Lowry Outlet Makers Market returns this weekend

Lowry Outlet Makers Market returns this weekend (Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September) with an array of quality artisan foods, drinks and award-winning craftsmen on the open-air Plaza area.


Taking place every month until the end of the year, the markets showcase award-winning local food, drink, and art and craft producers, with live music plus much more.


Lowry Outlet centre manager Kelly Hurst, said: “Last month saw our new Lowry Outlet Makers Market become a huge hit and the stalls were bustling with excitement as people enjoyed tasty treats, live entertainment and gourmet food and drink.


“This weekend has some fantastic producers selling amazing and unique products, many which can’t be found on the high street, from vintage trinkets and gorgeous handmade crafts to tantalizing food and drink producers. We’re delighted to be working in collaboration with The Makers Market, who hold a credible reputation in the area for delivering the very best in artisan produce. ”



During the weekend, shoppers can browse award-winning cheeses and pies, locally brewed ales, doorstop sized brownies, posh tarts, rustic breads, vegan treats, spicy sauces, locally produced jams and chutneys and salt and spice gins. Discover vintage trinkets and handmade crafts, plus Urban Photography from Ben Sedman, potted plants by the talented couple behind Shrubbies and retro and music lead art by Salford artist, The No.71 Legends Room. 


There will be a street food area in full swing with fire pits and BBQ’s lit up to deliver everything from stone baked pizzas to pulled pork sandwiches and Mediterranean mezzes.


Back by popular demand will be The Loose Change Buskers, an inspiring group of musicians who have raised an unbelievable £290,000 pounds for Cancer Research. This funny and entertaining troop of performers have recently been awarded the Queen’s award for Voluntary Service and are certain to make you smile and do a little jig.


Plus there is fun for the kids too with children’s face painters on hand.


Hosting over 120 spectacular stalls over the weekend with different stalls on show each day, the monthly markets offer something new for everyone to enjoy.


Dates for forthcoming Lowry Outlet Makers Markets are as follows:


  • Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th September
  • Saturday 29th – Sunday 30th October
  • Thursday 24th – Sunday 27th November
  • Friday 16th December – Sunday 18th December


Lowry Outlet has an extensive collection of high street and designer labels at up to 70% off, across the Outlet’s 80 stores and restaurants including the new Bench Outlet, new M&S Outlet, Next Outlet, Clarks Outlet, Gap Outlet and many more.  And after a long day shopping, head to Lowry Outlet’s Vue Cinemaand catch the latest film, or enjoy dinner out at one of the restaurants, including Lime, Pizza Express, Café Rouge, Bella Italia and Nando’s. Lowry Outlet is Manchester’s only outlet shopping centre, located in the heart of MediaCityUK, Manchester’s stunning waterfront destination.


The Makers Market is an established artisan market, which brings together the finest and often award-wining food, drink, and art and craft producers in the area; with weekly events across Cheshire, Manchester and North Wales. Lowry Outlet Makers Market will run 10am-7pm on Saturdays and 11am-5pm on Sundays.

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