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Bull Ring Rag Market

The Rag Market is home to an eclectic mix of the latest fashions, fabrics, haberdashery, gifts, everyday shopping and more.
This page provides more information on the Rag Market, including how to rent a stall.

The Bull Ring Rag Market is home to 350 stalls and 17 perimeter shops, and is currently fully let.

Opening times and contact information

Open Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9am to 5pm Open Every Saturday: 9.00am to 5.30pm.

The Rag market is located at the following address:-
Edgbaston Street
B5 4RB

If you would like to rent a stall in one of the Bull Ring Markets, please call Raj Kang on 0121 303 2609 or email raj.s.kang@birmingham.gov.uk.

Directions to the Bull Ring Rag Market on Google Maps.


  • Baby changing facilities:- Baby Changing Facilities are located at the side of the Bull Ring Rag Market. Keys for this facility can be obtained from the Markets Customer Centre which is located on Edgbaston street next door to the Rag Market.
  • Wheelchair, pram/pushchair users:- Automatic doors on Edgbaston Street entrances to Indoor Market Hall to assist wheelchair users and parents with prams/pushchairs.
  • Disabled toilets and baby changing rooms:- Disabled toilet and parent and baby changing room facilities are also available.
  • Guide dogs:- Registered guide, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome on all our markets.


Unfortunately, there is no designated parking for market stallholders, however there are numerous car parks nearby. You may use the loading bay area until 10am and after 16.30pm, but please note that this area is very busy and consideration must be shown to other traders also wishing to load and unload their goods.

The loading bay is at the bottom of Gloucester Street (off Upper Dean Street) between the Open Market and Rag Market buildings. Please note that this area is very busy and consideration must be shown to other traders. It may be useful to bring a wheeled trolley to assist with the carriage of your equipment from your vehicle to the stall.

Information for Traders and Stallholders

Restrictions on what you can sell

There are some restrictions on what you are allowed to sell on your stall, for example alcohol and cigarettes are not allowed on any of the daily markets.

There are restrictions on the sale of material/fabric, net curtains and mobile phones and accessories. These restrictions are due to over-representation of these lines and this list is not exhaustive.

Seasonal restrictions - September to January

Greeting cards, wrapping paper, toys, jewellery, Christmas lines have seasonal restrictions. Consideration maybe given in these areas if the line is new to our markets or under-represented.

All allocated spaces for caterers are currently taken.

Charity Stalls at the Rag Market

Did you know we offer vacant stalls free of charge to charities and community projects ?

If you are a registered charity or a local community project and would like to rent a stall, you may be able to do so free of charge. Stalls can be booked for a single day, a whole week or a series of days (eg 3 Fridays or 2 Saturdays).

The market is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays between 9am and 5pm.

What can I use a charity stall for?

How do I book a charity stall?