Small Business Saturday Showcase | Visit Bradford

The UK celebrates Small Business Saturday on 7 December. Here you will find a collection of creative and talented small businesses in Bradford & district.

Experience an amazing adventure at Thornwood Alpaca Trekking and Care farm.  Walking alpacas is a fun and memorable experience for everyone and there’s plenty of other animals to meet along the way! Westfield Farm, Lee Lane, Oxenhope, BD22 9RB

Have your haircut in style Industry Barbers was established in 2015 in Haworth, since opening the doors to the quirky Industry Barista lifestyle lounge. Enjoy something different, everything from gin and craft beer to freshly made barista coffee and wine! Also available is a small range of vinyl records, retro games console and freshly baked produce in a small but quirky environment! 7 Mill Hey, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8NQ

Explore the historic tunnels of Sunbridge Wells arcade in Bradford.  Home of amazing handmade gifts, a unique market of small local businesses.  Millergate, Bradford BD1 1SD

Highlights include:

Plant One On Me, spruce up your space indoors or outdoors with Ursula.  A warm welcome awaits you, enjoy a pot of tea, and a slice of homemade cake.

A year after launching, at Sunbridge Wells Bear’s Den continues to pick up rave reviews. Serving up the very best local charcuterie and cheese boards, together with an extensive range of craft beers, ales and wines.

Check out Out of the ORDinary, for a beautiful collection of unique gifts made by talented UK designers and crafts people.

Go clubbing at the Nightrain, a new music venue in the heart of Bradford city centre,  Nightrain features the best in live music & messy rock nights. We’re on the Nightrain! 9-19 Queensgate, Bradford. BD1 1RB 

We have the perfect space for you! Bread + Roses provide an inclusive and supportive space for the people of Bradford to come together. Members retain their own brands, independence and control whilst working together and pooling resources. Bread + Roses Cafe is the place to enjoy vibrant, local and seasonal food, tea and coffee, along with opportunities to work, share ideas and collaborate. 14 N Parade, Bradford BD1 3HT

Looking for vinyl, ale & ham? The Record Café, was opened in November 2014 by Bradfordian Keith Wildman.  The ground floor bar concentrates on beer with over 50 different bottled and canned beers from the UK and around the world. The upstairs record shop sells the latest releases and reissues on vinyl.  With new records released every Friday.  45-47 N Parade, Bradford BD1 3JH

Experience the thrill of Monster Adventure, a family run adventurous activities company, specialising in bespoke activity packages from 1 hour sessions to week long residential and team building days.  Monster adventure work with a variety of clients from schools and charities to corporate and local authorities.  Offering activities such as Caving, archery, axe throwing Canoeing and climbing. Rawson Rd, Bradford BD1 3SH

For all things pretty and all things delicious, Abigayl Lily Floral design and Tearoom is a family run Florist & Tearoom offering all aspects of floristry and tearoom serving homemade cakes and treats, fresh tea and coffee, afternoon tea & more. 52 Saltaire Rd, Shipley BD18 3HN

Let’s get crafting! The Craft House, Saltaire, and soon-to-open in Bingley (complete with fab new cafe!) an arts and crafts workshop business, selling gorgeous yarns. From knitting and crocheting, soap-making and fused glass making to drawing, painting and jewellery – you can experience it all! See for the full workshop programme.  101 Saltaire Rd, Shipley BD18 3HD

Something totally different The Crafty Indian, in Shipley, blends top quality beer and authentic Indian street food, with a sprinkle of vibrancy. The Crafty Indian is open six days a week from Tuesday to Sunday. 34-38 Bradford Rd, Shipley BD18 3NT

We’ll drink to that! The Fox, micro-pub in Shipley, one of the first in the district, is home to the Beespoke Brewery which has Clocktower Porter and Plan Bee on its roster of ales. An highlight is the award winning Shiny Cowbird Black Sambuca.  It scooped silver at the internationally-renowned San Francisco World Spirit Awards, where products are judged in a blind taste test. 41 Briggate, Shipley BD17 7BP

Cap and Collar is a cosy and friendly neighbourhood bar in Saltaire that recently celebrated its fifth birthday! Being only minutes away from Salts Mill and Roberts Park the Cap is the perfect place to enjoy the very best of British cask and craft beer whilst being served by knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff. Cap and Collar is a community hub hosting a number of monthly clubs and events so it’s always worth checking out their Facebook page for details. 4 Queens Road, Saltaire BD18 4SJ

Get into the Christmas spirit! Ilkley Business Improvement District have launched their Christmas campaign ‘It’s An Ilkley Christmas’ theelf trail sees 50 elves sitting in windows around the town centre. Trail sheets can be picked up from Walton’s Fine Furnishings on Leeds Road, The Art Shop on Church Street or Ilkley Visitor Information Centre on Station Road.

Support your local community! This year Small Business Saturday will take place on Saturday, December 7.  Join @visitbradford on social media #SmallBizSatUK tag your favourite small businesses in Bradford & district.