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Cliftonville Farmers' Market

Food & Drink

Cliftonville Farmers' Market was established in 2001 by the Cliftonville Residents Association and is run entirely by volunteers. 

The Market has been voted: 'Best Farmers' Market in Kent' 2006, 2007 and 2008 by Produced in Kent, BBC Radio Kent & Kent Life.

The market was established in September 2001, by community group Cliftonville Residents Association who still run it. It celebrated it's '20th' anniversary last September, on it's new site, the Walpole Bay Lawns.

In it's 20 years, the market has won 9 prestigious awards being voted 'Best in Kent' 6 times and three Pride in Thanet awards.

It is run by members of the community who give their time for free.

We have between 35 - 40 stalls each month, selling - wild game, homemade ice creams and sorbets, fresh fish & shellfish, Kentish cheeses, olives, oils, Italian bakes, pizzas, doughnuts, vegetarian slices, cakes, macarons, fudge, fresh flowers, plants, hanging baskets, fresh fruit, seasonal veg, locally made sausages & bacon, vegan cakes, vegan salami, vegan bacon, Kentish grown saffron, fruit juices, pet treats, preserves, chutneys, eggs, honey, duck eggs, nut butters, fruit cordials, fermented foods, meat, sausage rolls, Turkish/Cypriot bakes, baklava, Ukraine bakes, New York style cookies, Dutch cheeses, cider, liqueurs, chilli jams, hand made chocolates, hot food, hot drinks, even a mobile sharpening stall if you need garden tools, knives, scissors sharpened.

You will be spoilt for choice at Cliftonville Farmers' Market, there is something for everybody!

On the last Sunday of the month, for three hours, the community (plus dogs) are brought together to meet up and give support to the artisans and small businesses (except December.)

  • Cliftonville Residents Association Winners Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Volunteer of the Year' 2015
  • Winner Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Team of the Year 2014'
  • Highly Commended Pride in Thanet Tourism Award 'Volunteer of the Year 2013'
  • Kent Life Food and Drink Award Winner - Farmers' Market of the Year 2019


Free Entry


Walpole Bay Lawns (Behind Walpole Bay Hotel on Fifth Avenue), Cliftonville Margate

Opening Times

Last Sunday of every month (Except December) 10am - 1pm 30th January 2022 27th February 2022 27th March 2022 24th April 2022 29th May 2022 26th June 2022 31st July 2022 28th August 2022 25th September 2022 30th October 2022 27th November 2022 18th December 2022 - Christmas Market

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