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Kidderminster Street Market
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Owner description: Kidderminster Street Market. This is a general street market open every Thursday and Saturday, from 9-4pm. Located in Kidderminster town centre, with a 100 stalls situated in High Street, Vicar Street, and Worcester Street. A wide variety of goods are on offer and the market is also proud to include the Kinver Catering Company, well known for hot food including their famous specialty sausages. The company also provides a bar seating area & bistro tables & chairs. Casual traders are welcome to arrive from 7am. Stalls are provided and include top sheets, counters, front skirts, lights, and mobile sink units for traders handling food. Public Liability Insurance cover is required and no counterfeit goods are allowed.
Kidderminster
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A Market”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Having known the original markets in Kidderminster all of my life, I find the street market very average. Apart from the local produce stalls and the Kinver food outlet, I would not go for anything else. There is great difficulty parking around the town on market days, which also creates a problem if transport is needed. The old Market building is empty but the memories of it still live in the hearts of the locals.

Visited July 2013
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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“My Local market”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Lots of stalls with a good variety of products for sale.good bargains to be found.The fruit and veg stall always has good offers .

Visited February 2013
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“It's OK but..”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

I went a few times prior to Christmas, and it varied considerably how many stalls were on offer, and I wouldn't say there was a great variety of stalls. There were some nice ones selling gifts, a few with lovely handmade items, some nice locally produced food (and some not) and the usual cheapy stalls for pet treats, bedding, handbags, smokers stuff, cushions, clothes etc. A fish and a meat stall, fruit and veg, jams, cakes (not homemade, mass produced).

It had a sad lack of atmosphere, and none of the stalls were ever very Christmassy, even on the day of the Christmas Lights switch on. To be brutally honest, most of the items on offer could have been bought from the shops in that part of town, which these days are mostly pound/discount shops and selling for the same or less in those shops.

It would be fine to pass a couple of hours for a visitor to the town, but I don't think it would attract regular visits from locals or returns from visitors.

Visited December 2012
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