Truro Christmas Markets 2015

Victorian Christmas Market

  • Rated the 5th Best UK Christmas Market by a national magazine.
  • Visted by over 60,000 people in 2014.
  • Declared a "Cultural Asset" by the UK Arts Council.
  • 67 Exhibitors offering Food, Drink, Arts, Crafts and Gifts.

Trader invites for the 2015 VCF (8th to 13th Dec) were sent on the 27th February.

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Truro Monthly Markets

The monthly markets (March to November) in Truro are being organised by a new company, Cathedral City Markets CIC.

To see the dates, the prices, and to get involved, visit the new website at



The Last Chance Show

42 traders and producers giving you the final opportunity to get unique and affordable gifts before the big day. A fantastic range of choice with meats, cheeses, wines, spirits, clothing, jewellery, artwork and much, much more.

18th to 20th December on Lemon Quay in Truro.

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The BEST Christmas markets in the South West

That's right!

Better than Plymouth

Better than Exeter

Better than Bath




& declared

a "Cultural Asset" by the UK Arts Council


In 2015: Celebrating ELEVEN years at the top.


Welcome. On these pages we aim to provide you with a useful resource that can help you, the public, plan your Christmas shopping trips to the many markets and fairs that we organise over the festive period in and around the wonderful city of Truro, capital of Cornwall.


Use the navigation bar at the top of the page to find the information that you want:

"Christmas Markets" takes you to a listing of our events and it is there that you can find dates, opening hours and other details of each event. Each market is different and the descriptions will help you decide which ones are the best for you to visit.


Howard Carter, Exhibitor at previous Victorian Markets


About us is operated by Deborah Martyn Events Limited, a company that has been running markets, food fairs, arts & craft shows and exhibitions since Christmas 2003. 


We are a family run business and work closely with our partners at Totally Truro, Truro City Council, Aussie Marquees, Penhaligon Systems and Round the Clock Security to deliver good quality events that people want to visit time and time again.

About our exhibitors

Deborah Martyn Events Limited has garnered a reputation for quality events with quality products. This has been achieved by vetting everyone who wants to trade at our events. Food producers, artists, craftspeople and other prospective traders and producers all have to submit samples of their products to us so that we can assess that they meet the levels of quality and value that we demand.


Once allowed to participate in our markets, traders and producers are subject to continual assessment, both for their product range and for their attitude and dealings with the public. Anyone who does not meet our high standards of customer service is removed from our "Approved Trader" list. Therefore, visitors to our markets can be assured of both good quality products and a friendly smile!

Do you want to become an exhibitor at the Christmas markets?

Although the 2015 event is "by invitation only" Deborah Martyn Events Limited is always on the lookout for good quality artists, photographers, craftspeople and food producers who share our vision of providing quality products at reasonable prices. Our vendors have all passed rigorous quality controls and are regularly subjected to spot inspections, and only the best are accepted. If you want to get involved as an exhibitor you can email us and tell us why you think your product is good enough for this event. We will need references!

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