Oxford Covered Market

Introduction to the market

Shout Out for the Covered Market competition to win £150

Are you a budding writer, poet or a songwriter? Would you like the opportunity for your work to be installed in a new listening post in the Covered Market so everyone can hear it, perform with a renowned author, be a part of the market’s history and win £150?

We are launching a competition to write a piece of spoken-word, poetry or music that tells your story of Oxford Covered Market. It could be your experiences visiting the market over your lifetime, a fictional story set within the market, or a description of the sights and smells of the market today.

Visit our Shout Out for the Covered Market page for full details on how to enter.

Competition runs until 3 November 2019.

Oxford's world-famous Covered Market is home to a large number of specialist independent traders, each selling their own unique variety of goods. The market dates back to the 1770s and has always been an attraction for locals and visiting tourists who come from far and wide to soak up the building's history and heritage.

It provides a unique showcase for the very best in local crafts, and food and drink. Many of the businesses are family owned, having been passed on through the generations, each offering a very personal, bespoke customer service.

Fresh fruit, vegetables, breads and cakes, meats, cheeses, fine foods, flowers, leather goods, shoes, watches and jewellery, clothing, gifts, hats and so much more are on offer - the mix is electrifying.

When taking a break from browsing the goods there's a mouth-watering choice of places to eat and drink to choose from. Whatever you are tempted with - a ciabatta, a cappuccino or a cake - you will always find something to satisfy in Oxford's Covered Market.

Visit the Oxford Covered Market website for more information.

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