There are still some places left on guided market tours next weekend, Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May 2016. The tours are part of the Love Your Local Market fortnight, an international celebration of markets.
All tours are a bargain £6 per person and each is led by one of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s market managers. They’re true market experts who’ll share insider knowledge, insights and a few surprises, as they guide you on a themed walking tour of the market.
FABULOUS FASHION, Friday 27th May 2016, 11am to 12:30pm
Many world-famous designers and brands started out on the market, and it’s a favourite hunting ground of the world’s most chic and stylish. Learn where the fashionistas find that exceptional garment or accessory.
The tour starts from the Street Trading Office at 72 Tavistock Road, London, W11 1AN
BRILLIANT BARGAINS, Friday 27th May 2016, 11am to 12:30pm
A 2014 report found London the most expensive city in the world to live in. So can you still find a bargain? At the market you most certainly can. Discover where to find truly amazing prices on all sorts of everything!
The tour starts outside Ally Capellino at 312 Portobello Road, London, W10 5RU.
AWESOME ANTIQUES, Saturday 28th May 2016, 9:30am to 11am
As the famous movie song says, it’s the ‘street where the riches of ages are stowed’. Find the ancient, exotic, fascinating, precious, weird and wonderful from days gone by.
The tour starts from the junction of Chepstow Villas and Portobello Road sign, near 54 Chepstow Villas, London, W11 2QX
EXTRAORDINARY EDIBLES, Saturday 28th May 2016, 10:30am to 12pm
With an incredible choice of ingredients and dishes on offer, it’s no accident that so many celebrity chefs shop on the market. Try some new tastes and take home some inspiration.
The tour starts outside the Kurt Geiger shop at 156 Portobello Road, London, W11 2EB