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Craft and Farmers' Markets

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Local crafts and produce to fall head over heals for...

Whether you're a foodie or you love local crafts, Preston has a variety of regular craft and farmers' markets that bring local produce into one handy location.

Grab some fresh groceries, treat yourself to some decadent desserts, or pick up a one-of-a-kind gift for someone special.

The Makers Market

Preston's Makers Market takes place on the second Saturday of every month on Preston Flag Market, 10am - 4pm.

The market boasts the best of local makers, designers, bakers, musicians, and more. Food enthusiasts can rejoice at the choice of delicious dishes to tuck into and the array of tempting treats to take home. The talented local craft stalls are also ideal for gift shopping or for picking up a treat for yourself. From handmade soaps and jewellery to gourmet cakes and preserves, the Makers Market has it all going on.

PPL MarketsPPL sign for market place area.

The People's Production Lab's market space hosts a wide range of markets throughout the year. The space is located on Cannon Street and in the past has played host to vegan markets and Etsy makers markets.

More than just markets, PPL pull out all the stops to make sure you're entertained and have an abundance of choice when it comes to food stalls and craft stalls.

For upcoming PPL Markets check out our What's on Calender - PPL.

Central Methodist Church Monthly Craft Fayre

Set inside the stunning Central Methodist Church on Lune Street, this monthly craft market takes place on the first Monday of every month, 10am - 1pm.

Stalls feature handmade gifts and crafts, scarves, jewellery, confectionary, and much more. There is also a tombola or raffle each month to raise funds for the Samaritans and the Space Centre for 2020.

After some serious shopping, the church also has its own cafe where you can relax with a drink and a cake.

Ashton on Ribble Farmers' Market

Ashton on Ribble Farmers' Market takes place on the third Saturday of every month, 9am - 1pm, at St Michael's Church in Ashton.

This farmers' market is perfect for eco-conscious shoppers. Thanks to stocks of local produce and fair trade products, you can shop safely in the knowledge you are supporting good causes and the reduction of food miles.

The market also features a collection point for Preston food bank.

Hoghton Tower Farmers' Market

Hoghton Tower's Famers' Market takes place on the third Sunday of every month, 10am - 2pm.

The market combines an abundance of food and craft stalls. Come rain or shine, you can pick up fresh and local produce and tuck into mouth-watering foods from around the world. And, when it comes to crafts, you're sure to find something unique for yourself, the home, or as a gift...not to mention pet products too!  

Map addresses for craft and farmers' markets

  • Preston Flag Market, Cheapside, PR1 2AP.
  • People's Production Lab, 55 Guildhall Street, Preston, PR1 3NU.
  • Central Methodist Church, Lune Street, Preston, PR1 2NL.
  • St Michael's Church, Tulketh Road, Preston, PR2 1AJ.
  • Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, PR5 0SH.