Buzz at market 

Artisan market

There will be a buzz in the air at Bolton Artisan Market this Sunday (February 19).

Beans for Bees will be selling necklaces, speciality coffee and hot chocolate – and all profits from the sales will go to the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.

The trust works to monitor and conserve bumblebees and their habitats.

Around 20 producers and suppliers will be setting up shop at Heaton Fold Garden Centre, from 10am to 4pm.

Goods on offer include handmade jams and chutneys; gluten free award winning pies; artisan chocolates; speciality cakes and biscuits; Lancashire cheeses, along with bespoke home furnishings, crafts and jewellery.

The garden centre is on Overdale Drive, off Chorley New Road. Free parking is available on site.

Traders attending: Ahmed Olives; Bowland Pork; Bowland Smokehouse; Carlos Biscuits; Fat Jaxs chutney; Fine Yarns Horwich; I heart Jam; Ickysticky cakes; Phil Cook (2D and 3D Art Photography and Painting); Rivington chocolates; Signature Soaps; Simply Country Co Cheese; Sugarcake Chocolate brownies; Torc Jewellery; Wonky Stitchers; The Gluten Free Pie Company, and World of Detox (flavoured honey and honey salad dressings).

For further information, contact Brian Hood, from Signature Soaps, on 07888 845112 or e-mail The market is organised by Mr Hood in conjunction with the council.

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Media contact
Salma Nakhuda
01204 331015
Further details
Brian Hood - organiser
07888 845112