Local Markets

Newark Market

The bustling general markets in Newark are extremely popular with both locals and visitors. Hot food and refreshments are available and the Saturday market, in particular, is a vibrant focus for this historic market town.

‌Regular stall holders include fruit and vegetables, cut flowers and garden plants, clothes, shoes and leather goods, bread and cakes, local fish and dairy goods, soft furnishings, bedding, carpets and rugs, fabrics, sewing and haberdashery, make-up, hair accessories and jewellery.

Markets are held on:

  • Monday (except bank hols) - collectors / antique market
  • Wednesday - general retail market
  • Thursday - collectors / antique market
  • Friday - general retail market
  • Saturday - general retail market 

Newark market is owned by Newark Town Council

Contact Newark Town Council.

Southwell Market

With a packed house of 16 stalls on Saturdays and a small but growing Thursday Market too, there is lots of choice for all your weekly requirements.

Stalls currently offer fresh fish, deli foods, cheeses, nuts, biscuits,  cakes, plants, pet food, toiletries, shoes, handbags, books, lampshades, soft furnishings, haberdashery, sweets, cut flowers  and of course, fruit and veg.

The stall holders are helpful and friendly and the atmosphere is lovely.

Southwell Market is owned and managed by Southwell Town Council

Farmers’ markets

‌Farmers markets are held in Newark only on the first Wednesday of each month. Here you will find an array of locally grown and freshly prepared foods and drink including vegetables and fruit, jams, meat, honey, ice creams, dairy produce and home baked goods.

Charges for stallholders in Newark are £24 per stall. 

There is currently no farmers' market in Southwell.

Newark Livestock Market

The market buildings on Great North Road, Newark, are owned by the council but the market is run by the Gascoines Group Ltd. Ranked as one of the UK’s top prime stock sales centres, Newark Livestock Market has firmly established itself as the midland’s premier auction.

The weekly Wednesday sale serves livestock producers and the wholesale meat trade drawn from over a 100-mile radius. As well as routine prime livestock trading, Newark Livestock Market holds various breeding stock sales, as well as specialist pedigree sales.

To contact the market call 01636 676741 or email enquiries@newarklivestocksales.com

Local suppliers and shops

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Newark and Sherwood District Council
Kelham Hall
NG23 5QX

01636 650000


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