Supporting small independent local businesses


Our small independent pop-up markets and shops are a treasure trove of local independent creative businesses.  These events celebrate incredible artisans, bringing them all together under one roof.

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A showcase of local talent

Come and discover the unique creativity of Hertfordshire.

Our markets celebrate the creative community of Hertfordshire and its surrounding areas.  Set up as a Christmas Market in 2022, they now run 3 times a year with a Pop Up Shop as a Christmas treat!

The aim is to give small businesses and local artists/makers a regular home to showcase their work and meet their customers face to face.

Each market is very carefully put together and curated, they offer a welcoming and exciting environment for the artists and the shoppers with a huge variety, that changes with each market, these events are well worth a visit.

We invite you to explore our upcoming pop-up markets and become a part of Hertfordshire’s creative community. Whether you’re looking for a special gift, a personal treat, our markets are the place to be.

Upcoming Pop-up Shops Pop-up Markets

Our small, independent pop-up markets are the perfect place to explore the wares of creative local businesses under one roof.



9 March 2024

Join us as we step into spring and meet over 40 talented small businesses. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the Town Hall will be packed full of gorgeous gifts and wonderful Easter Treats. Make sure you visit all 3 rooms so you don’t miss a thing!

St Albans


19 May 2024

After the success of our first St Albans market we are set to return this May with 30 fantastic Creative Businesses. The Assembly Room in St Albans Gallery and Museum will be a hive of activity with so many beautiful gifts and treats for you and your loved ones.



6 July 2024

This Summer will see another packed Shop Small Market with over 40 talented Creatives taking over the Town Hall. Spread through 3 rooms, over 2 floors it really is a treat to shop at. With products from candles to ceramics, skincare to clothing, there is something for everyone.

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