Praise for Rochdale Artisan Market - 'just the best place' says market trader

Date published: 31 May 2019

Traders and customers alike were full of praise for the Rochdale Artisan Market held in Rochdale town centre on Saturday 25 May.


Rochdale Artisan Market


The sun shone and the crowds came to make it another memorable day for the Artisan Market in Rochdale. With the very best tempting street food, live music and a great community atmosphere, the Artisan Market proved its merit.

Stallholders brought award-winning wares to town as well as handmade goods and arts and crafts.


Rochdale Artisan Market


Comments from the Artisan Market traders were all positive.

Fiona Lythgoe, Raggie Annies Fairtrade, said: “Thank you Rochdale! We had a great day - see you next month.”

Alex de Jong, Lost Moose creations, said: “Had a wonderful day thank you lovely folk of Rochdale and to the fab The Market Co.”

Just Desserts said: “Just the best place to sell our epic cakes.”

Kimberley Featherstone Ragpots Ltd said: “Had a great day, thanks Rochdale!”


Rochdale Artisan Market


Comments from visitors to the market were also very favourable:

“Rochdale Artisan Market awesome.... really awesome, thank you.”

“Lovely products, I’ll certainly go again, a lovely addition to Rochdale.”

“Picked up my little girl's birthday cake at Just Desserts stall for her party today. We love the market, nice to see Rochdale looking busy.”


Rochdale Artisan Market


“Was great again! The doughnuts, cheesecakes and badge we bought were brilliant, keep it up!”

“The whole market was really great. Plenty of things to browse and buy, very interesting and yummy food.”

“It was great really enjoyed ourselves friendly stall holders and nice stuff hope you all did well look forward to next time.”

“A brilliant boost for Rochdale. The good weather, and good music, made it even better.”


Rochdale Artisan Market


A spokesperson for the market said: “Thank you from us and our artisans to everyone who popped over today to shop/browse/chat/eat and enjoy.

“We really appreciate your support and hope you enjoy your purchases.

“Looking forward to seeing you all again on Saturday 29 June.”


Rochdale Artisan Market


Paul Ambrose, Rochdale Town Centre BID Manager, said: “It couldn’t have gone better: with Street Eat on at the same time as the Artisan Market, the two have worked really well together.

“The weather has been great and there have been plenty of visitors.

“It's been fantastic for Rochdale.”

Rochdale Artisan Market takes place on the last Saturday of every month from 10am to 4pm.


Rochdale Artisan Market



Rochdale Artisan Market


Rochdale Artisan Market


Rochdale Artisan Market


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