The Pipe Major pub is to host its first ever Christmas market this weekend.

Opened in 2015 on Dagenham’s former Sanofi site, the family-friendly pub near Dagenham East station is known for its carvery, atmosphere and extensive menu.

From 12pm on Saturday - December 11 - the Yewtree Avenue venue will join forces with small local businesses to offer customers a one-stop-shop for their Christmas presents.

The market is set to include personalised decorations, stockings, hampers, homemade teddy bears, beauty products, Christmas wax melts and more.

While shopping, customers can grab a mulled wine, popcorn, candyfloss and mince pies or book a table at the pub for a meal.

Free entry for all.

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