A new market showcasing local food and crafts launches on Saturday, 20 August 2022 as part of the ‘Big Summer Party’ marking the grand opening of Dover’s new-look Market Square.

The Dover Artisan Market has been organised by White Cliffs Country in partnership with the Kent Farmers’ Market Association. The market runs in the Market Square from 10am to 3pm on the third Saturday of each month until the end of the year. 

  • Saturday, 20 August (launch event)
  • Saturday, 17 September
  • Saturday, 15 October
  • Saturday, 19 November
  • Saturday, 17 December

Around a dozen local producers will feature in the first market, and it is hoped the number of stalls will rise as the market becomes established. Among the stall holders on Saturday, 20 August will be: 

  • Bay Crochet
  • Chantilly’s Bakery
  • Handmaiden’s Soap Company
  • Happy Purple Crafter
  • I Am Natural Skincare
  • Kally’s Cauldron
  • PEK On The Go
  • Reggae Shack
  • Sensai Scents
  • She Sells Refills By The Seashore
  • Sweet Indulgent Delights
  • Valhalla Prawns
  • Wakadoddles

Market Manager, Beckie Alves, said: “We’re excited to bring a new artisan market to Dover showcasing some of the wonderful local producers we have in Kent. It’s great to be bringing a regular market back to the heart of Dover town centre in the aptly named Market Square!

“We’re looking forward to being part of the ‘Big Summer Party’ on Saturday, 20 August. Why not pop down and join in with the fun and browse the stalls?”

By Ed

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