Evening Edinburgh News by Dale Miller
German market traders who have been coming to Edinburgh every Christmas for more than a decade claim that have been frozen out by new organisers intent on making the family event too “commercial”.
All but a few of the 33 stallholders that have traditionally flown across from Germany to sell trinkets and food at the foot of The Mound each winter will be missing this year, with many instead heading for Alnwick in Northumberland where they will team up with former organising firm She’s Gott It!.
The traders claim they have been priced out of town with operating fees soaring by around 50 per cent under the first year of a new partnership between Edinburgh firm Unique Events and Underbelly.
Aug 15, 2018 0Dishes from across the globe, spooky treats and glasses of bubbly are set to entice visitors into a city market.
Aug 15, 2018 0London’s New Covent Garden Market (NCGM) is pushing on with its bold venture to turn the historic wholesale market into the capital’s dominant food hub, as well as an incubator for up-and-coming food makers, creators and thinkers from the UK and beyond.