A continental market in Coventry
is taking on a global look this week as it expands it take on stalls
from Vietnam and Egypt.
The market, which has been
traditionally European, will add its new flavour in the city centre from
Thursday to Sunday.
Stalls will be placed in
Smithford Way and Market Way and will boast goods including herbs and
spices, cow and goat cheese, sausages, meats and a variety of breads.
Those with a sweet tooth should
look out for the jams and honeys and the freshly made pancakes and
Also on sale will be hats,
pottery, basketware, bronze statues, Egyptian art, French soap and even
Gillian Lawless from the City
Centre Company, which organises the market with French Continental
"We are really looking
forward to what will be our first International Market.
"It is always nice to
have a taste of Europe in the city centre, but extending this to
incorporate a global feel is really special.
"By inviting people to
sell goods from all over the world, the city will have even more of an
international feel to it and events such as this really help to put
Coventry on the map.”
Last month a German market had
to be cancelled following hostility to the traders in the fall-out of
BMW's sale of Rover.