The Markets Service are pleased to announce the appointment of Catherine Simes, co-founder of the Bradford Street Market online platform on an initial one year contract.Read More
We have some great opportunities for you budding entrepreneurs out there inside the Oastler Centre and the Kirkgate Market. Whether you have an established small business or you’ve got an idea for a product or service and want to get a feel for buying and selling goods, setting up a stall is a good option in 2020.
Budding entrepreneurs can learn lots about business and what it takes to succeed while keeping start-up costs relatively low.Read More
From this Friday 24 July, the Government has mandated the use of a face covering inside shops and supermarkets. In line with government regulations, the Markets Service will make a face covering obligatory inside our indoor markets unless you are exempt. You can find out more information on exemptions on the Government website by clicking here.Read More
We have been scouring the market stalls this week to find you some rare delights (and they are not all food!). Here are our picks for the week because if you know well you know and you know now.Read More
From quality woolens, cardigans, handbags to sewing machinist services, key cutting and shoe repairs, our handy non-essential traders have returned to their stalls.Read More
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