We have revised the opening times for our markets, that currently remain open for food and essential needs.Read More
In response to Covid-19, trading is currently limited to the Oastler Centre, Keighley Market and St James’s Wholesale Market, with a focus on fresh produce, non-perishables and essentials and with social distancing measures in place.Read More
Following the latest Government advice, Bradford Council is closing Kirkgate Market and all non-food stalls at the Oastler Centre and Keighley Market in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (Covid 19).
St James’s Wholesale Market and the fresh food stalls within Oastler Centre and Keighley Market will remain open to ensure the supply of fresh food continues.Read More
This update contains the latest information for all traders, shoppers and visitors in our markets in relation to coronavirus.Read More
Our festive opening hours for Christmas can be found belowRead More
Bradford Council Markets is reaching out to the general public, city centre businesses and shoppers to help decide the official name for the new market on Darley Street, which is set to open in 2022Read More
Fun themed science, art and design session to get you thinking, making and creating!
Suitable for all ages, this is a family drop in creative station!
Completely FREE activity delivered by our friends at Sponge Tree
Saturday 31st August between 12 – 3pm at the Oastler Centre, John Street, Bradford, BD1 3SR
Watch free family films with popcorn to boot in our market…
To celebrate the Bradford UNESCO City of Film’s annual Bradford Family Film Festival, special screenings of family films will be taking place at the Oastler Market.
A pop-up cinema at the back of the market will be showing the films on Saturday’s at 11am-1pm throughout August.Read More
We are open Good Friday and Saturday, Normal Times across all our markets and closed on Bank Holiday.
We are delighted to have Wur Bradford, our local community artists Chemaine Cooke and Jean McEwan engage in a new project inside the Oastler Market. The ‘We Are Here’ project celebrates the unique history, communities and stories of the market, taking participants on a journey of discovery and the culture of Bradford through the market.
Join us for lots of Easter fun in the markets this year! This Easter, we have our very talented team at Young Master’s Visual Art School delivering Easter Egg Craft Workshops in both Oastler and Keighley Market. Both workshops will take place on Saturday 31st March between 12-3pm.Read More
You can find all our Christmas Opening Times for our indoor markets below. This year, our markets will be open on Sundays and extended normal weekday hours. Read More
You may have already seen the new dedicated events space that we have created in the middle of the market, it’s now complete and ready in time for our Christmas programme! We intend the space to be used for various promotional events, ‘pop up’ test trading, product launches or general awareness/fundraising campaigns throughout the year.
The Council have been working with local bus company TLC to make it easier for people to get to the Oastler Market. A new shuttle bus service is being launched that will run between the Interchange and the Oastler Market at the top of town. An initiative welcomed both by traders and shoppers, should see an increase in footfall in both city centre markets. Read More
It all Spooks with us this Halloween, we have ghoulish activities lined up at the ready across our markets!
Oastler Shopping Centre – Saturday 28 October 12.30-4.30pm
The Young Master’s Visual Art School will be running a mummy-making workshop. Under threes will be able to make a masking tape mummy and older children will be able to make their very own 3D repositionable mummy.Read More
The Summer Arts & Crafts Fair in the Oastler Centre went down very well with local children with the help of the Young Masters Visual Art School. Gemma and Sharon from YM collected scrap from market traders for children to shape, paint, sell and play mini market traders in a mini stall! The stall resembled a mini creche and we look forward to hosting more childrens activities by Young Masters. Read More
Oastler Centre: Saturday 26th August 11.00-15.30pm
Celebrating the work of local watercolour artist, Barry Langroyd Hanson, the market will exhibit his stunning paintings of Bradford and Cameroon. The paintings are all up for sale and any enquires can come directly through to Khansa Tufail at Markets Office. There will also be prints and greeting cards from Barry on sale and he will be on the stall painting live on the day. Read More