BBC By Kevin Peachey
Bury your head in the Domesday Book of 1086 and you will find mention of the market in the centre of Cambridge.
Centuries later, and the market survives and thrives, open seven days a week with stalls selling everything from fruit and vegetables to wooden toys and ceramic bowls.
Street markets across the country have had to evolve as town and city centres face challenges from out-of-town shopping, the growth of supermarkets, the birth of online retail, and economic cycles.
For many nowadays, that means offering something a bit different with an artisan twist, rather than just the daily groceries.
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