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Small Business Saturday in Sneinton Market Avenues was a success

December 3rd 2018

Even though the weather wasn't on our side for Small Business Saturday on December 1st, that didn't dampen the spirits of those involved and those that attended Christmas on The Avenues.

Last Saturday was a great success for the independent businesses of Sneinton Market Avenues and for the stall holders of Christmas on The Avenues. Everyone was full of festive cheer and enjoying their time. The atmosphere was wonderful as you could hear children laughing and playing, friends and family coming together to celebrate the festivities and the air filled with Christmas tunes that have you singing along to that were provided by Dirty Disco Sound System.

Children could go on a treasure hunt to find letters in the units and see what the secrete word spelt out, there was a lucky dip where you popped one of the baubles and received a prize, create your reindeer antlers to wear and you had the chance to send a letter to Santa of all the things you'd like for Christmas.

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Giant snow globe in the Avenues


There was a giant snow globe set up in the plaza area. Attendees were climbing in, throwing the snow around for the photos to be taken and then treasured as memories to look back on. The children had hours of fun playing inside and it was something exciting to get you out of the rain for a while.

There was an array of market stalls filled with amazing handmade products by local craftspeople. Our market stalls had attendees browsing for hours, if you were unsure on what to get for someone special this Christmas, the market stalls had something for everyone so you wouldn't have left empty handed.

If you didn't get the chance to see the craft stalls, here they are:

Check out the talented work.

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Wiff Waff, SAP Plants and Holly Be Textiles


The tenants of Sneinton Market Avenues had plenty going on in their units! From pop-up shops, activities and open studios to see, attendees could have a look around and see what each tenant did and gets up to.

See all who were involved in Christmas at The Avenues:

The Shop at Sneinton market/ Bden Glass – Filled with lots of unique handmade products

Luisa’s Vegan Chocolates – Avenue A, Unit 7

Helena Tyce Designs and Botanical Bricolage – Avenue C, Unit 32

Hannah Sawtell Illustration – Avenue C, Unit 34

The Watered Garden – Avenue A, Unit 11

Design Junction – Avenue C, Unit 40

Circus Hub – Unit 2, Nelson Street

Rose Press – Unit 5, Nelson Street

Minor Oak – Avenue A, Unit 6

Montana – Avenue A, Unit 13

Neon Raptor – Avenue A, Unit 14

Curious? – Avenue B, Unit 31

Why not pop down and see our lovely tenants? There's still plenty of time to get your Christmas shopping done...

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Minor Oak and Design Junction


If you were feeling a bit peckish and looking for something to wash the yummy food down with, there were a lot to choose from!

Blend Coffee Shop provided the grilled cheese goodness with their wide variety of hot and cold drinks. Their specialty; coffee which is roasted on site making it that more flavoursome.
South Street Food bringing you different tasty treats that have been inspired by their travels...
Cape Lekker brought the food of South Africa to the Avenues! In the style of some delicious street food.
The Rustic Crust specialises in mouth watering stone baked pizza that will have left you wanting more.

No meal is complete without a thirst quenching drink...

There was award winning gin that is distilled on site by Redsmiths Gin.
Casa Agave added some of their flare with their tequila.
The CQ were keeping tums warm with our unique Spiced Rumbena!

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Rumbena, The Rustic Crust and Blend


There was something for everyone to enjoy last Saturday. It lifted spirits and got everyone in the mood for Christmas. It was a wonderful way to get everyone involved in Small Business Saturday and encouraged people to shop at their local independent businesses. But, remember, every Saturday is Small Business Saturday in the Creative Quarter.


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