New weekly market on The Stade launches

HASTINGS 1066 Market launches today (Good Friday) on the Stade Open Space.

There will be a range of unique stalls, great food, live music and an Easter Trail for families.

The market will be launched by Old Town celebrity John the Cobbler and feature live music from local band The Chandeliers at 12.30pm.

Forms for the trail are available for collection from the Eat @ Stade Café or it can be found via Facebook (look for Hastings 1066 Market).

The new market will run from 10am to 4pm every Friday and feature handmade jewellery and crafts, stalls from local artists, vintage clothes, babywear and a wealth of local produce and groceries.

Russell Nisbet, organiser, said: “Markets are thriving throughout the country and we are sure this new project can be a success. The Stade Open Space is an historic area and the perfect setting for a quality market. We look forward to building a great reputation among shoppers and attracting regular visitors that can only be of benefit to the town.”

For more information about the market ring Russell on 07817 521677 or email