Grangetown market cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the deteriorating Covid-19 situation in Cardiff and especially the Grangetown area this week, we have regrettably taken the decision to cancel our Christmas markets at the new Grange Pavilion.

We have to put the safety of the public, stallholders and volunteers at the forefront of what we do, and logistically after looking at our assessments we felt the risks were too great.

There are links to our great stallholders below – so please order online for your gifts and we hope to be back in the New Year, raring to go again…

Full details of our decision below too.

Our last market in October, outside the new Grange Pavilion

These are our stalls – please support them if they sell online and hopefully we’ll meet again soon, in better circumstances….

  • Upcycled Home Goods with Jo Upcycled gifts
  • Pepe’s Cactus – whatever space you have in your home, you might want to try to cultivate cactus and succulents
  • EB Arts – art and cushions
  • Gof – jewellery
  • Gazel Designs – Gifts from pebbles, driftwood and shells
  • Kerry Wallace – Art and illustrations
  • Lethe Charms – hand-made jewellery Lethe Charms | Facebook
  • Little Green Leaf – Aimee with clothes and plants
  • Grangetown Baptist Church – sewing and crafts, gifts
  • Pinc Melon – personalised gifts and Christmas hampers
  • Brig Jones – knitwear and Christmas decorations

We are looking for volunteers to help at our markets, both setting up and stewarding. Please email grangetownmarket@yahoo.co.uk for any inquiries.

A QUICK WORD ON WHY…..

“It is with a very heavy heart that we have cancelled the two December markets.  In light of today’s announcements by Cardiff Council on its own events and an alarming rise in Covid case rates, we felt our obligation and duty to public health offered no other option.

“We sought advice from councillors and the way forward was clear. We have to cancel.

“We appreciate that this is hugely disappointing, but people’s safety comes above everything else.

“Stallholders were told immediately of the decision and we will do all we can to assist – and hopefully all will be back with us at the earliest opportunity.

“Let’s hope that next year will bring a beautiful spring, full of blooms, birds, butterflies and the sound of ringing tills at Grange Pavilion!”

  • Further markets are currently planned for 27th February 2021; 15th May; 17th July and 11th December 2021.

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