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Visit the Gloucester Quays Festive Market this December for all your Christmas needs in one place! Plus, you’ll be able to visit our retailers Frank and Hazel Sweeny, who will be showcasing Hall of Names gifts.

Where is the market?

It is spread across High Orchard Street, Llanthony Road and Mariners Square. Shopping at Gloucester Quays this year is exciting, with all the fabulous Quays stores plus this beautiful market.

When is the Gloucester Quays Festive Market on?

The fabulous Gloucester Quays Festive Market will take place every weekend in December, up to and including Sunday 19th December.


What can you see?


You’ll see local makers, bakers and artisans, who will tempt visitors with a seasonal pick of festive food and drink, art, gift, craft, treats and shopping inspiration.

Plus, don’t miss the weekly mix of delicious street food, bars and hot drinks. You’ll be able to enjoy mulled wine to luxury hot chocolates. Plus, discover the region’s delicious Welsh cakes, best burgers and pulled meats. Tpizza, Greek, Lebanese and vegan food to tasty, sweet treats with waffles and churros.

This inspiring selection makes the popular Orchard Street Market an unmissable opportunity to take home festive tasty treats and bespoke Christmas gifts.


What will Hall of Names be exhibiting?


The range includes surname histories with the earliest coat of arms relating to a bearer of the name. Plus you can also view clan histories, and Irish histories. And there is really so much to discover about your name!  If you are looking for an ideal gift for a couple, then ask Frank and Hazel about the double coats of arms scroll. Not only does this gift feature two coats of arms side by side, but it also has your personal message below. For example, you could include a significant date such as a wedding. You’ll be able to see it all on screen before Frank or Hazel print it out for you while you wait! Hall of Names scrolls make excellent Christmas gifts!


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