Shop local this Christmas with the Makers Market


On the lookout for some unique Christmas gifts? Look no further than the Prince’s Trust Makers Market festive pop-up shop. 


We’ve all been there: leaving gift-buying to the last minute is the ultimate Nightmare Before Christmas. 


Average gift sets, useless vouchers – the high street can’t save you when you’ve got little to no time left. This year, why not #ShopLocal instead? 

New for this year, the Prince's Trust South West Makers Market is due to launch on Monday 11 November in the heart of St Nicholas Market. 

Makers Market @ St Nick's

A brand-new pop-up shop, the Makers Market will feature the produce of some of the city’s most exciting makers and creators, boasting a range of unique Christmas gifts. 


From handmade jewellery to dog accessories, everything on sale is the work of 21 local entrepreneurs currently enrolled on the Prince’s Trust Enterprise programme.  


A combination of training and mentoring services, the Enterprise programme helps young people (aged 18 – 30) translate their business ideas into a reality. To find out more, head to the website.


At this year’s market, discover the handmade ceramics of Libby Ballard, and limited-edition clothing from Hare Raising Designs.


As well as homeware and clothing, the brand-new market concept will feature stationery, Christmas cards and more. To keep up to date with the market’s exhibitors, visit the Facebook page.

St Nicks’s Makers Market

Open until 21 December, you can find the Makers Market inside the covered area of St Nick’s Market, open every day from 09:30 until 17:00.


So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to support local makers and bag yourself some unbeatable Christmas gifts. 

The Makers Market will be situated in the covered area of St Nicholas Market. Established in 1743, it’s the oldest market in Bristol.


Packed to the brim with vibrant stalls, buzzing food vendors and lots of Georgian architecture, it’s an absolute must-visit for anyone residing in the city.

Find the Prince's Trust Makers Market from Monday 11 November: 64-65, Covered Market, St Nicholas Market, BS1 1JQ. Keep up to date on Facebook.