Mansfield Market will once again be taking part in the national Love Your Local Market Campaign with a series of special events and promotions.
The fun begins on Wednesday 17 May and continues until Tuesday 30 May.
Shoppers will have a chance to win £20 to spend at Mansfield Market by taking part in a quiz and entering a prize draw. Activity sheets, which include competitions for all ages, will be available throughout the fortnight. They can be picked up from Mansfield Museum, Mansfield Bus Station or market traders.
There will also be free entertainment in the Market Place including craft sessions, cookery demonstrations and small animal handling. Free Mansfield Market re-usable shopping bags will be given out to shoppers (subject to availability).
Timetable of events
Wednesday 17 May: Baby and children's speciality market selling pre-loved children's toys, books, clothes and equipment. There will be entertainment for youngsters laid on by Sure Start from 10am to 12noon.
Saturday 20 May: Love Local party - enjoy a day of fun with furry friends from White Post Farm, live music, giant garden games and face painting - 11am to 3pm.
Wednesday 24 May: Live cookery demonstrations and free recipe packs with entertainment by West Notts College - 11am to 2pm.
Friday 26 May: Arts and craft market with homemade products, crafts, gifts and food. The entertainment will include crochet sessions with Yankee Yarns, and hanging basket making workshops 11am to 2pm.
The special markets run from 8.30am to 4pm alongside usual market stalls, which include fresh produce, clothing and pet items. Stalls at the specialist markets can be booked by calling 01623 463818 or send an email. More information about what's on at Mansfield Market along with details about how to rent a market stall for free can be found here.