Sleaford Town Council took over the Market operations from North Kesteven District Council in November 2006.
The Market, which dates back to the early 12th Century, is held on the picturesque Market Place alongside St Denys’ Church. For most of the week the Market Place is a car park operated by the District Council, but on Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays it is set up with stalls and traders coming from across the region to sell their wares, including fresh fruit and vegetables, plants and flowers, fish, meat, cheeses, snacks, clothes and accessories.
Christmas Market – The Market Place traditionally becomes part of the town’s Christmas celebrations, with a tree, lights and usually a Christmas Market with the Lights Switch On on Advent Sunday.
On the first Saturday of each month, Lincolnshire Farmers’ Market brings an extra
20 or so stalls all laden with local produce, including meats, honeys, preserves,
bread, cakes and pies which, together with the appetising aromas of fresh-
Sleaford Farmers’ Market dates for 2013
Saturday 5th January
Saturday 2nd February
Saturday 2nd March
Saturday 6th April
Saturday 4th May
Saturday 1st June
Saturday 6th July
Saturday 3rd August
Saturday 7th September
Saturday 5th October
Saturday 2nd November
Saturday 7th December
Information for Market Traders
Free markets – these are held where normal market days fall over Bank Holiday periods. An extra free day is also usually arranged for Christmas Eve, by permission from the District Council, where this doesn’t fall on a normal Market Day
Sleaford Market is now run on a pitch only basis at a cost of 70p per foot frontage, with a minimum charge of £7.00. All coaches are charged at £20. New traders must give their linear frontage when booking so prices may be calculated. Pitches must be booked in advance, traders that turn up on the day without booking will be charged £15.
For more information about standing on Sleaford Market, please call 01529 303456.
Sleaford Town Council is a member of NABMA.
Sleaford Fleamarket dates for 2013
The Fleamarkets are held on the 3rd Saturday of every month. For further details or to book a pitch, please call 01529 303456. Pitches must be booked in advance.
Sleaford Town Council
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