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Let's Go Shopping

Where would we be without our superb local retailers, and now is the time to support them online or check out where is offering click and collect.

Due to the national lockdown, non-essential retailers are now closed, but we'll keep you up to date on where you can pick up your essentials. We’re sure our local retailers will have something that’s right up your street.

 

National Lockdown - Please Stay at Home.
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The High Street Online

It’s been an extremely difficult year for our local retailers, many of whom have had to close their doors for a large part of the last year. But you can still shop local by shopping online. These fantastic local businesses have had to work hard to adjust and transform their business online to survive. Show your support at this difficult time by shopping local where you can.

Bradford Street Market Online

The online Bradford Street Market is now open every day!

The Bradford Street Market is an online market for Bradford's independent retailers and makers to share their wares. Hosted by You Can Take the Girl Out of Bradford and Plant One on Me Yorkshire.

Year of the Ox

Chinese New Year is the festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.

The first day of Chinese New Year is Friday, 12 February 2021, Year of the Ox.

Find authentic ingredients to make a Chinese feast and decorations at Sing Kee Foods at North Parade, Bradford.

 

Discover a range of fresh and exciting products on your doorstep.
Thank you for your support and understanding during this difficult and uncertain time. Download the LoyalFree app to save money when you shop local. Discover exclusive deals, fun events and interactive trails in Bradford & Ilkley, and we'll see you soon.
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#SparklingFriday

Join us every Friday in January & February on Twitter & Instagram, to support your local businesses.  Share images of favourite purchases and recommendations of small shops and businesses by using the hashtag #SparklingFriday and @visitbradford

Haworth Shopping

The cobbled Main Street in Haworth is lined on both sides with independent shops selling a wide variety of wares. From gifts, crafts and books, traditional toys, homeware, sweets and treats to men’s and ladies fashion and flowers, there really is something for everyone!

Haworth traders are sorry to have to once again close their doors, however many of the shops will continue to operate online. 

The Brontë Parsonage Museum Shop online is a haven for fans of the Brontës and lovers of literature everywhere. It stocks a wide range of quality and often exclusive bespoke gifts

Shop Local This Week
Shop local think of all the incredible local artists, designers, and creatives in Bradford & district. Have you explored their products online? Brighten someone's day with a bunch of flowers or unique and wonderful lockdown gifts.  Share the joy of shopping local using #SparklingBradford on Twitter and Instagram.
#ShopMuseums

Support your favourite Bradford & district cultural attractions online.  It’s a great time to pay a visit to your local museum & galleries online.  For the very best in bespoke gift ranges and art and design-inspired products from a variety of makers.

Celebrate the wonderful Bradford & district museum shops which play a vital role in helping arts, cultural and heritage attractions to thrive.

The Broadway Bradford
The Broadway offer a full day experience in a friendly, buzzing and vibrant Shopping Centre in the heart of Bradford City Centre. Whether you need your next fashion fix or the perfect gift for someone special, you will find everything you need all under one roof. With over 90 retailers, from leading brands to fashion favourites, department stores and all the top high street names. Enjoy the latest blockbuster movie at the Light Cinema or dine in one of our many food and drink outlets. With plenty of shops to browse, and things to do, The Broadway is Bradford’s way to shop, watch and eat.
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Solar Art Gallery and Manor House

A new online shop is now live and includes Manor House merchandising as well as the Solar Gallery artists' work. The beautiful online shop has an exclusive and interesting range to choose from.

You can access the shop via this link - www.discoverilkleyart.co.uk

Real Food Ilkley

Support your local farmer or deli - When it comes to sourcing your roast dinner.  Take a look at www.realfoodilkley.co.uk/buydirect to visit the virtual market and order all your stallholder produce and goods, and support small business. 

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Ingredients
Bradford is a melting pot of cultures, making it a great place to pick up authentic international ingredients. The city is home to dozens of Asian supermarkets selling spices, exotic vegetables and meats. Head to Pakeezah Superstore on Leeds Road or Shans in Keighley.  At Tropical Foods in the Oastler Market you will find all types of West Indian Foods.  Try new cafe 'African Kitchen' in the Market, Andile cooks traditional dishes including plantain, jollof rice and egusi which is a traditional Nigerian soup.  Sing Kee Superstore on North Parade sells a huge range of Oriental ingredients while Roswitha Delicatessen is a longstanding deli selling eastern European meats, cheeses and breads. For more traditional Yorkshire fayre, Robertshaws Farm Shop champion over 400 local food suppliers. Lishman’s of Ilkley is one of the best known butchers in Yorkshire.
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Clothes
If you’re looking for quality fashion there’s a fantastic range of retailers in the Bradford district. We’d recommend a visit to Walk in Style in Saltaire. Raymond Town, and Eric Spencer for menswear and country attire in Ilkley.  Check out Wave of Nostalgia in Haworth, for a collection of unique “Hand Made in Haworth” items which include adorable Pinafore Dresses and funky Hawaiian style shirts.  For children’s clothes check out JoJo Maman Bébé in Ilkley and Kids Continental shoes and clothing in Saltaire.  For something special, let the expert team of personal stylists at Jigsaw build your ideal look, book an Appointment.
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Books
There’s nothing better than whiling away an afternoon in a relaxing bookshop. In Bradford we’re lucky to have some incredible places to do just that. Salts Mill Bookshop stocks a large selection of fiction, children’s books, art books and rare magazines in a large restored mill. The Grove in Ilkley offers a wide range of new books while T Venables in Haworth sells a varied collection of used titles. For comics and graphic novels visit Narrow Escape in Shipley. While not strictly an independent, Waterstones Bradford also deserves a mention as it’s quite possibly the most beautiful bookshop in the UK.
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Home Furnishings
Bradford is home to a massive selection of specialist home furnishings retailers ranging from small boutique shops to larger stores.  Home at Salts Mill specialises in high-end designer furniture, Cottingley Furnishers sells affordable oak and pine furniture.  Rooms in Keighley is one of the largest, independent family run furniture retailers in the Yorkshire area.  Also check out The Secret Drawer in Ilkley, designers and makers of bespoke furniture & interiors.  Official paint stockist for Farrow & Ball and Paint & Paper Library.  Ilkley showroom open by appointment: Mon–Thurs, 9AM–5PM.  All furniture and interiors are bespoke and lovingly handmade in Yorkshire.
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Asian Couture

Dazzling, bejewelled and embroidered styles, shoes sparkling on the shelves. You will find a rich selection of Asian couture in boutiques and clothing stores in Bradford. Bradford has some of the best Asian fashion stores in the UK with Bombay Stores and Janan among the most popular.

Buy Sherwanis and Blazers from the IK Collection. Stunning clothing all designed by Bradford based designer Imran Khan. Shops Nationwide. Celebrities include Amir Khan and many more.

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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.

Please can we ask that during your visit you follow instruction and shop safely and respectfully.

Keep Your Distance. Wear a Face Covering. Stay Safe.