Shopping with a Diff-erence this Christmas
NORWEGIAN CHURCH – GALLERY GIFT SHOP CRAFT FAIR
A collaboration of artists, crafters and photographers from around South Wales offering their unique products at the iconic Norwegian Church in Cardiff Bay. The fayre is open every day until 1 December, and again from 10-14 December, to browse and buy unique, hand-crafted products made in Wales.
Magical Night-time Christmas Gift Fayre
Tue 10 Dec 18:00-21:30
This new, free entry event is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit, with stalls galore so you can pick up crafts and gifts making ideal Christmas presents. There will be music, singing, mulled wine and mince pies, so come along and soak up the atmosphere!
CHAPTER – OH SO FESTIVE MARKET
Sat 30 Nov – Sun 1 Dec 11:00am – 6:00pm
The Oh So Festive Market returns on the last weekend in November with a marvellous array of independent makers.
Come and support talented, small, local business – and find a few unique Christmas presents along the way! With everything from craft and homeware to artisan food, jewellery, cards and much more.
DEPOT – CHRISTMAS MARKET
Sun 1 Dec 11:00-17:00
Stuck on what to get your nearest and dearest for Christmas? Don’t worry, DEPOT has got you covered with the return of their Christmas Market following last year’s success.
There will be an array of local traders offering the perfect gift for everyone, as well as live music throughout the day and an arts and crafts corner for kids. Street food, hot wines & ciders with Crimbo vibes all day, all for £1 entry.
St John Street, Working Street, Hills Street, Trinity Street and the Hayes
14 Nov – 23 Dec
Mon – Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-17:00
With rows of beautifully decorated wooden stalls laid out in the pedestrian heart of the city centre, all within walking distance of transport hubs, Cardiff offers one of the most varied and accessible Christmas Markets in the UK.
The talented artists and crafts people, together with a varied selection of food and alcohol producers, have something to offer everyone: from Welsh slate and crafted candles, to tasty cheeses, wines and liqueurs.
Cardiff’s largest shopping centre has something to offer everyone this Christmas, with big names like John Lewis, M&S and Debenhams and all your high street favourites, along with services such as shopmobility and shop and drop lockers. There’s also a wide range of food options for those much-needed mid-shopping pit stops. Recent new openings include Ted Baker and The Ivy. Make sure you look out for the centre’s fab festive decorations and seasonal entertainment!
Why not explore beyond the city centre and see what Cardiff’s neighbourhoods have to offer for your Christmas shopping?
Roath’s Albany Road and Wellfield Road have an array of independent shops, as well as plenty of pubs and cafes to refuel. This area is also well-known for its charity shops – ideal if you’re looking for a more sustainable approach to gifting.
As well as being home to Chapter, Pontcanna and Canton also have many individual stores, the King’s Road Yard Market, and a wealth of exciting eateries like Nook, Smokehouse and Parc Deli.