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
Join us at our annual Shipley Xmas Market on the precinct! From hand-crafted wooden toys, festive decorations, shoes to pork pies, freshly made donuts, coffees, honey wine and pet products. Browse and buy beautifully crafted gifts, warm up with festive drinks and soak up the great Xmas atmosphere in the heart of Shipley.Read More
Join us in Haworth for our annual Christmas Market! A festive market with real variety from grilled meats, pies, honey wine, cakes to donkey rides and fresh flowers, there truly is something for everyone. Grab a marshmallow hot chocolate, mulled wine or a frothy latte and soak up the festive atmosphere in beautiful, historical Haworth.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
Saturday 1st July between 11 am – 4pm at Keighley Market
Saturday 1st July between 12 – 4pm in the Kirkgate Market
Wur Bradford, our resident local artists based in Kirkgate Market, recently hosted a guided Food Walk and Poetry Trail inside the Oastler Centre. A group of people were led through the market to sample delicious tasters from various food traders including Roswitas Deli, Thai Noodle Bar and Solly Foods.Read More
A new initiative to animate the top end of City Centre and drive footfall up Darley Street will see a range of activities and events take place this month. Bradford Council is staging a free programme of events for young families at the top of Bradford city centre this March and April. Read More
Take a trip down memory lane and say hello to one of our new traders at Oastler, Taylor’s Allsorts stock quality confectionery including all our school favorites from flying saucers, cherry lips, fruit salads and blackjack sweets. A colourful display of jars, you will soon feel a touch of sweet nostalgia in this stall.Read More
Over the past few months, we have worked with local artists, Jean Mcewan and Chemaine Cooke from Wur Bradford on various projects that aim to create a sense of ambience and atmosphere in the markets.
The lucky winners of our Christmas Loyalty Card scheme in both Oastler and Kirkgate Market were revealed at the end of December. Traders will be very pleased to know that the top 3 prizes, which were randomly drawn from our raffle box, went to regular shoppers of the markets.
Traders and staff at Keighley Market brought the spirit of Christmas to the centre of Keighley by raising £2170.00 for Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice.
Generous shoppers bought raffle tickets for the chance to win a six-in-one games table, with table football, push hockey, skittles, pool, draughts and table tennis.
Join Wur Bradford and Cecil Green Arts for a creative Christmas procession with a difference in Oastler and Kirkgate Markets, involving larger than life roving puppets and a sparkly travelling market shrine which you are invited to add your hopes and wishes to for the future!
Shoppers at Oastler Centre and Kirkgate Market could be in for a treat this year by signing up to our Christmas Loyalty Card Scheme, with a £500 Cash Prize, food vouchers and hampers brimming with goodies all up for grabs.