Continental market comes to town centre

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A burst of international flavour and culture will hit Halifax this weekend as the continental market comes to town.

The town centre will be swamped with more than 30 different traders who have come from all over the world, bringing an array of tastes and unique crafts.

There will be a range of Spanish tapas, a traditionalGerman schwenkgrill, whichwill be offering a number of bratwurst and currywurst sausages.

Minot Markets will alsobe in Halifax with authentic French crepes and a range of toppings as Meats of the World will have a selection of exotic meats including ostrich, crocodile and wild boar.

A selection of South American jewellery and knitwear, beautiful amber jewellery as well as the everpopular Dutch flower market which will provide bulbs, plants, flowers and unique garden accessories, all transported from Holland.

Calderdale Council’s markets manager, John Walker, said:“We’re delighted to be working with Market Place to bring even more vibrancy into the town centre with this brilliant international market.”

The market will run until Sunday, May 8 along Corn Market, Russel Street and Southgate from 9am to 6pm Friday and Saturday and from 10am to 4pm on Sunday.