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Artisan Market Debuts at Westgate Oxford this March

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Westgate Oxford is set to host its first ever artisan event on Sunday 17th March, which will be free to enter.

In partnership with Funyard Events, the unmissable event will bring together the region’s best designers and independent creators in Leiden Square at Westgate Oxford. Guests will be able to browse one-of-a-kind products and gifts including, candles, jewellery, crochet toys, homeware and much more. The market will also offer edible produce, including organic fruit and vegetables, steamed puddings and sponges along with an artisan chocolate brownie company.

Vendors confirmed for the event include Oxford-based ‘Abby Mason Ceramics’, offering unique pottery designs, also hailing from Oxford, ‘Jericho Beau’ hand-craft polymer clay jewellery, plus Witney-based ‘Cathryn Jeff Art’, selling original paintings of the natural world and Oxford’s iconic landmarks.

Brendan Hattam, Centre Director at Westgate Oxford, said: It feels great to come together and celebrate the region’s talented artists and makers with such a unique and exciting event, here at Westgate Oxford. We can’t wait to browse the stalls and enjoy the unique local produce on offer.”

Stuart, co-founder of Funyard Events, added: “This Spring we are excited to co-host the first ever Westgate Oxford Artisan Event, celebrating small local businesses by giving them a premium platform in which to showcase their products and establish their small brand within a commercial environment.”

The event will be running on Sunday 17th March in Westgate Oxford’s Leiden Square, open from 11am – 5pm.

After perusing the handmade goods at the artisan market, guests can go on to enjoy shopping at over 100 stores and over 20 places to eat. Plus, with a five-screen boutique Curzon Cinema, Junkyard Golf Club and Escape Hunt, there's something for everyone at Westgate Oxford.

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