2021 Christmas Markets

Christmas Market in Bath

Christmas Market in Bath

Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th November 2021 Earlier in the year whilst restrictions were still in place we started planning a trip with friends to the Christmas market in Bath. Robert felt that this was too good an opportunity to miss and that it should be scheduled to coincide with a match at Bath RFC’s […]

Christmas Market in Bruges

Christmas Market in Brugge, the home of the lottery

Monday 29th November to Thursday 2nd December 2021 We had originally planned to avoid any travel restrictions by going to Bath for the Christmas markets, but when restrictions lifted in the autumn our regular travelling companions, Liz and Martin, wanted to go further afield and we planned a trip to Brugge for three days, travelling […]

Christmas Market in Lille

A Lille of what you fancy . . .

Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd December 2021 Although some believe it it be the most important meal of the day, Martin eschews breakfast so while Liz and Martin went to visit the local chocolate museum on empty stomachs, we strolled to the highly recommended That’s Toast. This justifiably famous café provided us with a delicious […]

Christmas Market in Birmingham

Birmingham Christmas Market and five seconds of fame

Friday 17th and Saturday 18th December 2021 When Robert suggested to Matilda that they could combine a festive visit to his parents with an evening trip to the Birmingham Christmas Market he failed to mention that this would involve revisiting many of his favourite hostelries and very little shopping. Not so much Christmas shopping as […]