The Shipley Alternative is a popular, occasional marketplace for creative makers, up-cyclers and other imaginative traders from the Shipley area.
The Shipley Alternative is on the following Saturdays this year:
4 March (Kids take over!)
8 July - sixth anniversary!
7 October (food theme)
4 November (print theme)
2 December (Christmas market)
The market times are 11am to 3pm.
Admission is free.
Stalls are now charged at £10 each with he exception of the March market, which is charged at 10% of sales.
If you are interested in running a stall , please email us by clicking here.
It is important that you include the following in your email:
• Your name
• Your postcode
• a contact number
• your web address if you have one
• a description of your stall
• some photos of your products (essential)
• a short description of how you will help the market be a success
Our pop-up café offers freshly made meals and cakes, accompanied by delicious coffees, teas and soft drinks. It transforms the market into a busy social occasion, with people staying all afternoon to chat and meet friends.
The proceeds from the café supports the Shipley Alternative and other activities at the Kirkgate Centre.