Celebrate Half Term with Yorkshire Crafts at White Rose

18th October 2023

White Rose Shopping Centre is celebrating October half term with an autumnal Yorkshire Makers Market on 28th and 29th October, featuring a number of local independents.

The two-day Yorkshire Market invites visitors to browse a variety of stalls including:

  • Halewood Illustrations’ locally-drawn wildlife and pet portraits
  • Sweet Memories by Ann’s traditional sweet stall
  • Yorkshire Dales Crafts’ handmade doorstops, lavender sachets, and personalised angels
  • Ben and Brodie, a small independent that makes healthy home bakes for your dogs
  • Willow and Flo, specialising in candles, wax melts, and home décor
  • Sugar Well’s Luxury Handmade Artisan Soap and selection of Bath & Shower Treats
  • Daisy Creations’ handmade knitted baby blankets, hats, headbands, bobbles, and clips
  • The Light of the Moon’s crystals and fragrances to promote calm and peace
  • …and many more



Hosted in White Rose’s Central Atrium, each of the stalls will be open from 10am – 5pm on Saturday 28th October and 11am – 5pm on Sunday 29th October.

The centre will also host Star Wars-themed charity fundraisers Sentinel Squad on 29th October from 10am, showcasing their spectacular cosplay while raising money for charity.

Steven Foster, Centre Director at White Rose, said: “We’re pleased to be supporting a number of local businesses with our Yorkshire Market this October, giving independents a platform to showcase their offerings in a busy retail setting.

“The range of unique, handmade goods are always popular with our guests, and it’s the perfect opportunity to get a head-start on the Christmas shopping.”

White Rose is the perfect destination for unmissable family fun this October half term, boasting more than 100 shops including Flying Tiger, The Entertainer, Build-a-Bear Workshop, and more, plus family-friendly restaurants such as Five Guys, Fridays, and Nando’s – all under one roof. With more than 5,000 free parking spaces and long opening hours, from 10am – 9pm weekdays, 9am – 8pm Saturdays and 11am – 5pm Sundays, it’s easy to plan a day out to keep the family entertained.