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Food and crafts from around the world on offer on iconic Cheltenham shopping street

Cheltenham's Promenade will be a hub for food, drink and crafts from all over the world during the next four days.

The Geraud Markets UK Ltd international Street Market set up its stalls - literally - on the iconic shopping street this morning and the market will run until Sunday.

A colourful display of more than 40 stalls will host a wide array of culinary treats from Mexican and Chinese food, tapas, crepes, Dutch and French cheese and chocolate.

Crafts on offer will feature Italian clothing, hats and gloves, jewellery, photography and a wide range of handcrafted items.

The market will run for foru days from Thursday 3 - Sunday 6 October and will be open 9am until 6pm, Thursday to Saturday and 10am until 5pm on the Sunday.

Kevan Blackadder, director of the BID (Business Improvement District) said: ''The market is always extremely popular and we're looking forward to welcoming a variety of stalls once again.

''As well as visiting the market, shoppers may combine this with shopping in some of our town centre stores and enjoy a rest in one of our many restaurants, bars or cafes.''

Run by Groupe Geraud, the largest market operator in Europe, the International Street Market travels throughout the UK, on various dates throughout the year.

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