Andover’s buzzing new event, Second Sundays, will return to the town centre on Sunday 10 July.
Filling the High Street with music, delicious street food and a mix of crafts and designer maker stalls, Second Sundays brings a fresh new feel to the centre of town. Last month saw the inaugural event take place, where a host of visitors flocked to the High Street to browse the stalls, enjoy the sunshine and soak up the atmosphere throughout the day.
July’s market will feature some of the popular traders from last month selling homemade bakes, unique prints and fragrant candles. New local traders will also be in attendance, selling items such as colourful crochet and knitwear and beautiful botanical art.
To tickle taste buds local sushi business Rice n Roll will be back, along with Indian street food stall Mumbai Street Eats. Andover Tap will be serving up a special drinks menu and artisan coffee will be available to visitors who can also make use of the town’s brand new seating area, Alfresco Andover, to enjoy their refreshments.
Alongside the market traders, visitors to the July market can stop by and take part in some free family craft workshops, including a hands on paper clay session to create and decorate a unique sculpture to take home.
And providing the soundtrack to Second Sundays, the DJ’s set will feature an eclectic mix of hip hop, soul and Reggae spun on vinyl throughout the day.
The monthly market has been developed by HemingwayDesign, on behalf of Test Valley Borough Council, and over the coming months will support emerging and established independent businesses from the region.
Leader of Test Valley Borough Council, Councillor Phil North, said: “The first Second Sundays event was a great success. People came along, ate good food, sat in the sunshine, socialised and enjoyed the music.
“It really demonstrated what fantastic local businesses we have in the region and made for a great day out in the town centre. I’m excited for the next one to take place and look forward to watching this monthly event grow.”
Second Sundays will be open 10am to 4pm on Sunday 10 July.
Subsequent dates will be 14th August, 11th September, 9th October, 13th November & 11th December
Keep up to date with Second Sundays Andover on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. Traders who would like to apply for a pitch at future markets can do so at www.secondsundaysandover.co.uk