www.adamcorbally.co.uk I went for a few beers last weekend and saw an old mate from School. He was sat in the same corner of the same boozer that he had been in since I started drinking …. aged 18 of course! So, last week, being my 38th Birthday, in a way made it a good…

The Prime Minister’s announcement of a General Election on the 8th June caught many people unawares and prompted a review of the Markets Manifesto promoted by NABMA and NMTF prior to the 2015 General Election. Our Markets Manifesto highlighted five major issues and, as a starting point, it is worthwhile reflecting on the issues covered in…

NABMA Regional Meetings The NABMA regional meetings are a great opportunity for market managers to keep up to date between conferences with what is happening in the industry and to network with other industry professionals.  Six have been scheduled and Llanelli (19th May) & Bridport (24th May) are the last two. At the time of going…

Mayor announces London Markets Board The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s vibrant markets. The London Markets Board, the first of its kind in the capital, will ensure that markets continue to flourish, support growth in high…

NABMA Announce new CEO We are pleased to announce that Hilary Paxman has been appointed to succeed Graham Wilson as the Chief Executive of NABMA. Hilary joins us following a long career in the Civil Service, employed first at the heart of Government in the Cabinet Office where she worked closely with Ministers on key policy challenges…

Mayor announces plans to boost London’s markets • Sadiq Khan says street markets are an important part of English culture ahead of St George’s Day  The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s vibrant markets. The London Markets…

New events from Penkridge Market Penkridge Market will host their first Children’s Market on Sunday the 2 April. The event is entirely dedicated to children, with stall holders selling everything from nearly new children’s clothes to toys and handmade crafts. There will also be plenty of activities to keep the children amused, including a petting…

A new food festival has been introduced in Glasgow. The Big Feed was first launched as a one day Saturday event in the beginning of March. Such was its success that the second Big Feed takes place over a weekend, offering even more choice from some of the finest food traders Scotland has to offer.…

Gingerbread festival planned for Market Drayton Market Drayton is planning to honour it’s gingerbread history with a brand new food festival this year. ‘Ginger and Spice’ aims to celebrate Market Drayton’s links to the product. Organisers hope it will be as popular as the town’s former damson fair which closed in 2015, but attracted visitor…