Darlington Market Events

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 »


weekly shop

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!


Fast Frame

Darlington Market welcomes a new business: Fast Frame

Darlington Market is not only a link to the heritage of the town but a cradle for its vibrant future. Small independent businesses form the Darlington Market community, and MAM is excited to welcome another member of that community, Fast Frame.


Darlington Continental Market

Continental Market coming to Darlington

Sample flavours from around the world at the Darlington Continental Market, run in partnership with MM Events Group on Tuesday 19th, Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st June 2018, open between 9am and 5pm every day.