Tenterden Christmas Market

Event Dates and Times
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Tenterden Christmas Market
Tenterden High Street
Organised by the Market Square Group team
2024 Tenterden Christmas Market - last weekend in November 2024 (exact dates to be announced)

 

2023 CHRISTMAS MARKET 
24-26 November 2023 
Friday 12-8pm
Saturday 9am-7pm
Sunday 10am-5pm
 
For Christmas events generally in Tenterden, see Christmastime in Tenterden 
https://www.mytenterden.co.uk/events/christmastime-in-tenterden-listing-1416-108575.aspx
 
Tenterden Christmas Market 
Coinciding with the Christmas Lights Switch On, the Christmas Market will feature over 50 stalls located on Tenterden High Street. Enjoy hot street foods, festive bar, artisan groceries, handmade arts and crafts, clothing, jewellery & accessories. Soak up the atmosphere with festive entertainment for the whole family, whilst shopping for unusual Christmas gifts, stocking fillers and hamper items. 
 
PARKING
Please use Town car parks: 
    COUNCIL CAR PARKS
    All Council car parks are free after 6pm
  • Waitrose/Recreation Ground Road TN30 6BW, £13.20 (over 4 hours), £1.30 per hour, 222 spaces including 13 disabled bays and 1 motorcycle parking area (free parking for motorcycles in the designated bay)  Ringgo Location Code: 26657
  • Station Road TN30 6HN £13.20 (over 4 hours), £1.30 per hour, 43 spaces, RingGo Location Code: 26660. 4 x EV spaces
  • Bridewell Lane TN30 6EY £6 (over 4 hours), £1.30 per hour, 127 spaces, free all day every Sunday. RingGo Location Code: 26659. 
  • Tenterden Leisure Centre TN30 6RA (over 4 hours), £1.30 per hour, 146 spaces, RingGo Location Code: 26658
    PRIVATE CAR PARKS
  • BEST VALUE PARKING Tenterden Town Station car park £5 all day (until 30 minutes after the Market closes) cash or card,180 spaces at the Kent & East Sussex Railway.  From the A28/High Street by the Vine Inn drive down Station Road and go over the level crossing, the car park is immediately in front of you. 300 yards from the High Street. 
  • Tesco car park is free for 2 hours for customers. ANPR (registration number checking) to make sure you don't park for longer (large fines if you overstay)
  • The streets surrounding the town - FREE - please following normal parking rules
 
CLOTHING

San Jose Import
Wool products from South America (Ecuador, Peru) such as knitted hats, cardigans and dolls.

coveredbynaila
Silk and cashmere stoles, blanket scarves, ponchosmongolian scarves and faux fur gilets.
 
Emporium
Italian clothing, Indian rugs and accessories.

Violets Collection
Women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories. This includes flat caps, woolly hats, scarves, sunglasses. Hooded jumpers, cropped jumpers and t shirts.

7ukuilla
Traditional South American handcrafted products and other products made by third parties.

ARTS AND CRAFTS

AMBER GD Ltd
Handmade natural Baltic amber jewellery, amber and silver decorated glass.

Famousfacesbyjon
Prints of my original pencil drawings of famous faces which I also adapt onto aprons, hats, cards, coasters, t-shirts, signs, bags, and keyrings

Hearts Deco
Scarves, Bags and Handbags, Accessories, Christmas Decorations, Linens, Costume Jewellery, Cufflinks, Soft Toys, Shabby Chic Items, Ceramics, Metal Wiggle Animals and lots of affordable gift ideas.

Partygirls Jewellery
Handmade silver, copper, resin and clay jewellery. Holistic crystals and hand made gemstone candles.

R Hills Woodturning
Everything is made by hand to our designs; these include wooden bowls, platters, trinkets, pens, pencil and resin turned items, resin and button turned items, wooden decorated letters, felt hand sewed letters in different designs, gnomes crotched items.

Rustic Badger
Home decor and furniture items from aged oak whisky bourbon barrels. Everything from home bars to candle holders.

Sense of Wonder
Handcraft: wood carvings, bowls made from natural resin & wood, jewellery & accessories, metal work, bags, musical instruments and Christmas Decorations. Direct from Indonesia

Simon Colwell
Range of soaps, candles, botanicals, scents, and pretty things. Handmade by us in the garden of England from a blend of natural, homegrown and wild harvested plant ingredients. Our range is diverse, unique and sometimes seasonal.

Think! Quirky
Hand crafted, decorative trinket boxes, Christmas Tree ornaments, free standing ornaments and custom jewellery.

Victoria Johnson Jewellery
Silver & gold jewellery designed and handmade in Kent.

Bee Kind Club
Growing kits aimed at children helping save the bees, bee related craft icons, cards, mini honey dippers, nature journal tote bags, Christmas crackers, Christmas gifts all based around saving the bees.

Felt by Hand
Handmade (by us, mother and daughter) felt Christmas decorations.
 
Niloticinfluences
Range of handcrafted East African inspired arts, crafts, jewellery and various gifts (children’s bows, headbands, bracelets, skirts, snoods, bags, head wraps, cards, coaster etc…). Along with steel rings.

Romney Marsh Wools Ltd
British made wool products created using the fleeces from our own flock of Romney ewes. Based on our family farm on the beautiful Romney Marsh, Kent.

The Bearded Viking
The Bearded Viking Is a small family beard care company based in Rainham Kent. We create and seek quality beard care products made using natural carrier oils and butters. All of our products are CPSR certified. We also make and sell our own branded clothing range including t-shirts, hoodies and hats.

China Girl UK
Vintage China Plates with a variety of overprinted images. The combination of plates and images has resulted in a unique range of items that are well suited for decorative purposes. The vintage plates due to their age may have some minor imperfections. These simply add to their distinctive charm.

Compass Candles
Hand poured Soy Wax Candles, Reed Diffusers, Wax Melts, room sprays and other homeware accessories.

Little Hands Learning
Our children’s book and activity boxes for children aged 3 – 9. These boxes are sold as one off boxes or as part of a subscription. In each box is a children’s book and everything needed for craft and educational activities linked to the book.

HOT FOOD

‘Hits the Spot’ French Crepes
Delicious savoury & sweet crepes (Vegan and Gluten-Free options) and freshly squeezed Victorian lemonade, with a twist.

Crepeexpectations
Delicious sweet & savoury crepes, freshly cooked to order with seasonal, fair-trade and organic ingredients.

Nori Pan Asia
Japanese Food Chicken Katsu Curry with rice, Korean style house spicy chicken, Teriyaki chicken with rice, Veg teriyaki with rice.

Pimentos bar and grill
Jerk chicken, Curry mutton, Curry chicken, Vegetarian option sweet potato, Curry Petiterian option Akeeselfish. All served with rice or chips.
 
Mexitaco
Mexican street food including burrito, fajita, nachos, chilli con carne and tacos.

Delicious Pie LTD
Langos (pie), chicken wings, French fries. Also drinks, Coca-Cola and water.

Urban Pantry Food
Traditional pulled pork (Brioche bun, stuffing & apple sauce), American smokehouse pulled pork (Brioche bun, Pickled red onion, jalapeno & sticky BBQ sauce), Loaded fries (Pulled pork, Pickled red onion, jalapeno, sticky BBQ sauce & coriander), Loaded Nachos (Pulled pork, Pickled red onion, jalapeno, sticky BBQ sauce & coriander) plus Fries.
 
Real Greek Food
Pork or chicken souvlaki. Souvlaki is one of the most popular street foods in Greece and for good reason! Juicy and well-seasoned meat garnished with cooling tzatziki sauce, fries, tomato & onion. Served or wrapped in a delicious crispy and fluffy pitta bread
 
Thainese Street Food
Thai and Chinese street food including dishes such as Thai green curry, black bean, sweet & sour, kung po and spring rolls.

Wrap It
Range of Vegan/Vegetarian toasted wraps and salad boxes themed around the globe including, Freshly made Falafel, Vegan Halloumi, Onion Bhaji, and Vegan Duck. We also Serve a range of flavoured fries and cans of San Pellegrino.

Spice Monkey Ltd
Fresh venison burgers and BBQ seasoned sliced pork bap.

GROCERY FOOD

Artus Chocolatier
Gift boxes of colorful, tasty handmade chocolates and truffles with various fillings, chocolate tablets, chocolate coated nuts, berries, nougats, hand decorated crunchy festive biscuits.

Canadeer Ltd
We are a Battle based wild venison jerky producer. All our flavours originate from our family in Canada and much of the venison comes from Westerham in Kent.

Dunk Cookies
Handmade Cookies (freshly baked off-site at our bakery) Cookie Cones (mini cookies with a dip) Dip jars Cookie Bake At Home KitsDunk Chocolate Items: including Dippies (chocolate bars filled with one of our dips), Cuppies (chocolate cups filled with one of our dips), Dunkies (chocolate and cookie).

George Heath
Doughnuts, Sweets, Candy Floss

Lavin Limited
Olives, baklava, Turkish delight and nuts.

Little Sugar & Co
Little Sugar Cakes is a start-up bakery and sells what is arguably the most artistic, contemporary and delicious line of baked goods in the Medway Towns. Broad variety of cakes, brownies, cupcakes, cookies and desserts.

Passion Du Fromage
Spanish and French saucisson, French cheese and more continental fine foods.

The Flamboyant Wine Company
English canned wines and spritzers.

The Great British Cheese Company
Award winning, flavoured, waxed cheese truckles.

Up the Garden
Handmade chilli products such as; chilli relishes, ketchups, marinades and peanuts.

Woodchurch Wine
A family business established in 2009, Woodchurch Wine Estate in Kent produces exceptional English still and sparkling wine. A single estate vineyard with over 12 acres of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Meunier and Bacchus producing award winning wines.

The Little Confectionery Co
All sweets and confectionery, including retro, American and all pick and mix. Also canned drinks available.
 
The Cookie Pod
We specialise in Cookies and Brownies.

Thomas Cookie Co
Gourmet Cookies

BEVERAGES

Famous Last Stand
A great selection of beer, ale, lager, cider, prosecco, wine and gin.

Moswick Wines & Spirits
WP Showcase an exciting, fun range of wines and spirits in a wide range of delicious flavours.

Vintage Shakes
Refreshing milkshakes in a variety of different flavours.

Blooming Beans
Hot drinks: Latte, Cappuccino, Espresso, Hot chocolates, Mocha, Flat white, Cold drinks: Fruit shoots, cans of coke, Pepsi, Fanta, lemonade. Croissants and sweet pastries.

HOME AND GARDEN

Lafi Crafts
Handmade Tunisian pottery such as fruit bowls, salad bowls, Mezey dishes and tagine. Olivewood items such as chopping boards cheeseboards, fruit bowls, salad bowls and pestle & mortar.

OTHER

Demelza
Raising Money for Children’s Hospice.

Fairy in a Pop Can
The author has written the children’s book, Fairy in a Pop Can to raise money for charity. All proceeds will be donated to Young Lives V Cancer and Batten Disease. You may also be lucky and get to hear the story read by the author.

Saddle Goose
Selection of our own sparkling and still wines, including non alcoholic.

Butternut Box
At Butternut Box, we believe that dogs deserve better. That’s why we’re putting the food back into dog food. We make freshly prepared dog food – cooked like you would at home and delivered in perfect portions.

Kent Association for the Blind
Fundraising by selling Christmas cards and Christmas puddings, along with free information leaflets on various eye conditions and the services we offer. 
 
h2 Vodka
Produced, bottled and crowned in Southern England, our ultra-premium Strawberry vodka is masterfully distilled six times from organic sugar beet and molasses, defining a smooth rich tasting spirit. 
 
Fantastic Times
Fun and exciting helium balloons. 
 
PHOTOS
PHOTOS FROM PREVIOUS CHRISTMAS MARKETS IN TENTERDEN
 
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Historically this event was called Tenterden Late Night Shopping
 
Tenterden Christmas Market organised by 
  • 2023 - Market Square Group - 3 day event - Tenterden Christmas Market (Paul Kennedy & team)
  • 2022 - Market Square Group - 3 day event - Tenterden Christmas Market (Paul Kennedy & team), the Market Square Group picked this event up with about 6 weeks notice so was smaller than normal
  • 2021 - no-one - Covid
  • 2020 - no-one - Covid
  • 2019 - Christmas in Tenterden - Tash & Seren - 3 day Christmas Market
  • 2018 - Christmas in Tenterden - Tash & Seren - 3 day Christmas Market
  • 2017 - Tenterden Town Council sub committee (Tash & Seren were on this committee, and Tash became the Market Manager) - 3 day Tenterden Christmas Market 
  • 2016 - Market Square Group - 3 day Tenterden Christmas Market (Paul Kennedy & team)
  • 2015 - Sue Ferguson, Jonathan Medes and Tenterden Chamber of Commerce committee - 1 day Tenterden Christmas Market
  • 2014 and the years before this - Late Night Shopping, 1st Friday in December - Tenterden Chamber of Commerce and Shops
 
 
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Tenterden Christmas Market
Tenterden Christmas Market

Tenterden Kent TN30
United Kingdom

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