Montgomery Town Market is open every Thursday from 9am to around 3pm. With regular stalls on the lower floor of the Town Hall, over the summer months you are also likely to see stalls out on Broad Street. Toilets are located on the ground floor at the rear of the hall. Disabled access is available to the upper floor
Well-behaved dogs are welcome.
Regulars each week include Simon the Fishmonger, Shed38, Offa's Veg, Amanda's Bakery, Wild Welsh Wool and SunnySoul Plants . We also have traders such as Hollies Floral Designs, stone carver Malcolm Mellen and others on some Thursdays.
Please see below for further details
Offa’s Veg are a small family farm located in Mid Wales just outside the beautiful former county town of Montgomery, producing home grown seasonal fresh vegetables. Dave and his wife Ingrad started their veg stall in Montgomery 41 years ago and today Dave, Irene and his four daughters run the stall every Thursday and Saturday from Montgomery Town Hall. They also offer a selection of fruit and vegetables from other producers.
Simon The Singing Fishmonger Simon Phillips has been a regular fixture in the Thursday market for 36 years, having taken on the running of the family fish stall from his father. He supplies a good variety of high-quality fresh fish and shellfish and will happily fillet your purchase. He also stocks whole chickens, open barn raised in Whitchurch.
Amanda’s Bakery is run by wife and husband team Amanda and Julian Simpson-Atkins who are based in the Clun Valley. Concentrating on ‘slow’ bread such as sourdough, they produce a variety of tasty and wholesome loaves as well as a selection of savoury snacks, sweet rolls and cakes. They also have a selection of home-made jams and preserves made using local and heritage ingredients such as whinberry and quince. Their bakery range includes gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options, and their cakes have a lower sugar content than shop-bought alternatives.
Wild Welsh Wool is run by Sharon Smith from Glyn Canol Old Farm, a small rare and native breed farm just 9 miles from Montgomery. Wild Welsh Wool sells handmade wool products including unique rugs, cushions and hand-spun balls of wool; pasture-fed meat reared on the stunning Welsh hills is also available to order and can be delivered to the market and locally.
My name is Polly; here in Montgomery I plant smiles, grow love and sell happiness in the form of houseplants and succulents. I can make you beautiful statement arrangements, bouquets and living art pieces by commission.
Malcolm Mellen has been carving and engraving stones for about 12 years. He takes commissions for house signs, memorial stones and personalised gifts, as well as producing variety of art pieces. Most of the natural slate is sourced from quarries in Snowdonia and he also uses recycled slate and other local stone or wood if appropriate. With a workshop in Presteigne, Malcolm can also be seen working on pieces at the market.
Run by Montgomery based Katrina Collins, Shed38 brings local produce to Monty market. Local meat and game, organic milk, home grown fruit and veg are among some of what is on offer. Katrina also uses wild, foraged and seasonal local flowers and plants to produce unique food items like Lilac and Berry Cordial and Elderberry Salad dressing.
Three craftisans have come together to offer a range of handmade or homegrown goods. Llety Mawr Sheep and Crafts - breed pedigree Jacob sheep on thier peaceful small-holding above Llangadfan. They have an ethical policy ensuring not only animal welfare but also a respectful, sustainable approach to farming and the countryside. The fleeces are used in knitting, crochet, felting and hand-spinning. They also sell wool, untreated fleeces and Jacob meat and are exploring tanning techniques.
Contact: Amanda Tompkins
Beck Burton lives near Llanfair Caereinion and has been hand spinning and making wool rugs for many years. She loves the natural colours of the local produced fleeces, processing the wool from fleece to yarn to rugs and enjoys experimenting with textiles, adding silks and other fibres to make each rug unique. Inspiration comes from all over the place, recently from Llanymynech Rocks, the winter ice on the pond and Bunners Hardware in Montgomery! Beck also makes needle felt decorations, giant knitting and vintage silk quilts.
Pippa has worked for nearly 40 years in all areas of organic horticulture from growing plants to garden design to willow weaving. She lives in the hills above Llanerfyl producng the lovely coloured willows which are then woven into anything from a dragonfly, a flower, a log basket or a wigwam! Pippa also run workshops and courses on various aspects of willow weaving; she loves working with this home-grown, sustainable, biodegradable material – and hope to add rush and bamboo weaving in 2022.
Contact: www.pippasplants.com email@example.com