Kirkcaldy’s Continental Flavours Return

Kirkcaldy locals and visitors will soon be saying “Ciao”, “Hola” or “Bonjour” to the return of the popular Continental Market to Kirkcaldy High Street! Kirkcaldy Town Centre Management this week announced the return of the popular Continental Market to the High Street from Friday 9th to Sunday 11th September 2005.

The market offers shoppers a rare opportunity to experience the taste, sights and smells of an authentic continental market, along with the opportunity to buy something extra special. The market will run from 9.00am until 6.00pm (Friday and Saturday) and from 10.00am until 4.00pm on Sunday.

The market follows on from successful events which have taken place within the town over the past three years. Again it will feature over 30 stalls from all around Europe, including France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Spain. On sale will be a range of produce including fruit, vegetables, cheeses, craft items, candles, jams, conserves and preserves. The public will also have the opportunity to sample many of these items in the continental tradition before buying. The traders will offer hot food to take away, including Bavarian Sausage, Potatoes Provençal, Crêpes and Baguettes and the famous Tarteflette.

Sunil Varu, Kirkcaldy Town Centre Manager said:
“I am looking forward to the market and I fully anticipate people from around Fife, and beyond, to descend into Kirkcaldy Town Centre to enjoy the sights and smells of the Continent. Kirkcaldy Town centre Management are encouraging Town Centre shops to embrace the fun element of the market and present a continental feel in their own shops. From window dressing, the sale of goods through to staff dress, there are plenty of opportunities to ‘Go Continental’ and enjoy the banter with the public.

The market also represents yet another “Fun” event organised by KTCM for the community to enjoy and is very much aimed at giving the Town Centre the “buzz” tahe we all recognise it needs and deserves.”

Groupe Geraud Chief Executive, Andy Burnett, said;
“We are glad to be back. So far, we have been warmly welcomed to the town and our traders were pleased when we announced the date of the event. We would like also to take his opportunity to thank the public for their overwhelming support for our events in the past – long may it continue.”

Contact : For further information contact Sunil Varu on 01592 640 040 or email sunil.varu@fife.gov.uk