THE first of Altrincham's home, house and garden markets takes place on Sunday, February 2.

There will be a wide selection of stalls selling top-quality soft furnishings, handmade cushions, knitted throws and vintage home wares, plus beautiful, blooming plants.

This year, the market is open every Sunday around four rotating themes per month: home, house and garden (including flowers and plants); north west regional farmers, producers and makers; vintage fashion and furniture; and crafters, producers and makers.

Next Sunday, February 9, sees the return of the popular farmers market and bookings are currently being taken for this as well as: home, house and garden on March 2; regional farmers, producers and makers on March 9; vintage fashion and vintage furniture on February 16 and March 16; crafters, producers and handmade on February 23, and March 23.

There will be a special Mother’s Day market on March 30.

For more information contact Jenny Thompson on 07971 590772 or; or Gail Titchener on 07795 167902 or at