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Have a Durham Day out on Monday (28 May)

Have a Durham Day out on Monday (28 May)

Durham Markets is inviting everyone to spend Bank Holiday Monday in Durham City, with plenty on offer to make the day enjoyable.


Memory Cafe with Dementia Friends at Market Hall

Memory Cafe with Dementia Friends at Market Hall

Durham Markets, Café Cenno and Dementia Friends are opening their first Memory Café on Thursday 24th May.


Love your Local Street Food Market (25 May)

Love your Local Street Food Market (25 May)

The Full Moon Street Food Market is in Bishop Auckland Market Place on Friday 25 May from 4 to 9pm - one of our Love Your Local Market events.


Creative Traders return to Durham (20 May)

Creative Traders return to Durham (20 May)

Our Craft InDurham Market is back on Sunday 20th May - and one of our Love Your Local Market Events too. Come meet these unique and talented traders.


Love Your Local Saturday Market (19 May)

Love Your Local Saturday Market (19 May)

Our Saturday Outdoor Market is one of our Love Your Local Market events - come browse and shop!


Farmers' & Producers' Market on Thursday (17 May)

Farmers' & Producers' Market on Thursday (17 May)

Come to Durham for our Farmers' and Producers' Market on Thursday - open from 9am in the Market Place.


Love Your Local Street Food Market (18 May)

Love Your Local Street Food Market (18 May)

Our Full Moon Market is back on Friday 18th May in the Market Place, from 4 to 9pm - one of our Love Your Local Market events!


Durham Markets says 'Love Your Local Market'

Durham Markets says 'Love Your Local Market'

During the Love Your Local Market campaign, which runs from Thursday 17th to Thursday 31st May, 2018, Durham Markets is asking us all to discov


Come and Shop in Durham this Saturday (12 May)

Come and Shop in Durham this Saturday (12 May)

We've two markets in Durham this Saturday - so loads of shopping opportunity! Both open from 9am.


A Busy Saturday Market in Durham (5 May)

A Busy Saturday Market in Durham (5 May)

Open from 9am on Saturday 5th May, we have both the Outdoor Market and the Market Hall. Come shop with Durham's independent businesses.


Durham Lines Up Bank Holiday Weekend Entertainment

Durham Lines Up Bank Holiday Weekend Entertainment

Durham City Centre is getting ready to welcome plenty of people over the Bank Holiday Weekend with special events on both Sunday and Monday.


View from the Cafe Balcony (1)

View from the Cafe Balcony (1)

Colin Wilkes' column reflecting on Durham


Let's Shop in Durham this Saturday (28 April)

Let's Shop in Durham this Saturday (28 April)

From 9am on Saturday, both the Outdoor Market and the Market Hall will be open. Come and fall in love with shopping with Durham's independents.Outdoo


Streetfood comes back to Bishop Auckland (27 Apr)

Streetfood comes back to Bishop Auckland (27 Apr)

The Full Moon Streetfood Market is back in Bishop Auckland Market Place from 4 to 9pm on Friday 27th April. Find out who's coming ...


Market Business Hits 70 Year Milestone!

Market Business Hits 70 Year Milestone!

Congratulations from all at Durham Markets to Garnham and Sons - which celebrates 70 years in Durham Market Hall this year!


See who's at Durham's Saturday Markets (21 April)

See who's at Durham's Saturday Markets (21 April)

Our Outdoor Market and Market Hall are open from 9am on Saturday morning. Come and discover Durham's independents.


Visit our Farmers' & Producers' Market (19 Apr)

Visit our Farmers' & Producers' Market (19 Apr)

This month's Farmers' and Producers' Market opens at 9am in the Market Place. Come shop with lots of local independent businesses.


Love streetfood?  Love the Full Moon (20 Apr)

Love streetfood? Love the Full Moon (20 Apr)

The Full Moon Market brings streetfood to Durham on Friday from 4 to 9pm in the Market Place. Live music too ...


Visit our Durham Markets Today (14 April)

Visit our Durham Markets Today (14 April)

Our markets are open in Durham from 9am today - come along and shop with our local independents.


Fall Back in Love with Durham City

Fall Back in Love with Durham City

Durham City Centre is unique - and we want to encourage locals to use the city centre, its shops, cafes, restaurants and facilities regularly!


Love Durham's Markets this Saturday (07 April)

Love Durham's Markets this Saturday (07 April)

Our Markets will be open on Saturday - in the Market Place and the Market Hall - from 9am. We look forward to serving you!


Easter Weekend Opening Hours

Easter Weekend Opening Hours

Here are our opening hours for Easter Weekend 2018.


Good Friday Shopping in Durham

Good Friday Shopping in Durham

We've a special Good Friday outdoor market in Durham, open from 10.30am to 4pm, and the Market Hall is open too. Come shop in Durham.


Shopping Galore in Durham (Saturday 24th)

Shopping Galore in Durham (Saturday 24th)

Come into Durham this Saturday and enjoy shopping at two markets - the Market Hall and the Saturday Outdoor Market!


Meet Regional Producers in the Cathedral Cloisters

Meet Regional Producers in the Cathedral Cloisters

The St Cuthbert's Day Market will bring regional food and drink producers to the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral on Saturday 17th March from 10am.


Our Farmers and Producers Return (15 March)

Our Farmers and Producers Return (15 March)

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market is back in the Market Place on Thursday from 9am. Come along for locally produced food and goods, and more.


Don't Miss St Cuthbert's Day Market (17 March)

Don't Miss St Cuthbert's Day Market (17 March)

The St Cuthbert's Day Market brings regional food and drink producers to the Cloisters of Durham Cathedral - it's open from 10am to 4pm on Saturday.


Who's at The Full Moon Streetfood Market? (23 Mar)

Who's at The Full Moon Streetfood Market? (23 Mar)

Our Full Moon Market for March is postponed until Friday 23rd March...


This Saturday's shopping in Durham (10 March)

This Saturday's shopping in Durham (10 March)

The Outdoor Market is back, and the Market Hall is open from 9am this Saturday - we'll help you get ready for Mother's Day!


Shop in Durham This Saturday (24 Feb)

Shop in Durham This Saturday (24 Feb)

Saturday morning we're open from 9am - both the Market Hall and the Outdoor Market in the Market Place. Come shop with us!


Celebrate and Shop in Durham on Saturday (17 Feb)

Celebrate and Shop in Durham on Saturday (17 Feb)

Shop with our Outdoor and indoor Market Hall in Durham - and enjoy our city's Chinese New Year Celebrations


Our Farmers' and Producers' Market at Half-Term

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market at Half-Term

The Farmers' and Producers' Market is in the Market Place from 9am ... and we've half-term fun for the kids in the Market Hall!


Boisterous Display Welcomes Year of the Dog

Boisterous Display Welcomes Year of the Dog

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Durham with the dance of the Chinese Lion on Saturday 17th February.


Saturday's for Shopping in Durham (10 February)

Saturday's for Shopping in Durham (10 February)

Shop with the Outdoor Market and in the Market Hall in Durham from 9am this Saturday. Great choice ... and great service!


Streetfood and Live Music in the heart of Durham

Streetfood and Live Music in the heart of Durham

The Full Moon Streetfood Market is back - and this year they're on Fridays! Don't miss it - in the Market Place from 4 to 9pm.


Spiders, Lions, Ice & Fire in Durham at Half Term

Spiders, Lions, Ice & Fire in Durham at Half Term

Durham Markets is aiming to help keep kids and adults entertained this half term with a series of special events. From getting to grips with big bugs


Shop in Durham on Saturday (03 February)

Shop in Durham on Saturday (03 February)

From 9am the Outdoor Market and Market Hall will be open!


Saturday Shopping with Durham Markets (20 January)

Saturday Shopping with Durham Markets (20 January)

Our Outdoor Market and the Market Hall are open from 9am on Saturday - enjoy shopping with Durham's independent businesses.


Saturday's Market in Durham Market Place (13 Jan)

Saturday's Market in Durham Market Place (13 Jan)

Our traders will be lined up in Durham Market Place and happy to help you from 9am on Saturday 13th January.


Festive and Creative - Craft In Durham (17th Dec)

Festive and Creative - Craft In Durham (17th Dec)

Craft InDurham returns for a final festive market in Durham Market Place from 11am to 4pm on Sunday 17th.


Festive Outdoor Market - Saturday 16th December

Festive Outdoor Market - Saturday 16th December

Our outdoor market is well worth a visit as you continue preparations for Christmas - open from 9am Saturday 16th December.


Shop in Durham on Saturday (09 December)

Shop in Durham on Saturday (09 December)

We have our Outdoor Market and the Market Hall open from 9am with plenty of festive shopping sorted.


Festive Streetfood (05 December)

Festive Streetfood (05 December)

The Full Moon Market is back in the Market Place for a festive night of streetfood and live music!


Festive Outdoor Market - Sunday 3rd December

Festive Outdoor Market - Sunday 3rd December

It's the final day of Durham Christmas Festival - here's who you'll meet at the Festive Outdoor Market in Durham Market Place.


Saturday Outdoor Market at Christmas Festival

Saturday Outdoor Market at Christmas Festival

Saturday 2nd is the second day of Durham Christmas Festival - here's who you'll find at the Festive Outdoor Market in Durham Market Place


Festive Outdoor Market - Friday 1st December

Festive Outdoor Market - Friday 1st December

Day one of the Durham Christmas Festival - and here's who you'll meet in the Festive Outdoor Market in Durham Market Place.


Give a Gift to Those Without This Christmas

Give a Gift to Those Without This Christmas

Durham Market Hall has launched a collection for gifts for those in our region who will find little or nothing under their tree this Christmas.


It's Back - our Outdoor Saturday Market (25 Nov)

It's Back - our Outdoor Saturday Market (25 Nov)

Our Outdoor Market will open at 9am in Durham Market Place on Saturday 25th November.


Same Market - Alternate Location (11 Nov)

Same Market - Alternate Location (11 Nov)

Our regular Outdoor Market is in a temporary spot this Saturday, in Millennium Place by the Gala Theatre. Please come browse and shop.


Elvet Bridge hosts Full Moon Market

Elvet Bridge hosts Full Moon Market

The Full Moon Market is back on 7th November from 4 to 9pm - but in a new (temporary) location!


Saturday's Market of Independents (4 Nov)

Saturday's Market of Independents (4 Nov)

The Outdoor Market and the Market Hall will be open from 9am on Saturday 4th November.


Halloween and Shopping at Durham Markets (28 Oct)

Halloween and Shopping at Durham Markets (28 Oct)

Come get ready for Halloween and pick up loads of shopping at Durham's Outdoor and Indoor Markets this Saturday.


Saturday's Market in Durham City Centre (21 Oct)

Saturday's Market in Durham City Centre (21 Oct)

We're back in the Market Place from 9am on Saturday morning.


October's Farmers' and Producers' Market is here

October's Farmers' and Producers' Market is here

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market is open from 9am on Thursday 19th October. Make sure you come along.


The Full Moon brings Fabulous Streetfood

The Full Moon brings Fabulous Streetfood

The Full Moon Streetfood Market is back in Durham on Tuesday 10th October, serving from 4 to 9pm in the Market Place. Ideal for all ages ...


Welcome to our Weekend Markets (07 October)

Welcome to our Weekend Markets (07 October)

Our Outdoor Market and Market Hall are open again from 9am this Saturday - we're here and happy to help.


Who you'll find at Durham's Markets (30 Sept)

Who you'll find at Durham's Markets (30 Sept)

Our Outdoor Market and the Market Hall are open from 9am this Saturday. Come browse and shop.


Welcoming Durham's Students (1 October)

Welcoming Durham's Students (1 October)

A welcoming Outdoor Market for Sunday 1st October, as Durham University's students return to the city


Love Durham's Markets this Saturday (23 September)

Love Durham's Markets this Saturday (23 September)

Both the Outdoor and Indoor Markets in Durham will be open from 9am.


Mellanby's back at our Farmers' /Producers' Market

Mellanby's back at our Farmers' /Producers' Market

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market welcomes back Mellanby's with their locally grown vegetables! Discover food, drink, crafts, gifts, homewares + more


Craft InDurham is back - Sunday 17th September

Craft InDurham is back - Sunday 17th September

Great gift ideas, homewares, jewellery, treats and more with our local creative and crafty traders...


Join us in Durham this Saturday (16 September)

Join us in Durham this Saturday (16 September)

From 9am on Saturday, shop with your local independents at the Market Hall and the Outdoor Market. We look forward to serving you!


Come Shop in Durham this Saturday (9 September)

Come Shop in Durham this Saturday (9 September)

Out Outdoor Market will be open on Saturday from 9am, as will our Market Hall. Please come visit us.


Join us in Durham this Saturday (2 September)

Join us in Durham this Saturday (2 September)

From 9am both markets are open in Durham City Centre, the Market Hall and the Outdoor Market. Come along, browse and meet our traders.


Bank Holiday Full Moon Market

Bank Holiday Full Moon Market

Bank Holiday Monday the Full Moon Market is bringing streetfood to Durham Market Place, alongside a craft market and live music!


Saturday's Markets in Durham (26 August)

Saturday's Markets in Durham (26 August)

You're welcome to join us in Durham on Saturday, the Market Hall and Outdoor Market are open from 9am.


Discover Past and Present of Durham's Market Hall

Discover Past and Present of Durham's Market Hall

Locals and visitors can take a walking tour into the past of this central Durham site with free history tours for Heritage Open Days.


We Know What You're Doing on Bank Holiday Monday!

We Know What You're Doing on Bank Holiday Monday!

We've a wonderful Bank Holiday Monday lined up for you in the heart of Durham ... here's what you can enjoy on Monday 28th August.


Meet our Region's Creatives (20 August)

Meet our Region's Creatives (20 August)

Craft InDurham is back in the Market Place from 11am to 4pm on Sunday 20th August - a chance to discover creative and unique traders.


Welcome to Saturday's markets in Durham (19 Aug)

Welcome to Saturday's markets in Durham (19 Aug)

Both our Outdoor Market and the Market Hall will be open from 8am on Saturday - please come along and visit, and support our independent traders.


Durham's Farmers and Producers are back! (17 Aug)

Durham's Farmers and Producers are back! (17 Aug)

The Farmers' and Producers' Market will be open in the Market Place from 9am Thursday morning - make sure you come along, browse, buy and enjoy!


Saturday in Durham - Outdoor Market (12 August)

Saturday in Durham - Outdoor Market (12 August)

Our outdoor Market returns to the Market Place from 9am on Saturday 12th August, and the Market Hall will be open too!


Craft InDurham returns - Sunday 23 July

Craft InDurham returns - Sunday 23 July

Craft InDurham brings creatives and artistic traders from across the region to Durham in these monthly Sunday markets ... come explore.


Come to our Saturday Outdoor Market - 22 July

Come to our Saturday Outdoor Market - 22 July

From 9am on Saturday 22 July, the Market Place will buzz with the Outdoor Market. Don't miss it...


Farmers and Producers - July

Farmers and Producers - July

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market returns to the centre of Durham on Thursday 20th July, open from 9am.


Outdoor Market and Brass International (15 July)

Outdoor Market and Brass International (15 July)

We have a slightly smaller outdoor Market on Saturday 15th, as we share the Market Place with Durham's Brass International.


Retirement means John set to Perform Again

Retirement means John set to Perform Again

John Oxley, a familiar face to shoppers in Durham Market Hall for 16 years, will be making music his hobby rather than his business when he retires.


Saturday Market with Fiver Fest (1 July)

Saturday Market with Fiver Fest (1 July)

Enjoy a great outdoor market - and make the most of the Totally Locally Durham Fiver Fest offers...


Don't miss our Saturday Markets (24 June)

Don't miss our Saturday Markets (24 June)

It's Saturday, and we've the Market Hall open and loads more independent traders in the Market Place :-)


June's Craft InDurham (18 June)

June's Craft InDurham (18 June)

Craft InDurham returns to the Market Place on Sunday 18th, with creative, artistic and talented traders from across the NE.


Saturday's Markets in Durham (17 June)

Saturday's Markets in Durham (17 June)

Our two markets will be open on Saturday, both in the Market Hall and in the Market Place. Come visit us!


Farmers' and Producers' Market returns (15 June)

Farmers' and Producers' Market returns (15 June)

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market returns to the Market Place early on Thursday 15th June - and not just our regular market stalls this month ...


Visit our Saturday Outdoor Market (10 June)

Visit our Saturday Outdoor Market (10 June)

On Saturday in Durham, the Market Hall will be open from 9am as will the Outdoor Market in the Market Place.


Come to Durham's Saturday Market (03 June)

Come to Durham's Saturday Market (03 June)

From 9am our markets are open this Saturday, both in the Market Place and the Market Hall! Come enjoy :-)


Bishop Auckland Market met with Enthusiasm

Bishop Auckland Market met with Enthusiasm

Bishop Auckland’s revitalised market, which opened for trading on Thursday 27th April in the town’s Market Place, has been enthusiastically received.


Join us at Durham's Outdoor Market (27 May)

Join us at Durham's Outdoor Market (27 May)

It's a busy weekend in Durham, loads of reasons to come into the city centre, including our 2 Markets, the Saturday Outdoor Market and the Market Hall


May's Craft InDurham, Sunday 21st May

May's Craft InDurham, Sunday 21st May

Together with Durham BID, we've organised a series of Sunday Craft Markets - Craft InDurham - full of the region's creative and artistic traders!


Our Outdoor Market, Saturday 20th May

Our Outdoor Market, Saturday 20th May

In the Market Place this Saturday, 20th May, discover more than 25 traders, all experts in their field, ready and waiting to serve you. Open from 9am.


Our Farmers and Producers

Our Farmers and Producers

Our Farmers' and Producers' Market is in Durham Market Place on Thursday 18th May from 9am. Think fresh, locally produced, creative, independent!


Saturday's Outdoor Market (13th May)

Saturday's Outdoor Market (13th May)

We've a busy market lining up in the Market Place this Saturday, 13th May, from 9am - plus 50 independent traders here to help you in the Market Hall.


Outdoor Market - Saturday 6th May

Outdoor Market - Saturday 6th May

Durham Market Place will once again host the Saturday Outdoor Market from 9am this Saturday, 6th May. Come shop with local independent businesses.


Vintage + General

Vintage + General

Our Vintage and General Market is open from 11am to 4pm, alongside all the events for our Nostalgia Day - Spirit of 1940s.


Outdoor Market - Sat

Outdoor Market - Sat

We've a busy weekend in Durham, Saturday to Monday. Saturday enjoy our regular Outdoor Market and our indoor Market Hall, read on for more.


Spirit of 1940s

Spirit of 1940s

Durham’s annual Nostalgia Day will bring the spirit of 1940s Britain into the heart of Durham on Bank Holiday Monday, 1st May.


B'p Auckland Market

B'p Auckland Market

A revitalised Bishop Auckland market opens for business at 9am on Thursday 27 April in the town’s Market Place, running every Thursday afterwards.


Craft InDurham

Craft InDurham

Sunday 23rd April is our first Craft InDurham Market of 2017! Discover the region's most creative and artistic traders in the Market Place from 11am.


Outdoor Market

Outdoor Market

From 9am on Saturday 22nd April, both the Outdoor Market and Market Hall will be open in Durham


Farmers & Producers

Farmers & Producers

The Farmers' and Producers' Market brings locally produced food, drink, gifts, homewares and much more to Durham Market Place on Thursday 20th April.


Outdoor Market - Sat

Outdoor Market - Sat

It's our 'Super Markets' Easter Weekend - come discover our Outdoor Market (and all the others).


Easter Weekend

Easter Weekend

Durham Markets has planned an extra special weekend of Markets in Durham City Centre from Good Friday through to Easter Monday, bringing the best from


25 Years

25 Years

Our specialist supplier of game, poultry and cheese, Teesdale Game and Poultry, is celebrating 25 years of business in central Durham.


Outdoor Market

Outdoor Market

Durham's City Centre Outdoor Market is back from 9am on Saturday 8th April


Outdoor Market

Outdoor Market

From 9am on Saturday 1st April in Durham Market Place - click through to see who you'll find trading.


April's Full Moon

April's Full Moon

Durham's finest streetfood event - The Full Moon Market, Tuesday 4th April, from 4pm to 9pm


B'p Auckland Market

B'p Auckland Market

From 27th April, Durham Markets Company will be operating the weekly Thursday market in Bishop Auckland, and is inviting traders to join.


Farmers/ Producers

Farmers/ Producers

From 9am on Thursday 16th March, you'll find a whole host of Farmers and Producers at our city centre market. Read more...


St Cuthbert's Day

St Cuthbert's Day

A selection of the region’s finest food and drink producers are preparing for a special market to celebrate St Cuthbert’s Day, on Saturday 18th March.


Full Moon Line Up

Full Moon Line Up

Our Full Moon Market is in town on Tuesday 21st - with amazing streetfood and live music combining to make this a fab evening event for all.


Farmers & Producers

Farmers & Producers

Durham City Farmers' and Producers' Market returns on Thursday 16th February, from 9am.


Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Kung Hei Fat Choy - Happy Chinese New Year from all at Durham Markets.