Trader List – December 2013


All in one (very text heavy) place – here it is – the lineup of EVERYTHING for this Friday night at the market, there has NEVER been a market like this in Manchester before, WOOO!!


The mainstage (a secret covered area close to the market with loads of seating):

4.00pm – ALL FM’s Mike Zodiac tunes – rockabilly, soul and oldies, peppered with a few Christmas favourites (and, let’s face it, probably some un-favourites)
6.30pm – Levy Chorus and Jonathan Guiffra
7.30pm – The Longest Night – readings from Alison Moore, Richard Hirst and Jenn Ashworth, compered by Fat Rowland
8.30pm – Frat Rowlands Festive Market Meltdown (disco)

The bandstand (it’s more a gazebo really but you get the idea):

5.30pm – Levenshulme’s West Point Singers with carols and seasonal songage
6.30pm – The Southland St Skiffle Trio

**Food and Drink Shopping**

Angela Carberry – chocolate, hot chocolate on a stick and divine chocolate sauces

Bobby’s Bangers – sausages, bacon pigs in blankets from award-winning North West sausagers

Avacake – sumptuous cupcakes from

The Brownie Owl – a host of winter flavoured brownies

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf – rich, dark and seriously flavourful freshly ground coffee

Winter Tarn Farm – organic, local and handmade cheeses and butter

Fatjax – chutney s and condiments

The Moocher – with pies, game pates and pork scratchings

Pudding and Pie Cafe – pies and tarts made from locally sourced ingredients

Cheesecake Charlie – quality mini baked cheesecakes

Savin Hill Farm – quality, locally sourced and well cut meats

Little Italy Kitchen – Italian pastries, custards and savoury brioche

Spice Souk – Middle Eastern preserved fruits, pickles, dips and chutneys

The Buttery – old school British cooking with fruit pies, curds, jam, mince pies made with meat

Case Solved Wines – finely selected wines and Champagnes

Tickety Brew – locally brewed beers and stouts

Parched Tea Bar – gorgeous fair trade loose leaf teas


**Gift Shopping**


Laurie Pink Illustration – badges, drawings, canvases, magnets and more

Manchester Stained Glass – decorations, glass gifts and places on stained glass courses

Gimme That Thing – Amanda’s eclectic range of hand-made, Levy-made

Designsixty4 – area mugs, place mats, coasters and other cool bits of design led giftery

Naisy – hand stitched, homemade collage art works of Manchester terraces

Stacy’s Boutique – funky, fun jewellery made from bright beads and miniature finds

Ma’s Bars – yer smellies – you just can’t lose with a good bath bomb, soap or lip

Case Solved Wines – excellent wines, spirits and Champagnes

Ilona Palarz – cool jewels for cool yules (ahem)

Cuckoo? – lovely Rachel’s stunning selection of vintage-inspired clothing and accessories made

Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf  – stunning teas in silk bag sets and the richest coffee beans in the (North) West

Tar3 – maybe you need someone in your life to give giving up a go next year

Wackyjax Creations – gorgeous artworks and cards

Angela Carberry – hot chocolate on a stick to chocolate sauce for that hard-to-buy-for-person

Carafe – mid-century homewares and design pieces as well as vintage and hand knitted fabrics and throws,

Tabula Rasa Records – records, DVDs and music

Funky Kitsch – scandi gifts

El Tassili – terracotta, silverware and tile work

Cabin Creative – fantastic selection of new and second hand art and design orientated books for all

Lock, Stitch and Meld – repurposed glass work, shot glasses from bottle tops, cushions from old tweed

LifelineRISE – cards (quick RUN for the last post!), artwork and other hand-selected gifts

LEVYXX – upcycled gifts and crafts made by the enterprising young women of Levenshulme’s Youth Project

Parched Tea Bar – astounding range of ethical loose leaf tea in intricately illustrated bags – great art & great tea combined!

The Brownie Owl – give the gift of brownies with boxes in a variety of sizes, some with a lovely mug and cuppa to go with Wraptious – not just good wrapping paper, GREAT wrapping paper from an innovative collective of artists (the Wraptees)


**Street food and booze!**


Full bar and seating area (on wheels!) provided by POD Deli with real ale, wines, and hot seasonal drinks


Tickety Brew – locally brewed beer from the giant-slayers

The Moocher – pulled venison with fresh slaw, fermented chilli and real ale vinegar in pide bread

Diamond Dogs – bringing their own real dog flavour with homemade dogs made from locally sourced ingredients and speciality sauce

¡Arepa!¡Arepa!¡Arepa! – special, one-off desserts n booze-only menu

4Lunch – some wholesome home cooked food with a conscience

Little Italy Kitchen – Neapolitan hot wine – Italiano-style mull (grab a delicate little pastry while you’re there, eh?)

The Brownie Owl – Christmas spiced brownies

Cheesecake Charlie – flavoured mini cheesecakes from

The Buttery – warm wassail (cider with apples) with a side of smoking bishop (hot port with clove and burnt orange)

Parched Tea Bar – cups of ethically sourced herbal tea

Mio Pizza – wood fired pizza from Oleg’s oven

Seanio’s Smoothie Bar – Christmassy smoothies (shot of rum entirely optional)

Hilly and Sam – delicious crepes and soups

Bobby’s Bangers – seasonal specialities cooked on the grill in front of you and HOT VIMTO!

Angela Carberry  – gourmet hot chocolate

Avacake – truly dainty cupcakes


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