Information about markets taking place in Rushcliffe, including the regular market in Bingham and the farmers' market in West Bridgford.

Market scenesBingham market

A traditional market held every Thursday at the historic Buttercross Market Square.  Organised and managed by Leicestershire Food Links on behalf of the Council, the stalls offer a wide variety of fresh produce, such as fruit, vegetables, fish and meat, as well as household goods, plants, clothing and many other bargains. Stalls are set up between 7.30am to 9am and the market closes between 2pm and 4pm depending on the time of year and weather conditions.

For stall enquiries please contact the Market Manager Barrie Thomas on 07856 599 424 or email

Bingham farmers' market

The farmers' market in Bingham takes place on the third Saturday of the month in the market square. Goods on offer include fresh local vegetables, honey, cheese, bread, meat, home-made cakes, specialist teas, coffee, soaps and fresh fish. For stall enquiries please call the Market Manager, Barrie Thomas on 07856 599 424.

Sutton Bonington farmers market

The Sutton Bonington Market is an award winning market, having won the award for Market of the Year at the BBC Food and Farming Awards 2012. It was set up to support local producers and farmers, to promote integration between the local community and campus students and staff and to provide fresh, local and tasty food for everyone.

The farmers market takes place on the first Wednesday of the month during term time at Sutton Bonington Campus, College Road LE12 5RD.  For more information visit the Sutton Bonington farmers’ market website.   

West Bridgford farmers' market

On the second and fourth Saturday of each month, a farmers' market is held in central West Bridgford - usually on the Croquet Lawn along Central Avenue. Products on sale include fresh honey, home-made cakes, and organic meats and vegetables. For more information visit West Bridgford farmers market website. For stall enquiries call 01664 822 114.

Melton Road market

On the first Saturday of every month businesses on Melton Road in West Bridgford, run a market from 10am-4pm featuring stalls by local traders and fun activities for children.

West Bridgford and Bingham craft market

During summer, a monthly craft market is held on the Croquet Lawn in West Bridgford and on set dates on the Market Square in Bingham. For further information, or for stall enquiries, contact Alan Woolley on 07909 748 097 or email

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Applications to trade at Bingham Market

General information 

To apply for a stall at Bingham Market the applicant must have market stall insurance. For more information see Farmers market regulations.

How will my application be evaluated?

When the Council receive the application they will assess the type of products you wish to sell on the stall.

Apply online 

Please note: to apply for this licence you will have to register on the Government Gateway first.

What happens next?

Once your application form has been received the authority will process the application and give you guidance as to the operation of the market.

What if my application is refused?

Contact the local authority in the first instance.

Consumer complaints 

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first point of contact should be made with the service provider (The Council). If this has not worked and you are located in the UK then contact Consumer Direct. If you are outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre.


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