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Town centre Christmas Market opens in Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Dec 02, 2019 - 01:15 PM

The East side of the Market with Xmas wreaths  Photo: Ray Duff

 

A dull and wet day greeted Folkestone's new Town Centre Christmas Market which opened on Friday with a wide variety of gift, food and music stalls surrounding a children's play area and performance space for bands.



 

But on Saturday, the sun shone and the market was thronged with visitors.

 

Customers browse at the French follies stall  Photo: Ray Duff

 

Bands played to the entertain shoppers whilst enjoying the atmosphere, or perusing the stalls.

 


Folkestone's Christmas Tree is lit-up  Photo: Ray Duff


To greet the opening, the Town Hall Xmas tree lights were also turned on to their multicoloured display set against the blue and white illuminations on the precinct trees.

 

The West side market stalls  Photo Ray Duff

 

The market is based on the one which has run for some years in Canterbury and is run by Rockhopper events.

 


The Childrens play area  Photo: Ray Duff


Further info:
Facebook: Rockhopper- Folkestone Market Folkestone Xmas Market


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