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Click Here to Read MoreTraining Offered to Budding Market Entrepreneurs

A brand-new FREE training scheme is to offer a launch pad for aspiring entrepreneurs to trade at the ever-popular Leicester Market. The five-week course, which is due to commence on Monday 30 October, is being delivered by Leicester Adult Skills and Learning, alongside Leicester City Council’s markets team. The course will combine hands-on experience of […]

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Click Here to Read MoreJoin our Macmillan Coffee Morning

Leicester Market is joining in with the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September, and inviting traders and shoppers to join together to enjoy a cuppa and raise money for an excellent cause – Macmillan Cancer Support. From 10:00am, pop down to Market Square and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with a […]

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Click Here to Read MoreTraders to Commence Charity Cycle

This weekend, a group of traders from one of Leicester Markets’ most well-known fruit and veg stalls will be completing a gruelling 100-mile cycle ride from Leicester to Skegness to raise funds for a young boy with Cerebral Palsy who requires specialist surgery. Bleu Greenwood has Cerebral Palsy in all four limbs, with dystonia dystrophy […]

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Click Here to Read MoreRice, Spice and So Much More… Visit Rahel’s Spices & Deli

Leicester Market has a new trader on the block, and she’s bringing the flavours of Europe and beyond to shoppers wishing to inject some life into their food – making it incredibly simple in the process. Located at Unit 29 in our outdoor covered market, Rahel’s Spices & Deli is a sight to behold. Hand-crafted […]

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Click Here to Read MoreNew Square Hosts Antiques Market

Leicester’s new market square will soon be filled with curios, collectables and vintage items as a programme of weekly antiques markets gets under way.

Operated by specialists Antiques2Go, the first of the markets will take place on Monday 4 September.

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Click Here to Read MoreBarry Lineker

Everybody at Leicester Market was saddened to hear of the passing of one of the Market’s much-loved traders, Barry Lineker. Barry was a familiar face on Leicester Market for decades as he manned Lineker’s Fruit and Veg stall – a stall which achieved worldwide fame as his son, Gary, became a footballing superstar for Leicester […]

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Click Here to Read MoreDesign Revealed for Alice Hawkins Statue

The sculptor commissioned to create a statue of the Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins has revealed how the larger-than-life size sculpture will look. The statue of Alice will be installed in Leicester’s new market square and is expected to be unveiled in February as part of celebrations to mark next year’s centenary of the Representation of the People Act and Parliament’s ‘Vote 100’ initiative.

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Click Here to Read MoreMarket Closed on Bank Holiday Monday

Leicester Market would like to inform shoppers that both the outdoor market and Food Hall will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday – 28 August 2017.

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Click Here to Read MoreHurrah! It’s National Burger Day

Who doesn’t love a really good burger?

We’re betting that every once in a while, the idea of a juicy patty or delicious veggie burger gets your mouth watering – so why not give in to temptation and celebrate National Burger Day on 24 August by making your very own burger from delicious, fresh ingredients from Leicester Market.

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Click Here to Read MoreGet Set for Caribbean Food Week

As of Monday 21 August, it’s Caribbean Food Week – and where better to get everything you need to celebrate than Leicester Market?

Whether it’s through the incredible selection of fruit and veg traders in the Outdoor Market or the superb array of locally sourced meat, fish and dairy available at Leicester Market’s award-winning Food Hall – there’s definitely something that will give your dish some Caribbean flavour!

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