Hughmark News

Hughmark is delighted to announce it is opening a new Sunday market.

The market will be in Loughton in the Epping Forest district of Essex.

Hughmark is interesting in hearing from traders interesting in taking a stall at the market and the opening date will be confirmed shortly.

The Christmas opening dates for all Hughmark markets are about to be confirmed. 

This will cover the following markets: 

Kempton Park market

Bracknell market 

Maidenhead market

and Basingstoke market.

The French market is back by popular demand returning to Bracknell this autumn.

The market always proves popular with local people, featuring over 30 different stalls selling French produce including local cheeses, bread, tarts, croissants, sausages, olives and crepes.

The 2024 Epsom Derby market will be held on 31st May and June 1st.

As usual Hughmark will be organising the famous derby market for both days.

Maidenhead market is in a good location on the high street & there are a few opportunities still available. Traders who may be interested should call Lee Hughes on 07766 028214 or email:

Hughmark is delighted to announce they will be taking control of Maidenhead market from 31st March.

Traders are invited to apply for a pitch for this year's Epsom Derby market on 3rd & 4th June 2022.

Here's this year's Christmas and new year opening and closing dates.

Basingstoke closed on 25th December. Open on 29th December. Closed on 1st January. Open each Wednesday and Saturday thereafter.

Kempton closed until 6th January. Open each Thursday thereafter.

Bracknell market will be open on Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th December, but closed on Saturday 25th December & Saturday 1st January.

Following the cancellation of the 2021 event, the Epsom Derby market is confirmed for Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th June 2022

Basingstoke market will be open to traders on Wednesday 22nd December, but closed on Saturday 25th December and 1st January. The market will be open on Wednesday 29th December, but will then re-open on Saturday 8th January 2022.

Tadley Sunday market is be open on Sunday 19th December, but will remain closed on Sunday 26th December. The market will re-open on Sunday 2nd January 2022. The market will also be accepting car booters throughout the seasonal period.

Following the government's removal of Covid-19 restrictions, the market is open to all customers. All regular traders are welcome to attend working the same layout as introduced in 2020. 

Tadley Sunday market is now fully open and happy to welcome new traders.

The market offers a range of fresh produce and car booting facilities. Car booting cost just £5 per car and proves popular with local people.


Basingstoke market is now open and happy to accept applications from new traders. 

 The market offers fresh meat, fish, eggs, breads, bakes, Biltong, fruit and veg plus street food, smoking accessories and face masks. 


Following the removal of Covid-19 restrictions, Bracknell market is now fully open.

Trading as normal every Friday and Saturday 9am - 4pm, the market offers a full range of fresh produce and hot street food outside Princess Square.

Kempton Park market will be closed on Thursday 5th November due to Jockey Club racing commitments.

Kempton Park market will NOT be open on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve this year. 

Both dates fall on a Thursday in 2020 and the market will be closed on both December 24th and 31st.

Due to Jockey Club racing commitments on Thursday 24th September, Kempton Park market will close for safety reasons.

However the market will reopen the following Thursday 1st October.


Due to Covid-19 restrictions, it has not been possible to accommodate Ramsgate market at its usual town centre site.