Christmas 2016

Photo of Ramsbottom Christmas Market in 2014 taken by Ramsbottom Business Group

11th December 2016 9:30-2:30pm

On Sunday the 11 December there will be a festive Sunday Farmers Market at Market Place and inside the Civic Hall with all of your favourite regular farmers traders coming to Town with their delicious food and beautiful artisan gifts.  

17th and 18th December 2016

During the weekend of the 17th and 18th December the popular Christmas Street Market is back for 2016 in Ramsbottom, we also have an additional food and craft market inside and outside the Civic Hall and lots of entertainment and special guests, Here is your guide to what is on...

Indoor Food and Craft Market Sunday 18th December - 9:30am-4:00pm

Inside the Civic Hall and just outside you will find food and craft stalls selling locally produced goods, many regular traders from our popular monthly farmers Market.

11:00am-12:30pm Besses Brass Band

Outside the Civic Hall on Sunday you will find Besses Brass Band playing music to get you into the Christmas spirit!

Christmas Street Market 17th and 18th December 10:00am to 5:00pm

On the 17th and 18th we see the popular two day outdoor Christmas Market return to Ramsbottom.  Bridge Street is closed to traffic to allow you to wander around the stalls filled with food and gifts, and to enjoy our hot street food.

Father Christmas 17th and 18th December 11:00am to 4:00pm

Father Christmas and his Sleigh are in Town over the weekend courtesy of the Ramsbottom Rotary Club.  


Meet the Princesses Saturday and Sunday the 17th and 18th December 2016 1:00pm-3:00pm

On Saturday and Sunday you can come along to Town and meet our Two "Royal" special guests.  You can have your photograph taken with the Princesses who will be signing some of their most popular songs.  You will find the princesses at Church Gardens on Bridge Street.

"Ice" Skating Rink Friday, Saturday and Sunday the 16,17 and 18 December

Over the weekend we have a skating rink in Town. You can book your tickets in advance at Ramsbottom Library or pay on the day.  The Rink opening times are:

Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-6:00pm

Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

You will find the "ice" skating rink on Tesco's car park at Railway Street.

Fun Play truck at Market Place Saturday and Sunday the 17th and 18th December 10:00am-5:00pm

The fun truck is back!  Come along and play from 10-5pm both days at Market Place, enjoy a fresh, hot coffee from one of our traders while the children work off some energy!

Other Entertainment

During the weekend there are also other things to join in, such as:

Christmas Treet Festival at St Paul's Church

Fun Photobooth at Church Gardens - come along and have your photo taken with props provided by Churches Together

Hazlehurst Band will be performing from 12:00pm to 1:00pm at Church Gardens.

Face Painting at Church Gardens

Prosecco/Mulled Wine/Cocktail pop up bar at Church Gardens

Sand Art at Church Gardens

Applications are open from those wishing to attend and trade at the Market.  Simply complete and return the form below by the deadline to Gregg Fletcher at the address provided on the form.  We look forward to another festive, fun weekend!

Apply to trade at Ramsbottom Christmas Market - Festive Street market craft, gift, cold food and hot food traders - word document 17th and 18th December

Apply to trade at the indoor craft market on the 18th December 

*Photograph above is of Ramsbottom Christmas Markets in 2014*

Christmas in Ramsbottom 2016