Summer trade event: market in your diary

The next local produce monthly market in Beverley will be held on Wednesday (Aug 19), from in the Wednesday Market area of the town.

This will be a special summer holiday market, with a variety of food and drink stalls and lots of additional features,

These include entertainment for children, with face-painting and have-a-go games such as splat the rat and guess the sweets in the jar; Beverley Garland Dancers and circus skills performer Professor Fiddlesticks.

Town Clerk, Helen Watson, said: “The market will be really exciting, with lots to see and do for families and children.

“With music, dancing, circus skills and face painting, it’s a great day out, as well as a chance to taste and try some delicious locally produced food and drinks.”

The market is free to attend. It’s the fifth of six monthly local produce markets to be held in Beverley between April and September this year, as a pilot project to test its viability and sustainability long-term.

Organisers, Beverley Town Council, asks people to go and support local producers and keep the market going.

The Mayor of Beverley, Cllr Peter Astell said “We need to support our producers and growers and help keep it local’

“With more out of town shops emerging, we especially need to look after the centre of the town. These monthly markets bring residents and tourists into Beverley, and that brings wider benefits to the town’s cafes, restaurants, shops, businesses and tourist attractions.”

The markets are supported by the East Riding of Yorkshire’s High Street Fund, to regenerate the market area.

It is on from 9am to 3pm.