sell on the day. All those who are chosen to allocate a table will be confirmed by 31/10/21

  • Each trader must trade both 13 & 14th November for the advised times above.
  • This will be advertised as part of the Christmas Light Switch On event
  • The cost for your trader stand will include a 6ft x 2.5ft trader table and will be £40 per day. Payable by BACS in advance.
  • We are unable to take bookings for any hot food sales
  • There is on-site parking


  • Friday 12th November – Traders can start loading from 4pm to 8pm.
  • Saturday 13th November – Traders can start loading from 7am to 8:30am Please note, all traders must be ready at 8.30am for doors open
  • Sunday 14th November- Traders will be given access from 8am
  • All tables must be covered – no table cover will be provided.