Hatfield Farmers and Craft Market launch

Farmer and craft market

Mark your calendars for Saturday 1 June, as the Farmers and Craft Market launches in Hatfield.

This exciting launch kicks off a series of Farmer and Craft markets scheduled to take place on the first Saturday of each month.

To celebrate the launch, from 10am – 3pm there will be live music, free face painting, board games in the Library, Herts Chalk Walk, live cooking from the Weeping Chef and more! Residents can also take advantage of three hours free parking at Hatfield’s multi-storey car park. The market will be open from 8am – 3pm.

The market will feature a range of diverse traders selling homemade crafts, jewellery, delicious bakes and cakes, seasonal fruit and veg and locally sourced meat. Other stalls will include:

  • Dutch Nursery offering butcher and deli produce.
  • Bootiful Things selling handcrafted bags and accessories.
  • Netal Collective offering various crafts such as keychains, sewn gifts and 3D printed planters.

If you’re interested in operating a stall at the Farmer and Craft Market, contact Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council by emailing hatfieldtowncentre@welhat.gov.uk.

There’s more exciting news for Hatfield market as from July, WHBC are hoping to welcome a new Specialist Asian Market and Pre-loved Market. The Asian market will be on the second Saturday of every month offering Asian clothing, jewellery, food and sweets. The Pre-loved Market will be on the last Saturday of every month selling pre-loved clothes, upcycled furniture and second-hand items. The council are currently seeking traders to run stalls at both of these markets so if you’re interested, please contact hatfieldtowncentre@welhat.gov.uk.

Executive Member Resources, Councillor James Broach said

“I am delighted that the Farmers and Craft market is returning to Hatfield along with the new Asian and Pre-loved Markets. By supporting our local markets, you’re not only bagging unique items but also investing in Hatfield’s thriving community! Please get in contact if you are interested in running a stall, we would love to hear from you. And bring all the family to launch event on 1 June.”

The Farmer and Craft Market, Specialist Asian Market and Pre-loved Market will all be running alongside the regular charter market which runs every Wednesday and Saturday in town.

Published: 24th May 2024