GREAT DUNMOW: Market offers all things Euro!

PUBLISHED: 17:08 03 May 2010 | UPDATED: 07:37 30 May 2010

A POPULAR continental market is visiting Great Dunmow on Saturday May 8. The town will be playing host to a wide variety of international market stalls - over 25 traders from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland and Poland will wear traditional costumes.

A POPULAR continental market is visiting Great Dunmow on Saturday May 8.

The town will be playing host to a wide variety of international market stalls - over 25 traders from France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Holland and Poland will wear traditional costumes while taking part.

The market also features fare trade produce such as arts, handycrafts and wooden carvings from Africa, south East Asia and Latin America.

For food-lovers there will be a chance to buy a whole range of delights including Brittany biscuits, olives, Italian nougat, pungent cheeses, aromatic garlic, saucissons, Tartiflette from the Alps, charcuterie, fresh breads, croissants, bagels and much more.

Or, for those of you wanting something a bit stronger there will be a range of Normandy ciders and calvados available.

As well as the fine edible goods, you will also be able to choose from a wide range of products including hand bags and leather items, Marseille soaps, lavender, children's toys and pachminas, wooden arts and crafts. There really will be something for everyone.

Most of the products on sale will come from 'the terroir' (the land) of the stall holder, where they are produced by small organisations such as family businesses, farms or small factories using traditional methods, maintaining a high standard of quality.

The market will run from 9am until 5.30pm.

For more information visit traditionalmarket.co.uk

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