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Birmingham Rag Market

St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 4RB, England
+44 121 464 8349
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Fantastic for Fabric

The rag market is great, stall holders friendly, large selection of goods. I use it for fabric and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Towcester, United Kingdom
A virtual Alladins cave

I have been coming here since it opened in 2000 I get fish flaps for our two cats for pennies and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fruit and veg” (6 reviews)
“food market” (4 reviews)
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St. Martins Market Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 4RB, England
+44 121 464 8349
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Thank rosieharrison66
Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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
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Questions & Answers
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