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May 17th – 31st

Markets are a vital part of our nation’s high streets and town centres offering so much more than just a shopping experience.  The Love Your Local Market campaign celebrates the uniqueness of markets, not just in May but year-round and we are encouraging market operators, traders and members of the public to join us!

WHAT IS LYLM

WHAT IS LYLM

For the low down on the five years of the campaign and why we are so passionate about making markets work for better communities, young people, start ups and small business.

MEDIA PACK

MEDIA PACK

From Press Release templates to the campaigns brand standards, the Media Pack will give you all the tools you need to get your Love Your Local Market event underway.

MEET UPS

MEET UPS

Come along to the FREE Regional Meetings run by the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) to find out more on how to make your market rock!

JOIN US

JOIN US

If you are a newcomer to Love Your Local Market or returning for the sixth year to showcase your market on a national stage, just follow these few quick steps.

TRADER SPOTLIGHT

TRADER SPOTLIGHT

Markets are a fantastic breeding ground for entrepreneurs.  Superdry, Monsoon, Marks and Spencers all started here.  Take a look at some of the best traders out there right now.

YOUTH MARKETS

YOUTH MARKETS

In 2014 we made a commitment to government to help foster 100 youth markets across the country and from Manchester to Cardiff young people have been u for the challenge.

TAKE THE QUIZ

TAKE THE QUIZ

Are you a market ninja?  Has your market been part of LYLM since the beginning?  Then test your knowledge and wit by taking our short 5 minute quiz.

MERCHANDISING

MERCHANDISING

Get your market kitted out in style for Love Your Local Market fortnight or all year-round.  It can be as simple as badges, balloons and bunting or extend to t-shirts, banners and feather flags.

SPONSORS

SPONSORS

Our main sponsors Gala Tent are providers of high quality commercial equipment that is reliable, durable and flexible for traders.  Find out about them and other organisations that support the campaign.

SET UP A MARKET IN YOUR AREA

SET UP A MARKET IN YOUR AREA

In our ‘Toolkit for setting up a local market’ you will find out everything you need to know about setting up a market in your town, village or neighbourhood from negotiation with the council to marketing.

MARKET CALENDAR

MARKET CALENDAR

Throughout the year there are loads of things you can do in the run-up to LYLM and on your market to celebrate traders, your local community and regional distinctiveness.

CONTACT US

CONTACT US

Got any questions?  Thinking of starting up in market trading?  What to find out more about Love Your Local Market?  Then get in touch and we’ll either get straight back to you or get you to someone who can help.