Alnwick Market operator reveals plans for return after latest lockdown is eased next month

Alnwick Market has been pencilled in for a return next month if lockdown restrictions are eased as planned.

Monday, 8th March 2021, 7:00 am

Operator Geraud (UK) is planning its first market on Thursday, April 15, which is scheduled to be the first opportunity after the reopening of non-essential shops.

James Ormsby, who runs Alnwick Market, said: “We’re really excited to confirm, that in line with the lifting of lockdown restrictions we will be reopening on Thursday, April 15.

“We’ll be welcoming back all your favourite traders and we’ve had lots of enquiries from new traders looking to trade at Alnwick for the first time.”

Alnwick Market.

He added: “We will be operating in a Covid secure way, providing additional hand sanitiser for both customers and traders.”

It is a year since Geraud (UK) was appointed to take over the running of the markets by Northumberland Estates.

It finally held its first market last June after the first lockdown and enjoyed a good summer season with up to 35 stallholders.

Read More

Read More
Meet the traders of Alnwick Market offering tasty treats and quality crafts in 1...

The dramatic events of the pandemic are having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers and consequently the advertising that we receive. We are now more reliant than ever on your support through buying our newspaper. If you can, please pick up a copy of the Northumberland Gazette when you are at the shops. Thank you.