St Giles' Church
St Giles's Church, Shipbourne is located on the A227 half way between Tonbridge and Ightham. Next door to the Chaser Pub and opposite the Common.
There are designated parking areas on the lane opposite the Church. We implement a voluntary one way system during very busy markets to try and avoid traffic jams.
This year we will be running four special markets on the build up to Christmas. Our aim is to offer you an amazing variety of QUALITY LOCAL PRODUCE as well as unique Christmas presents.All under one roof (and sky !!)
We will have a truly local retail outlet where you can not only buy locally produced produce and ingredients for your Christmas table but also locally produced drinks and locally made Christmas presents, which you simply won't find elsewhere.
In 1285, Edward I granted the village of Shipbourne permission to hold a weekly market. In 2003, with the help of a grant from Rural Revival, the Parochial Church Council re-inaugurated the market.
Our objective is to provide a focus for the community and a retail outlet for small local producers. The Market is run entirely by volunteers. Any surplus made by the market is donated to Agricultural charities such as the Farm Crisis Network and Bread-line Africa.
We aim to provide our customers with a one stop shop. We have an extensive range of excellent quality local products including both basics and unusual fare.
The FIRST THURSDAY every month includes local craft producers