December 19, 2014
Burnham-On-Sea Christmas Farmer's Market to be held today

Burnham-On-Sea's annual Christmas farmers market will be held in the town centre on Friday (December 19th).

A wide range of festive food will be available from more than a dozen stalls set-up along The High Street between 9am and 1pm.

The market will be selling festive meat, cheeses, chutneys, bread and other Christmas produce.

"It should be a superb farmers market with plenty of local produce to enjoy over the Christmas period," a spokesman told

Some extra special guests will be at the market, including A&A Decorations selling unique wooden decorations with a very stylish wooden Christmas tree, and Olives n Stuff whose fantastic range of marinated olives are a great addition to any buffet table.

Burnham’s own Bev and Sarah Milner Simonds will be there, cooking up a storm with samples from the market for you to try. "We are really pleased to be supporting the Festive Market in Burnham this week - it is great to be able expand the choice of our High Street with so many top-quality food products," said Sarah.

Also, Garry of GM Country Sports has been stocking up on his very popular venison, cranberry and chestnut sausages alongside his seasonal range of game including partridge and wild duck.

A-Lot-A-Choc’s Sharon has been flat out to supply the demand for her delicious chocolates - all flavours and purses are catered for, from stocking fillers to bespoke hampers.

Clare of In Clover will be bringing her beautiful wreaths and willow gifts; Alistair will be back with the Red Chilli Shop sauces and wraps to munch while you browse; Taylor’s festive range will include frangipane mince pies, onion, cranberry and sage bread, plus a delicious stilton and walnut loaf. There’ll also be a wonderful range of scotch eggs from Nutts For.

Ellises Farm is away, but Pru of Old Castle Farm Pork will be stepping into the breach, bringing along chipolatas, sausages, bacon and fresh pork. There’s just time to order special cuts of beef from Moorland Farm to collect at the market or from the farm in Axbridge.

The Community stall will this time be devoted to the Royal British Legion branch in Burnham. Recently under threat of closure, a team of dedicated volunteers have revived the branch and are aiming to refurbish the building and extend the facilities, as previously featured by

Finally, don’t forget to pick up your Burnham Farmers’ Market postcard with all of the 2015 dates, courtesy of the sponsors Mogers Drewett Solicitors.

Friday’s Festive Line Up:

  • A-Lot-A-Choc - design your own hampers of chocolate
  • A&A Decorations - stylish wooden Christmas decorations
  • Country Markets - tasty festive preserves and traditional cakes
  • Herby4 - west Somerset apple juice and hot Chaider
  • In Clover - hardy perennial ornamental plants, hand crafted wreaths and willow gifts made from Somerset withies
  • GM Country Sports - game in season, with lots of choice at present, and burgers and sausages
  • Tor Cider and Vineyard - craft cider and hot mulled cider on the day
  • Moorland Farm - Aberdeen Angus beef from Axbridge
  • Nutts for… - scotch eggs- amazing range of different flavours
  • Old Castle Farm Pork - traditionally reared pork, bacon, sausages and chipolatas
  • Olives n stuff- wide selection of marinated olives
  • Portbridge Farm - fresh vegetables from Chew Magna
  • Taylors Traditional Bakery - third generation Somerset craft bakers plus a festive range of bread
  • Times Past Cheese Dairy - award winning traditional and flavoured cheddars
  • The Humble Pie - Somerset’s best award winning pies
  • Red Chilli Shop - homemade chilli sauces and hot food

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