Borough Market celebrates 1000 years with Southwark Cathedral ceremony

Admin (11 March, 2015) Culture

The market is thought to have first taken place in 1014.

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Borough Market celebrated its 1,000th anniversary last week with a special ceremony at Southwark Cathedral, complete with music, poetry and – of course – food.

Songs were sung by local choirs and a poem was commissioned to mark the occasion, written and read by Suléy Muhidin, a former Southwark Council apprentice.

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