From Friday 3 to Monday 6 April, the popular continental travelling market will return to Princess Gardens in Torquay.

Torbay’s Elected Mayor, Gordon Oliver, said: “This popular market never fails to bring a hefty splash of joie de vivre and will be bringing its usual intoxicating colours and scents packed to bursting with authentic, top quality delicacies, objets d’arts and fashion items.

“Organised by international market event operators Savoir Fayre Ltd, we welcome this lively and colourful continental travelling market back to Torquay for the first time in 2015.

“It is always popular and highly-rated and will bring an atmosphere of conviviality and fun over the four day period."

The market features traders from France, Italy, Spain and the UK and all are handpicked for their experience and professionalism and the quality and popularity of their merchandise. The food is quality, fresh and authentic food, with traditional ingredients and flavours that haven’t changed for generations. It is a real taste of a traditional European market.

There will be a French delicatessen stall, with a range of exquisite artisanal terrines, patés, charcuterie, cured meats and freshly baked bread. The finest French cheese and sausages will also be on offer and olives, homemade olive oil, mustards and pasta.

For those who get peckish while looking around there will paella, chicken fajitas, couscous, and juicy hog roast sandwiches – all perfect as warm snacks.

If you have a sweet-toothed disposition, there’ll be no end of temptations for children and adults. These include croissants and crépes, sweet and savoury, Italian confectionery, candy, fudge, pastries, viennoiserie, baklava, nougat, Turkish Delight and fruit and nuts. The list is endless.

It is not just edible produce on sale. There will be glassware, china and pottery, Balinese crafts, perfumes, crystals, fossils and mineral specimens – something for everyone.

The produce on sale at Easter will include:

  • French delicatessen, charcuterie, saucisson and cured meats
  • Olives, Olive oil, vinegar & pasta
  • Bread, pastry and Viennoiserie
  • Crêpes de "froment", black wheat crêpes (savoury crêpes) and waffles
  • Finest French cheeses and specialist high quality French sausage
  • Moroccan couscous, merguez sausage & chicken ratatouille
  • Spanish paella & chicken fajita
  • Dried fruit, nuts, baklava, nougat & Turkish Delight
  • Tartiflette garlic, prawnie-boisson fraiche
  • Coffee beans and cocoa
  • Candy, fudge and Italian confectionery
  • Handmade garden furniture
  • Glass, china & pottery and Balinese crafts

Traders are fully checked and accredited by The Market People ( - a new system of booking and accreditation for market professionals - and can be easily contacted before or after any purchase.

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For further information call Savoir Fayre on 0845 649 0120 or email

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