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Birmingham Rag Market

St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 5BB, England
+44 121 464 8349
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Nice market

This market is sandwiched between the food market and the outdoor fruits and vegetables market... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good market

Large market area near the bullring. This is the fabric and brick a bat part of the market area... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Open 4 days a week, the Birmingham Rag Market provides market shopping at its best, and is home to 350 stalls, and 17 perimeter shops, selling a massive and diverse range of goods. 'The Rag' is renowned for the extensive range of fabrics it has to offer,in addition to general and alternative goods. The Rag Market is one of three Bull Ring Markets. The other two are the Bull Ring Open Market, and The Bull Ring Indoor Market. The Big Brum Antique Market is also held 10 times a year - see website for details and dates.
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  • Average7%
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“stall holders” (6 reviews)
“fruit and veg” (6 reviews)
“food market” (4 reviews)
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St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 5BB, England
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+44 121 464 8349
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"fruit and veg"
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"outdoor market"
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"stalls selling"
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"great market"
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"lovely fabrics"
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"sell things"
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"british market"
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"phone accessories"
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"an eye opener"
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"bull ring"
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"well worth the visit"
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"haberdashery"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This market is sandwiched between the food market and the outdoor fruits and vegetables market. Loads of clothing and household goods for sale. Great market to browse

Thank albeback1
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Large market area near the bullring. This is the fabric and brick a bat part of the market area. Vast choice.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're like me and love browsing markets, you'll definitely love this one :) There's a little bit of everything, from clothes and shoes to foods and houseware. There are plenty cheap local food products to buy, which I found especially interesting :)

Thank Mojca J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good spacious market place that was visited on a cold blustery day so one did g stay too long at all but will do one day hopefully

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The rag market is great, stall holders friendly, large selection of goods. I use it for fabric and haberdashery, loads to choose from and bargain prices. Always worth a visit if you are in Brum.

1  Thank rosieharrison66
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

I have been coming here since it opened in 2000 I get fish flaps for our two cats for pennies and love the sweet shop for their Vegan sweets brilliant

Thank Brumlads
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Gotta love this place.. Get anythin you want , great price, great vibe and feel what brums all about. Food is fresher than anywhere else.. Take your wallet.. guaranteed to spend loads..

Thank MrCaddy
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

My wife is a keen dressmaker and has alway wanted to visit the Rag Market. Today is our wedding anniversary so, as a treat, I took her to the Rag Market. True a number of stalls had not reopened after the festivities which was a...More

1  Thank thesquirrels
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Alot of quality items. Having come from bristol up to Birmingham on a day trip, I really enjoyed seeing a market with absolutely everything from traditional cafes to clothes, house wares, gifts and party decorations. Highly recommend this market for a few hrs walk around.

Thank Bushra M
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I'm a new sewer and wanted to have a look around for some fabric. There are some reasonable stalls with lovely patterned fabric from £2 a meter. I got some lovely fabrics and there were also stalls selling threads, zips, bobbins, ribbons and other sewing...More

1  Thank Clare B
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Lvira54
23 March 2018|
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Response from breastongourmet | Property representative |
No - not open Sundays. The Rag Market is open 4 days a week: Tuesdays 9.00am - 5.00pm, Thursdays 9.00am - 5.00pm, Fridays 9.00am - 5.00pm, Saturdays 9.00am - 5.30pm.
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Marcia K
1 February 2018|
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Response from breastongourmet | Property representative |
Hi. There are numerous traders in the Rag Market that sell incense sticks. One Rag Market trader does sell these online. Tripadvisor doesn't allow me to put a direct link but if you look on Facebook they are called... More
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Robert W
25 November 2017|
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Response from breastongourmet | Property representative |
Hi. We're finalising the extra Xmas trading days at the moment. As soon as we know we'll put them on the Rag Market Facebook and Twitter pages. Hope this helps.
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