Category Archives: Market

Portobello Market, Saturday 4th March

The best thing about February?  It’s a short month, which means the market comes round quickly. Woohoo!

On Saturday 4 March Portobello Market is trading once again in Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, from 9.30am to 1pm.

BG Cycles, now a familiar face at the market, are with us again offering a free bicycle check, so bring your bike along.

We have more traders than February on site this month, and to check out who is going to be there visit the PEDAL Porty website for a full list.

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Next market is on Saturday 1st April.

Busking Bike at the market on the 5th April

In collaboration with the Science Festival, we’re very pleased to welcome the Busking Bike, who’ll be with us the whole morning.  With mind-boggling experiments and dazzling science demos, Busking Bikes take street performance to a whole new level. Find out all about the latest developments in Scottish science and witness explosions, weirdness and plenty of mess.  

Portobello Market, Saturday 3rd August

Will the heat wave come to the market!? Who knows, but it doesn’t matter either way because there’s always a warm atmosphere and lots of fun to be had at the market.

There’ll be live music and face painting of course.

It’s been a great year so far for Portobello Market, and August looks like a bumper crop of traders, the most so far this year. We’ll even have a real espresso coffee van on site! Woohoo! 

Our loyal regulars are there with their organic meats, breads, fruit & veg, oils, cheeses, candles, soaps and garden furniture, together with crafts, outdoor garden furniture, plants, natural remedies & therapies. The list goes on. Amazing variety!

Check out the PEDAL website for more details and for a full list of stallholders.

So come along between 9.30 and 1.30 at Brighton Park on Brighton Place, Portobello, and join in the fun.

Portobello Market Day 2nd June

Saturday 2nd June is Portobello Market day!

 It’s the Royal Jubilee weekend this time round, so come along to the market for the first class traders and some great entertainment for the holiday weekend.

This month:

Annie D will be there with her renowned face painting skills, plus Phil is backwith his Woodland Crafts workshops, Fin Loening & friends will provide some great music and this month a special outdoor Zumba class with a difference! Come along and find out.

And of course, all our usual traders and a few more will be there for your shopping needs, from award winning oils, fresh fish, locally produced fresh meats, continental deli products, great fresh bread, artisan cheeses, hand-made soaps, cards & gifts, seasonal veggies, sushi & noodles, organic herbal teas, knitted crafts, Fair Trade products and a first class BBQ for all you hungry mouths.

So come along on the 2nd and support your local sustainable market and enjoy some great entertainment.

Where?  Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ.

Time?  9.30am – 1.30pm

A full list of stallholders is available on the website: HERE

See you there.

Want to help out at the Saturday 5th May market?

We need help on the PEDAL stall for a couple of hours between 9.30 and 1.30 pm.  If you’re free, give Mandy a ring on 0131 669 1124 – many thanks!

Portobello Market – 5th May

Saturday 5th May is Portobello Market day!

This month: Following on from the fantastic success of the Easter market, we are once again offering entertainment: AnnieD will be appearing with her amazing face painting and a young student duo will be providing great music in two 1-hour sets.

Our traders this month include:

Award win­ning oils, fresh fish and meats, artisan cheeses, unique snacks, hand made soaps, cards and gifts, sea­sonal veget­able, sushi and noodles, organic herbal teas, knit­ted gifts, Fair Trade products and a first class BBQ for those hungry mouths.

So come along on the 5th and sup­port your local sus­tain­able mar­ket and find out about the excit­ing devel­op­ments for the next mar­ket in June when we will have a first in the UK piece of entertainment!!!

Where: Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ

When: 9.30am – 1.30pm

A full list of stall­hold­ers for 5th May is avail­able here.

See you there.

Portobello Market – Saturday 7th April, Easter weekend

Saturday 7th April is Portobello Market day!

This monthWe are relaunching the market with a new look and feel. Come along this Easter weekend and enjoy face painting for the kids, a science festival, Easter egg hunt and live music.

Our traders this month include:

Award winning oils, fresh fish and meats, artisan cheeses, unique snacks, hand made soaps, cards and gifts, seasonal vegetable, sushi and noodles, organic herbal teas, knitted gifts, Fair Trade products and a first class BBQ for those hungry mouths.

So come along on the 7th and support your local sustainable market and find out about the exciting developments for the next market in May.

Where: Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ

When: 9.30am – 1.30pm

A full list of stallholders for 7th April is available on the website by clicking here.

See you there.

Next Portobello Market: 7th April

Brighton Park

Quickly following on the success of the March market with increase in footfall and stall holders, we are going to relaunch the market on Saturday 7 April. It is Easter weekend and as such there will be numerous entertainment events all day, including an Easter egg hunt. There will be live music, a circus act, hair braiding, face painting and a science festival courtesy of Scottish Parliament funding.

We now have a centre piece in the form of a large teepee tent, supplied for free by Nordic Outdoor, and all new banners, posters and flags promoting the new name, Portobello Market. Each month a new A-board will advertise the next market’s entertainment.

COME ALONG: A large presence is needed to swell the numbers and encourage community participation in all the events, so please do make time to come down and visit. It is hoped, but not yet confirmed, that the Evening News will run an article prior to the market.

Portobello Market, Saturday 3rd March

Satrurday 3rd March is Portobello Market day!

This month we’ve got award winning oils, fresh fish and meats, artisan cheeses, unique snacks, hand made soaps, cards and gifts, seasonal vegetable, sushi and noodles, organic herbal teas, knitted gifts, Fair Trade products and a first class BBQ for those hungry mouths

So come along on the 3rd and support your local sustainable market and find out about the exciting developments for the next market in April.

Where: Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ

When: 9.30am – 1.30pm

A full list of stallholders for 3rd March is available here.

Portobello Market, Saturday 4th February

Saturday 4th February is Portobello Market day! Come along to find all your regular stalls selling mouth-watering locally-produced and seasonal food, and local and upcycled crafts.

Where: Brighton Park, Brighton Place, Portobello, Edinburgh, EH15 1LJ

When: 9.30am  —  1.30pm

A full list of stallholders for 4th February is available here.