THE popular European Continental Market returns to Barnsley at the end of the month on Cheapside, May Day Green and Peel Square.

The event - which runs from September 29 to October 2 - offers produce from Spain, Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Holland and Poland, with more than 40 stalls selling breads, patisseries, wine, beer, meats, cheeses, clothing and gifts.

The market will run from 9am to 6pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and 10am to 4.30pm on Sunday. It is organised by Barnsley Council's markets service and Market Place (Europe).

* Photo shows last year's market, courtesy of David Birtles *