5 of the best Christmas craft markets in Edinburgh and Glasgow

5 of the best Christmas craft markets in Edinburgh and Glasgow

South Block Christmas Market

A weekend pop-up in the Merchant City, featuring the quality knitwear of Orkney-based Hilary Grant and Glasgow jeweller/ scarf maker, Kirsteen Stewart.
South Block, Osborne St, Glasgow, opening evening, Thu 21 Nov, 6–9pm; Fri 22, 9am–5pm; Sat 22, 10am–6pm

Christmas Multiples Market

What better way to shop for that special someone than with a warming glass of mulled wine in hand? Enjoy a mince pie or three as you browse stalls featuring handmade cards, mini prints, jewellery, books and textiles – and you may just come across that perfect present.
Edinburgh Printmakers, Sat 14 Dec, 11am–5pm, £1 entry (under 5s free)

Christmas Markets at The Lighthouse

Three Christmas markets, one impressive setting. The Crab Apple Arts (Sun 1 Dec & Sun 15 Dec) and Design Supermarket (Sun 8 Dec & Sun 22 Dec) events invite you to think local as you explore unique Christmas gifts from 30 artists. Then every Saturday there’s a Secret Santa shop, with handmade novelties at £5 each.
The Lighthouse, Glasgow, Sat 7, 14 & 21 Dec, Sun 1, 8 ,15 & 22 Dec, 10.30am–5pm, free entry

Out Of The Blue Christmas Arts Markets

Two markets selling handmade cushions, organic skincare, clocks, origami and more, plus on the 14th, there's a special Christmas Bruncheon with live music from the Drummond Community Big Band.
Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh, Sat 7 & 14 Dec, 11am– 5pm, 80p entry

House For An Art Lover Christmas Fayre

The hustle and bustle of Buchanan Street or a nice, warm, Mackintosh-designed house? When it comes to Christmas shopping, the choice here seems obvious to us. Aside from handcrafted jewellery, gifts and garlands, the fayre showcases festive treats from homemade jams and chutneys to yummy Christmas puddings.
House for an Art Lover, Glasgow, Sun 8 Dec, 11am–3pm, free entry

Out of the Blue Arts Market

Over 100 artists, makers and traders punt their wares, which include everything from paintings to jewellery and vintage clothing to furniture.

Christmas Multiples Market

Pick up artists' multiples, hand printed bags, cards and jewellery made onsite at Edinburgh Printmakers.

Christmas Fayre

Get your hands on everything from jams and Christmas puddings to jewellery and festive garlands.

Fashion and Design (FaD) Festive Pop Up

An arts and makers market featuring Glaswegian designers, including Laura Spring, Kirsteen Stewart, Hilary Grant, Allenomis, Lucy Boermans and others.

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