As a mark of respect Newport (Shropshire) Indoor Market will close early on Saturday 17th April, the day of Prince Phillips' funeral which starts at 3pm. Stalls will open as usual at 8.00am but the market will close at 2pm. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen who has lost her best friend and companion of 70 years.
Newport Indoor Market welcomes back stall holders. Newport Indoor Market is looking forward to welcoming back the various stalls that were forced to close during the recent Covid lockdown. A spokesman for The Newport Market Company, which has owned and run the historic market since 1860, said “With the support of the stallholders, those selling food and other essential items within the market have continued to trade throughout the lockdown.
Stallholders at Newport Indoor Market Shropshire have generously donated a prize worth approximately £100 to help raise funds for charity. This year the RAG team at Harper Adams are hosting an Easter Prize Draw with over 30 INCREDIBLE prizes up for grabs to raise money for their three amazing charities: The Farm Safety Foundation, The RABI & The Blue Cross. A hamper full of wonderful goodies (not the one in the image) has been donated by the market with everything you need for outdoor dining with your family/friends this Easter. Fruit, veg, cheese, meat, chocolate, cake, wine etc.................. The market is open from 8am - 3.30pm on Good Friday and Easter Saturday.
Sadly Easter falls before our essential stalls can re-open but don't worry there is still and abundance of sweet and savoury goodies available. Chocolate, fudge, pastry, cakes (including vegan), eggs, fruit and veg, beers, wines and much much more The market is open on Good Friday and Easter Saturday from 8.00am until 3.30pm. If you know what you want why not order in advance and just 'click and collect'!!!
Newport Indoor Market now stock most products needed by celiacs who require foods prepared in a gluten free environment. Kerry Flavell at Newport Indoor Market started her stall some two years ago because two members of her family suffer from Celiac disease where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. Kerry has plenty of experience when it comes to providing tasty meals for those with a gluten intolerance. For advice and product information contact Kerry who is in the market on Fridays and Saturdays from 8am until 3.30pm
Our lovely Gill Perry (Gill’s Fish) went on a night out when she was 17 with her best friend, a few drinks later and on the way home they met two boys at the bus stop and arranged to meet them the following week! Gill didn’t go and as it turned out her date, John (who was 16), didn’t turn up either!
Wednesday 23rd December 8.00am - 3.30pm Thursday 24th December 8.00am - 2.30pm Individual stall opening times may differ. Please check
This week we are profiling Anita Jackson from The Emporium of the Useful and Curious . Anita's talented family business creates unique and bespoke items from reclaimed timber and metal. Along with recycling end of life items into useful objects. Anita also sells lovely smelly bath products, paintings, homemade jams, and a great selection of greeting cards.
This month sees the retirement of Colin Kirkby who has been caretaker at Newport Indoor Market for some 20 years. The stallholders recently presented Colin with a garden planter and a watercolour of the old Town Hall building where the market is based. The regulars look forward to seeing Colin and his wife Pam visiting the market from time to time, as customers
This week we interviewed Nathan from Margaret's Farm. Nathan really 'knows his stuff' when it comes to home smoked and cured foods and with his background as a chef certainly gives him a breath of knowledge.
This weeks stallholder feature is Paul Webb from Malcolm Wickstead Butchers. Paul has been a butcher since the tender age of 11. He describes himself as: 'As mad as a box of frogs!'
Sonia Nicholls-Burnhill runs the Antiques and Collectables stall in Newport Indoor Market and has a vast array of pre-loved antiques and collectables on her stall. She hopes that there is something for everyone, whether that be a pretty vase or a cute teddy bear for the children.