Geraud Markets UK Ltd brings Cheltenham’s Promenade to life with international food, drink and craft street market

Published on 2nd October 2018

Close-up of loaves of bread on a market stall.

Official opening, 9am, Thursday 4 October

Cheltenham Promenade welcomes Geraud Markets UK Ltd International Street Market for the second time this year, bringing an exciting line-up of food, drink and crafts from around the world.

Situated on the Promenade in the hustling centre of Cheltenham it will run for 4 days from Thursday 4 - Sunday 7 October. The market will be open 9am until 6pm Thursday to Saturday and 10am until 5pm on the Sunday.

A colourful display of over 40 stalls will host everything from hot food, cocktails, crafts and fresh foods meaning there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There will be new exciting traders visiting this October from Bangladeshi Street Food, Strawberry Gin Liqueurs and Crafts from Ecuador.

Run by Groupe Geraud, the largest market operator in Europe, the International Street Market travels throughout the UK, on various dates throughout the calendar year bringing excitement to each location.

Bridget Mason is the events manager for Geraud Markets UK Ltd with over 30 years of experience within the events industry.

Bridget said:  “We are very excited about bringing the International Street Market once again to the Promenade in Cheltenham.

“The town is a really great place to visit and the people of Cheltenham make your visit special.”

“With help from our partners, the council and Cheltenham BID team, we work hard to bring this event to Cheltenham not only for two fantastic International Street Markets, but also the amazing Cheltenham Christmas Market. The International Market is a great addition to those who live, work, visit and shop here.’’


For press enquiries, contact communications@cheltenham.gov.uk, 01242 264231.

Editor’s Notes:

Groupe Geraud is the largest operator of local authority markets in Europe, operating around 600 markets and more than 1,300 market days each week, ranging from retail markets, produce markets, cattle markets and fairs of all kinds

Geraud UK operates over 1,200 regular market days each year in the UK together with market operations throughout Sweden and Denmark. It also runs specialist and Christmas market events nationally each year in partnership with many local authorities and BID teams including, Aberdeen City Council, Cheltenham Borough Council, Stratford Upon Avon Council, Swadlincote Council, Croydon, Romford, Isle of Wight and Clitheroe.