An “enchanting” Victorian Christmas market took over Bicester Market Square for the first time in the town’s history.

The weekend saw scores of people roaming Sheep Street perusing over 100 stalls and trying to spot Santa Claus.

Oxford Mail: Crowds at Bicester Victorian Christmas MarketCrowds at Bicester Victorian Christmas Market (Image: Ed Nix)

Visitors to the market enjoyed a Victorian carousel as well as tasty treats, Victorian characters and other rides during the day.

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The day was also livened up with stage performances that “captured the essence of Victorian splendour,”, along with street performers.

The event was put on by LSD Promotions, who were also approached to operate the Oxford Christmas Market this year, which is taking place in Broad Street.

Oxford Mail: Visitors at Bicester Victorian Christmas MarketThe Oxford Christmas Market started on November 30 and will run until Saturday, December 23.

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This story was written by Matthew Norman, he joined the team in 2022 as a Facebook community reporter.

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