Lammas Market 2019
Lammas Market 2019 - Will be in St Andrews from Friday 9th August until Tuesday 13th August.
The Lammas Market is a charter fair, meaning it was established by a royal charter (probably around the 13th century) and can therefore only be cancelled by the Queen. The market dates back to the Middle Ages, but like many charter fairs, its origins predate recorded history.
Traditionally, Lammas marked the first harvest festival of the year. Today, the meaning of the market has little to do with the wheat harvest of Lammastide but is all the fun of the fair!!