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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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150th anniversary events – Saturday 30th May

It’s the market’s official 150th anniversary celebration on Saturday 30th May (the 150th day of our 150th year). Market stalls and shops will be festooned with 2km of bespoke 150-year bunting and dozens of market stallholders will be offering exclusive one-day-only promotions, from discounts, multi-buy offers and gifts-with-purchase to limited-edition signed artwork and a raffle […]

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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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Love Your Local Market 2014

It’s back for 2014, and it’s bigger and better! Now in its third year, Love Your Local Market fortnight is a nationwide celebration of local markets, large and small. It’s your chance to try out your selling skills with a stall for a day, and see if you’ve got what it takes to be a […]

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Star line up for Road Food – Friday 20th September 2013

There’s a bumper line up of culinary talent on the monthly Road Food demonstration stall this Friday courtesy of Provenance Village Butcher at 33 Kensington Park Road. Find the stall in the middle of the market near Office Shoes from 11am to 4pm. Throughout the day there’ll be demonstrations by expert butchers: – venison breakdown […]

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Flash Fashion Spring/Summer 2013 Photos

It wasn’t exactly spring weather for Portobello Market’s Spring/Summer 2013 Flash Fashion event on Saturday 13th April, but that didn’t dampen spirits. It was our second Flash Fashion event, where a huge team of volunteer models, stylists, make-up artists, photographers and marshals collaborated to bring style to the streets. Four groups of models, each styled […]

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Flash Fashion is back – Saturday 13 April

Style comes to the streets as Flash Fashion returns for spring/summer 2013. We’re famous as one of fashion’s great melting pots, eclectic and eccentric, and a favourite hunting ground for designers and stylists (visitors during February’s London Fashion Week included Michael Kors and Tom Ford). On Saturday 13 April the market will be celebrating its […]

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Love Your Local Market 2013 – try being a trader for a day

Last summer NABMA (the National Association of British Market Authorities) launched Love Your Local Market fortnight as a nationwide celebration of local markets large and small. As part of the event, would-be market traders had the chance try out their selling skills with a stall for a day. It was so popular it’s happening again […]

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