Wem Markets

Wem Weekly Market 8am -1pm

New Extend Opening Times!

Founded in 1202 Wem market is one of the oldest markets in England. Located at the heart of the beautiful market town of Wem in North Shropshire.

Wem Town Hall hosts Wem Market every Thursday from 8am to 1pm.

The indoor section of the market is held at Wem Town Hall with the outdoor section extended to the Town Square (next to Co-op supermarket in the main town car park).


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At the Indoor Market we have:

  • Keith with his array of cards and giftwrap
  • Az with general hardware, watches, gifts and watch battery and strap fitting service
  • Northwood Nurseries with a beautiful array of plants for your gardens and hanging baskets
  • Mark with local cheese and eggs
  • Local Bakery Vermulens with a fantastic collection of signature breads, cakes and pastries – orders can be placed for following weeks, please ask at the stall
  • Jenni’s Crafting Hub with supplies, kits and gifts
  • Goats in Coats with beautiful hand poured scented candles and wax melts, the perfect present for any occasion
  • Cake Ocean with Gluten free cakes and sweet treats
  • Clint for all your bird feed, pet food and pet accessory needs
  • Malcolm with clothing and seasonal accessory lines

At the Outdoor Market we have:

  • Ian with his fresh fish straight from the sea
  • James and his tasty pork baps
  • Chris with beautiful fresh fruit and veg
  • Alison from Crossbank Farm with top quality hardy perennials, herbs, small shrubs and ornamental grasses to plant in your garden

For wem weekly market trader enquiries please contact the Wem Town Hall reception on 01939 232299 or email rose@wemtownhall.co.uk


Wem Markets Throughout the Year

Throughout the year Wem Town Hall hosts a number of popular Markets showcasing a wide range of local food, drink and crafts available for sale from local and regional traders.

Farmers’ Market

Wem Farmers’ Market runs every 2nd Saturday of the month, from March to December, 9am to 12.30pm. Located in the heart of the town at Jubilee Square.

For Trader Enquiries please call 01743 367407

Wem Crafters

Wem Crafter are a local community of crafters from Wem and surrounding areas coming together to organise their own events and share information and ideas.

Throughout the year they organise various craft fairs and events some of which take place here at Wem Town Hall.

If you would like to make a stall enquiry for any of their events please email wemcrafters@yahoo.com

Other Markets

In April and September respectively the markets are organised by members of Wem Civic Society, Wem District Garden Club and Wem Transition Town Initiative as the Wem Combine Harvesters. All profits from the markets go to the groups and their local projects.

For more information please email: wemharvest@yahoo.co.uk or tel: 01939 235443


On the first Friday of December the Wem Town Hall Community Trust organises a Craft and Food Fayre as part of the Town’s Winter Festival. Stalls are located in the Town Hall and at St Peter and St Paul’s Church Hall.

To be added to the mailing list for this event please contact WTH reception on 01939 232299 or email info@wemtownhall.co.uk

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