WEM Spring Market will be returning this month with a wide range of products on offer for visitors.

The market will be held in Wem Town Hall in High Street and Jubilee Square on Saturday, April 22 from 9am until 1pm.

Wem deputy mayor, Councillor Rosemary Dodds will be touring the market and there will be a raffle in the town hall.

The event has been organised by Wem Combine Harvesters which is an umbrella name for Wem Civic Society and Wem & District Garden Club.


Wem Civic Society secretary, Shelagh Chase, said: "Wem Combine Harvesters' popular biannual market for food, drink, crafts and plants and held in the spring and autumn returns.

"A wide range of goods and produce will be available, from food, drink, crafts and plants."

Among the products available will be locally reared hogget from Manor Farm, baked goods from Powell’s Pork Pies, Rainbows & Apron Strings, Percy’s Puds, Vermeulens, cheese from Nancy Helen Relishes and La Triestina along with delicatessen items coupled with Welsh cider, as well as Wem Apple Juice from Berriew.

There will also be craft stalls, information stalls, and plants.

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Shelagh added: "The community allotment will be staffed by Wem Area Climate Action (WACA) along with the master composters.

"Wem & District Garden Club will be offering produce and advice in Wem Town Hall.

"Wem Civic Society will be in Wem Town Hall with local history publications for sale alongside preserves."

A quartet of musicians from Wem Jubilee Band will be serenading shoppers on the Jubilee Square between 10am and 12noon, and Wem’s Dragon accompanied by St. George will be available to act as guides for shoppers.