150 yearsFollowing last month’s 150 Year focus on music (which continues in May with the Portobello Live festival on May 3- 4) this month the focus is on the heartbeat of the markets – shopping!

Love Your Local Market 13-27 May 2015

Join the Royal Borough’s Market Managers for 4 themed walking tours. Whether it’s your first time to the ‘Bella or you’re a loyal shopper they’ll be stalls, arcades and hidden treasures to explore:

  • Awesome Antiques – Saturday, May 16 (9.30am), Saturday, May 23 (9.30am)
  • Brilliant Bargains – Friday, May 15 (10.30am and 2.00pm), Friday, May 22 (10.30am and 2.00pm)
  • Extraordinary Edibles – Saturday, May 16 (9.30am), Saturday, May 23 (9.30am)
  • Fabulous Fashion – Friday, May 15 (10.30am and 2.00pm), Friday, May 22 (10.30am and 2.00pm)

LYLMTickets can be booked for £5 at rbkcmarkets.eventbrite.com. All walkers will receive a cup of tea or coffee (donated by local coffee shops) and a 150 year edition Notting Hill Shopping Bag.

But that’s not all, on May 16 there will be a Youth Enterprise Market for schools, colleges and universities and a Community Market for charities and other local organisations on May 23.

May 30 is also the 150th day of the 150th year and will mark the official anniversary of Portobello and Golborne Road Markets. Stay plugged into Markets twitter page (@rbkcmarkets) using the hashtag #pogo150 and their blog (rbkcmarkets.wordpress.com) for more information on events, special stalls and local offers.