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Speciality oils at Portobello Road market

New Year New Tastes

Trying to eat heathier? Trying to eat more affordably? Or just wanting to try some new tastes for the New Year? Whatever your resolution, if you love food you’ll find temptation and inspiration aplenty here. Portobello Road has been a busy food market since the mid-19th century. It has fruit, vegetable, fish and meat stalls […]

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BBC Award winning street food

Award-winning street food in Golborne Road

Street food is booming all over the UK, and we’ve got the best of it right here. At this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards, the Best Takeaway or Streetfood category was won by Mohammed and Ibrahim Siteri. The Siteris cook and serve their award-winning Moroccan soups at their stall in Golborne Road from Monday […]

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Portobello Market charity Christmas wrap

Winter and Christmas 2012

Winter’s on its way, and we’re getting ready for Christmas. Wrap up warm and come down for real old-fashioned atmosphere; twinkling lights, the scent of pine trees, delicious things to eat, and beautiful gifts to buy. The market is open as usual right up to Christmas, though on Christmas Eve it’ll close by 4pm. There’s […]

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English Apple Festival at Portobello Market

The 2012 English Apple Festival

Autumn’s here and it’s time for the harvest. Join us on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October for the 4th annual Portobello and Golborne Market English Apple Festival. You’ll be able to taste and buy new season’s Bramley, Cox and Egremont Russet apples, plus some rarer varieties from the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale. There’ll […]

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Portobello Market Flash Fashion by Gunwoo Kim

FLASH Fashion photos

FLASH Fashion turned the streets into a catwalk at Portobello and Golborne market last Saturday. Models were styled into four key themes; Dark Romance, English Tradition, Military and Purple Hues. A huge thanks to Ceyda for organising, and all the volunteers who took part – models, stylists, photographers, traders, and many more. We had a […]

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Fashion shoot in Portobello market London for Absolutely Notting Hill magazine

We’re Absolutely Fashionable

While we’re getting ready for our FLASH Fashion event on 22nd September, local magazine Absolutely Notting Hill has been celebrating the colour and energy of the market, using it as the setting for their latest fashion shoot. Several weeks ago, after lots of behind the scenes planning, a team of eight descended on Portobello Road […]

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Portobello market Flash Fashion event map

FLASH Fashion – 22nd September 2012

Our first FLASH Fashion was a blast. Sorry if you missed it, but you can see photos here Fashion lovers, save the date! On Saturday 22 September 2012, following on from London Fashion Week, Portobello and Golborne Road markets will be celebrating their place as a source of inspiration for designers, stylists and fashion lovers […]

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Summer Sundays at Portobello market

2012 Summer Sundays and Olympics hours

More market this summer If you walk down Portobello Road on Sundays this summer you’ll find more to see than usual, with around 40 street stalls selling everything from antiques and art to fashion, accessories, gifts and food, from a mix of new and existing traders. The Summer Sundays street markets will take place on […]

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Jubilee event balloons at Portobello market

Our Jubilee event in pictures

Well folks, that was the Jubilee! We had a great time on Saturday, with loads of tea and cake (including awesome home-baking from the WI), balloons and union jacks, and thankfully – no rain. A big thank you to all our volunteers and helpers for making it happen, to Clipper Tea and everyone who donated […]

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In Transit festival of arts dragon performance

The Summer season – events in June, July and August

Here’s what’s coming up in and around Portobello and Golborne market this summer. Love Your Local Market fortnight Love Your Local Market fortnight is a nationwide celebration of local markets from 23rd June to 7th July. Here’s what’s happening here. Try out being a street trader There’ll be 200 one-day slots available over the fortnight, […]

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