There’ll be more chances to get that all important Christmas shopping sorted this weekend, as London hosts some unusual markets with alternative gifts on offer…
Japanese Christmas Market
When: 10th December 2017, 1pm – 5pm
Where: St Mary’s Parish Church Hall, Cranley Gardens, Crouch End, London N10 3AH
£: Free admission
What is it?
Head to the 7th Japanese Christmas Market in Crouch End, and enjoy a cosy and welcoming atmosphere whilst stocking up on presents. There’ll be a huge selection of traditional Japanese crockery, art and crafts, accessories, knitting, antique and vintage, and pottery, all chosen or created by the local Japanese community.
There’ll also be plenty of delicious handmade Japanese food, including sushi, bento, katsu curry, and green tea cake.
More info: jollyhobbiesmarket.blogspot.co.uk
Satanic Flea Market: Anti Christmas Fayre
When: 10th December 2017, 12pm – 6pm
Where: Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, 42-46 Pollard Row, Bethnal Green, London E2 6NB
£: Admission costs £3
What is it?
For something completely different, the Satanic Flea Market in Bethnal Green will have a whole host of unusual gifts on offer, with a wide selection of things that have been denounced as Satanic in pop culture. Expect everything from heavy metal, comics, and role-playing games, to skulls, taxidermy, fine art, and indie designer clothes. In fact there will be all manner of weird and wonderful, macabre and arcane goods on offer.
Special guests at the market will include The Satanist Cartoonists who will be signing comics and The Battle Jacket Sewing Club who will be hosting a stitch and witch; anyone wanting to patch up their battlejacket is invited to in join the fun.
More info: www.facebook.com/events/466876133676756