Northern Neighbourhoods: Shipley & Saltaire, West Yorkshire.
If you’re planning to visit the North is Now pop-up shop in Shipley, running 4-12 November 2023, why not make a day of it and explore all the wonderful things that Shipley and nearby Saltaire village have to offer!
You can save the curated Shipley & Saltaire Google Map direct to your phone to easily navigate during your visit, and discover more about each of the venues detailed below.
North is Now (pop-up).
4-12 November 2023
TYRO (studios), 42 Westgate, Shipley BD18 3QX
The North is Now pop-up (Winter edition) features 20 independent contemporary Northern brands from across Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cumbria, Merseyside, Cheshire and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with a product selection that spans a diverse range of sectors, from fashion, skincare and jewellery to homeware, stationery and publishing.
Curated by Kate Baxter, of Fabric of the North, and hosted by Yvonne Aboagye-Hobson, of TYRO (studios).
Places to eat & drink.
Block A, Wharfe, Wharf St, Shipley BD17 7DW
Set within Wharf Street Studios co-working and event space in a Grade II listed former wool warehouse, Wharf Street Coffee is open daily to the public serving up speciality coffee from local roasters Casa Coffee, alongside locally made baked goods and pastries. Drink in and take-out are both available.
House of Bread.
253 Bradford Rd, Frizinghall, Shipley BD18 3AB
A family-owned Polish Bakery & Patisserie, specialising in sourdough bread, cakes, pastries, tarts and more. Founded by Barbara Laszkowska, who hails from the Kaszuby region of Poland, bakery offers a mix of sweet treats each week, including caramel crunch slices filled with almond, hazelnuts and walnuts and poppyseed swirls.
Il Pirata Pizzata.
91 Bingley Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 4SB
An award winning contemporary Neapolitan pizzeria, using Petra flour from the world renowned Molino Quaglia mill and tomatoes that are certified organic from the artisanal Casa Marrazzo. Dough is pre-fermented using a 48-hour process, hand-stretched and cooked at 500c for less than 90 seconds, to give a light and airy crust. The menu includes a wide range of meaty, veggie and vegan options to suit all tastebuds, including Tifosi (v – truffle crust), Moser (ve – pesto base) and Marco (proscuitto, with pistachio cream base).
Binns of Saltaire.
42 Bingley Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 4RU
Paul Binns of Saltaire is a locally sourced, family run, modern day butchery shop in the heart of Saltaire high street. Binns has been serving the community since 1968, with a meat counter offering poultry, lamb, beef, pork and game, alongside a deli offering of British charcuterie, award-winning pies, Scotch eggs and pasties, and British cheese. They also offer a wide selection of jams, chutneys, locally grown herbs and local honey.
38 Bingley Rd, Shipley BD18 4RU
A beautiful and relaxing independent coffee shop offering speciality coffee and a daily changing plant focussed breakfast and lunch menu. All cakes are baked on-site in their tiny cafe kitchen, with vegan options always available. Coffee is from North Star Coffee Roasters in Leeds.
79 Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3JS
Cultures is a deli and draught-house with a love for all things fermented! Describing itself as a ‘community hub’, the artisan corner shop serves up cheese platters, pickle plates and locally produced bread (from House of Bread) in-store, alongside wine and beer on draught, including Northern Monk. They also run a bottle deposit scheme so customers can have their glass bottles refilled with wine or beer to enjoy at home.
Copper and Moss.
Victoria Mills, Salts Mill Rd, Shipley BD17 7EF
An award-winning restaurant and bar set in the wonderful grounds of Victoria Mills complex, serving a breakfast, brunch and lunch menu daily from 9am-3pm, and a Thai evening menu Thursday-Sunday. Breakfast and brunch options include the Copper & Moss Big Breakfast, chilli halloumi breakfast bagel and chocolate honeycomb waffles, while lunch options include the Cuban sandwich, Croque Monsieur and Saltaire beer battered fish sandwich.
Salts Mill, Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3HU
Located within the historic Salts Mill in Saltaire Village, Salts Diner is a bustling dining venue popular with young and old alike, surrounded by works by David Hockney. You can enjoy everything from breakfast to light bites and salads, burgers and pizza, and even tea, coffee and scones.
Booking is advised, particularly at weekends or during school holidays. Parking and entrance is free.
Places to shop.
Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3HU
Salts Mill is a place for art, dining and shopping in one stunning historic building in the heart of Saltaire Village. Inside you’ll find a large collection of works by David Hockney alongside a floor of independent retail and several bustling restaurants and cafes. You can also learn about the history of the mill by visiting the People and Process and Saltaire History exhibitions.
Parking and entrance is free.
1 Victoria Rd, Saltaire, Shipley BD18 3LA
Located opposite Salts Mill, Giddy Arts is an independent craft gallery, refill shop and speciality coffee bar, focused on providing plastic-free and sustainable shopping for the local community. Here you will find a carefully curated mix of home wares, jewellery, prints and art from local independent makers. Coffee is by Jolly Bean Roastery, roasted in the heart of Saltaire.
Places to visit.
42 Westgate, Shipley BD18 3QX
Outside of hosting the North is Now pop-up, TYRO (studios) host a range of creative workshops and events for individuals, groups, and organisations, working closely with artists and makers within the local community to deliver beautiful, mindful and specifically, beginner-friendly workshops, including pottery, watercolour painting, life drawing, macramé, candle making and more!
Lister Park, Bradford BD9 4NS
Standing in the the magnificent, Green Flag-awarded grounds of Lister Park, about two miles south of Shipley, Cartwright Hall was built on the former site of Manningham Hall. It opened as a gallery in 1904 and today includes works by master printmakers such as Francisco Goya, William Blake and Walter Sickert and modern masters including Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Richard Hamilton.
Open Tues – Sun.
Wharf St studios.
Unit 1, Briar Rhydding House, Otley Rd, Charlestown BD17 7JW
Visit the resident artists at Wharf St. Studios, an inspiring and creative environment for designers, makers and craftspeople with a focus on networking and collaboration, set across 3 floors of a Grade II listed former wool warehouse by the canal. Here you will find the open studios of Becca Macdonald, Salt Weave Studio and Katie Bentley Ceramics, among others.
Lister Park, Bradford BD9 4NS
Lister Park is one of Bradford’s 6 Green Flag parks and home to Cartwright Hall Museum and Art Gallery. Created in 1870 around Manningham Hall and grounds, the formal park was laid out to include Mughal Water Gardens – a synthesis between Islamic and Indian architectural styles, and the first of its kind in Northern England – alongside a boating lake, cafe and bandstand, which hosts concerts on Sunday afternoons during the summer.