Summer market ‘bigger and better’

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More than 80 stalls full of locally produced food and crafts will be taking over more of Brighouse town centre and expanding into King Street and Bradford Road.

The Brighouse Totally Locally Summer Market on Saturday runs from 9am until 4pm and is even bigger and better than before.

The award winning market regularly attracts over 15,000 visitors who enjoy a great day out, with a whole host of street food on offer, whether it’s a traditional hog roast or a taste of the Caribbean, there is something to suit every palate and all are made locally and you can take the opportunity to sample some delicious locally made beer and cider.

As well as all this tempting food, there are live bands performing throughout the day to keep you entertained as well as fun packed fairground rides from Brighouse’s very own Marshalls Amusements.

If you want to stock up on some great locally made food then there is no better place, from breads to cakes and cheese to chutneys then Brighouse Summer Market has the lot. And what better opportunity to talk to all these local producers about their food.

There is also a vast array of locally produced crafts on sale as well, from hand crafted garden planters made 
from recycled timber by 
Gordon Carr, locally grown plants from Harthead Nursery and Just Plants as well as mosaic style coasters and mirrors by WK Creations, beautiful hand stitched cushions by Faith-Golding, handmade soaps from the Calder Valley Natural Soap Co. and much, much more so there’s sure to be something to tempt you.

John Buxton of Ryecorn Wholefoods in Brighouse, 
one of the event organisers said: “It’s wonderful to see how far we’ve come since holding our first market in 2012 with only 25 stalls, to now having one of the best Local Produce Markets in West Yorkshire.

“Visitors have really embraced the market and it’s been amazing to discover all the small local producers that are right on our doorstep and see them proudly displaying their products here at our market.”