Forum has an open-air market every Thursday and Saturday and
an indoor market on alternative Thursdays. Both markets commence
at approximately 8.00am and are open until about 3.30pm.
in the open-air market include plants and shrubs, garden ornaments,
hardware, fabric, fruit and vegetables, greetings cards, gifts,
footwear, clothing, fresh fish, cheese and dairy products, cakes,
etc. The indoor market has numerous stalls ranging from bric-a-brac
to books, to crafts, clothing and charity stalls, etc.
outdoor market is operated by North Dorset District Council
(for further details contact Miss Bruce on (01258) 484071 and
the indoor market is operated by the Town Council (for further
details contact Mr. Parsons on (01258) 860048.
are also regular Farmers' Markets that place in the Corn Exchange
on or around the second Friday of each month as follows:
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operate from approximately 9.00am to 1.00pm and goods range
from fresh meat and poultry to wine, cheese, pates, fishcakes,
etc, etc. These markets are currently operated under the auspices
of North District (for further details contact Mr. Adam Hunt
on (01258) 484008. More Info:
addition to the above specialist markets have been held including
the first ever Water Market in the UK which took place in August
2000 and which covered al and anything to do with water from
Watercress to Waterbuts.
you are interested in hiring the Corn Exchange for specialist
markets or any other event or function please contact the Town
Council (Mrs. Sandra Massart on (01258) 454500).