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Speciality markets and key events in North Lincolnshire

Speciality marketsĀ and key events in North Lincolnshire

Our events and speciality markets draw crowds from across the country. 

The best local foods are on sale at our monthly farmers’ markets in Brigg. We also have  many food themed events and festivals, like the acclaimed Epworth Food Festival throughout the year. 

There are dozens of traditional countryside events to discover throughout the year, from the unique Haxey Hood to local shows like Appleby Country Fayre and Messingham Show.

To find out what is happening in the next few weeks visit our 'What's On?' page.

Farmers’ markets and food festivals 

Great food is a passion here in North Lincolnshire and we’re spoilt for choice!

The FARMA accredited Brigg Farmers’ Market is held on the fourth Saturday of the month.

Brigg Farmers’ Market has been attracting visitors from far and wide for over fifteen years and one visit will help you understand why. Choose from varieties of cheese, sausages, freshly baked artisan breads, every variety of jam you can think of and even ostrich burgers!

Twice a year, in the spring and autumn, the market grows into a food festival with more choice than ever, family entertainment and cookery demonstrations.

Annual events 

Many of our events are so good that you’ll want to pop the date in your diary and invite some friends too! 

Brigg has a growing reputation for sporting events. The Brigg Bomber and triathlon attract national athletes to take part in the gruelling courses through our attractive countryside.

If art is your passion, why not come and see the Insight Open Studios in September? This nationally acclaimed event brings together over 50 artists and venues to showcase the best local arts and quality crafts. See artists at work, take a sneaky peek at their unfinished pieces and even pick up a few tips. 

The Bike Night in Barton is legendary, with thousands of classic, vintage and modern motorbikes proudly on display in the town’s streets.

The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft is the setting for regular ‘gatherings’ of vintage buses from across the world.  

You can find out what's on in North Lincolnshire on our events page. 

Market traders

Producers or traders interested in having a stall at any of our regular or speciality markets should contact John Fullerton, Markets Operations Manager at john.fullerton@northlincs.gov.uk or call 01724 297815.

For more information about market trading in North Lincolnshire, visit our trader information pages.

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Contact details

Brigg Tourist Information Centre


01652 657053

The Buttercross
Market Place
North Lincolnshire
DN20 8ER

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm

Saturday: 10am to 3pm

Closed Sunday

Last updated:30/01/2018