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Islington Street Markets

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From specialist markets such as Camden Passage, to ones selling goods for every occasion you are sure to find your every need catered for! If you want more information, you can use the links to useful websites on the right, or email the addresses shown. 

Archway Market

Located just 500 yards from Archway tube station the market offers the best organic and speciality foods, Word on the Street books, jewellery and fashion, glass, wood and interiors, hand-made cards, make-up, curiosities and more!

Open: Saturdays 10am-5pm and Thursdays 12-6pm (mini market - no food)

For more details email

Camden Passage Market

London's most thriving antiques village. World famous for its enormous range of shops, arcades, malls and markets. The market is a favourite haunt of antiques dealers, interior designers, collectors of vintage clothing and costume jewellery and private buyers.

Open: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Many shops are also open weekdays or by arrangement.

For more details email

Camden Passage Sunday market

Complementing the high quality shops and weekday stalls along Islington’s famous passage, Angel AIM's new Sunday market features crafts, gifts and food including cake stands, kaleidoscopes, festival headbands, handmade cushions, pop-up cards, Indian quilts, jewellery, soft furnishings, Scotch eggs, olive oil and fresh pasta. It’s open 10am-4pm. Don’t forget the traditional street market and the Farmer’s Market also open on Sundays in Chapel Market.

Location: Two minutes walk from Angel tube, behind the Mall Building

Open: Sundays 10-4pm  

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The Cally Market

The Cally Market has a variety of fresh produce and original designs. The core of the market is quality - a loaf of bread, a cut of meat or organically grown fruit and vegetables. On certain weeks there are beautiful handmade items, amazing arts & crafts, vintage clothes or even books and original paintings.

Location: along Caledonian Road, between Offord and Bridegman Roads. The closest over ground is Caledonian Road and Barnsbury

Opening times:  9am – 5pm every Saturday.

For further information see thecallymarket

Chapel Market

Chapel Market is at in the heart of Angel, between Liverpool Road and Penton Street, and is the largest street market in Islington.

This is a general market selling all types of goods and foods - from fruit and vegetables, to travel goods, jewellery and food to take-away.

Open: Tuesday to Saturday 9am-6pm, Sundays 8.30am-4pm 

Exmouth Market

Just two minutes walk from Sadler's Wells Theatre, this unique example of village London, located between Islington and the City, is a burgeoning area of fashion and lifestyle boutiques, designer furniture, health and beauty specialists, unique gift shops, interior design and a wide range of exciting cafes, bars and restaurants.

Open: Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm

Farmers' Market

Sunday market with a wide-range of produce, including meat and cheeses from farms within 100 miles of London. As well as fruit and vegetables, you'll also find specialist butchers (selling traditional English sausages), egg sellers, jam stalls, mustards/sauces, ciders, wines and fruit juices.  

Location: Chapel Market (Penton Street end), Angel
Open: Sundays 10am-2pm

For more details please email

Nags Head Indoor Market

The Nags Head is an indoor market set in an old-style market hall. You can purchase cheap electrical goods, fruit and vegetables, records and more. On Sundays and Wednesdays, there are second-hand dealers selling bargain shoes, clothes and so on.

Open: Monday to Saturday 8am-5pm and Sundays 7am-2pm

Tufnell Park Road Market

The Tufnell Park Market has been designed for people who love food and care about its provenance. You can find unsprayed affordable vegetables straight from a family farm; pastries, cakes and savoury flans; biodynamic fruit, vegetables, eggs and preserves; fresh pressed apple juice and a selection of soft fruits from; bespoke chocolates and cupcakes; ready prepared vegan and vegetarian food; award winning bread, an original twist on traditional preserves and chutney.

Location: The Tufnell Park Tavern, 161 Tufnell Park Road N7 0EE

Opening times: 11am - 3pm. every Saturday

For further information see tufnellparktavern

Whitecross Street Market

Whitecross Street Market is one of the oldest markets in London, having operated for over 150 years. It is located between Old Street and Fortune Street and has benefited from major investment from Islington Council, EC1 New Deal, City of London and English Heritage.  

In addition to the daily general market, up to 50 producers selling a range of locally sourced mouthwatering food and drink and is very popular with local office workers at lunchtimes. All types of goods and foods are sold within the market.

Open: Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm

Grafton Primary School car boot market

This boot market takes place on Bowman's Place off Holloway Road, N7.

Open: Saturdays and Sundays

Other street trading areas

In addition to the main markets, there are scattered pitches and market areas across the borough, where licensed traders also operate. A list of the streets where these pitches are located is included in the Street Trading Licence leaflet downloadable from the bottom of this page.

Courses to help you become a Market Trader

If you live in Islington, are aged 19+ and currently unemployed courses are available to help you develop skills to start your own Market stall. .Please contact the Islington Learning and Working Team on 020 7527 5782 or via email

If you wish to apply for a Market Trader License click here


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