Tag Archive: Event

Sara González presented at the latest NABMA conference in Birmingham on the 30th of June. The presentation drew on some of our preliminary findings from the customer survey that we have carried out in Grainger Market, Newcastle, and wider findings from our interviews and workshops regarding the community value of...

The Markets 4 People team has been very fortunate in welcoming a new researcher to our ranks for the summers of 2019 and 2020: Laidlaw Scholar and University of Leeds Geography student Meegan Worcester. Meegan, who is now embarking on the second year of her undergraduate degree, successfully applied for...

On the 24th of June, Myfanwy Taylor and myself attended the Future of London’s Street Markets at Brixton Community Base. The conference was organised by Saif Osmani from Friends of Queens Marke, Mama D from Community Centred Knowledge, and Just Space with some support from Markets4People and the University of...

Today almost 300 delegates from across the globe are gathered in London for the first day of the 10th International Public Markets Conference.   Sara González and Myfanwy Taylor are present, representing the Markets4People team, and will be hosting an unconference session on ‘Researching the Community Benefits of Public Markets’ on...

Dr Myfanwy Taylor, University of Leeds On Monday 17 September, Dr Sara Gonzalez and I held two workshops as part of the National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) annual conference in Stratford-upon-Avon. We wanted to understand market managers’ perspectives on the community value of markets and how it can...

If you are a market manager or operator attending this year’s NABMA’s annual conference (17th-19th Sept) then do come along to one of the workshops we will be hosting to explore the ‘community value’ of traditional markets. We will be inviting participants to help shape our research and contribute to our...

Sara Gonzàlez On Saturday 28th of April 2018 several members of our research team visited Oastler Market in Bradford to join in a brilliant event put on by the grassroots artist collective Wur Bradford under the name “WE ARE HERE”. This project is a collaboration between Bradford Markets, artists and traders to...

Defending London’s important sites of Latin American community, culture and enterprise from displacement Myfanwy Taylor On Thursday 26 April, the University of Leeds and the Instituto Cervantes Leeds heard from two prominent figures in the fight to defend important sites of Latin American culture, community and entrepreneurialism in London. Organised...

NMTF’s annual conference, held on Monday 16th April in Sheffield, provided our team with its first major opportunity to present our project to market traders, managers, operators and other professionals working within the sector. We were pleased to see that the materials on our stall generated interest from delegates, whilst...

We’re really looking forward to presenting our project at the NMTF conference on Monday 16th April. We’ll be asking operators and traders to share their views about the community value of traditional markets. Delegates – look out for the green flyer in your conference pack! We’d love you to complete...