A Taste of the Continent in Ely this Bank Holiday Weekend

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Cont Mkt CollageA taste of the continent is coming to Ely this Bank Holiday weekend with the return of the Continental Market on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, 28 – 30 May.

Experience the sights and sounds of a traditional continental market, with stalls selling everything from freshly made paella, crêpes and tartiflette to artisanal cheese and charcuterie, olive oils and preserves, as well as all kinds of patisserie and confectionery. Plus there will be many crafts including handmade Provencal soaps, amber jewellery, woodcarvings, objets d’art and fashion accessories.  

The market runs from Saturday 28 May on Ely High Street alongside the weekly Craft & Collectables Market and Farmers’ Market. On Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, 29 & 30 May, the Continental Market can be found on Ely Market Place alongside the Sunday and Bank Holiday Markets.

Emma Grima, Director of Commercial and Corporate Services, said: “We are looking forward to a splash of Spring sunshine to highlight the best of the Continental Market and our regular weekly Ely Markets. There will be something for all the family – whether you want to try out delicious continental foods or buy a special gift. The atmosphere is always great and there is plenty of interest for everyone, whatever their taste.”

The Continental Market is part of Ely Markets’ “Love Your Local Market” celebrations – a national campaign highlighting the best that markets have to offer.

Find the Continental Market from 10am until 4pm every day along Ely High Street on Saturday and on Ely Market Place on Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday.

There’s also Ely Markets regular weekly Saturday Craft & Collectables Market, Farmers’ Market and Sunday Market alongside the Continental visitors.

There’s lots of choice for all, including an abundance of delicious foods to try, as well as a wide range of marvellous, hand-crafted gifts and fresh, tasty produce to purchase, so come along and browse Ely Markets and the Continental Market this bank holiday weekend.

Don’t miss out on the fun – head down to Market Place and High Street on Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th & Monday 30th May 2016.