Leek’s Historic Market Place

Leek’s first market was established by Royal Charter in 1207 and the town is still a thriving market centre. The Market Cross, Leek Architecture 207which now stands in the Market Place, was originally erected, near the junction of Sheepmarket and Stanley Street, by the Joliffe family in 1671. It was moved to Cornhill on Cheddleton Road in 1806 and in 1857 it was moved to the new cemetery. Since 1986 it has stood near to its original site in Leek Market Place.

Markets:

  • General Outdoor Market –  Wednesdays, for bargains, quality local produce and life’s essentials.
  • Traditional Indoor Markets with over 50 stalls – Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the Victorian Butter Market building just off the Market Place
  • Fine Food Market – The third Saturday of every month, The Fine Food Market brings together local and regional specialist food producers.
  • Antique and Collectors Market – Held every Saturday outdoors on the historic cobbled Market Place. A fascinating Antique Market with a wide variety of items for sale.
  • Craft and Collectables – An intriguing Craft and Collectibles Market held in the indoor Trestle Market every Friday
  • Sunday Supplement – Award winning food and artisan makers market on the first Sunday of every month a the bottom of the Market Place and through the town streetsMeet the Supplier Event March 2014 082

Opening Details

For more information, please contact Leek Tourist Information Centre, The Nicholson Institute, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire,  ST13 6DW

tel:01538 483741
email: tourism@staffsmoorlands.gov.uk
web: Leek Tourist Information Centre

Upcoming Events
Feb
16
Sat
10:00 am Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – Apr 27 @ 4:00 pm
Through the Eyes of a Child @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
An exciting and interactive new touring exhibition from the Staffordshire Museum Service is coming to the Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery. From work and play to school and times of need, the exhibition explores the[...]
Apr
24
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
10:30 am Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library
Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Easter at The Nicholson @ Leek Library | England | United Kingdom
Running alongside the Museum’s ‘Through the eyes of a Child’ exhibition, there will be story telling and Easter Crafts. Free but please book your child’s place to avoid disappointment. Biscuits and juice provided. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
25
Thu
10:00 am Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre
Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fun Day @ Bridge End Garden Centre | England | United Kingdom
Annual Funday . Come and see Carrie with her mini beasts, meet the Majestic Owls, crafts, games, face painting and a Bouncy Castle to entertain the Children. Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
26
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Apr
27
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Apr 27 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Antique & Collectors Market (Archer Fairs Ltd) – held outdoors every Saturday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
May
1
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
9:00 am Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
Leek’s Outdoor Market @ Market Place & Sparrow Park
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets; shop for bargains at the general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint