Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market 2014
St Ann Way
Tel: +44 01452 338933
The hustle and bustle of a Dickensian festive feast will be brought to life as the hugely popular Christmas market returns to Gloucester Quays on the 20th - 23rd November 2014.
The event features 150 stalls selling handmade gifts and the best food & drink the region has to offer. Wooden toys, artisan jewellery, homeware, fine clothes & accessories are all here in abundance.
Enjoy live music including brass bands, choirs, buskers, and an old time barrel organ, alongside a huge traditional carousel, children’s art and craft activities, Victorian games, real ale tavern, micro brewery and the Waterways Museum.
Stars of the show are our larger than life wondering characters, all guaranteed to surprise, amuse and entertain visitors with their exploits. All of this against the splendid back drop of the City’s historic docks.
Browse, buy, enjoy a mulled wine and soak up the traditional festive atmosphere in this festive, FREE family event.
- Accept Children over 7
- Free Entry
- In town/city centre
- Indoor Event
- Outdoor Event
- Accessible to Wheelchair Users
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
Children & Infants
- Accept Children Over 3
Parking & Transport
- Car parking
- Coach Parking
- On Bus Route
- On site parking
- Parking (charge)
- On-Site café/restaurant
- Accept coach parties
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Demonstrations Given
From the North: Get off the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A430 (Kingsholm Road). At the traffic lights turn left onto Black Dog Way and follow the road (past the Train Station on your left and then Asda on your left). At the next set of traffic lights continue forward (Trier Way). Continue forward at the next set of traffic lights and then stay in the right hand lane (you will see Gloucester Park on your right). At the cross roads continue forward on to St. Ann Way and turn right at the next set of lights in to the Quays car park.
From the South: Get off the M5 at Junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the right hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). At the traffic lights turn right onto St. Ann Way. Continue forward at the next set of lights and then turn left in to the car park at the next set of lights.
Public Transport Directions
If you are arriving by Train come out of the Train Station and cross Bruton Way into the Bus Station. Walk through the archway and out on to Station Road. Cross Station Road and continue forward on to Clarence Street. At the end of Clarence Street, turn right in to Eastgate Street. At the end of Eastgate Street you will arrive at the 'cross'; where the four main gate streets meet. Turn left in to Southgate Street. Walk down Southgate Street until you can see the Docks to your right. Turn right into the main Docks area and then take the first left. Continue forward and into the entrance of the Quays Shopping Centre.