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While the usual Bath Christmas Market is on pause for 2021, there are still plenty of chances to shop from local makers and artisans this festive season. Seek out special gifts for your loved ones, indulge in seasonal treats, and soak up the yuletide atmosphere at these markets and fairs across the city.  

Selection of art, jewellery and ceramics for 44AD's Christmas market

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Bath Humbug Indoor Art Market at 44AD Artspace

Wednesday 24th November to Sunday 19th December

Arts venue 44AD is hosting stalls from a wide array of artists and designers every day up until Sunday 19th December. It’s the perfect place to find affordable contemporary art and hand designed crafts, from textiles to ceramics, with items to suit every taste, gift budget and stocking.

Gingham heart decorations at Bath Christmas Market

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Bath Artisan Market at Queen Square

Thursday 25th November to Sunday 19th December

Bath’s biggest independent market is back for 2021. Find a wonderful selection of artists, designer-makers, vintage sellers, and local food producers gathered in Queen Square, showcasing handmade gifts and one-of-a-kind treats.

Christmas tree at the market by Bath Abbey

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Artisan Makers at Bath Abbey Quarter

Friday 26th November to Sunday 19th December

Artisan Makers at Bath Abbey Quarter will similarly display unique crafts and foodie products from skilled artisans and producers. In between stocking up on gifts from cheese to jewellery, enjoy festive food, live entertainment, and a Victorian carousel.

Keynsham Christmas Market

Friday 26th November

Browse quality gifts and edible treats all sourced from Keynsham and the surrounding area at the town’s Christmas market, running between 6 and 9pm. There’ll also be community exhibits, performances by local brass bands, and a visit from Father Christmas. Wear your best festive jumper – there’ll be a prize for the most dazzling!

Bath Charity and Community Fair at Widcombe Social Club

Saturday 27th November

Get your Christmas shopping list ticked off all while helping support local charities and community groups. As well as handmade gifts and delicious treats, there’ll also be festive games to have a go at.

Festive products from Newton Farm Shop

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Festive Shopping Evening at Newton Farm Shop and Cafe

Friday 3rd December

Newton Farm Shop and Café has an evening of merriment in store, with live music, tastings of their award-winning meats, a festive raffle, bespoke hampers, and a huge range of other gifts. Savour mulled cider on the house from 5pm and if you’re a loyalty card holder, receive double points on everything you buy.

Christmas lights hanging by 'Milsom Place' sign

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In The Meanwhile - Makers Markets at Milsom Place

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th December; Friday 17th to Sunday 19th December

Running over two weekends, this market at Milsom Place is hosted by artists and makers. Allow them to introduce you to their beautiful handmade wares.

While you’re there, take a ‘Peek through the wardrobe’ for a vision of Narnia. This wondrous diorama is complete with a life-size lion accompanied by his faithful animal companions, the witch's throne and, of course, the essential wardrobe.

Bauble, socks and conditioner from the Virtual Bath Christmas Market

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Virtual Bath Christmas Market

Monday 1st November to Friday 31st December

Even if you can't make it to Bath this festive season, you can still shop with local independent and sustainable retailers thanks to the Virtual Bath Christmas Market. Over 160 artisan makers are featured, including ceramicists, jewellers, chocolatiers, brewers and many more.  

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