Christmas Markets in Nottingham: A Festive Guide for Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel Guests
If you are looking for a city break with plenty of shopping opportunities, look no further than Nottingham. This vibrant and historic city has something for everyone, whether you are looking for high-street brands, designer labels, vintage treasures or local crafts. Here are some of the best places to go shopping in Nottingham, all within walking distance from the Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel, a stylish and comfortable boutique hotel in the heart of the Lace Market district.
Winter Wonderland Nottingham
Winter Wonderland Nottingham is a festive extravaganza that takes over the Old Market Square from November 7 to December 31. You can enjoy a range of attractions, such as the Sky Skate Ice Path, the Observation Wheel, the Toboggan Slide, and the Santa in the Square. You can also browse the traditional chalet style market stalls, where you can find gifts, food and drink from local and international traders. And if you are feeling thirsty, you can visit one of the winter bars, such as Altitude, Sur la Piste, Ice Bar, or Helter Skelter Bar.
Craft Fair Contemporary
Craft Fair Contemporary is a showcase of contemporary craft and design, featuring over 40 designers and makers from Nottingham and beyond. It takes place at the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery from December 1 to December 3. You can find a variety of items for sale, such as ceramics, textiles, jewellery, Christmas decorations, homeware, candles, prints, cards and more. You can also enjoy live music, workshops, and talks.
Lustre is one of the biggest and best contemporary craft fairs in the UK, featuring hundreds of shows from local and international artists. It takes place at the Lakeside Arts Centre from November 10 to November 12. You can find a wide selection of high-quality and original products, such as jewellery, glass, ceramics, metalwork, textiles, and more. You can also meet the makers and learn about their creative processes.
Whether you are looking for a bargain or a splurge, Nottingham has something to suit your taste and budget. And after a long day of shopping, you can relax and unwind at the Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel, where you can enjoy a cosy room with modern amenities, a gym, a bar and a brasserie restaurant. Book your stay today and discover why Nottingham is one of the best shopping destinations in the UK.Book Now