Artisan Market Makes Anchor in Portaferry

Artisan market

Portaferry Regeneration Ltd will open the Artisan Market on Saturday 3 July from 10am – 1.30pm with 25 food producers, craft makers, and drinks  providers on hand to sample and sell.

We are delighted that Echlinville Distillery, with more than 30 international awards and accolades and home to their iconic Dunville Irish Whiskey, Jawbox, Echlinville, and Weavers Gins,  will be joining us at the Market.

O’Neill’s of Strangford Lough will definitely delight you with the opportunity to pick your own lobster from their tank, sample their chowder and chat to their chef, who may even share a favourite recipe with you!

To offer some helpful culinary hints and tips, the Urban Community Chef will be joining us while the ever popular French patisserie, Mange Tout, will have a fabulous array of goodies of breads, sweets and savoury treats. Peninsula Kelp Company will tempt you with their environmentally friendly and sustainable kelp-based products which are sourced by hand diving in Strangford Lough, keeping your food miles to a minimum!

We also have Sprinkles & Crumbs cakes with their bakes and speciality sausage rolls to name a few. You’ll be able to accompany all your goodies with some fabulous coffee delights from Nitro Coffee Co, Shirt & Tie, and Paws for Coffee!

There’s even something for the gardeners as Ivan from  Ballyhenry Baskets & Blooms will be on hand with a fabulous range of shrubs, perennials and annuals to add a splash of colour to any garden space.

If you’re looking for a special gift then we have that covered, too! A Blissful Blend and Belfast Candle Company will have lots to ensure you have the perfect pamper session. While Pretty Crafty Ceramics, Tansy Crafts, LG Jewellery, Made with Love by MJB, Little Things by Gillian, Wooden it be Nice, Portaferry Pottery, JB Photography, and Tidal Treasures will lure you in with their individually crafted and beautifully presented gifts for any occasion that you won’t find on the High Street!

The Woofternoon Tea Company with Carolyn Hamill will showcase her wide range of doggie treats, just perfect for your pooch! 

There will be free children’s craft activities, live music and when you’ve enjoyed the array of local produce, picked up some beautiful crafts, you can enjoy some of the many attractions, activities and eateries in and around Portaferry to finish off a great day out for all the family!

If you can’t make the July Market, then catch us on the first Saturday of each month, through to December 2021. Find out all the latest information at Facebook/MarketontheSquare or Portaferry Regeneration Ltd on 028 4272 9598 or email