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Markets

Stalls have been trading at the historic market square in the city centre since the middle ages.

The market square was recently awarded a certificate of excellence by TripAdvisor.

Coronavirus update

If you visit the market, please adhere to social distancing guidelines and consider wearing a mask. This is for your safety, as well as that of other shoppers and traders.

The general and Sunday markets are currently open for essential goods and services only. Stalls include bike repairs, florists, and food sales including hot food for takeaway only.

To help traders and customers stay safe, we have moved the busiest businesses to the external row of stalls around the market square. This lets us manage queues and ensure proper social distancing.

Traders must ensure their stalls are ‘Covid-secure’. They must provide hand sanitiser for you to use, among other safety measures.

The All Saints’ Garden art and craft market is closed during lockdown. Traders cannot operate safely there with the current restrictions.

Monday to Saturday general market

From Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, stalls at the general market sell a wide range of goods. These include books, music, films, clothes, jewellery, fresh food, second-hand bikes, plants, mobile phones and accessories, and much more.

Many of our regular traders also sell online. If you’re looking for special gifts for family and friends, check Click it Local or Mecommi. We have also listed many traders’ websites below.

Sunday food, art and craft market

The market square also hosts a flourishing local food, art and craft market on Sundays, from 10am to 4pm.

Vendors sell organic produce from local farmers and work from some of the region's most talented artists, craftsmen, potters, sculptors and photographers.

All Saints’ Garden market

The All Saints’ Garden art and craft market can be found on Trinity Street every Saturday from 10am to 4pm. It’s open on some weekdays too, depending on the season.

Market traders

Last updated: 6 November 2020.