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Uplands Market, Swansea

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Uplands Market was set up by regeneration experts Ben Reynolds and Gordon Gibson (from Trilein), local councillors, local businesses and the community. It is now a sustainable social enterprise and features 70 stalls and attracts thousands of visitors each month.

In addition to a wide array of fresh food and handmade items, you can enjoy poetry and music on the Do Not Go Gentle Festival stage. It also provides opportunities for small Welsh independent traders by supporting their business in a safe and nurturing environment.

The market runs 9am - 1pm the last Saturday of every month and is held in Gwydr Square in Uplands, SA2 0HD. You can find all the dates here:

http://www.uplandsmarket.com/market-dates.html

You can register as a trader on the website and apply for pitches:

www.uplandsmarket.com

If you are a trader and have any questions, read through the FAQs:

http://www.uplandsmarket.com/userfiles/file/Sept2014MarketFAQsforboth.pdf

The Uplands Market team also runs the Marina Market. The Facebook page for the Marina Market is here:

www.facebook.com/marinamarketswansea

For more information, please contact info@uplandsmarket.com
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  • Lively street market, good range of local foods and crafts.Well worth a visit particularly pre Christmas or Easter. Also music and poetry reading,local councillors available to talk to.  more »
  • This is a lively street market in the square with an interesting range of food items on sale, as well as other stalls selling craft items, jewellery, soap etc. There are several cafes in and around th...  more »
  • The market is small but interesting but I find the breads and artisan food products expensive, even the local vegetables. The one exception to this is the Cuckoomill Turkey stall whose staff are alway...  more »