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Birmingham Rag Market

St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 4RB, England
+44 121 464 8349
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excited to see the market

Alot of quality items. Having come from bristol up to Birmingham on a day trip, I really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Bushra M
Bristol, United Kingdom

I'm a new sewer and wanted to have a look around for some fabric. There are some reasonable stalls... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Clare B
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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  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 4RB, England
+44 121 464 8349
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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
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
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I'm a Brummie who moved away many, many years ago. I assumed that the redevelopment of the Bull Ring would have swept the interestin, long established markets away, so I was delighted to see that the Rag Market is still there. I spent many hours...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This market has everything you will need and more. I have had bargain army stuff, old tins and various other things from here. The food market is also worth a visit if you are interested as the fish there is top class and even the...More

1  Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A must for the home sewer and crafter. Take plenty of dosh as you'll definitely be tempted. Soft furnishing, dress, and speciality fabrics all good quality at bargain prices. I always make a special trip for such things as new curtain fabric and to top...More

Thank westcountrysue
Reviewed 26 May 2017

After all the shopping ... went for a walk fell across the outdoor market ... well this is where I belong ... first of all the the fresh fruit and vegetables were amazing.... every vegetable and herbs you could think of ... then .... O...More

1  Thank chriscrote
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Was a very interesting visit. We walked round for a few hours, taking in all the sights and sounds. Was especially impressed with the outside vegetable market, quite an eye opener on how they sell things. Could do with a m arket like that in...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you can’t find it here then you won’t find it anywhere! Hundreds of stalls selling every possible patter and type of fabric that you can imagine as well as accessories like threads and buttons. The colours are amazing and it is lovely just to...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We popped in for a look around. The market is mostly for the sale of material and haberdashery goods. The re are other stalls selling phone accessories and other gods. We realsied how cheap it would be to live north of Watford! Worth a stroll...More

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Walked round this market again Saturday mainly just soaking up the atmosphere it's a super market selling almost everything. How nice to see the Unity in Diversity Owl from the Big Hoot looking very much at home in the market.

Thank 70ish
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Robert W
25 November 2017|
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.
24 August 2017|
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Response from breastongourmet | Property representative |
Not sure what Birmingham City Council's current policy on dogs in the Rag Market is. It would be best to check first with the Markets Customer Centre on 0121 464 8349 (market days only 9-5). That said, there are some... More
Lyn L
4 May 2017|
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Response from breastongourmet | Property representative |
The Rag Market is open 4 days a week - Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 9-5 and Saturdays 9-5.30. There are lots of fabric stalls in the Rag, but if you visit on a Tuesday, Friday, or Saturday the Open Market (outside) has some... More