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Moor Market to host next Ways of Making art exhibition

Artist Andrew Hunt working on a piece entitled ‘Ivy’, a 94-year old shopper.

The Moor Market has been announced as the location for Yorkshire Artspace’s next exhibition in their Ways of Making series: Portraits from the Market by portrait painter Andrew Hunt. This is a collaborative project with portrait photographer Chris Saunders – another recent one being a commission by the TV series Peaky Blinders to photograph and paint the characters for the on-set ...

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Sheffield city centre gets mobile

(L-R) Diane Jarvis from Sheffield BID, Lord Mayor of Sheffield Cllr Anne Murphy and Debbie Ashton from Clark and Partners

3 July 2017 It’s now easier than ever to get around Sheffield city centre, as a new mobility scheme was officially opened in the Moor Market today (Monday 3 July). “Mobile Sheffield” is funded by Sheffield Business Improvement District (BID) and Sheffield City Council. The new scheme has moved into the Moor Market offering a hire service for equipment including ...

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Summer set to be a sizzler at the Moor Market

The Moor Market, Sheffield. Image courtesy of Marc Barker.

12 June 2017 Cookery demonstrations and an Asian bazaar are among the activities taking place at the Moor Market this summer. The first Moor Market Bazaar will take place tomorrow (Tuesday 13 June), with a range of Asian stalls selling clothes, jewellery, alcohol-free perfumes, loose fabric, halal sweets and more. Previously a success in Rotherham, and now coming to Sheffield for ...

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New Year, New You at Moor Market

The Moor Market, Sheffield. Image courtesy of Marc Barker.

Friday 13 January 2017 It’s more often known as the place to buy fresh produce, flowers, crafts and gifts – rather than somewhere to get fit. But to mark the New Year, the Moor Market is hosting a range of special events on Saturdays, focused on getting customers feeling good. On Saturday 14 January, at 11am there will be a ...

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Shoppers returning to Moor Market

Moor Market, Sheffield

4 January 2017 Another successful year looks to be in store for Sheffield’s Moor Market, with latest figures showing a six per cent increase in shoppers in 2016, compared to 2015. Last year was a great year for the market, which is home to more than 90 independent traders, with almost three million shopping visits for the year as a ...

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Olympic medallist and X Factor star to take the stage as Sheffield sparkles

Crowds at the 2015 Christmas Lights switch-on

17 November 2016 SILVER medal winning trampolinist Bryony Page and X Factor singer Gifty Louise are among the well-known faces set to switch on Sheffield’s Christmas lights this Sunday, 20 November. A full programme of entertainment will take place across the city throughout the day, before the lights are switched on in the Peace Gardens at 5pm. Choirs, street entertainers, ...

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Meet the man behind the pram: Local hero at Moor Market book signing

Sheffield's Man With the Pram, John Burkhill

Thursday 10 November 2016 John Burkhill, Sheffield’s famous ‘mad man with the pram’, has penned his long-awaited autobiography telling his fascinating tale of a truly unique life, and this Saturday 12 November lucky Sheffielders have the chance to get their copy signed by the local legend himself. ‘Distance No Object: Sheffield’s Man with the Pram’ is full of moving memories, ...

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Moor Market traders bare all for autism


Wednesday 2 November 2016 Moor Market traders shed their clothes and their inhibitions this week, bravely posing for a naked calendar to raise money for local charity, Buzz Sheffield, who run an autism friendly stay and play group and support vulnerable families across Sheffield. The market traders regularly support local charities through activities in the market but wanted to do ...

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Moor Market attracts more than ever

The Moor Market, Sheffield. Image courtesy of Marc Barker.

Tuesday 27 September 2016 People in Sheffield are realising exactly why there are more reasons to visit the Moor Market, as last week saw an increase of 13,000 visitors compared to previous weeks. The market, which has 90 independent traders offering a diverse mix of stalls from international cuisine to occasion wear, fresh fruit and veg to hair and beauty, florists ...

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Hi ho hi ho, it’s off to the market we go…

Cast of Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs

23 September 2016 The cast of this years Sheffield Theaters panto Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs popped into the Moor Market this week. Cast member Wendi Peters, Corries Cilla Battersby, who plays the Wicked Queen sampled the wares at Stuart’s Fruit and Veg. Alongside were fellow cast members including Sheffield pantomime legend Damian Williams plays Nurse Nelly and Phil Gallagher playing Muddles. Phil is best ...

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Vintage Treasures in the Moor Market

Photo Credit: Sheffield Antiques Quarter

22 September 2016 The Moor Market plays host to all things classic and quirky with a new monthly vintage pop-up market this Saturday 24 September. The pop-up style event is a collaboration between The Moor Market and Sheffield Antiques Quarter and will feature around 40 Stalls of retro, vintage, arts, crafts, salvage, artisan wares and antiques. ‘Top Notch’ traders from ...

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I bet that you look good on the dance…Moor

Headphones at the ready for the BBC Music Day 'Headphone Disco'

Raving by the root vegetables, moshing at the meat counter or fandango to the fishmongers. Shoppers are in for more than just their weekly shop or a bite to eat when they visit the Moor Market this Friday. Music and food lovers can take part in the first ever ‘Headphone Disco’ hosted in an indoor market as part of the city’s ...

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McKee and more reasons to visit your Moor Market this April


Friday 8 April 2016 Shoppers at the Moor Market this Saturday 9 April are in with a chance of getting their hands on one of 100 special Pete McKee posters for his upcoming exhibition, signed by the Sheffield artist himself. The team behind summer holiday themed show, ‘6 Weeks to Eternity’ are taking over a stall at the Moor Market ...

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Today’s Moor Market Roadshow Top Picks

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The Moor Market hits Fargate this morning for the first of our monthly roadshows. The mini-market gives you a chance to sample what’s on offer in the market and each month will bring a different selection of stalls. Here’s our Top Picks from this week’s traders: Worldwide Candy Co. sells drinks, candy and snacks from America, Australia and Japan. This limited-edition Strawberry Cheesecake flavoured ...

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