Brand new Makers Market launches outside Southport Market

The brand new Makers Market is due to launch in Southport!

The first event will take place on Market Street, next to the new look Southport Market, on Sunday, 6th June.

It will then take place on the first Sunday of every month.

Victoria Crane, Event Manager of the Makers Market, said: ”Calling all Northern Foodies, Pie Lovers,  Craft Enthusiasts, Good Vibe Seekers, Families, Shoppers, Antique Collectors and those on the hunt for a good day out…. Do not look any further! The Makers Market is set to launch in Southport on Sunday 6th of June and the first Sunday monthly!

“With an awesome  selection of artisans who are set to inspire plus live music from local musicians you won’t be disappointed.

“The Makers Market is a superb opportunity to find out the origins of your food, meet the maker, feast your eyes upon some goodies and fill those shopping bags whilst indulging in some good conversations with our team and traders. We hope you can join us!

”We pride ourselves at the Makers Market in delivering delightful specialist events with many award winning local producers of unique goods set to inspire.

“We cannot wait to launch in Southport and hope you will join us for our launch on Sunday 6th June.

“It’s a really exciting time in Southport with the soon to be launched indoor food hall and we can’t wait to join forces and create something special on the first Sunday of the month.”

Sefton Council is leading the transformation of Southport Market, on the corner of King Street and Market Street, into an exciting new food, drink and events hub.

Once complete Southport Market will have 11 food and drink units serving up mouth-watering food, supported by fresh produce from Blackhursts Butchers and flexible event and market space.

The new-look Southport Market is on course to open its doors this summer, thanks to the hard work of Sefton Council and partners including builders Medlock and Architect & Interior designers DV8 Design, which specialises in hospitality and commercial transformations.

The building is undergoing its £1.4million redevelopment thanks to £900,000 funding through Southport Town Deal and £500,000 through the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority.

Family-run Blackhurst Butchers, which has been in the market for nearly 50 years, recently moved to their new unit at the front of the market.

They will be joined by:

600 Degrees (wood-fired speciality pizza)

Allotment (big American burgers and loaded fries)

Hectors Mexicana (the freshest Mexican street food)

Down and Oot (sizzling Canadian premium steaks and poutine)

King St. Bakery (iconic Portuguese tarts from Lisbon, plus tasty treats from across the UK)

Messy Moments (freshly-made crêpes or waffles with a variety of toppings)

Birkdale Pie & Mash (delicious home-made pies with a variety of fresh fillings)

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