Shopping in Leek

Leek’s unspoilt town centre is a refreshing change from modern shopping malls and has some unique speciality antique shops and you’ll also be able to explore huge Victorian mills, formerly silk mills but now housing antique and reproduction pine centres, as well as traditional and contemporary art galleries. The town has numerous independent food shops including traditional butchers, bakers and green grocers, delicatessen, oatcakes, wine, whisky and beers. Leek will satisfy even the most demanding shopper. Meet the Supplier Event March 2014 153Wander the web of cobbled shopping streets to browse the amazing array of independent boutiques, vintage stores and popular high street names.

Enjoy the bustle and atmosphere of Leek’s traditional markets – there’s a general weekly outdoor market each Wednesday for bargains, as well as an indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market. You can also browse the antique and collectors’ market held outdoors each Saturday and an award-winning monthly fine food market, which is held every third Saturday of the month in Leek’s ancient Market Place.
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Leek’s long history features such famous characters as Bonnie Prince Charlie, canal engineer James Brindley, Queen Victoria and Victorian designer William Morris and with its ancient markets, Victorian mills, historic churches, distinctive shops and award-winning eateries, there’s much for the visitor to see and do.

Upcoming Events
Jun
1
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10:00 am Astound
Astound
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – Jun 22 @ 4:00 pm
Astound
Now in its tenth year, this exciting exhibition showcases the talent and creativity from the Foundation Degree Students in Creative Art and Design Practice, validated by the University of Derby. The diverse range of work[...]
Jun
21
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Jun
22
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Jun 22 @ 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
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Jun
26
Wed
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun
28
Fri
9:00 am Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Leek’s Indoor Market @ The Butter Market
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
Jun
29
Sat
8:30 am Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Antique & Collectors Market @ The Market Place
Jun 29 @ 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
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Traditional Indoor market every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday in the restored Victorian Butter Market.Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestGoogleEmailPrint
10:00 am David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – Sep 7 @ 4:00 pm
David Hunt & Friends @ The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery | England | United Kingdom
An exhibition of works by award-winning Staffordshire artists David Hunt, Jonathan Walker, John Broadhurst, Anita Hill, photographer Chris Hunt, and sculptors Rachael Talbot and Carl Longworth. David, whose work is inspired by powerful reactions to[...]