A MAKERS’ market showcasing independent creatives returns to Haworth next weekend.
Small businesses from the area and other parts of Yorkshire will be spotlighting and selling their wares.
The free-admission event takes place at the Old School Room, in Church Street, on Saturday and Sunday September 16/17, between 10am and 4pm.
A spokesperson for the curator, Haworth & Yorkshire Creatives, says: “The event spotlights artisan makers from across the district. We urge people to support their independents – shop local, and visit their online shops.”
Participants at the latest market will include some regular attendees, plus several newcomers.
Bad Dog Society will be selling alternative dog accessories plus items for owners such as T-shirts, prints and keyrings.
Bibetti Crafts is presenting its range of needle felted wall art and sculptures, and items including bags, purses, pouches, journals and resin key fobs.
Blossomdale Studio offers goods such as hanging decorations and home decor plant holders created using macrame, and repurposed vintage textile and lace trims.
Bronte Bitch is presenting its merchandise range inspired by the Brontes. The designs feature on tote bags, greetings cards, T-shirts, tea towels and wall art.
Bronte Wildlings will showcase babies’ and children’s clothing and accessories including booties, hats, scarves, cardigans and jumpers.
Carapace Designs offers bespoke handmade bags and accessories, and Crafty Beaders is selling a range of jewellery and keyrings.
Divine Vibrations will showcase its range, which includes homemade candles, crystals, jewellery and incense.
Handmade, fluffy ornamental animals will be available from Hatchlings Design.
And Haus of Dachshund Art, which produces artworks from pressed and dried flowers, will be present.
Others represented will include Homemade by Holmes, which creates dried and silk floral arrangements, decorations and wreaths, plus handmade gifts; LM Constellations, with items including prints, bookmarks and tote bags; The Rusted Kingdom, which designs and produces metal ornaments and plaques; Smiling Dandelion, which makes craftwork using items such as shells and driftwood found on beaches; and Stitch in Time, which offers goods ranging from children’s reading cushions to quilted diaries and notebooks.
For more information about the event, visit facebook.com/profile.php?id=100089261948225.
The page also contains details of planned future markets, with further events scheduled for the weekends of October 14/15 and November 11/12.
The Old School Room, between the parish church and parsonage, is synonymous with the Brontes.
Opened in 1832, the recently-refurbished building was constructed by Patrick Bronte and the whole family taught there.