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Wigan International Market
Thursday, 14th March ,2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Standishgate in Wigan Town Centre will come alive with a real taste of the world, from
Thursday 14 th March until Sunday 17th March traders from across Europe and some from a
little further afield will descend upon Wigan showcasing Market Place Europe’s fantastic
Over 20 traders will bring a real flavour of Europe and beyond to the town centre with a
wonderful selection of street foods, fresh foods, crafts and gifts from around the globe.
Just some of the tasty flavours which will be drawing in visitors to the international event
include Spanish paella, Greek gyros, authentic Indian curry, Mexican quesadillas and
delicious French crepes.
Market Place Europe’s new Operations Manager Andy Pidgen is looking forward to his visit
to Wigan and the first market of the season. “As one of the oldest boroughs in Lancashire
dating back to 1246 markets have always played an important part in Wigan’s history and
Market Place Europe is pleased to be continuing that tradition.”
On Sunday 17th March we will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day as our traders will dress their
stalls in green in honour of the emerald isle. That Sunday will also see the return of the
annual Run Wigan Festival, so if you’re in town running in a race or supporting someone
why not head over to the market to celebrate, refuel and unwind, we’re not far from the
Our friendly traders look forward to welcoming visitors who are certain to experience a fun
family day out with a difference.
Operating Thursday 14th to Sunday 17th March 2019
Open Thursday to Saturday: 09:00 to 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 to 17:00