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Award winning Market Operators, Market Place are bringing a fantastic International Market to Westgate, Southgate and Northgate street this weekend.


From Saturday 19th – Tuesday 22nd March the city centre will be buzzing with a fantastic family friendly atmosphere with over 30 traders who have travelled from all over the world to be here.


There will a fantastic range of delicious flavours for visitors to explore and experience from Italian tapas, Jamaican chicken, Spanish paella, Traditional German Schwenkgrill, Snowdonia cheeses and French crepes to Thai noodle bars, Churros, Greek Grill House and exotic meats from around the world including Ostrich, Impala, Crocodile and Wild Boar.


Market Place Operations Manager, Chris Hulley is delighted to be visiting Gloucester for the first time, “We are thrilled to be visiting Gloucester as it is a beautiful city and perfect for hosting the International Market. The market is set to be a brilliant event and there is going to be plenty on offer as an abundant of countries are going to be represented, showcasing the best of their countries!”


There will also be a great selection of unique crafts and gifs available, offering shoppers a unique experience. Not only will there be beautiful Italian silk scarves and handmade metal sculptures in hundreds of different models and themes but there will be a massive Dutch Flower Market offering flowers, bulbs, plants and characters for your garden.


Paul James, Leader Gloucester City Council is excited to see the arrival of the International Market: “We are very proud of our tradition as a market city and also of our diversity. This market brings together these two strands of Gloucester’s character. I hope lots of people will come to the city centre to see the great range of products on sale.”


Jason Merritt, Gloucester City Centre Manager can see the benefit the market will bring: “Not only are we bringing an award winning market to our city for Residents Weekend, we are also supporting our independent retailers, giving them the opportunity to trade from their own market stalls.” Our traders are always happy to help if you have any questions about anything.


The International Market will run from this Saturday – Tuesday 09:00 to 18:00.

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