Darlington Market Events

Darlington Continental Market

Darlington’s Continental Market returns for its second visit of the year!

Darlington’s town centre will come alive with the tastes, smells and products of Continental Europe – and beyond – when the traditional European street and craft fair arrives in town.


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New Exhibition Space Launching at Darlington Market

Darlington Market is pleased to announce the installation and launch of a brand-new exhibition space within the indoor market Following a successful application to Darlington for Culture, twelve exhibition boards have been purchased, with the assistance of a small arts grant, for the Victorian Market Hall event space to enhance the original offer within the… Read more »


House of Fraser

Darlington and Middlesbrough House of Fraser stores to stay open

The House of Fraser stores in both Darlington and Middlesbrough are to stay open, saving more than 100 jobs.


Bulmer Stone inspiration for Dover Prize exhibition

Photo caption L-R: Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson put the finishing touches to the ‘Strang Stane’ exhibition in Darlington’s Covered Market. A piece of Darlington’s heritage and folklore was the inspiration behind a new exhibition opening at the town’s covered market. ‘Strang Stane’ has been created by London-based artists Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson, who… Read more »


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An Average Weekly Shop in Darlington Market

According to figures from the Office of National Statistics 2017 Family Spending in the UK review, the average family weekly food shop comes in at £53.20. (We don’t believe it either!) But Darlington Market rose to the challenge to see how far £53.20 would go in the Covered Market.



Miniature Gardens and Flower Weekend

To celebrate Northumbria in Bloom the indoor market have created mini gardens for you to come and find around the building – come and see which is your favourite!
Local churches are displaying a variety of floral arrangements and displays. Bring along your own created flower or mini garden to add to the colourful displays.


Pimms and Needles

Felt Flower Brooch Workshop

Pop into the indoor market on Monday 9th July 2018 between 10am and 12pm. Come and join Pimms & Needles to learn how to make a felt flower brooch with Charly!



The Market Hall is open Monday to Saturday from 8am until 5pm.

The Outdoor Market is held on Mondays and Saturdays, 8am to 5pm.

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Darlington Continental Market
Darlington Continental Market