Shambles News

Cross of York, found in Shambles Market, is York’s oldest fishmonger and has had a presence in the city since the 1930s. In 1995, current owner Andrew Kenny took over running the kiosk in the Shambles Market as the fourth generation in a family of fishmongers. Andrew, who himself was elected the President of the National Federation of Fishmongers (NFF) in 2016, is delighted to share with...

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#ResFest17 York Residents’ Festival on Sat 28th – Sun 29th January 2017 gives residents the chance to explore the city and be a tourist for the weekend – for free! Organised by Visit York this annual Festival is a way of saying a HUGE ‘thank you’ for the warm welcome you give to York’s 7 million visitors. It’s a great way to discover York’s...

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  Keep your eyes peeled for mentions and features on York’s markets! Read some of our mentions below: Visit York York Mix Cheaprooms   Press Articles: Global Cuisine to boost Shambles Market. More night markets planned for Shambles Market  

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  From Monday 19th -Friday 23rd December, visit the Shambles Market for a family-friendly, festive-themed trail. Find all the images from the traditional ’12 days of Christmas’ carol hidden around the Shambles Market. As you search, tick off their their locations on the form (available to pick up from Blueberry at Silver Street), then trade in your completed answer sheet...

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Join Minster FM for the Shambles Market Christmas Party Weekend! This special event will be held on Saturday 17th December between 10am and 4.30pm, and Sunday 18th December between 11am and 4.30pm. Bring the whole family to be entertained at the first ever Shambles Market Christmas Party in York. Enjoy two days of festive entertainment, shopping and freebies, and celebrate the final...

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This Christmas, find Santa in his cosy, wooden grotto in York! Nestled in the Shambles Food Court in Shambles Market, Santa can be visited from December 3rd – 24th, before he flies around the world on his annual delivery run! Run by York’s Chocolate Story, the grotto’s opening times are: Weekdays from 3rd – 16th December: 12pm-5pm Weekdays from 17th–...

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For world street food in the heart of York, visit the Shambles Food Court, located within the Shambles Market, bursting with an array of delicious lunch options! Los Moros: For a taste of something new, try the delicious North African and Levantine street food served at Los Moros York. Treat yourself to a special lunch of Chermoula Lamb’s liver with...

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  From 26th -29th October, York will celebrate the transformative power of light with the Illuminating York festival; this event attracted 40,000 visitors throughout its duration last year, and this year the Food Court (within the Shambles Market) is being promoted as the official place for hungry visitors to re-fuel. On Friday 28th, during the Illuminating York event, we will be holding a night...

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This Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August, we are thrilled to welcome Andrea Aviet to Shambles Market.  Andrea is visiting York to promote her book, White Sorrow, which is based on her own heartbreaking life story of abuse and survival. “She has written the book to motivate others to see what is happening behind closed doors, hoping to inspire women...

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