V.Shopping: Old Spitalfields Market

February 16, 2016

 

Old Spitalfields Market is the covered market in Spitalfields and it has been operating for over 350 years.

It's open every day offering variety of goodies & wonders. 

 

Spitalfield Market is a great place for a day out in London. Whether it's a shopping trip or you just want to browse you can find many great inspirations and tempting items, have a nice coffee and end your trip with a nice street food lunch. Spitalfield provides it's all. There is a great mix of shops, boutiques and market stools to choose from. You will find art, independent designers clothes & accessories as well as vintage & collectables.

 

Furthermore Spitalfields provides great public space for events & happenings. From flash mobs to salsa lessons and classical music concerts you can be almost sure something is up. 

 

Last & very practical bonus is the fact that the Spitalfield Market is covered with roof so no matter the weather you can still enjoy your visit.

 

If you still require more go on explore streets surrounding the markets. You can find there particularly enjoyable congestion of cute cafes and pubs with history like for example The Gun pub, which recalls Tudor times.

 

 

LOCATION: Horner Square, Spitalfields, London E1 6EW

TRANSPORT: By Bus: 8, 26, 35, 42, 47, 48, 67, 78, 135, 149, 205, 242 and 388. By Underground:Liverpool Street Station on the Central, Hammersmith and City, District, Circle and Metropolitan lines

By Train:Liverpool Street, Shoreditch High Street

DATES: market is open every day but the busiest at weekends, vintage market opens every 3rd Saturday of the month 

ENTRY: free

PRICES: various £10-£400

WEBSITE: www.spitalfields.co.uk

STOCK: mainly women fashion, some men fashion

FACILITIES: public toilet is available as well as many WC in surrounding coffee shops, plenty of drinks & food to buy

SIZE: 200+ stalls

 

 

 Collection of really cool vintage objects fro Pop Up VIntage Fairs.

 

 Wonderful cotton bags with fancy prints.

Great vintage clutches.

 

Great collection of handmade jewellery from Saints of Bohemia.

 

Such an original piece of jewellery - real statement piece from Flock Jewellery.

 

 More vintage items.

 

 Magical autumn leaves necklaces from Roccabella

 

 Great earcuffs and earings by Pick a Twig (and what a cool name!).

Collection of street food available at the market.

Yummi damplings. 

 

 

 

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