Global traders arrive in York

The continental market

The continental market

First published in News

TRADERS from around the world are descending upon the city centre today as the Continental Market arrives in York.

Running until April 6, the market is brought to the city by operators Market Place, and will feature a new addition in the form of chocolate brownie traders Brown and Blonde.

Market Place operations manager, Chris Hulley said: "Our traders shall be offering York a selection of flavours from all across the globe offering something for the whole family.

"It has been great to see all the attention this event has received so far and a number of new traders to our team will make it even more special.”

Councillor Sonja Crisp, cabinet member for Leisure, Culture and Tourism at City of York Council, welcomed the arrival of the market to Parliament Street, said: “We’re looking forward to welcoming the Continental Market back to York.

"It is a firm favourite in the varied programme of specialist markets held each year and brings a truly global retail offering to our city centre.”

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1:08pm Wed 2 Apr 14

piaggio1 says...

Thought they all lived in barnsley/Rotherham! !!!!
The erm traders.!!!!!!
Thought they all lived in barnsley/Rotherham! !!!! The erm traders.!!!!!! piaggio1
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2:22pm Wed 2 Apr 14

york_chap says...

What's continental about chocolate brownies? I must admit I've never heard of a "chocolate brownie trader" before either. Sounds like a position in an investment bank run by primary school pupils.
What's continental about chocolate brownies? I must admit I've never heard of a "chocolate brownie trader" before either. Sounds like a position in an investment bank run by primary school pupils. york_chap
  • Score: 6

9:55pm Wed 2 Apr 14

Jojo900 says...

I'm a market trader who works all year round not just at half term great old York council have to do it again put stalls on parliament street selling the same stuff as us at Newgate right on school holls when we could just do with taking a few bob, they are laughing in our faces once again thank you very much, even though they shouldn't run another competitive market within a 6th of a mile witch they thou but still do.
I'm a market trader who works all year round not just at half term great old York council have to do it again put stalls on parliament street selling the same stuff as us at Newgate right on school holls when we could just do with taking a few bob, they are laughing in our faces once again thank you very much, even though they shouldn't run another competitive market within a 6th of a mile witch they thou but still do. Jojo900
  • Score: 6

10:07pm Wed 2 Apr 14

Jojo900 says...

Ps. And they get a nice little bit of free advertising in York press what do we get nothing and just to point out we at Newgate market must be continental to because we sell handbags, jewlery, hats, scarfs, coats, flowers, pots and gifts exactly the same but all year round for half the price but who really cares ey as long as York council are getting some money.
Ps. And they get a nice little bit of free advertising in York press what do we get nothing and just to point out we at Newgate market must be continental to because we sell handbags, jewlery, hats, scarfs, coats, flowers, pots and gifts exactly the same but all year round for half the price but who really cares ey as long as York council are getting some money. Jojo900
  • Score: 5

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