Trading at the Specialist Markets

If you want to trade on any of the Manchester Specialist Markets, you must be registered on our Specialist Markets trader database, by completing and submitting this form with all supporting documents.

Manchester Specialist markets comprise Street Food market at Piccadilly, Arts and Crafts Markets and the award-winning Christmas markets among others.

Manchester Specialist Markets operate markets targeted at different levels of food and craftsmanship depending on the market location and target audience. Registrations are assessed for quality, suitability to the Manchester Specialist Markets, original design and the skilful and novel use of materials.

To ensure we allocate you to the appropriate trader category you should provide as much detail as possible.

When planning the market, we will invite traders registered on the database to trade at the market by sending out a booking form. The number and type of traders invited will vary depending upon the market.

Using the form

You will need to upload electronic versions of your documents, so have them ready. The maximum file size is 16mb.

When you go through the form, you have about 20 minutes to complete each page. Don't use your normal 'Back' button to return to an earlier question, but use the 'Previous' button on the page you are on. Questions marked * can't be left blank.