More than 50 local businesses will showcase their creative work, art, food and
creations this weekend in the Ribble Valley.

Whalley Chamber of Trade have teamed up with Crafty Vintage, a collective of over
800 local creatives to host the now monthly event on The Swan Courtyard.

Whalley Artisan Market runs from 10am until 4pm on both Sat 25th and Sun 26th
June. It’s free to enter for the whole family, dogs are welcome and there is plenty of
free parking nearby.

Award winning Lancashire Tourism Superstar, Laura Johnson who founded Crafty
Vintage in 2011 has built a community of creatives and start-ups who all support
each other.

She said “The group has such a diverse set of talent from every inch of Lancashire
and the Monthly Artisan Market is a celebration of this which invites visitors to come
along and see the best of local art, food, accessories and decor - all on their
doorstep delivered with a sustainable ethos”.

Visitors can expect a huge range of items on offer from cakes to candles, jewellery to
jams, honey to homewares, cheese to ceramics, doughnuts to dog treats, fudge to

Local guitarist Doug Livesey will entertain visitors throughout the weekend alongside
acclaimed DJ Sam Flanigan who’ll be spinning vinyl.

Culinary delights are set to be provided by 112.Pizza using a converted German Fire
Engine alongside a vintage horse trailer that serves ethically sourced coffee and
vegan friendly cakes.

Picnic seating will be dotted around the market, with visitors encouraged to explore
the village, including the historic Abbey, it’s many boutiques and emerging cafe-bars.
For the finer details please visit the website:




  1. Bear
    Could you please tell me where all this free parking is? Then I will be able to go to my local shop to collect some milk!

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