Tag Archives | 2015

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2015 Christmas Card Contest

On Saturday 14 November at 4.45pm, Portobello’s Christmas lights will be switched on by the winner of the market’s annual Christmas card competition. Open to all local children aged 4 to 11, the theme of this year’s competition is: Celebrating Portobello and Golborne Market’s 150th Christmas. Judged by a panel of market traders and council […]

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150th anniversary events – September to December 2015

There’s lots going on for the last few months of our 150th anniversary year. Here are the details: 150 Year celebrations in September: Throughout September Market area shopping promotion. Shoppers will receive ‘passports’ in which to collect stickers when they spend money at participating businesses. Businesses wishing to be promoted as part of the event […]

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150 Years – Paddington visit

Paddington™ celebrates Portobello & Golborne Market’s 150th anniversary! Paddington Bear loves a celebration and a good story. Come to Portobello & Golborne Market on Saturday 20th June when the world’s most famous and best loved bear will help celebrate the market’s 150th anniversary. Join Paddington for storytelling and hear some of his legendary adventures. FREE […]

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Early Saturday morning South Portobello road

Love Your Local Market and get to know it better – 2015 Market Tours

From 13 to 27 May 2015 it’s Love Your Local Market fortnight, a nationwide celebration of markets, and all that they offer to their customers and the communities they serve. Portobello and Golborne Market is so big, so diverse, and so fast-changing, that chances are – even if you’re a frequent visitor – there’ll be […]

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150 years of Portobello Market

Wow, we’re 150 years old. Or rather, 150 years young. Full of life and looking fine! Since starting out in country lane leading to Portobello Farm in the 1860s Portobello market has become renowned the world over as a source of fresh produce, antiques, fashion and so much more. In 2015 we’re celebrating our rich […]

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