Over 30 small businesses will be showcased at a Christmas Market later this year.

The Quirky Eclectica market will return to Carlisle Cathedral on December 1-2 and show people the locally made hand-crafted gifts including jewellery and home decorations.

On December 1, the market will open at 10am and close at 5pm, when a ‘Sip and Shop’ event runs till 8pm where alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can be bought.

The market will run from 10am to 4pm the next day.

The market is organised by Tracey and Ashley who both run businesses that will feature at the event – Manor Barn Organics and All Things Nice respectively.

The monthly Carlisle Farmers’ Market will also take place on December 2 from 9am to 2pm in front of the cathedral’s East Window.