One of the entrances to Ay Up Market has a Hook A Duck stall setting the scene for a fun day out | Photo Ria GheiOne of the entrances to Ay Up Market has a Hook A Duck stall setting the scene for a fun day out | Photo Ria Ghei
One of the entrances to Ay Up Market has a Hook A Duck stall setting the scene for a fun day out | Photo Ria Ghei | Ria Ghei

Ay Up Market returns to Nottingham with artisan gifts, street food and live music

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The event runs over three days and is free to attend

One of Nottingham’s popular markets has returned for its annual spring outing.

Ay Up Market on Old Market Square opened today (Friday April 26, 2024) for a three-day event that is free to attend.

In its third year, the market platforms local creatives and independent retailers by giving them prime position to trade from a central location in the city.

Over 60 stalls are set to offer bespoke and artisan gifts for shoppers over the coming days.

A wide range of products can be found including fresh brownies, loaded cookies, fine wine, chocolate liquors, vintage clothing, homeware, bespoke jewellery, pet accessories and more.

It is more than just a great shopping experience; street food served hot from carts is available to keep hungry shoppers happy.

People can also enjoy live music from the large bandstand under the marquee.

Family-friendly activities include hook-a-duck game, face painting, plus creative workshops meaning there is something for everyone.

Nottingham World visited Ay Up Market, here are a few photos from the event. Can you spot yourself?

The market will run from Friday April 26 - Sunday April 28.

Here are the opening times:

Friday 11am - 6pm

Saturday 10am - 6pm

Sunday 10am - 5pm

Address: Ay Up Market, Old Market Square, Nottingham, NG1 2LH

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