Ay-UpMarket to celebrate Nottingham’s independent traders

The first ever Ay-UpMarket took place in two locations, across a beautiful spring weekend in March.

Visitors were able to browse stalls filled with innovative and varied products created by local, independent traders. 

The market included a full programme of exciting live music and street performers, which was carefully curated with a nod to the city's strong market history. There was a large marquee installed in Old Market Square to host a series of live performances and created a space for eating and drinking.


Alchromatic, AngieNico Designs
BASE 51, Beef Chop Shop, Bird & Blend Tea Co.
Candle & Coaster, Cartwheel, Cheeky Pancakes
Dough Notts
Edwina Kung
Hallo Ceramics, Hariet Kjellman
Kigali Coffee Ltd
Made In Knotts, Mamareenie Creations, Mimm Clothing, 
National Ice Centre, National Justice Museum, No Homers Deli
Plantizza Vegan Pizza, Purely Sweet by Paige, Ride Wise
Sap Plants, Shanking Swede, Shop Zero, Slow Make Studio, Soul Nuah Soapery, Studio Chocolate, Studio Leatham
Taste First Limited, The Avenues, Sneinton Market, The Bead Shop Nottingham Ltd, The Mistry Box
Tracey Meek Illustration, Tutoutoo Nottingham
Unique & Loved, Urban Myth Fashions, Utility Warehouse
VTG101 Ltd


Food from: Blend, Carolina’s Chilli, Smokehouse U.K., Tied Up In Notts,

Print pop-up in The Shop from: Western Sketch, Edwina Kung, Rachel Mahon, Fruit Flow Studio, Ceryndipity Prints, Ellastrated, The Dilettante

An array of stall holders including: Block Party Bakery, Alice Bramhill / Nottingham Mud Club, Gee and gee's, Semblance apparel, The Crop Club CIC, TwoTenJewels, Rekindle Vintage Candles, This Thing is String, Studio Pot, Honest Skateboards, Made.REBEKAH PETERS, HandMade By Meredith, Hannah Bourn, MK1 design, Blossom & Ivy Botanicals, Warrington & Rose, Nottinghamshire Hospice.

Plus all the retail business open on the Avenues and Neon Raptor serving up beer from 12pm.

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