150 years of Darlington Market

Celebrations are underway to mark the 150th anniversary of an iconic North East market.

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Darlington market 150th anniversary celebrations

Crowds gathering at Darlington Market on Saturday. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Celebrations are underway to mark the 150th anniversary of an iconic North East market.

Traders at Darlington's Covered Market are dressing in Victorian garb to mark the occasion.

People enjoying the sun in traditional Victorian garb. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Events are planned throughout the weekend, including the town's first public ox roast for 100 years along with Victorian-style workshops and fair games.

The market building, with its landmark clock tower, has served generations of shoppers over the years.

Darlington clock tower in the town centre. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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