Young Traders Market

If you’re a young trader aged 16 to 30, you can apply to take part in the competition – click here. If you’re a market operator who wants to run a young traders market – click here.

We’re taking applications from young entrepreneurs to trade on the Regional Final in their home region NOW. You’re encouraged to trade on local events, too – click here.


Young Traders!

Want to take part in the Young Traders Market programme in 2020?

If you have any questions about the Young Traders Market programme, please contact the NMTF by telephone on 01226 749 021 or by email at

When and where are the Regional Finals and the National Final?

National Final

Friday, 28 and Saturday, 29 August

Regional Final – East of England

Near the market in Guildhall Street

Saturday, 11 July

Hosted by
Cambridge City Council

Regional Final – North East

Grey’s Monument

Saturday, 18 July

Hosted by
Newcastle City Council

Regional Final – South West

Market Place

Thursday, 23 July

Hosted by
Mendip District Council

Regional Final – Wales

Outside the indoor market in Oxford Street

Saturday, 25 July

Hosted by Swansea Council

Regional Final – South East

Cathedral Piazza

Wednesday, 29 July

Hosted by
Westminster City Council

Regional Final – North West

Outside the new market

Saturday, 1 August

Hosted by
Warrington Borough Council

Regional Final – Yorkshire and the Humber

Market Place
Saturday, 1 August

Hosted by
Market Asset Management

Regional Final – Northern Ireland

In front of the City Hall
Wednesday, 5 August

Hosted by Belfast City Council

Regional Final – Midlands

Dudley Street

Saturday, 8 August

Hosted by City of Wolverhampton Council and LSD Promotions