Haddon Hall Winter Mercatum

  • 30 November 2023 - 3 December 2023
  • Haddon Hall

Haddon Hall Winter Mercatum

Event by: Haddon Hall near to Bakewell ///dreamers.neater.confusion 30 Nov – 3 Dec 2023

Engage in a delightful journey through the intricacies of craft and supreme artistic expression at Haddon Hall Mercatum Artisan Markets, a distinguished destination for aficionados of genuine handcrafted and artisanal products not only in Derbyshire but extending beyond its lush borders. The markets, delicately nestled within the 900-year-old hall and its charming grounds, emanate a timeless ambiance, marrying the contemporary prowess of present-day artisans with the profound historical essence of the locale.

Stretched across the calendar year, the Mercatum markets at Haddon Hall unveil a breathtaking panorama of artisans and creators, each diligently curated for their distinctive talent, product diversity, and mastery in their respective crafts. The initiative behind this has consistently been to weave a tapestry that not only displays the diverse range of skills possessed by artisans from varied disciplines but also to provide a platform that encourages and celebrates their extraordinary capabilities.

The Notable Rise to Prominence of Haddon Hall Mercatum

In its journey, the Mercatum at Haddon Hall has blossomed into a synonym for fine craft and explorative discovery in the realm of artisanal creations. This evolution has been underpinned by an unwavering commitment to maintaining an impeccably high standard in the retail experience it offers to every individual that traverses its pathways. With each successive market, Mercatum has not merely welcomed visitors but has unfolded before them a world where every stall and every product tells a unique story, engulfing them in a narrative of craftsmanship and artistic brilliance.

This has reverberated with visitors and enthusiasts alike, propelling the Mercatum markets to attain a prestigious and much-revered reputation, which now resonates both on local and national stages. The markets are not merely an event; they have matured into a cherished tradition that both casual visitors and ardent supporters of the arts keenly anticipate.

An Enchanting Winter Mercatum: A Symphony of Artisanal Mastery and Festive Spirit

This year, Haddon Hall Mercatum promises to immerse its visitors in a seasonal winter market, stretching over four enticing long weekends in the enveloping warmth of November and December. Each weekend is poised to be a celebration of the arts, where each nook and cranny of the historic Haddon Hall becomes a stage upon which the artisans present their masterpieces.

In this extraordinary winter event, the Mercatum will play host to a splendid assortment of artisans, bringing together not only familiar faces, who have over time become pillars of this grand tradition, but also welcoming many new makers, who will bring fresh narratives and creations into the storied halls of Haddon Hall. This juxtaposition of the familiar and the new ensures that each visit to the Haddon Hall Mercatum offers fresh experiences and new stories to explore and become a part of.

Haddon Hall Mercatum is not just a market; it is a journey through diverse expressions of creativity, where each artisan contributes to a melody of craftsmanship that resonates through the historic halls and grounds. Visitors find themselves amidst a milieu that not only offers a retail experience but also enables them to become a part of a legacy of celebrating unparalleled craftsmanship and artisanal expertise.

Every piece available for purchase at the Mercatum markets is a testament to the skill and passion of the artisans. It’s a treasure, crafted with dedication and a keen attention to detail, ensuring that every visitor takes home not just a product, but a fragment of a rich tapestry of skills, stories, and traditions.

Your Presence, a Continuation of Tradition

As we unfold the chapter of this year’s winter market, your presence and engagement with the artisans and their creations breathe life into the continued legacy of the Haddon Hall Mercatum markets. Each conversation, every purchase, and every shared moment between the creators and the patrons solidifies the Mercatum’s standing as a tradition that is cherished and celebrated collectively.

Join us in this festivity of crafts, and let’s continue to weave the narrative of the Mercatum at Haddon Hall together, ensuring that this tradition of celebrating the arts, crafts, and the spirit of creation thrives for generations to come.

frequently asked questions

Tickets & Times

Please select either a morning or afternoon ticket. The Hall, Grounds and Car Park will be cleared between the morning and afternoon sessions. - Morning Session: 9.30am – 1.00 pm (Car park and food outlets will open at 8.30am) - Afternoon Session: 1.30pm to 5.00pm (Last admission at 4.15pm) Adult (16+ years) £9.50 Child (5-15 years) £2.50 Infant (0-4 years) FREE

  • Time : 09:30 - 17:00 (Europe/London)

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