The moment you have all been waiting for… the Wool Market is due to re-open soon.
Alongside retail units the new Wool Market features twelve food units with everything from Peruvian street food to ice cream and Pizza to Chinese. It represents a new opportunity for shopping, eating, drinking and socialising in the heart of the town.
From 26th to 31st March we will be hosting a number of events to mark the opening of the new and very much improved Wool Market. The new Wool Market is trendy, vibrant and very diverse. You need to see it for yourself to appreciate the work that has gone in to it. The Market officially opens on the 26th March but the celebrations really begin on the 29th March. Please find below a bit of a flavour of what to expect over the opening weekend.
VIP opening, Tuesday 26th March:
There will be VIPs and the media in attendance as well as
plenty of entertainment on the day including award-winning
tribute acts, local musicians and renowned entertainers.
Welcome to the New Wool Market, Friday 29th March:
When the fun really begins! Daytime entertainment includes; live music, stilt walkers, Enigma Pop-up escape room, a Ferris wheel (will be up all weekend) and so much more! From 5pm we have the launch of Friday Night Live featuring BBC Music Introducing DJ and man about town, Christian Carlisle.
Saturday 30th March:
You can expect a vibrant atmosphere as we turn the celebrations up a notch with a range of international entertainment, bands, singers, pop-up escape room, circus workshops, street entertainment and more!
Sunday 31st March:
We will be transforming the Market Square into a Mad Hatters Tea Party to celebrate Mothers Day. Bring your mothers and grandmothers along for a special day out. There will be plenty of live music, entertainment and a few surprises along the way!