It’s market time again in Ballycastle

The Easter Market will be held in the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle from 11am to 4pm
The Easter Market will be held in the Marine Hotel, Ballycastle from 11am to 4pm

Easter Monday (March 28) sees the beginning of a new season for Ballycastle’s own artisan food and craft market, at the Marine Hotel, with over 40 artisan stalls booked it’s bound to be an egg-citing day in Ballycastle.

The Easter Market at the Marine Hotel is on Easter Monday the 28th of March from 11am – 4pm and has something for everyone.

Kids will enjoy taking part in the Easter egg hunt through the market, along with taking part in the ‘Design your own Chocolate Bar’ competition – we invite children and even adults to get creative with their designs - the winner will receive their own design on bars of chocolate created by the talented Geri Martin of the Chocolate Manor.

Children and adults alike may also enjoy having their portrait drawn by Caricature Artist Mark Bonello of I Do Caricatures.

The organisers of the market are also offering a midweek overnight stay for two at the Marine Hotel in April to everyone that attends the market on the day and signs up for our newsletter.

Now known as ‘Naturally North Coast and Glens Market’, this vibrant community managed social enterprise will be travelling all along the North Coast from March until December, with markets at Cushendun, Bushmills, Portstewart, Portrush, Benone, Ballymoney and Limavady, as well as the flagship Ballycastle based markets – find out more on our website www.naturallynorthcoastandglens.co.uk.

If you haven’t experienced the market yet, you have a treat in store. Whether you are looking for a unique gift, an original piece of artwork a tasty treat, or just wish to add something different to your family day out you will find the market has everything you want.