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Deptford Bites at Christmas

Saturday 8 December, 11am-6pm

Deptford Market Yard, SE8

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and to celebrate Deptford Bites, will be hosting a Christmas special, Deptford Bites at Christmas on Saturday 8 December featuring a festive Maker’s Market with interactive craft workshops, an expanded line-up of street food and produce market traders, as well as Christmas menu specials and discounts from Deptford Market Yard’s eclectic range of independent shops and restaurants. 

Pick up some artisan cheeses or mince pies in the main square or pop down to the indoor Makers’ Market for handcrafted gifts by makers and designers or to take part in a craft workshop.

Throughout the day, Deptford Market Yard will host live music and carol performances from local choirs as well as serve Christmas specials from the Yard’s tenants. Winter warmers are on the menu, with Baileys’ hot chocolate at Hanks, hot cocktails at Dirty Apron and Spanish mulled wine at The Tapas RoomLittle Nan’s will be hosting a one-off Christmas Sing-a-long Bottomless Brunch where diners can enjoy classic Christmas party treats washed down with bottomless booze. Meanwhile, selected retailers will be offering exclusive discounts for the day including KICKS Love, Gitas Portal, and Win and Ruby

And because no Christmas market would be compete without Santa - don’t forget to bring your little ones along to Santa’s Grotto!


Workshops in the Maker’s Market

Essential oil blending workshop to fragrance your candles with Hopping Hare
A hands-on interactive session to learn the create your own blend
Click here to pre-book a spot.

13.30 - 14.30:
Decorate your own gingerbread
Join us for a fun and creative gingerbread decorating class! We will be providing some delicious gingerbread men home baked in Deptford by The German Wholegrain Baker’s Shop along with lots of icing and plenty of festive decorations to play with (think snowflakes, trees and festive ribbons).
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Arm knit a blanket with Chap + Darling

Is there a better way to welcome in the cold and dark evenings than by knitting a blanket?  Join Emily Grenville-Grey of Chap and Darling for a 60-minute workshop and knit a blanket from amazing giant wool.
Click here to pre-book a spot.

Have a Merry Natural Christmas -wine tasting
A festive-themed wine tasting with Natural Born Wine, featuring four super rare sustainably-made Christmas-worthy natural wines (with no added nasties to avoid the dreaded Boxing Day hangover). Get tips on which wines pair best with which festive dish and why you should switch to no-added sugar, wild yeast natural bubbles for a tastier New Year's Eve. Tickets include four samples and £5 off any two or more bottles purchased at the end of the event.
Click here to pre-book a spot.

What’s on the menu?

The Maker’s Market: Gift Ideas



Getting there

Deptford Market Yard
Deptford, SE8 4BX

Tube: Deptford Bridge
Rail: Deptford Rail Station or New Cross Station or Deptford Bridge DLR
Buses: 453, 177 and 188
Parking: Frankham St car park, Giffin Street car park, Vanguard St car park or free parking on some neighbouring residential streets (use postcode SE8 4NS in the Sat Nav)
Bike: Bike parking is available on Deptford high St, Giffin Sq and Douglas Sq


Become a Deptford Bites trader

Applications for produce, craft and street food traders are open. So head over to our traders page to apply.




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