Love Your Local Market 2024

Give Greenwich Market some love this May!

17 May to 1 June 2024

Greenwich Market is excited to announce the upcoming Love Your Local Market (LYLM) fortnight! Running throughout the UK from Friday 17 May to Saturday 1 June, this joyful festival celebrates the beating hearts of so many local communities – their markets! Trading in the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site since 1737, Greenwich Market is without doubt the core of the Royal Borough’s community. Come down, celebrate this essential London landmark, and give it the love it deserves.

Locals and visitors from the UK and abroad are always delighted by the community, creativity and comprehensive range of art, clothes, collectibles and food they find at Greenwich Market. LYLM is a great opportunity to enjoy all this, support the traders and have a wonderful day out. Enticements include free musical performances, a huge range of traders and a festival atmosphere. Families, couples, curious solo explorers – everyone is welcome!

One of 12 London markets embracing this festival of local commerce and creativity, Greenwich Market has planned an exciting programme of events. Alongside the rich variety of stalls, stores and food trucks for which the market is renowned, visitors will be treated to free musical performances on most days throughout the fortnight!

Greenwich Market’s impressive, heritage-listed, steel-and-glass central hall will be festooned with flags and bunting, bringing pure party atmosphere. The decorations will certainly get our eclectic family of traders in the festive spirit and is sure to do the same for you. So, make LYLM your excuse to visit, embrace the party vibes and show shed-fulls of love for this iconic London market.

Programme

Friday 17 May
Limited Edition
11am - 1:30pm
Kicking off the festivities are Limited Edition, a dynamic duo delivering the ultimate rock and pop covers for a show packed with beloved hits and contagious energy!

George Finlaggan & Ellis Bloom
2 - 4:30pm
Londoners George Finlaggan and Ellis Bloom harmonize poetry, indie-folk rock, and original compositions in a captivating performance. From soulful renditions of Black Pumas to unexpected twists on Kylie Minogue hits, their eclectic repertoire promises an enchanting blend of talent and creativity that will leave you 'spinning around'.

Saturday 18 May
The Mycenae Bluetet
12 - 3:30pm
Experience the irresistible sounds of The Mycenae Bluetet, featuring the soulful vocals of Annie Dehaney-Steven as deliver an afternoon of foot-tapping rhythms and soul-soothing melodies with their fusion of jazz, soul, funk, blues, and Latin influences.

Sunday 19 May
Chiari Spigariol
12 - 3:30pm
A former student of Trinity Laban in Greenwich and the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, drummer Chiari and her band are guaranteed to leave us with Whiplash!

Thursday 23 May
Double Up
12 - 3:30pm
Get ready to rock out with Double Up, one of the UK's top cover duos! With members who have recorded and toured with some of the biggest names in the music, their performance guarantees an electrifying experience filled with infectious energy and unforgettable tunes.

Friday 24 May 
Heart & Soul
12 - 3:30pm
Get ready to groove with Heart & Soul, featuring Diane Horan-Hill and Miles Elliot! Experience a silky-smooth performance of Motown, Soul, and Disco classics that will keep you dancing as you shop around the Market.

Saturday 25 May
Natasha Barker
12 - 3pm
A singer/songwriter hailing from East London, Natasha brings the timeless magic of Motown, Soul, and R&B to life with her powerhouse vocals inspired by music legends like Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Aretha Franklin.

Face Painting with Captain Fantastic
12 - 3:30pm

Thursday 30 May
Manouche Re-imagined
12 - 3:30pm
Go on ammusical voyage with Manouche Re-Imagined, led by the captivating vocals of Hope Augustus. Experience a blend of foot-tapping rhythms and soul-soothing melodies, spanning jazz, soul, funk, blues, and Latin influences.

Friday 31 May
Limited Edition
12 - 3:30pm
Another smashing performance from Limited Edition, a dynamic duo delivering the ultimate rock and pop covers for a show packed with beloved hits and contagious energy!

Saturday 1 June
Dani Baker
11:30am - 1:30pm
Shop for unique, handmade items from our talented local traders as you listen to the delightful voice of Dani Baker with her blend of jazz and contemporary easy listening.

The Mycenae Bluetet
2 - 4pm
Experience the irresistible sounds of The Mycenae Bluetet, featuring the soulful vocals of Annie Dehaney-Steven as deliver an afternoon of foot-tapping rhythms and soul-soothing melodies with their fusion of jazz, soul, funk, blues, and Latin influences.