Every year we take part in the national Love Your Local Market celebration, which promotes local markets’ values.
The theme of this year’s events is ‘Markets: Close to your heart’. It focuses on the idea of markets as the beating hearts of the community.
Love Your Local Market 2018 runs from 17 to 31 May. The programme of activities includes:
- 18 May, 6 to 10pm: Night maket and outdoor cinema – The market will be open late while we screen Sing! and Meet The Parents outrside the Guildhall
- 19 May: Royal wedding – Throughout the day we will be showing the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on our large outdoor LED screen in the Market Square. The market will be suitably adorned with union bunting to create that extra-special atmosphere!
- 24 May, 10am to 4pm: International food – Food traders from around the world will bring vast culinary talents to the market for you to experience. Also, local chefs will be showing how to cook up tasty treats using produce available on the market
- 28 May, 10am to 4pm: Eat Cambridge 2018 – the Eat Cambridgefestival joins us to showcase delicious foods from around the world
Love Your Local Market is led by the National Association of British Market Authorities and backed by the government and the wider market industry.