Throughout the year, Wimbledon and the surrounding area host several markets. There are many reasons for you to discover some of these markets: better taste and quality of the products, opportunity to ask questions directly to the producers and engage and support farmers and artisans, as well as the local community. So, what are you waiting for? Visit one the below markets in our area and try out some foods and drinks, or maybe find a perfect gift.
1. Surbiton Farmers’ Market
Surbiton Farmers’ Market is coming back next week, on Saturday 17th October 2020. Maple Road will welcome back several farmers and artisans with their fresh products and crafts. Local people and visitors can find succulent food here that will suit any taste, from cakes and bread to meat and olives. This market helps raising money for great causes and makes you feel part of the community.
Where: Maple Road, Surbiton
When: Third Saturday of the month
2. First in Tolworth Market
Held on the first Sunday of every month, this market offers lots of different products. Beautiful and handmade crafts, like candles and soaps, can be found here, alongside with tasty food from different cuisines. Visit First in Tolworth Market on Sunday 1st November and 6th December and support the local traders and the local community.
Where: Tolworth Broadway, opposite Our Lady Immaculate Church
When: First Sunday of the month, 11am – 3pm
3. Wimbledon Village Farmers’ Market
Every Sunday, the Wimbledon Village Farmers’ Market takes place in the heart of the Wimbledon Village. From fruit and vegetables to tasty meat and fish, from cheese and olives to bread and cakes, you can shop a variety of delicious and healthy food from the local farmers and artisans.
Where: High Street, Wimbledon
When: Every Sunday, 10am – 3pm
4. Wimbledon Park Farmers’ Market
Held every Saturday, rain or shine, the Wimbledon Park Farmers’ Market offers a great selection of stalls selling agricultural products and cooked local food. This is the perfect place to find seasonal products and to ask questions to the engaging stall holders.
Where: Wimbledon Park Primary School, Havana Road, Wimbledon
When: Every Saturday, 9am – 1pm
5. Wimbledon Market on The Piazza
Hosted by Love Wimbledon, the Local Market on the Piazza is a vibrant marketplace offering a variety of products: food, drinks, accessories, clothing, art and much more. This market runs from March to November and support the local community and the environment with its single-use plastic-free approach.
Where: The Piazza, Wimbledon
When: First weekend of every month (March – November)
6. Kingston Historic Market
Located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames, the Kingston Historic Market runs every day. The marketplace hosts several permanent stalls where you could find some tasty bakery items, fresh vegetables and fruit, meat and fish. In the other section of the market, you can buy and eat some international food.
Where: Market Pl, Kingston upon Thames, UK
When: 7 days a week, from 10am to 5pm
7. Magnificent Marrow Market
On Saturday mornings, Magnificent Marrow organises a pop up market in Raynes Park. Stocked with fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and plants, their main focus is sourcing and selling high quality products to their customers. They have tasty bakery products too. Stop by Magnificent Marrow Market and see what is the new item they are offering that week!
Where: Unit 107, Rainbow Industrial Park, 2 Station Road, Raynes Park, SW20 0JY
When: Every Saturday, from 8am to 1pm
8. Streetcube Wandsworth
Held in Wandsworth, Streetcube is a sustainable organic market. Every week, from Friday to Sunday, the stalls offers organic seasonal local produce, food and drinks. Following the motto “Good Food Doesn’t Have To Cost The Earth”, they promote a more sustainable way of eating and living, avoiding both plastic and waste.
Where: 27 Old Gloucester Street London WC1N 3AX
When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 5pm
Written By: Jessica Cesana | Content Editor