Mentioned in the Domesday book and located in the heart of Faversham’s historic town centre, with its stilted Guildhall, town pump and medieval buildings as a backdrop, we are very proud of our market and its status as the oldest market in Kent.
Faversham’s Charter Market runs on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays every week, selling a range of local produce, household items, plants, collectibles and other interesting bits and pieces. We also have two monthly markets – Best of Faversham Arts, Crafts and Food Market on the first and third Saturday of the month in Preston Street and Faversham Antiques and Vintage Market is held in the Market Place and Court Street on the first Sunday of every month, except January and September.
Tuesday, Friday & Saturday
The market varies during the three days with a variety of stalls offering household essentials, clothes, trinkets, fresh plants and flowers, fruit and vegetables, with many local food producers in evidence particularly on Saturdays.More Market Info
First & Third Saturday of the month
Faversham is renowned for the range and quality of its food and drink products and boasts a growing industry of locally made arts and crafts. Now you can enjoy a selection of them all in one place at the Best of Faversham Market. Come and discover traditional, local shopping at its best.More Market Info
First Sunday of every month
Faversham is becoming renowned for a centre for antiques and vintage. Faversham Antiques & Vintage Market is held in Market Place and Court Street. It is held on the first Sunday of every month except September when our Hop Festival is on.More Market Info
Date: 3rd-4th September 2022
Faversham Hop Festival is a fun packed weekend for all the family, with music, entertainment for all ages, shopping, local food and of course beer! There will be a special celebration of the hop industry in Faversham and a new mascot 'Harry the Hop'.
Organised by Faversham Hop Festival Committee.
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Date: 2022 dates to be confirmed
The ancient town of Faversham, known as the "Market Town of Kings", with its wonderful overhanging buildings, spectacular Market place and ancient Guildhall, all take on a completely different look at Christmas time.
From the last Saturday in November until 6th January each festive season the streets are zigzagged with several miles of cables carrying thousand's of brightly coloured bulbs, shop fronts are adorned with seasonal features and illuminated Christmas trees. The centrepiece each year is the market place with a huge tree dominating the square and strings of lights reaching from it in every direction.
Organised by Faversham Christmas Lights Committee.
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Date: 10th and 11th December 2022
These markets will feature a selection of stalls from Faversham Charter Market, Best of Faversham Market and Faversham Antiques & Vintage Market. A lovely day out and also the perfect opportunity to pick up some unusual, vintage or hand-crafted gifts. There will also be local producers and growers selling festive food, plants and drinks.
Message for stallholders: Bookings for stalls will start in September. Please monitor our website and social media for updates.
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