Afternoon events, Days out, Markets

19 events

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Old Town Street Food Festival

Edinburgh gets on the street food train in a big way with a multi-vendor street food festival. Get your paws on a range of delish dishes as you jam out to over 20 acts, including the Holy Ghosts, Crash Club, Acrylic, Indigo Velvet and Have Mercy Las Vegas.

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Sun 24 May

Free / 0131 622 6802

Cheeki Monkeys Baby and Children’s Market

A pop-up baby and children's market, full of pre-loved goods.

Durrington Community Centre, Worthing

Sat 9 May

£1 (Children free) / 01903 268 287

Milnrow Cricket Club, Rochdale

Sun 12 Apr

Free

Stockport Masonic Guildhall

Sun 26 Apr

£1 (Children free)

Sun 31 May

£1 (Children free)

Sun 28 Jun

£1 (Children free)

…and 5 more dates until 29 Nov

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Urban Market

A curated market celebrating the curious, original and creative.

Drygate Brewery, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0141 212 8810

Bedford Tattoo Convention

Artists from across the glob descend on Bedford for the annual tattoo convention. You can get inked (or just admire everyone else), take part in the awards and enjoy live entertainment from burlesque artists, roller girls and bands.

Bedford

Sat 1 Aug

£13.50 in advance; £15 on the door (weekend ticket £22.50 in advance; £25 on the door) / 01234 269519

Contemporary Craft Markets

Stalls selling a wide variety of products by local designers and makers, including ceramics, jewellery, paintings, and craft items.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sun 5 Apr

0121 446 3232

Sun 3 May

0121 446 3232

Sun 7 Jun

0121 446 3232

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Croydon Tattoo Convention

Artists galore aching to get their needles into you, plus there are stalls selling jewelly (Stars n Scars, Coucou Heart), clothings (Sin & Bone, Beadesaurus) and cupcakes. The entertainment line-up is just as good, with Saturday featuring burlesque from Azura Sky and music from Wonk Unit, Junk Time Party and Lit Like…

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 20 Jun

£13.50 (weekend ticket £22.50) / 020 8688 9291

Embankment Summer Market

New for 2015, Embankment Summer Market will take place in Victoria Embankment Gardens from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May.

Victoria Embankment Gardens, London WC2N

Fri 29 May

020 8944 5678

Friendly Craft Market

An indoor market with over twenty craft artists, plus there's food if you get peckish as you peruse.

WHALE Arts, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 0131 458 3267

Kinlochard Gathering

There's something for all the family, including games, stalls, competitions, highland dancing and music.

Kinlochard Village Hall, Aberfoyle

Sun 19 Jul

Free / 01877 387 264

Little Birds Indoor Market

Over 20 stalls featuring a range of goodies, from craft to shopping, food and cocktails.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 12 Apr

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sun 10 May

Free / 0141 221 8886

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London International Tattoo Convention

The body art convention features hundreds tattoo artists from around the world, including Alvaro Flores from from Australia, Carl Grace from America and Jondix from Spain. As well as the chance to get inked by the best, there also a ridiculous amount of entertainment, including the fire breathing The Fuel Girls…

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 25 Sep

£20–£30 for a day ticket; £60 for a weekend ticket

Sat 26 Sep

£20–£30 for a day ticket; £60 for a weekend ticket

Sun 27 Sep

£20–£30 for a day ticket; £60 for a weekend ticket

Mum2Mum Market

This pop up baby and children's market features stalls manned by mums selling to other mums. Buy and sell children's clothes and maternity wear, equipment, toys and prams. Sellers must book a stall in advance.

Christ Church Ministry Centre, Aughton

Sat 25 Apr

£2; free in the last half hour (Children free) / 01695 424530

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Mum2Mum Market Christ Church Ministry Centre, Aughton

Sat 25 Jul

£2; free in the last half hour (Children free) / 01695 424530

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Mum2Mum Market Christ Church Ministry Centre, Aughton

Sat 24 Oct

£2; free in the last half hour (Children free) / 01695 424530

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Mum2Mum Market Christ Church Ministry Centre, Aughton

Ricards Lodge High School, London SW19

Sat 18 Apr

£2 / 020 8946 2208

Sat 16 May

£2 / 020 8946 2208

Sat 20 Jun

£2 / 020 8946 2208

…and 3 more dates until 21 Nov

Ricards Lodge High School, London SW19

Sat 18 Apr

£2; £25–£45 stalls / 020 8946 2208

Sat 16 May

£2; £25–£45 stalls / 020 8946 2208

Sat 20 Jun

£2; £25–£45 stalls / 020 8946 2208

…and 3 more dates until 21 Nov

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Norwich Body Art Festival

A big festival with the chance to get stuck with all manner of needles, plus there's live entertainment throughout the day to keep your mind off the pain.

OPEN, Norwich

Sat 15 Aug

£10 per day; under 16s £5 per day; weekend ticket £17.50; under 16s £10; under fives free / 01603 763111

Sun 16 Aug

£10 per day; under 16s £5 per day; weekend ticket £17.50; under 16s £10; under fives free / 01603 763111

Reading Tattoo Show

Artists from the UK and Europe, as well as competitions, live music and loads of entertainment.

Rivermead Leisure Complex, Reading

Sun 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0118 901 5000

The Scottish Kids Show

Retail and advice from birth to teenager, with more than 100 exhibits plus live shows.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 27 Jun

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Sun 28 Jun

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Tattoo Jam

The UK's biggest (Guinness Book of World Records -verified) tattoo convention not only offers you the chance to get inked by some of the best artists in the country, but there's also tattoo awards, a battle of the bands, burlesque and side shows.

Doncaster Racecourse

Fri 7 Aug

£20–£22.50 (weekend ticket £35) / 01302 304200

This Little Piggy Artisan Market

Make like the first little piggy and head to market. There are handmade goods from local designers and makers including soaps, art, jewellery and soft furnishing. Food on offer includes slow cooked meats, handmade burgers and half meter pizzas with plenty of craft beers to wash it down. The market is dog friendly and…

The Crafty Pig, Glasgow

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 0141 237 4040

Sun 31 May

Free / 0141 237 4040

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 0141 237 4040

…and 2 more dates until 30 Aug

Twisted Ink Tattoo And Music Convention

As well as artists reading to display their skills, there's also a tattoo skill where you can learn how to do it yourself, plus live music, a catwalk show, trade stands, stalls and piercings.

Exeter Phoenix

Sun 26 Apr

£5 for a day ticket; day and night ticket £9 / 01392 667080

Urban Food Fest

Street food night markets, featuring 15 food trucks and stalls which change weekly.

Euro Car Parks, Manchester

Sat 4 Apr

Free

Sat 11 Apr

Free

Sat 18 Apr

Free

…and 10 more dates until 27 Jun

Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London E1

Sat 4 Apr

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London

Sat 11 Apr

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London

Sat 18 Apr

Free

  • 17:00 – 00:00 Urban Food Fest Euro Car Parks (Out Door Car Park), London
…and 35 more dates until 19 Dec