Today launches the annual Christmas Market, at the heart of Cardiff’s city centre. To mark the occasion, Style of the City lists its top 5 stalls to visit this year.
- Isabella Charles Ltd
Isabella Barton has created a lifestyle brand established in 2018 in memory of her late brother Charles, creating chic household items for a beautifully decorated home. Isabella and the team will feature at Cardiff’s Christmas Market in 2019 providing collections of luxury, simplistic and functional pieces creating a peaceful space for any environment.
You can find more of Isabella Charles Ltd work and more of their story via social media platforms and their website.
- Snowdonia Cheese
Snowdonia cheese is an award-winning welsh cheese manufacturer, founded back in 2001 and created among the valleys, lakes and mountains of North Wales. Snowdonia cheese started selling their traditional welsh produce at farmers markets. Now Snowdonia cheese is selling their wide range of cheese in upscale retail stores and prestige events, including their ‘black bomber’ voted best cheese for the 4th time in 5 years.
Snowdonia cheese is even loved by the royals! Harry and Meghan were a fan of their unique cheese wedding cake made especially for them during their Royal visit to Cardiff, back in January 2018.
- Rose Cottage Drinks
Incorporating traditional country garden flavours and special blends, Rose Cottage Drinks is a family-run flavoured gin specialist business located in the North East of England. Rose Cottage will be travelling to Cardiff and attending The Christmas Market this year selling their fruity and floral flavours to the public in particular; plum and pear, stinging nettle, peach and ginger including the classics; bramble and elderflower.
If you’re a lover of all things Gin, you can find a full list of their special blends via their website and social media platforms.
- Katherine Jones
Passionate about animals, wildlife and the environment Katherine has created a career as a part-time architect and part-time artist. Visiting locations in Wales in her electric car to later draw them with pen and ink, later scanning and printing for sale. Curating items in a unique way, Katherine has had huge success with her artwork and gifts, priding herself as environmentally conscious with all packaging being biodegradable and compostable.
Having been a finalist at the Cardiff Business Awards nominated for Young Businessperson of the Year back in 2017 this has led to Katherine has featured at many events and exhibitions such as; Penarth Pier open exhibition, September 2017.
Head to Katherine’s website and social media pages to see more examples of her work.
- Kalso Designs
Kalso Design is a bespoke jewellery designer based in Penarth, South Wales founded by Vivienne Wigmore. Vivienne’s brand uses genuine gemstones, unique brass and sterling silver to create contemporary pieces using gemstones from all over the world which have taken years to collect. Not only are her pieces unique, they are personalised to each customer. Custom made for any occasion including weddings and proms, this personal touch has contributed to over 400 happy customers over the last 8 years, no two pieces are ever the same!
Head to Kalso Design’s website and Instagram to find out more;
Cardiff Christmas Market opening times:
Monday to Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 5pm
For more information, visit www.cardiffchristmasmarket.com