It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and for those eager to start their festive shopping early, there’s many ways to indulge in a bit of sustainable shopping in West Yorkshire this year… check out our selection of some of the best ways to shop local this festive season.
Main Street, Haworth
If you’re looking for a creative Christmas gift, Haworth’s Main Street is brimming with possibilities. Wave of Nostalgia champions strong women, from Suffragette to Feminist and LBGT items, beautiful felt kits and gorgeous Maileg Mice, women designers are the core of this business. Book lovers will find a wonderful selection to entertain, inspire and motivate, from modern best sellers to Brontë favourites. You will also discover handcrafted children’s clothing in the most striking and beautiful fabrics. The woodland friends shirts and owlicious pinafore skirts are perfect to feel winter stylish. Take a nostalgic walk up or down Main Street Haworth this Winter; you’re sure to discover something for everyone.
- Where: Wave of Nostalgia, 74 Main Street Haworth, Keighley, BD22 8DP.
Shibden Hall Winter Craft Fair
Shibden Hall will re-open especially for a Winter Craft Fair over the weekend of 13th & 14th November 2021, with a selection of local crafts and produce on sale in time for Christmas shopping. The perfect place to buy Christmas presents or to treat yourself!
- Please book online as timed entry will apply at Calderdale Museums Website.
- Where: Shibden Hall Listers Road, Halifax HX3 6XG
- When: 13th & 14th November 2021
Kirkgate Market, Leeds
One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Kirkgate is the perfect place to pick up your Christmas presents this year. Selling everything from fashion to flowers, jewellery to hardware, the market is known for its wide selection of shops and vendors and their regular events include record and book fairs, arts and craft markets, farmers market and even a vintage fair. With even more wonderful events coming up around the festive period, it is the place to shop in Leeds this Christmas!
- Find out more at Leeds Markets Online.
- Where: Vicar Lane, Leeds City Centre LS2 7HY
- When: Monday to Saturday, doors are open from 8am to 5:30pm
The Hepworth Wakefield’s Festive Mini Market
Start your Christmas shopping at The Hepworth Wakefield’s Festive Mini-Market. Running across three consecutive weekends, it’s the perfect place to pick up quirky gifts for friends and family – or treat yourself to something special! The market features some of the best independent makers, artists and designers from across the UK. Each weekend you’ll find around 30 different stallholders, selling aromatics, ceramics, homewares, jewellery, prints, textiles, food, drink and more. There’ll also be family activities to keep little ones entertained, and a seasonal menu featuring local produce in the Hepworth Wakefield café.
- Pre-book in advance at the Hepworth Festive Mini Market.
- Where: The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 5AW
- When: 20-21 November, 27-28 November, 4-5 December, 10am – 5pm
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While restrictions have been eased, please remember to follow the latest COVID-19 guidelines in order to enjoy these events in a safe and responsible manner.