Tony’s Discount stall is a longstanding popular destination for market shoppers, whether it be looking for bargain priced foods for everyday use or reduced boxes of chocolates for Christmas. You can always hear Tony calling out his wares from his stall just outside HSBC bank.
Where are you from? Norwich.
How long have you been at Fakenham Market? About 38 years.
What are your opening times here? 7.30am – 2pm.
What other markets do you attend?
Diss, Aylsham, Bury St Edmunds, North Walsham, and Wymondham.
What led you to running this stall? I started when I was 18 – 20 years old and had always wanted to do this. It’s a hard job but I love it.
What do you like about coming to Fakenham Market? The people are lovely. Personally I think it could do with more free parking – it would help the market.
What do you sell ? All kinds of food products – cake, nuts, pasta, cheese, biscuits, coffee, meat and more.
This longstanding Bric-a-Brac stall trades on the market area on the left as you walk in from Bridge Street. There are many others too on this section of the market, making it well worth a wander round to find some unexpected bargains and nostalgic items from the past.
Where are you from? North Norfolk.
How long have you been at Fakenham Market? 40 years.
What are your opening times here? 7am – 2pm in dry weather.
What other markets do you attend? None.
What led you to running this stall? I’ve always been a collector and running this stall was easy to do when bringing up children.
What do you like about coming to Fakenham Market? The camaraderie, friendly traders, a really good mix of stalls. I do love it. It’s a unique market, I don’t know of another like it now in North Norfolk.
What are your best selling items?
Crockery collectables, vintage cutlery, bric-a-brac, ornaments, kitchenware.