National market day sees the start of two weeks of the first national Love Your Local Market campaign pop up market in Bolton. Apprentice semi-finalist and market trader Adam Corbally will be giving talks and celebrity chef Simon Rimmer will be giving demonstrations as part of the campaign.
Bolton council’s cabinet member for community services, Cllr Akhtar Zaman, said: “Markets play a key role in the vitality of the town centre and that’s why we’re investing £4.5 million in Bolton Market. “Holding the pop-up market gives people the chance to trade and they are a great way for entrepreneurs to get experience in a retail environment.”
Selling hand-crafted cards, beauty treatments and potted plants among other goods the market opens on 25th June.
Local artists and craftspeople will be exhibiting and selling their wares in a new pop up shop in Midhurst, West Sussex on the 23rd – 24th August 2012.
Appropriately named Handy and Divine, the shop will be on West Street, opposite Prezzo’s and any interested parties should email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
BoxBag are opening a number of pop up shops in Gloucestershire to promote their leather goods. A British company, they produce handmade bags and belts for the discerning buyer all made in England.
If you want to get in on the action the next shop is open 23rd June in The Cotswold Craft Market at The Corn Hall Cirencester, Gloucestershire – for more information see the website www.boxbag.co.uk
Electrolux, the well known kitchen appliance brand are running a pop up restaurant showcasing amazing food and views over and across London to boot.
6 Michelin star chefs including Daniel Clifford and Tom Kitchin will be presenting unique menus using locally sourced ingredients in the semi-transparent structure atop the Royal Festival Hall.
Guests will have the opportunity to interact with the chefs while watching their food be prepared.
Open now until 30th September – If you would like further information and to book a table visit www.electrolux.co.uk/cube/london
A little birdie tells us that Bombay Duck are opening a pop up shop in Westfield, a first retail space for the online brand.
The shop will showcase Bombay Duck’s unique range of home accessories and gifts so pop in for a gander.
Over 4 consecutive weekends in Dalston a pop up restaurant serving Peruvian style food and drink will be open for business. Serving Pisco-based cocktails and delicious Ceviche – you are advised to book if you plan to eat.
Live music with a different world music for each weekend will be played so get on down to the Hackney Cypriot Association, Dalston from 15th June onward.