In honour of the Love Your Local Market fortnight we are happy to announce our #LoveLeicesterMarket Save with a Selfie Competition.To enter, shoppers must upload a market selfie on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, using the hashtag #LoveLeicesterMarket, alongside a 10-word shopper testimonial.
Over the course of Easter, Leicester Market hosted its annual Easter Bonnet competition, which saw a number of people head down to Europe’s largest outdoor covered market to take part.
On Shrove Tuesday, Leicester Market hosted a pancake relay race in aid of charity. Participants had to toss pancakes in a frying pan whilst negotiating a course through the market…
Latest EventsSummer Food & Drink Festival – Early Bird Discount»
As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, one of Leicester Market’s most popular events returns and this year we’re proud to welcome celebrity chef Reza Mahammad. The festival, now in its 6th year is set to take place on Sunday 24th of May…Continental Market a Success!»
A fantastic selection of continental produce arrived on Gallowtree Gate and Humberstone Gate between the 8th-12th April 2015 as the ever-popular Continental Market returned.
Latest Trader SpotlightsTrader Spotlight – Sherwin’s Cheese Bar»
As soon as you walk into Leicester Market’s new Food Hall, you can’t help but smile as the senses come under attack through a mixture of amazing sights and smells courtesy of the Hall’s traders. Depending on which entrance to the Food Hall you take, one of the first traders you come across is Sherwin’s […]Trader Spotlight – Verity’s Market Café»
Bacon, crumpets and Yorkshire tea; what more could shoppers and traders at Leicester Market ask for? Following the grand opening of ‘Verity’s Market Café’ in November’s Winter Food Festival, we caught up with Verity herself to find out why she decided to set up the café and what she has on offer to satisfy your taste buds…
Latest Food BlogsSpring Vegetable Stew»
Calling this a vegetable stew may be a little misleading; a stew signifies long slow cooking which is not required for this dish. But if you wanted to get technical, you could call it a ‘vignole’ which is the Roman name for this type of cooking.Fennel & Potato Gratin»
I used to be scared of cooking certain ingredients; I got anxious at the thought of cooking something I wasn’t familiar with. Foods like celeriac, kohlrabi and fennel were all alien to me and I resisted them for years.