FESTIVE gifts, food and drinks will all be on offer at a new Continental Market at Stockton Sparkles.

The Continental Market be on the High Street from 9am to 6pm tomorrow until Saturday as part of Stockton Borough Council’s annual winter festival.

Visitors to the Reindeer Parade on Sunday can also enjoy all the market has to offer from 10am to 4pm.

Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with a wide range of delicious hot food and freshly made goods from European traders, while a range of quality products including personalised hand-blown glass baubles, homemade candles and Italian leather goods will also be available to purchase.

Councillor Norma Wilburn, the council’s cabinet member for arts, leisure and culture, said: “There will be all sorts of delicious food to try, as well as an assortment of artisan goods from the Continent which will make perfect Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

"There’s still plenty of festive entertainment in store."