Big market celebration

Mr BIG special market EMN-141205-173636001
Mr BIG special market EMN-141205-173636001

Two years ago this month, Market Rasen launched its journey to become a Portas Pilot with an Extraordinary Portas Pop Up market.

To celebrate 2014 Love Your Local Market campaign, this Tuesday, May 20, there will be an extra BIG weekday Market in the town. Representatives from Government and Boots will visiting the town as well to learn from Market Rasen’s achievements as one of the first 12 Portal Towns.

The extra LYLM Market is a collaboration between Market Rasen Business Improvement Group (MR BIG), who run the BIG double award winning market on the first Saturday of every month, and Market Rasen Town Council, who run the regular weekly markets.

“The High Street and the Market rely on local people showing their support at these key events,” said Jackie Smith, MR BIG Markets Director.

“Please take the time to come down and join the fun from 9am.”

Maria from Greens of Lincolnshire will be doing cooking demonstrations with the very best local ingredients; Sarah from Bricktree Gallery at Jim’s Yard will be demonstrating how to use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and Middle Rasen Primary School choir will be entertaining shoppers from just after 11am.

The Advocate Arms is offering shoppers a free Scone with every tea or coffee bought on the day too and there are also special offers and deals along the High Street wherever you see the MY MARKET RASEN sticker.