For couples, pals, mums, dads, favourite aunties, best mates – celebrate love and friendship this Valentines at Canopy Market
We’re opening early in honour of the occasion, come on Valentine’s Day itself, or over the weekend and celebrate the loved ones in your life.
You’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts, hand-crafted chocolate, gorgeous flowers, or why not make something truly personal at one of the love-themed craft workshops. See a list of our usual canopy market traders here
The Market will run Thursday and Friday (12-8pm), Saturday (11am-6pm) and Sunday (11am-6pm)
Here’s a taste:
Gorgeous bouquets from artisan florist The English Flower House.
If you’re preparing a meal for your special one, then you’ll find everything you need for the perfect Valentine’s table: hand-made fresh pasta, artisan cheese from Heritage Cheese, bread, cured meats, romantic desserts, plus wine from the Redhill Farm Estate.
Looking for something FREE, easy going and sweet to do with your favourite person? We’ve got that covered as well:
Thursday, 14 February
Free wine tasting with Redhill Estate Wines 18:00-19:00
Join the viticulture experts at Redhill for a free sampling of English wines perfectly curated for a romantic evening.
Personalised Poetry 17:00-20:00
Emerging scribes from the new London poetry scene will be tucked away inside Canopy Market, ready to surprise you with a one-on-one, personalised poem just for you on the topic of all things love. Also, poet (and Guardian reviewer) Bridget Minamore will be reading from her brilliant collection of poems about love and relationships entitled Titantic, as well as writing short poems for audiences members to take away with them.
Brass + Cheese 16:00-20:00
Join Tom Maddison & His Brass Band while they play their take on all your favourite cheesy love songs throughout the evening.
Saturday 16 February
Screenprinting workshop with JAIRO+NICOLA 12:30-15:00
Artists and screenprinting experts JAIRO+NICOLA will be at Canopy Market, showing aspiring artists of all ages how to create beautiful and love-inspired screenprints.
Street Circus 14:00-17:00
A handpicked crew of street circus artists will be popping up throughout West Handyside Canopy, showing off their crazy skills, making you want to run off and join the circus yourself.