Christmas Artisan Market

4th and 5th November 2023

4th-5th November 2023

The popular Christmas Artisan Market returns to The Bishop’s Palace on 4th-5th November 2023 (10am-4pm).

There’ll be plenty of gift inspiration, decorations, cards and live entertainment in the inspirational setting of the medieval Palace building as the medieval rooms of the Palace, upstairs and downstairs, will be filled with a variety of enticing stalls offering hand-made and unique gifts; the perfect inspiration for those difficult-to-buy-for friends and family.

And if all the shopping leaves visitors in need of refreshment, the Bishop’s Table café will be serving a seasonal menu with views over the croquet lawn.


The event is a fundraising event in aid of The Bishop’s Palace which is owned by the Church Commissioners and operated by The Palace Trust, a registered charity which manages the site as a heritage visitor attraction.

Reduced price day admission tickets include access to the Artisan Market, the Chapel and to the 14 acres of RHS partner gardens..

  • £8 Adult
  • Child 5-17 £4
  • Under 5’s and Palace Members are FREE



Group Bookings

Groups are also welcome. Discounted group booking rates are £7 per person for groups of 10+ with access to the Artisan Market and 14 acres of gardens. Call us on 01749 988111 ext 200 or email [email protected]

Download our GROUP BOOKING FORM here.


(Pitches are now sold out for the 2023 Artisan Market.  Please contact Tom Stephens at [email protected] if you would to be contacted in 2024 with stall holder details for next year).

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