Sparkling Bradford | Shop Local This Winter

Support Bradford & district businesses and find where to shop with your favourite independents this winter online. Discover a range of fresh and exciting products on your doorstep with Sparkling Bradford Winter.

Celebrate the small businesses in your local community, tell us about your favourite businesses, using #SparklingBradford on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.

Bradford & district has a varied and wonderful independent shopping scene which you can support by buying products from these brilliant businesses all listed below. Many of our independents are offering a “click and collect” or “reserve and collection” service. 


Support your local market traders at Bradford Markets  and enjoy seasonal recipes using fresh local ingredients.  Find a list of essential traders at Oastler and Keighley market with opening times and contact details. – ‘Stay Loyal to Local’ 
Bradford Markets
#ShopMuseums – A collection of gifts, games and books inspired by the National Science and Media Museum’s collection and exhibitions.

Join in with #MuseumShopSunday on Sunday 29 November, support your local cultural attraction this winter.
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National Science + Media Museum Shop
Become a Friend of Bradford Theatres –
Join the Friends and support the iconic Alhambra Theatre, Grade ll listed St George’s Hall, and The Studio in Bradford as well as King’s Hall & Winter Gardens in Ilkley.  Bradford Theatres Friends save money, enjoy priority booking ahead of the general public, and receive a jam-packed Friends newsletter every month.
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Bradford Theatres
Indoor plants can help to purify air, improve sleep and boost your mood. The perfect gift for any home, and a gift that will last. Plant One on Me at the Oastler Shopping Centre offers a Click & Collect – On the web shop there’s a great selection of plants and gifts with gift sets starting from £10. This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is shoppingplants.png
Plant One On Me
Shop local and support small businesses this winter at the Bradford Street Market Online.  With the festive season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start gathering gift ideas. Whether you’re on the search for unique personalised Christmas gifts, decorations, cards and cakes, there are so many handmade businesses out there just waiting to be discovered.
Bradford Christmas Street Market Online – Thursdays 19/26 Nov and/or 3/10 Dec – 9am till Dusk.
Bradford Street Market Online


Cobbles & Clay
During this November’s lock-down Cobbles & Clay will be open 9am – 3pm.
Serving up some delicious sweet treats & hot drinks for take away.
This week’s winter warmers…
✨ Orange hot chocolate w / cream
✨ Baileys Latte
✨ Gingerbread latte w / cream
✨ Mulled wine
✨ Spiced ginger punch
And also pottery painting kit collection and drop off.
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Hunters of Haworth
Haworth’s Independent Destination Pie Maker – Hunters of Haworth. Chef Patron Nick brings classic pies and new flavour combinations that will excite and fill you with nostalgia for the way a proper Pie should be.
Click & Collect ; Message the Facebook page – Select your order – Collect at a time convenient for you.
Stop By – Wednesday – Sunday : 11am – 4.30pm

Wave of Nostalgia
Wave of Nostalgia shop is themed on strong women and is located on Main Street, Haworth. It is filled with beautiful and unique items for all ages. From Suffragette, Feminist and LGBT items to One Hundred Star Kimonos to felt kits. Click and Collect from Wave of Nostalgia through the online shop:
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Sonia’s Smile
Nestled in the heart of Main Street,  Sonia’s Smile is an independent shop specialising in ethical goods. During lock-down you can support Sonia’s Smile by visiting website and Instagram. If you see something you like Email/Direct Message to arrange payment/delivery and collection. Sonia’s Smile is a member of  The British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers.

Brontë Museum

At the Brontë Parsonage Museum, you’ll find products inspired by pieces from the museum’s collection, including an elegant range of products with Brontë quotations, limited edition print and all-things Brontë. Every purchase supports the Brontë Parsonage Museum. 

Blue Topaz and Silver Earrings
Silverland with Passion
Silverland With Passion is a family run business offering beautiful Silver and Gemstone Jewellery, Gifts and Accessories.


Check out the website:


Support your local farmer or deli with Real Food Ilkley – When it comes to sourcing your roast dinner.  Take a look at 
to visit the virtual market and order all your stallholder produce and goods, and support small business. 

Real Food Ilkley
Nora’s Interiors & Gifts is an award winning lifestyle shop located in the centre of the beautiful spa town of Ilkley, West Yorkshire. Truly independently owned and operated offering a Click and collect service via the website.

Collection times:- Monday 11am to 2pm, Wednesday 10am to 12noon, Friday 2pm to 4pm, Saturday 11am to 2pm.

Nora’s Interiors & Gifts
The Grove Bookshop is one of the North of England’s best-known independent bookshops and have been selling books in the pretty spa town of Ilkley for over 40 years.

Throughout lockdown you can click and collect anything in stock – between the hours of 11 and 3 – Mon-Sat (or have it delivered, a small charge may apply).
In an exciting new development The Grove Bookshop can supply almost ANY BOOK IN PRINT* for rapid delivery at:
* except specialist technical, academic etc

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The Grove Bookshop
Solar Art Gallery and Manor House merchandising goes online!

A new online shop is now live and includes Manor House merchandising as well as the Solar Gallery artists’ work.   The Christmas shop has some great ideas for those special gifts for friends and family. 

You can access the shop via this link –
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Solar Art and Manor House Online

Saltaire & Airedale

Saltaire Virtual Makers Fair
Virtual Makers Fair Now Live!
Open at ShopAppy until 31 December
Saltaire Virtual Makers Fair is now live at ShopAppy with a selection of the UK’s finest designer-makers, and running until 31 December, you have plenty of time to browse and buy from the comfort of your own home.  To visit the Virtual Makers Fair, follow the link below and look out for the artists and makers with a red border and logo.

Rad Studio
RAD STUDIO! is a design and art led shop offering modern, on trend, playful, fun and functional gifts and homewares carefully selected from inspiring designers in the Uk and from around the world just for you.

Try the RAD Personal Shopper gift buying service to save you time and find the perfect gift for your loved ones. Gina will source your gifts, wrap them, and arrange timely delivery, or click and collect .

Abiygayl Lily Floristry & Tea Room
Delight someone with fresh & long lasting flowers, or a delicious afternoon tea from Abigayl Lily Floral Design & Tearoom.

Florist; Monday – Saturday for delivery or collection.

Tearoom; Thursday – Saturday for delivery or collection / takeaway
Afternoon tea £12.50 per person.

Contact: 01274 557961 or via the website at :

Offering free local delivery on all orders over £15 throughout lock-down.

Salts Mill
Browse – the Salts Online Shop for posters, signed and special books and stationery.

Local? You can reserve and collect. Purchases can be collected 7 days a week, 7:30am – 6pm from the Salts Mill security office by the gates at the Victoria Road end of the site.

giddy arts
giddy arts, an independent refill shop, craft gallery and speciality coffee bar. Located in the heart of the world heritage site of Saltaire.

The eco refill shop has adapted to COVID, the self serve element is currently closed but Giddy Arts is open online at for local delivery (BD18 only) and click and collect of eco goods for the home.

Store open (at the back door) for all your essentials, refills and wholefoods. Wednesday to Sunday 11-3.

Supporting independent makers,
Buy less, buy better.
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Mister Whetstone
Situated in the centre of Saltaire Village, Mr. Whetstone is here to try and provide environmentally friendlier, sustainable and affordable minimal/package-free shopping options for every day use, for everyone.

Take a browse in the online shop.
Make a note of what you want to order.
Head over to shopappy and place your order.

Choose ‘pick up items’ or ‘home delivery’ at checkout.

The best gifts you can buy online and have delivered during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you’re happy with your purchase. Share the joy of shopping local using #SparklingBradford on Twitter and Instagram.

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Please do remember to stay alert and stay safe if you are leaving your home, maintaining social distancing guidelines and follow the UK Government advice.