The popular Thoresby Sunday Market, which in its hay day attracted thousands of visitors and hundreds of traders, is reopening this Sunday (25th March) under the new management of Market Place Europe,
Allan Hartwell, chief executive of Mark Place Europe, said: “We are delighted to be taking on Thoresby Sunday Market, our first and an opportunity we knew we could not miss.
“We are looking forward to working with local and visiting traders to develop this market into a unique and popular shopping experience.”
Market Place Europe are transforming this weekly event into a unique ‘Shop in the Park’ experience. There is something for all the family including al fresco cafes, food sampling opportunities and an acclectic mix of quality products on sale ranging from DIY goods to fishing tackle.
Visitors with a taste for adventure and exploring the great out doors, will be able to marvel at the colourful spectacle that is one of the largest bicycle stalls in Britain, with a remarkable five hundred to choose from.
With the recent announcement that Thoresby is to be the first private Sunday Market to be presented with the Real Deal accolade (a national incentive to reduce counterfeit goods at markets in the UK) and the charter being signed at the market on Sunday 25th March, visitors can be assured they are purchasing genuine quality products.
Thoresby Park, home to the Sunday market, has stayed within the Pierrepont family since 1600, it captures the classical essence of a traditional country Estate; with its’ parkland exhibiting all the grandeur of days long gone and fondly remembered. In keeping with the theme of staying loyal to the heritage of Thoresby, a memorial stone lies at the entrance of the Sunday Market as a tribute and fond dedication to the vision of the market’s founder, Keith Atkins.
The market which reopens on Sunday 25th March at 9am, will run weekly until 3pm and on bank holidays. With thousands of parking spaces, the Sunday Market is easily accessable for weekenders all ages to pay homage once more to such a vibrant and buzzing social hub of British trading tradition at its very best.