09/12/2014

St George's Market To Open In Christmas Run-Up

Belfast City Council has confirmed the opening hours for St George's Market in the run up to Christmas.

Three extra trading days have been added – Monday December 22 and Tuesday 23, from 10:00 to 21:00 and Wednesday 24 from 08:00 to 14:00.

The Market will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and will reopen on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 December.

It will then close Friday January 2 but open as normal on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December.

Belfast City Council's car parks in Raphael Street and Ormeau Avenue are also open and free to use from 09:00 to 21:00 each Saturday in December.

St George's Market was built between 1890 and 1896 and has been selected for numerous local and national titles and awards.

It was named the UK's Best Large Indoor Market 2014 by the National Association of British Market Authorities and was voted the nation's favourite Heritage project in the 2014 National Lottery Awards.

(IT/JP)

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