What’s it all about?
The Victorian Christmas Market at Gloucester Quays has become one of the most successful Christmas markets in the South West. Last year alone, over 250,000 shoppers and 30,000 skaters came for a fantastic four-day experience.
With so many visitors, the event was often bursting at the seams, and so it’s time to take it to the next level. This year, the Victorian Market will be extended to 11 days. Everything is being ramped up, from the advertising and infrastructure to unmissable content. Very few if any Christmas markets in the UK will see the type of investment that will be poured into this year's Victorian Market to make it a success.
Putting it on a par with some of the biggest Christmas markets in the UK, this 11-day spectacular will feature a real 15m x 30m outdoor ice rink, festive live music, Victorian actors roaming the market, vintage funfair rides, seasonal food and drink plus more
It will also be supported by an extensive media package including prime time television, slots and regional radio adverts. along with coach parties being booked throughout the entire period.
St Ann Way,
16th - 26th November 2017
Experience More Magic
Visitors will be able to take to the ice on a real 15m x 30m ice rink. This hugely successful feature is back for 2017.
A winning mixture of exceptional food, drink, craft, homewares and not-on-the-high-street stallholders.
Victorian actors bustling amongst the stalls, live festive music on the bandstand and vintage funfair rides.
With so much on show, why not shout about it? We’ve got an extensive media package. Here's what to expect:
UNMISSABLE MEDIA PACKAGE
TV & PRESS
Television and radio promotion aim to reach huge audiences. Regional adverts on ITV and Sky will be accompanied on the airwaves by regional and local radio adverts.
The market will feature in major supplements and adverts will target visitors from an affluent catchment area.
CREATING AN ONLINE BUZZ
SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL
To create an online frenzy there will be targeted Facebook Ads, Event listings and social media support in the build up and during the Market. Digital adverts will run across lifestyle and event websites, targeting an engaged audience.
Outdoor advertising will feature on buses and at railway stations. There will also be weekly emails to a database of over 30,000.
Don’t forget to get involved and promote your attendance on social media using #GQEXPERIENCEMORE
16TH - 26TH NOVEMBER
The full duration is currently sold out but get in touch to go on the waiting list.
Traditional Market Stalls
20TH - 26TH NOVEMBER
Only a few spaces left so get in touch before it is too late.
Traditional Market Stalls
This year’s event will again take place in the perfect Dickensian setting of Gloucester Quays. But it’s not just an atmospheric location; it’s also a prime retail destination. Many of the 6 million visitors to Gloucester each year head to the historic docks to take in the museums, outlet shops, restaurants and bars.
Located between the West Country and the Midlands, Gloucester Quays draws on a wide catchment area of nearly 3 million people within a 60 minute drive. So this is the ideal opportunity to showcase your goods and services to a large and receptive audience.
Get in touch and apply for a place by filling out our contact form or giving us a call on 01993 886 730.
We have a full programme of events at Gloucester Quays all the until Christmas Eve and into 2018. So if you can't make the Victorian Market, get in touch to see what else is available.