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Introducing: Acklam Village Market

Introducing: Acklam Village Market

Live music brings Acklam Village to life, Portobello W10 Acklam Village is a market you may never have heard of. Like so many others, I’ve been in love with Portobello & Golborne Road, Nottinghill, Westbourne Grove and all things W10 for many years. I moved to London from the Midlands just to be near here, […]

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Wayne Hemingway: Markets and Me

Wayne Hemingway: Markets and Me

Wayne Hemingway and wife Geraldine at the Classic Carboot, London Southbank I Love Markets Interviews the man behind the Classic Car Boot When you think of famous people who have found success at London’s Markets, Wayne Hemingway is the ultimate market maverick. As an avid collector and passionate designer, markets have long been a source […]

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ILM Visits Camden Collective

ILM Visits Camden Collective

Camden Collective is a great institution who support emerging designers, makers and businesses. Nothing pleases us more than coming across a good solid hub of creativity, where traders can bounce off each other whilst being able to find a firm establishment for their own wares or brands. No surprise, then, that we are currently LOVING […]

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Alexandra Palace Antiques Market

Alexandra Palace Antiques Market

Ally Pally Antiques and Collectors Fair, Feb 9 2014 I Love Markets heads to Alexandra Palace Antiques Market one Sunday in London. Sunday was traditionally antique day when I was growing up and there was always a local fair or market to visit. Nowadays antique fairs are on the decline, so it was great to […]

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Wonders at Wood Street Market Walthamstow

Wonders at Wood Street Market Walthamstow

Welcome to Wood Street Market in Walthamstow, e17 massive! There are many excellent words beginning with ‘W’. Wonderful. Wizardly. Wowzer. ILM’s favourite W is Wood Street Indoor Market, conveniently in the borough of Walthamstow, and it in fact attributes itself to all of the above words. It’s a curious place, steeped in history and brimming […]

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Christmas Market Special 2013

Christmas Market Special 2013

There’s many things the I Love Markets team loves about this time of year: bonfires, hearty food, woolly hats… but something that gets us really excited is the sudden explosion of Christmas Fairs. London and the world are eager to show us what delights they want to sell to us this Christmas and here at […]

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My Market Weekender-Bender

My Market Weekender-Bender

My Market Weekender-Bender is an insight into my market weekend at some of London’s great markets. When I’m feeling a bit down, useless or agitated, there’s nothing I like better than a proper market binge. After a busy month in September, I finally got my hands on the market scene last weekend. And there’s nothing […]

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5 Great Market Experiences in London

5 Great Market Experiences in London

There are so many fantastic market experiences to be had at London’s Markets it’s hard to know where to start. Here are 5 great market experiences in London. 1. Shop Handmade at Old Spitalfields Market Brighton Belles Makers at Old Spitalfields Crystal Peace and Love Ring   On Saturday there was a fantastic array of […]

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The Urban Food Festival

The Urban Food Festival

Last Saturday I paid a little visit to the lovely people at The Urban Food Fest. If you have never heard of it, it is London’s newest street food night market and number 1 on Time Out London’s Hot List. It features some of the best street food traders, a fully stocked bar, plentiful seating area with live music and entertainment also […]

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A Saturday London Market Trail

Just a couple of markets but plenty of action and most importantly, one satisfied customer! Here is A Saturday London Market Trail. One Saturday, lots of great market experiences. Late morning market action this Saturday began in Hoxton, so where better to start the journey than Hoxton Street Market, in Hackney N1. Currently ongoing positive […]

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