The monthly Spinningfields Makers Market returns this weekend, with seasonal treats, with artisan produce to nibble or take home, Mother’s Day gift ideas and and DJs galore. Look out for world class pies this month from vendors such as All About Pies, Cumbrian Pies and gluten free at Pie Parlour. Quench your desire for dairy at the Cheshire Cheese and Venezuelan Deli, with plenty for afters at the Cheshire Cheesecake. Other desserts on display include sticky flapjacks at Happiness if Homemade, the beer cake at Buxton Cakes, the self explanatory Vegan Desserts and Manchester Doughnut Company. You’ll find Mother’s Day ideas galore too among the 120 independent traders too. Source an arty gift from Ben Sedman Photography, Art of Landscape or Sketchbook Design, while Hoochie Mama and Vintage Whatnots specialise in intriguing jewelry and curious and quirky finds. Sample artisan tipples including craft ales and specialist spirits by 3 Pugs Gins or I Love Vodka. Chill out on a deck chair and take in tunes by DJ Pasta Paul on Saturday, while Sunday sees Tom Malam playing the best in funk, soul and disco. Families and dogs are welcome – so why not make a day of it?

Sat 18 – Sun 19 Mar, Spinningfields Makers Market, Spinningfields Square and The Upper Avenue, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3EH, 11am-5pm, FREE,

Sat 18 Mar - Sun 19 Mar
Ian Pennington
Published on:
Fri 17 Mar 2017