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25 Jun 2021

Indie street market back with a bang

An street market in Ipswich, organised with a group of indie retailers including a Bira member, has had successful relaunch.

The Saints Market, featuring 21 stalls in St Peter's Street, was deemed a great success, despite by the wet weather.

It was held on Sunday, June 20, following a period of inactivity due to the pandemic. 

Stallholders included Crafty BabaLoveOnePurity Beauty SalonItalian Shirt ShopThe House in TownMauds AtticApplaud Coffee and I-Scream Parlour

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The event is organised by the Saints Community Interest Company of which Bira member Cathy Frost (pictured, above) of lifestyle shop LoveOne is an active part.

She said: "It was a great day despite the weather – with lots of support locally- finally some positive news to report – we are now full steam ahead for the festive market."

Read more in the report in the Ipswich Star

Cathy spoke to BBC Radio 4 on behalf of Bira. Find out more here

Have you got a story to tell about what's going on in your area and how independents are supporting one another. Please email emily.bridgewater@bira.co.uk


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