Full details of Salt and Tar’s Winter Street Food Market

04 December 2023 4 min read

This weekend sees the soft launch of Salt and Tar’s first ever Winter Street Food Market.

The free event will be open from 4pm-9pm on Friday 8th, 12pm-9pm on Saturday 9th and 12pm-6pm on Sunday 10th December.

People sat on picnic benches on a raised platformLocal vendors will be providing food and drink from around the world. Visitors can enjoy a classic hog roast, gourmet burgers and a salt and pepper shack, or branch out with Thai, Japanese and American BBQ stall. Festive favourites including mulled wine, cask ales and specialty hot cocktails will be provided by nearby business Lock & Quay.

There will be some last minute shopping available too, with a sprinkle of craft and gift stalls from local makers. To top it all off, Salt and Tar has a full entertainment schedule for each day, with details below.

Friday 8th December

From 4pm – Salt and Tar’s resident DJ will be playing funk, soul and disco classics while visitors eat, relax and start their weekend off right.

Saturday 9th December

12pm – 3pm – a drop-in kids craft workshop will be available to join for free.

12.30 – live music will be provided by acoustic duo Meg and Ben, followed by a set from Funky Jesus and Craig the Baptist.

5pm – the resident DJ returns with their funk, soul and disco offering.

Sunday 10th December

12.30 – Scrapyard Studio Rock Choir and L20 Resonate Youth Choir will join together  to host a live performance, promising to be a ‘choir with a difference’.

1pm-5pm – kids are welcome to join a drop-in craft workshop.

1.30pm and 3pm – a special story telling by Jude Lennon is available for the younger visitors. This is a drop-in event with no need to join for the whole time.

Cllr Marion Atkinson, Sefton Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills said: “Over the past year, we’ve had some fantastic events at Salt and Tar, which has showcased its potential as a popular new outdoor venue.

“I can’t wait to welcome everyone back to see our Winter Street Food Market.

“There will be plenty on offer for the whole family to get you into the Christmas spirit, from delicious food and drinks, to live entertainment. It’s going to be a wonderful way to celebrate the end of the year and enjoy the festive atmosphere at Salt and Tar.”

The Winter Street Food Market is just one of Salt and Tar’s calendar highlights, with the venue boasting a full events programme in 2024. Highlights include a comedy event, International Festival and pop legend Tom Jones’ appearance for two nights of the Music Weekender taking place next August.

Dogs are welcome at this weekend’s event.

To stay up to date with the latest events at Salt and Tar, visit the venue’s website.

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