FOOD + DRINK MARKET

Saturday 29th July 2023  |  11am – 5pm

Curated Market of local producers, plus other entertainment and activities on the day!

CURATED MARKET ACTIVITIES ON THE DAY

SMOOTHIE BIKE

Blend your very own smoothie using pedal power (proceeds to charity) 12-2pm.

Choose your fruits, then get on the Smoothie Bike and see how fast you can make a tasty, healthy treat with Impact 4Life!

COCKLE MAN

Sing ‘Molly Malone’ with the award-winning Cockle Man, Rod Murtagh. Meet the man who continues this traditional trade and enjoy a taste of the sea!

BEEKEEPING WITH DR B

Get the latest buzz about beekeeping with three different talks and try and buy delicious local honey from ‘Dr B’.

Each talk is on a different topic and free of charge

  • 12:00pm – The beekeeping year
  • 1:30pm – Life inside the hive
  • 3:00pm – What the bees need to survive

DRAWING WORKSHOP

Create a masterpiece! FREE drawing workshop on a foodie theme with local artist Ginger Dan!

VENDORS + TRADER ANNOUNCEMENT DROP

ANDERSON & HILL

Have a nibble of the delicious cheeses available from the Arcade’s very own deli

BAKLAVACI

Traditional Turkish baklava (suitable for vegans) and other delicacies

BICKERTON'S HONEY

Many varieties of delicious locally produced honey, plus the chance to try before you buy!

BLISSFUL BATTER

Baked treats including cookies, blondies and cupcakes

FORIJ

Provisions with provenance and sustainably foraged botanicals including jams, chutneys and sauces

GLIMPSE

Pop in for Prosecco while you browse

JUICE MEDIC

Functional, fresh cold-pressed juices for optimal health

MARU MAKES

Crochet creations based on edible goodness

MISS MACAROON

Drop-in sessions; three macaroons to paint plus a drink for just £10

MURTAGH SEAFOODS LTD

A taste of the sea with traditional British seafoods as well as pork pies, scotch eggs and other savoury treats

PATREES HERBS & WELLNESS

Teas, powders and herbs to support your health and wellbeing

REVIBED DRINKS

100% natural, superfood-infused water, perfect for adding a dose of goodness to busy lifestyles

THE CHAAT MASTER

Authentic South Asian street food. Samosas, spring rolls, papri chaat…everything is vegetarian or vegan

THE WHISKY SHOP

Samples and tasters in-store to tantalise your tastebuds

YUM SWEET TREATS

Artisan tray bakes and sweet, homemade goodies

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ABOUT GWA CURATED MARKET

A series of themed Curated Markets in the Great Western Arcade, featuring some of the best independent makers and producers from Birmingham and beyond! Come along and support them!

We are dedicated to fostering a vibrant community hub at the Great Western Arcade, while also championing local artisans and makers. Join us as we launch an array of exciting initiatives, including a Curated Market inside the Arcade, showcasing the incredible talent of our local producers and craftspeople.

Each market is themed so you will experience different stalls on every date. Some will have free samples on offer, and demonstrations so you can get to know each maker and learn about what they do.

You can also enjoy unique experiences such as workshops, activities and talks, all in keeping with the theme of the market. Follow our social media channels and check back here for details of each market as it approaches.

Each day runs from 11am to 5pm, and the 2023 markets are:

  • 29th July – Food + Drink
  • 2nd September – Craft + Makers
  • 7th October – Black History Month/World Market
  • 28th October – Halloween
  • 25th November – Sustainability
  • 16th December – Christmas

Our markets are fully booked, but there may be more space available nearer the date so if you are interested in having a stall, please email us at info@greatwesternarcade.co.uk

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