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Mother’s Day Market Picks in London

Mother’s Day Market Picks in London

It’s a big weekend for markets this week, there’s lots on to keep you market culture-vultures entertained. If you’re wondering how to treat Mum this Sunday how about a trip to a market? Here are our 5 recommendations for Mother’s Day Market Picks in London. 1. Columbia Road Flower Market Columbia Road Flower Market is the perfect Mother’s Day Market. Buy her flowers or better still take her with you. There are lots of  things to discover. Wind you’re way around the cobbled winding streets to discover some boutique shops, quaint and cockney bites & of course plenty of blooming flowers. […]

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150 Years of Portobello and Golborne Road Markets

150 Years of Portobello and Golborne Road Markets

Yesterday officially marked the start of monthly celebrations to commence, which herald 150 magical years of Portobello and Golborne Road markets. I was of course delighted to attend alongside my wee daughter Ruby, who enjoyed receiving her fair share of attention. It wasn’t the first time i’ve met the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Mayor Cllr Maighread Condon-Simmonds. The first time was when she visited Portobello’s Flash Fashion event where we were running a photo booth for the Golden Jubilee celebrations. As charming as Portobello itself, she is clearly proud to be celebrating the importance of Portobello & Golborne […]

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News & Events for London’s Markets in 2015

News & Events for London’s Markets in 2015

First-up I Love Markets would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! We want 2015 to be a great year for both market lovers and traders. Although January is traditionally a time to hibernate, we’re hoping to tempt you out of that cocoon. It’s time to tear off that onesie and experience some London market action. Here’s our News & Events for London’s Markets in 2015. Login Issues! Before we get started we must apologise for the difficulty some of you have had logging in. Technically it hasn’t been a great start to 2015, we’re trying to get […]

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Design Council Spark

Design Council Spark

Do you want your invention to become the next big thing? Like millions of other hopefuls we bet you do, but achieving the support and financial backing to bring your invention to life is not easy. The Design Council have now launched The Design Council Spark, a product innovation fund and accelerator to discover the UK’s next great inventions. We know that markets are often the first place that designers, makers and inventors test their products,  so I Love Markets is reaching out to you. Although lots of funds and accelerators which support technology exist there are few that support […]

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The Established East Westfield Pop-up

The Established East Westfield Pop-up

Established East London is Back – Be part of it! Opening Christmas 2014 Following on from the success of ESTABLISHED EAST LONDON POP-UP SHOP last year we are returning with festive cheer to Westfield Stratford City! You can be part of the Established East Westfield Pop-up. The store will launch on 15th December and be open for trading over the busy Christmas period, we will be located on the 1st floor three shops down from much loved British brand John Lewis. We are on the hunt for talented Londoners to showcase their creations. Anything from jewellery to homewares to shoes […]

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Booking Stalls at the Westway Trust Christmas Festival

Booking Stalls at the Westway Trust Christmas Festival

Westway Trust Christmas Festival Booking Stalls at the Westway Trust Christmas Festival We’re taking part in the The Westway Trust Christmas Festival and we are now excepting applications for festive stalls. The event runs for two evenings  on Tuesday 16 and Wednesday the 17 of December from 5pm-9pm. Tables are protected from the weather and will be under the canopy at Portobello Green Market on Portobello Road. It’s set to be a great event with live music, a santas grotto and even live reindeer! This is a festive community event held in the heart of Portobello. Stall holders wanted   […]

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Time Out Love London Awards

Time Out Love London Awards

Vote for your favourite London market shops, cafes & places Where there’s a great market there are also great shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs! Timeout Love London Awards wants to know about all the local places you love. This is your chance to champion the independent market places that you want everyone to know about. You have one more week to vote. When you visit a market in London you also get excited about all of the unique shops, cafes and places that you can also visit on the day. Markets and market areas are home to some of London’s […]

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This week’s Market Picks

This week’s Market Picks

Summer is a great time for London’s Markets with plenty of stalls, lots of visitors and sunny summer vibes. Discover something different this weekend. Here are our market picks. To see all these events and more, head to our What’s ON  calendar. Model Market, Friday & Saturday 5pm-1am, 196 LEWISHAM HIGH STREET, LONDON, SE13 6LS. Street Feast has ventured South to Lewisham. An abundance of great streetfood, drinks and old school vinyl providing the entertainment. The Rum Shack sounds like a winner! Tufnell Park Farmer’s Market, Saturday 11am-3pm. Tufnell Park Tavern, 162 Tufnell Park Road, London, N7 0EE Enjoy a […]

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Sept 13 – LIVE on BBC London 94.9

Sept 13 – LIVE on BBC London 94.9

 Katie Inghams next appearance with Robert Elms on BBC London 94.9 will be September 13th at 10 40 am. On the show she will be telling listeners about London’s best markets and events over the weekend. Katie has made several appearances on the Robert Elms show this year. “It’s amazing to have BBC London Radio as a platform to raise awareness of London’s fantastic markets and I’ve always been a big fan of the Robert Elms show. London’s market scene is brimming with talent & ingenuity. They have a real sense of community and individuality as well as an excitement and […]

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Love Your Local Market

Love Your Local Market

Brick Lane, Sclater Street Market, Photo by Mark Simmons £10 stalls at London’s top markets, yes you hard us! Tomorrow marks the start of the Love Your Local Market fortnight, which is not only about celebrating markets, it also provides an affordable and easy route for entrepreneurs wanting to try our market trading. Tower Hamlets are one of many London Boroughs who are embracing the initiative which runs for two weeks from May 14-28. Stalls cost a bargain £10 with no license needed and liability insurance thrown in. The good news is there is still time to register your interest […]

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