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Ay-Up Market to celebrate Nottingham’s independent traders

Fri 11th Mar 2022

by Creative Quarter

The three-day event will run in Old Market Square from Friday 25 March to Sunday 27 March and as part of a partnership with the Creative Quarter, the market will also be held in Sneinton Market Avenues on Saturday 26 March.

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“We are very pleased to be able to use this grant funding to encourage more people back into our city centre in this way. It’s an opportunity to support and showcase our local independent businesses which particularly felt the strains of the last two years. I’ll certainly be visiting, and I look forward to meeting some of the traders at the event.”

“We are delighted to be part of the first ever Ay-UpMarket - this is a great opportunity to shine the spotlight on all the amazing independent businesses that we have here in the city, as well as boosting footfall by encouraging both locals and visitors alike to come into Nottingham city centre.”

“As a community, we are really looking forward to hosting lots of independent businesses along The Avenues, including exciting Nottingham based emerging brands! The day is set to be a fun one."”

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