The Leeds Corn Exchange Christmas Market 2022 has been announced and organised by Rolling Social Events. There will be everything from Craft Beers, street food, music, masterclasses and other games. You can enjoy this from 19th November all the way up to 23rd December!
Leeds Corn Exchange is hosting a Christmas Market this year, and it sounds fabulous! You can expect a whole host of merriment in the form of, crafty stalls as well as great food and booze that is sure to kick off Christmas the right way. It’ll be help on the bottom floor of the Leeds Corn Exchange.
It opened on Friday 11th November, transforming into a magical hub of festivities that will get you in the Christmas spirit with just 7 weeks until Christmas to go.
There will be craft beer such as Leeds’ local brewery, North Brewing Company, as well as London’s famous Camden Town Brewery and Orchard Pig Cider. There will also be a range of cocktails including a salted caramel martini that’s got our name on it. The main bar will be serving up these festive tipples every Thursday to Sunday from 12pm to 10pm, with plenty of time to enjoy a bevvie.
They’ll have a whole host of local artists and musicians to get you in the mood including The Pretend Beatles, Matt Baxter and Hayley Gaftarnick. Sing along and tap your foot to seasonal favourites with Lucy’s Pop Choir and Joy Choir.
This year they’ve teamed up with The Dijon Boys, who will be serving up a Christmas-inspired menu filled with great eats like braised ox cheek stew with polenta mash and braised red cabbage, embutido stuffing sandwiches with sauerkraut and gravy, and harissa spiced winter veg pastilla.
There will also be a rotation of street food traders throughout the festive period including sandwich specialists Don’t Feed the Dog and Middle Eastern Street Food stand Shouk.
A spokesperson from Leeds Corn Exchange said: “We are delighted to welcome the Christmas Market back to Leeds Corn Exchange for a second year. As a champion for independent retail, we’re excited to support even more small and local businesses this holiday season.
“Rolling Social brought the party to the Corn Exchange last year, so we’re really looking forward to indulging in the more festive fun this Christmas.”
Adam Warner, Centre Manager at Leeds Corn Exchange, said: “Enhancing the retail area this Christmas is going to be an amazing experience, and we’re really looking forward to welcoming the people of Leeds – and beyond – back to share some much-needed festive spirit with us.
“Most of the businesses here haven’t had a proper Christmas for a while, and we’re all ready to make this year’s one to remember.”
The market will be open Friday to Sunday from 11:30am to 8pm. Keep up to date via the Facebook page here.
Leeds Council announced that they are putting on some of the favourite mashup events of markets that are usually enjoy such as Thor’s Tipi on Briggate and near Millenium Square – instead of the German Markets, which have been cancelled this year.
Feature Image Credit: The Christmas Market at Leeds Corn Exchange