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Mansfield Market

Mansfield has had a market for more than 700 years and in 2016 had a fresh new look.

What will I find at Mansfield Market?

How to become a trader on Mansfield Market

Regular traders

New traders

The Real Deal


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Mansfield Market has much to offer with farm-fresh, high quality produce, friendly service and value for money. We offer:

  • a full market five days a week (Tuesday to Saturday)
  • a performance area at the front of the Old Town Hall for local entertainers
  • Plus food court.

Local entertainers can book their spot on the stage for free by calling 01623 463818 or email

What will I find on Mansfield Market?

The market has so much to offer from fresh fruit and veg, plants, flowers and sweets to babywear, fashions, cosmetics and perfumes and many more.


Events coming up include....

Don't forget to keep an eye on our social media feeds for all the latest news and watch this page for regular updates.

How to become a trader

Interested in becoming a trader? Please click on the pdf icon Market stall charges [122kb] to find out more about the cost of renting a stall on the market. Don't forget we offer discounts when traders use more than one stall and we also have our popular kipper season from 1 January to 31 March where during this period all rates are reduced by £5. New traders who stand for up to three month's continuous paid trading, receive one week free for each month.

On your first day you will be allocated a stall at 8am. You will be met by a council officer wearing a hi-vis vest in the morning, who will let you know which stalls are available to you. You will need to bring some photographic identification such as a passport. You will also need to provide proof of public liability insurance and if you employ a member of staff you will also need employer's liability insurance. Casual traders can also book a vacant stall in advance and set up at 7am.

You can drive onto the market place in order to set up your stall.  However, vehicles must be removed by 9.30am and must not return onto the market place until 4pm. We provide free car parking passes for the Robin Hood Line Car Park.

For all the details about trading on Mansfield Market check out our pdf icon Market traders handbook [310kb] and pdf icon Market traders procedure [88kb].

If you're interested in becoming a casual trader. You can apply for a casual stall before attending the market by completing the pdf icon Licence for casual traders application form [441kb] and emailing this form to

Regular traders

If after a few weeks you wish to become a regular trader one will be allocated to you which will mean that you can set up on your regular stall straight away. Stalls are allocated every two weeks. Check out the available stalls on this month's market layout - pdf icon Market stall layout May 2017 [546kb]. You can apply for a regular stall by completing a pdf icon Licence for regular traders application form [316kb].

New traders

If you're thinking of having a stall, there's a FREE start for new stallholders bringing the products we need.

We are looking for new product lines to join our new and improved market including: crafts; household and gardening; haberdashery; hair and beauty; health products; crockery; soft furnishing; party goods; and clothing. Please note: There are currently no spaces for additional hot food stalls.

We have a long list so please get in touch to find out about our 12 months free incubation units for traders bringing new lines of products to our market. Download the rules for incubation stall holders and see if you qualify. Call us on 01623 463733 or email for details.

The Real Deal

We are committed to quality at Mansfield Market. Buyers should be confident that good purchased here are legitimate, safe and as described. So, The Real Deal campaign is very important to us. The project is managed by Nottinghamshire County Council and aims to tackle the problem of illegal products being sold on markets.

Goods not welcome on Mansfield Market include: stolen goods, counterfeit goods, unsafe goods, tobacco products (duty unpaid), alcoholic goods, offensive weapons, fireworks, items of a pornographic nature.

If you are concerned that illegal goods are being sold, please contact us on 01623 463733 or Nottinghamshire County Council Trading Standards.


Page last updated: 12 July 2017
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