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Traders Information

Alnwick Markets aim is to work with our traders to develop the markets and continually increase the number of customers coming every week

The next market is on Saturday November 23, 2019 Find out more

Information for traders


REGULAR WEEKLY MARKETS

Our regular weekly market takes place every Saturday – 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Our monthly Farmers’ Market takes place on the last Friday of the month – 9:00am – 3:00pm.

You can choose to book a 10ft x 10ft gazebo erected by Alnwick Markets and supplied with a table, or to book a simple pitch.

Electricity supply at a regular market is available at an additional cost of £5 per market.

 

 


Time to Step Aside

Local Living – which has held the license to operate Alnwick Markets since 2006 – has informed staff and traders that it will stand aside as market operator at the end 2019.

“We have been in discussion about succession planning with the Town Council and with Northumberland Estates for quite some time,” says Philip Angier, Chair and Acting Manager of Alnwick Markets. “Anne Howie, our Treasurer and I have both served a senior members of the Local Living management team for over a decade, largely in a voluntary capacity, and we each want more time next year for family and other interests.”

“The Town Council hopes that regular street markets will continue,” says Cllr Martin Swinbank. “We have a beautiful and distinctive Market Place which we want to be a centre of attraction for local residents and tourists alike.”

Northumberland Estates will be beginning the process of advertising to find another market operator for Alnwick Market.

Anne Howie says: “Managing the finances for Local Living has become increasingly challenging. But it has also been very rewarding and has brought us in contact with many delightful people – traders, officials, local residents and visitors.”

Local Living will continue to operate regular Saturday markets, Farmers’ Markets and the Christmas Market (7th Dec) as normal up to and including 21st December

Philip Angier

manager@alnwickmarkets.co.uk

tel – 07783 557116

Christmas Market - 7th December

Our traditional Xmas Market will take place on Sat 7th December – registration details to follow soon.

Regular Weekly Markets

In order to book a stall/pitch please read the Operating Rules and Traders Agreement (see below). Once you agree to the rules please sign the agreement and return it to us.

We will need to see your Certificate of Public Liability Insurance before trading. You can either provide a copy via the post or bring it with you on the first day of trading. We will keep the copy for our records.

To make it easy for small-scale entrepreneurs to attend, we provide stalls for all markets. When booking please make it clear if you require electricity. Booking for stalls for all markets must be accompanied by advance payment. Contact the Market Manager if you require a stall larger than 10 x 10 ft.


Operating Rules

Rules must be adhered to when selling at Alnwick Market, these are outlined in this document.


Traders Agreement

To apply to attend any of the markets – download and sign the traders agreement.


Farmers Market Rules

In order to trade at the Farmers’ Market, food and drink should be grown, reared, caught, brewed, baked or processed by the stallholder. This also applies to crafts stalls, where the stallholder should also be the producer and local materials should be used where possible.

To apply to attend the Farmers’ Markets – download and sign the rules.


Trader Rates & Discounts

Interested in selling at Alnwick Market? See the information about stall and pitch rates. We also give generous discounts to traders that attend multiple markets in a week.

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