We have been working hard to re open our Farmers Markets over the last 12 months, we have got through one National Lockdown, have worked through the different requirements of the Governments Tier system and are now faced with another National Lockdown. Here’s an update on each farmers market:
Hall Place Bexley Farmers Market
We’re pleased to confirm that the Farmers Market at Hall Place Bexley reopened on Sunday 2nd August. Social distancing was in place along with a one way system onsite. The farmers market is open to the public between 10am and 2pm and can currently be found near The Courtyard Area alongside the Visitors Centre.
We are pleased to confirm that the Riverside Cafe and Visitors Centre reopened to the public on Monday 29 March and that the Easter Sunday 4th April Farmers Market could take place..
The next date for Hall Place Bexley Farmers Market will be Sunday 2nd May 2021 between 10am and 2pm
We’re pleased to confirm that the first on the Farmers Market Extra Saturday Markets took place on Saturday 17th April between 10 and 2 on the grassed area next to The Courtyard area.
Lenham Country Market
We’re pleased to confirm that Lenham Country Market re opened in August after the first lockdown. Social distancing and hand sanitizing stations are now available. The Market is open to the public between 9am and 1pm and is found in Lenham Square.
Update on Lenham Country Market – Sunday 9th May
The next Lenham Country Market is due to take place in Lenham Square between 9am and 1pm on Sunday 9th May.
In line with current government restrictions only essential items will be available. Please follow the social distancing measures in place at the market and use the hand sanitizing station available. Contactless card payment is available by a number of stallholders along with ordering in advance for collection at the Market.
Chislehurst Farmers Market
We can confirm that Chislehurst Farmers Market was the first of our farmers markets we managed to reopen for the 19th July Market. A one way system is now in place at the farmers market along with social distancing measures and hand sanitizing station. Card payment for items is encourage along with ordering in advance to collect at the farmers market.
We are pleased to confirm that following the recent Government announcement the next Chislehurst Farmers Market is due to take place on Sunday 16th May 2021
West Malling Farmers Market
We are pleased to confirm that the funding to enable West Malling Farmers Market to reopen on Sunday 23rd August has now been received. A one way system is now in place around West Malling Farmers Market from the end of the market nearest to Kings Hill. Additional measures will be in place to help with social distancing, contactless card payment and hand sanitizing station offered too.
West Malling Farmers Market has a capacity of 80 shoppers allowed within the market at any one time and if this number is exceeded then you will be asked by the marshalls at the market to queue socially distanced outside of the market area.
We thank you for your support and patience during these difficult times. We would also like to thank the local Parish Council for their continued help and support with the farmers market.
The next date of West Malling Farmers Market is Sunday 25th April.
Dartford Farmers Market
We have delayed re opening Dartford Farmers Market due to some early issues with queues from shops in the High Street. We are liaising with Dartford Borough Council on the positioning of our stalls and the roadworks currently taking place in the town centre. Further details regarding the re opening of Dartford Farmers Market will be posted when they are available
We will continue to support the producers who are currently offering delivery services. Details of these will appear on the individual farmers market pages
Thank you for your understanding and thank you for your support
Take care and stay safe
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Farmers Market dates:
- Farmers Market at Hall Place, Bexley – 1st Sunday of the month
- Lenham – 2nd Sunday of the month
- Dartford – 3rd Friday of the month
- Chislehurst – 3rd Sunday of the month
- West Malling – 4th Sunday of the month