Fancy some festive shopping? Here’s our round up of local festive markets to enjoy in the run up to Christmas.

13TH NOVEMBER – 3RD JANUARY

  • Christmas at Waddesdon

Christmas is back at Waddesdon for 2021. With magical twinkling lights and the garden aglow, this is set to be an enchanting outdoor event. There will be a Christmas Fair and as the sun sets you’ll see the manor illuminated with dancing lights and a Winter light trail. Open 13th November – 3rd January 2022.

Website: waddesdon.org.uk/whats-on/christmas/

14TH NOVEMBER

  • CAWC Charity Christmas Bizarre, Crowne Plaza, Gerrards Cross

The CAWC International Christmas Charity Bazaar is celebrating its 34th Annual event – having raised over £350,000 for local charities.  Open from 10am until 4pm, it will be a day to shop, dine, and celebrate the upcoming Christmas season. Entry is £3, 12 and under free.

If you want to beat the rush and enjoy a VIP shopping experience without the crowds from 9am – 10am, get yourself a premier hour ticket here.

Website: cawc.co.uk/34th-annual-charity-christmas-bazaar

18TH – 21ST NOVEMBER

  • NOW SOLD OUT – Peterley Manor Farm Christmas Market, Great Missenden – NOW SOLD OUT

With over 60 boutique shopping stalls, a local talent music stage, street food area, fire pits, gin tasting and mulled wine, this is SO much more than just a market. Running over 4 days we are filling our atmospheric greenhouses with over 60 carefully selected artisan stalls including interiors, jewellery, candles, clothes and crafts.  New to this year is our local talent stage, which has a jam packed programme over the 4 days (starting at midday each day), including acoustic soloists, choirs and covers bands. This is located in our stunning new Barn Kitchen covered garden which will be serving up a festive takeaway menu alongside these incredible street food vendors:

    • Knead Neopolitan Pizza – wood fired pizzas served from the classic Piaggio Apé van
    • Native Feasts- serving up THE best soup and bread you have possibly ever eaten!
    • La Crepe Franglaise – serving classic French crepes and galettes filled with an English twist from a vintage French Van
    • Campfire Gin- why not finish up lunch with a nifty little gin tasting with Tring based gin distillers

Website: www.peterleymanorfarm.co.uk

19TH NOVEMBER – 19TH DECEMBER

  • The Christmas Market at Blenheim

The Christmas Market in the Great Court is free to enter with a pre-booked ticket. Wander through the boutique chalets filled with an assortment of hand-picked, hand-made, irresistible gifts and tempting treats for foodies. With over 70 designer/maker craft traders who will be housed in wooden chalets in the Great Court, their distinctive range of artisan products will make perfect treats and gifts this Christmas.

Website: www.blenheimpalace.com/whats-on/events/christmas-market/

20TH NOVEMBER

  • Beaconsfield Christmas Market, Beaconsfield School

The Beaconsfield Christmas Market, featuring Christmas Gifts, Cards, Food & Artisan Products will take place on Saturday 20th November between 11am and 3pm at The Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road.

Website: www.beaconsfieldchristmasmarket.com

20TH & 21ST NOVEMBER

  • Christmas Arts & Crafts Fair, Wycombe Arts Centre

Join Wycombe Arts Centre & friends for a two-day Christmas Art & Craft Fair in their magnificent old church space. Dozens of artists and makers will be showcasing and selling their work in a socially-distanced, COVID-secure setting. Free entry and Parking. 

Website: wycombeartscentre.com/events/christmas-art-and-craft-fair

25TH – 28TH NOVEMBER

  • Henley Christmas Fair at Stonor Park, Henley on Thames

Set on the front lawns of the very picturesque Stonor Park Manor House, beautifully styled wooden chalets and heated indoor marquees await filled with a diverse range of festive eats, treats and gifts. Whether you’re looking for handmade Christmas decorations, bespoke gifts, clothing, ceramics, soft furnishings, glassware, art or home accessories, you’re sure to find the perfect gift … or even a treat for yourself! Tickets £10 adults, children under 16 years are free. Open 10am until 4pm.

Website: www.stonor.com/events/henley-christmas-fair

26TH NOVEMBER

  • Jolly Crickets Small & Local Pop Up Market, Seer Green

From 9am until 11.30am, The Jolly Cricketers in Seer Green will be hosting a small & local pop up market. Brunch will be served and hot drinks, mulled wine and cava will be flowing. Free entry (optional donation to Bucks Mind)

Instagram: www.instagram.com/thejollycricketers

  • Henley Christmas Festival, Henley

From 5pm on Friday 26th November in the Market Place and Town Centre there will be Stalls, Father Christmas, childrens’ lantern parade, carols around the tree, rides and much much more!

Website: www.visit-henley.com/christmas-festival-2021

27th NOVEMBER

  • Great Missenden Christmas Festival 

Great Missenden High St Christmas event is back for 2021. From 3pm the high street will be closed to make room for shopping, food & drink and Father Christmas. 

  • GXLTC Christmas Market, Gerrards Cross

The GXLTC Market will take place from 11am until 4pm on 27th November. Confirmed stalls include Pokita, Get a Grip, Collagen Elixir, Illumine and Bead and Butter. 

Instagram: www.instagram.com/gerrardscrosslawntennisclub

  • Christmas Lights Switch & Festive Shopping, Beaconsfield Old Town 

There will be mulled wine, mince pies, bar, live music, winter BBQ and a Christmas Market. The grand switch on will take place on the corner of London End near St Mary’s Church. Join from 4pm, countdown at 6pm. 

2ND DECEMBER

  • Christmas Shopping Event at Gateway School, Great Missenden

Over 20 stalls from Christmas gifts, confectionary & clothing to beauty and homeware. Live music from local singer & songwriter Soyara Ray,Festive drinks & nibbles. 7.30pm until 9.30pm

  • Wild Raven Farm Shop Christmas Market, Rowsham

Wild Raven Farm Shop will be hosting a Christmas Market from 6-9pm on Thursday 2nd December. Entry is free and there will be lots of beautiful gift ideas and the Christmas songs will be playing.

Instagram: www.instagram.com/wild_raven_farm_shop

3RD DECEMBER

  • A Magical Christmas Evening in Old Amersham

Come along to this wonderful family event in Amersham Old Town which includes the switching on of the Christmas lights, a skating rink, carol singing, festive music, local artisan street stalls and late night shopping. Scannappeal’s popular Golden Tombola will take place in the Market Hall where you can also enjoy mulled wine and mince pies. Festivities start from 6.00pm, please note there will be various road closure in place in and around the Old Town.

Website: scannappeal.org.uk/event/a-magical-christmas-evening-in-old-amersham-2

3RD & 4TH DECEMBER

A supremely talented collective of Buckinghamshire artists and makers will be exhibiting together for one weekend only at The Artists & Artisans Christmas Fair at Beaconsfield Tennis Club. It promises to be an explosion of colour, with a fresh range of paintings, prints, ceramics and jewellery. The fair will take place from 10am until 4pm on both days.

Website: www.vincentandgreen.com

4TH DECEMBER

  • Christmas shopping Event at Holly & Ivy Flowers, Chalfont St Giles

Holly & Ivy Flowers and Ivy Blossom Boutique are hosting a Christmas small business shopping event on Saturday 4th December, 10am until 4pm. Free event & free parking. Address: Model Farm, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AB

Website: www.instagram.com/hollyandivyflowers

  • FoCGS Christmas Market 2021, Chesham

FoCGS will be hosting a Christmas market on Saturday 4th December from 1pm until 5pm at Chesham Grammar School. Join them for mulled wine, mince pies, shopping, hampers, carol singing and festive fun.

Website: www.instagram.com/focgsfundraising

  • Amersham Christmas Festival

Taking place on 4th December on Sycamore Rd in Amersham from noon until 5pm.

The Festival will be held on Sycamore Road (which will be closed for the day) on 4th December from 12 until 5pm. There will be entertainment and lots of stalls as well as rides for the children, and of course Santa’s Grotto. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Website: www.amershamactiongroup.org.uk/christmas-festival

8th DECEMBER

  • Beaconsfield Festival of Light, Beaconsfield New Town

Beaconsfield’s annual Festival of Lights will take place on Thursday 8th December from 6pm. Food, drink, stalls, lantern parade, carols & much more! Santa is currently planning his route, which will be published here on the night.

Website: www.beaconsfieldfestivaloflights.co.uk