Sunday Street Market

By April 10, 2016Featured, Lifestyle

Sunday mornings is my time, no gym class & as I’m usually an early riser I don’t tend to like lying in bed I feel as if i’m wasting the day. This weekend had been a 4 day weekend so really I could have enjoyed a lazy morning making breakfast & reading but when my bf & I heard the weather was going to be sunshine we decided not to waste it staying in. A few weeks earlier when we’d had a few hours of sunshine we ended up on a car ride that really didn’t take us anywhere so this time we planned, to an extent.

We decided to head towards Manchester, specifically the Northern Quarter which is renowned for it’s coffee shops & cafe’s so we knew we wouldn’t fall short of choice. Before long we ended up coming across Sugar Junction, which if I’m honest I picked simply for the name & luckily it didn’t disappoint. We were quickly seated & it seemed just in time as not long after there was a queue of people popping in. We had dinner plans later in the day so I had planned on a light breakfast but the menu was on the heavier side with Pancakes, Eggs Benedict, Full English & French Bread. But never one to say no to food we ordered & my Eggs Benedict served on pretty China plates hit the spot & empty plates were left.

Sugar Junction is a tearoom, serving 25 different tea’s on a Sunday morning I stuck to good old English Breakfast & it was the perfect cup of tea. Reading through the menu I was definitely interested in trying their Afternoon Tea with my girlfriends as well as sampling some of their cocktails they serve up!

Both full from our breakfast we headed out & stumbled across the ideas street market, The Makers Market. Not having any idea that this was here we decided to explore as we walked around all the various stands where you can expect to find a mix of everything. From the very finest in food, drink, art, design & vintage goods; along with music & performances. As much as we enjoyed our breakfast I really wanted an empty stomach so I could pick up my breakfast & eat as we explored, the pastries on the bread stall looked so good to ignore. Of course we didn’t leave empty handed, I couldn’t walk past a macaroon stand & not take home a box of my favourite sweet treats.

With the sun shining it was the perfect weather for a street market & a great way to spend a Sunday morning. As the sun was out I slipped on a simple denim slip with a pink linen shirt as I just love this pop of colour & it works well in my Spring wardrobe. Teamed with some clogs that are super comfortable & work well with floral maxi dresses & jeans, I really did start to feel like Summer isn’t too far away. I’m so glad we discovered The Maker’s Market & know we will definitely be heading back again soon! AA x

Dress: c/o GAP, Shirt: c/o GAP, Shoes: c/o GAP, Handbag: Mulberry.

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