Shambles News

Shambles Market will be transformed into a vibrant colour of leafy and floral sights, as part of this year’s horticultural festival, Bloom!. For one day only the Shambles Flower Market will awake the senses as the market air is blessed with wonderful floral scents. An exceptional range of florists will wow you with their produce, giving you the perfect opportunity to...

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Love Your Local Market 2018 17th-31st May The Love Your Local market fortnight is an opportunity for Shambles Market to be part of a national campaign which celebrates the importance of markets in our communities. Launch day Thursday 17th May: Sally Greenaway and Ben Fry from Minster FM will open this year’s event, alongside York based jazz band, Brassanova! New Trader Day Tuesday 22nd May:...

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As part of this year’s York Literature Festival Janet Dean hosts a celebration of markets, with poets, story tellers and musicians. An open mic event, presented in Shambles Food Court, alongside some of the best street foodies in the city! If you want to perform, sign up via the Facebook event ‘Market Day Blues – A York Literature Festival Hub...

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Are you a young person interested in market trading? Or a budding entrepreneur looking for somewhere to showcase your skills? The National Youth Market celebrates young entrepreneurs trading on our nation’s markets, festivals and fairs. Young people aged 16 to 30 from all over the UK can apply to trade on the National Youth Market. Recruitment event location: TBC Youth...

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Visit Shambles Food Court every Friday lunchtime for great food, music and entertainment! Shambles Food Court offers a wide selection of popular street food from authentic French savoury galettes, to homemade Indian curries. It is also home to Los Moros, voted number 1 place to eat in York on Trip Advisor. Every Friday Shambles Food Court will host a lunchtime...

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  Join us in Shambles Food Court every Friday straight from work, and help us welcome in the weekend! Wind down with some world street food and a refreshing drink from the bar, whilst listening to some funky tunes courtesy of your favourite local DJ’s. We’ve also invited some local music buffs to bring their record collections for you to browse, so pick...

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It’s Love Your Local Market fortnight and across the country and in 17 countries, markets are promoting the fantastic work they do in the community to encourage the next generation of entrepreneurs, promote performance in towns and city centres and embrace local charities and businesses. If you haven’t been to your local market recently, make the most of the Bank...

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  Browse unique works from local artists and crafters at the monthly Makers’ Market, on the last Sunday of each month in the Shambles Market! The next Makers Market’s will be held on: Sunday 25th March Sunday 29th April Sunday 27th May Sunday 24th June Sunday 29th July Sunday 26th August This event was launched during Easter 2017, (16th and 17th April)...

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Home-grown herbs for Shambles Food Court traders. The newly-developed Shambles Food Court, next to Shambles Market, received a makeover on Wednesday 15th March at 10:30am, when a group of local volunteers spent the morning installing flowerbeds and planting herbs, trees and vegetables to brighten up the area. Make It York teamed up with experts at Edible York, a local charity...

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Cross of York, found in Shambles Market, is York’s oldest fishmonger and has had a presence in the city since the 1930s. In 1995, current owner Andrew Kenny took over running the kiosk in the Shambles Market as the fourth generation in a family of fishmongers. Andrew, who himself was elected the President of the National Federation of Fishmongers (NFF) in 2016, is delighted to share with...

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