Roberts Park to host the Epilepsy Action Reindeer Stampede

Reindeer Stampede

The Epilepsy Action Reindeer Stampede, now in its fourth year will take place in Roberts Park at 10am on Sunday 8 December 2014. It is a 5k festive family fun, attracting approximately 300 people.

The entry fees are £12 for adults, £6 for children under 15 and £2.50 for children under 8.

Participants can sign up online at or on the day for an additional £2.
For more details please contact Carl Foster at:

Epilepsy Action
0113 210 8800

The Market is coming to Saltaire


An award-winning Continental Market is set to bring a real International flavour to Exhibition Road in Saltaire. Opening on Friday 20th September, traders from around the world will be resident until Sunday 22nd September 2013. Shoppers of Saltaire will have the opportunity to shop for items from all over the world as our Continental traders travel from all over to bring an array of products typical of their region offering a truly unique experience not to be missed.

Meats of the World will be offering a range of exotic meats from Ostrich, Impala, Crocodile, and wild Boar as Solsolet Partners have some delicious traditional Spanish and Mediterranean tapas. Terroir De France shall also be in Saltaire with their speciality, dry cured sausage coming in a number of flavours including duck and bull.

Coffee Express will be in Saltaire with their delicious Italian coffees from freshly ground coffee beans with a choice of syrups. The Cheese Board shall be offering a great variety of cheeses from around the world, and a selection crackers, jams and chutneys, while our Traditional German Schwenkgrill will be in Saltaire with their delicious Bratwurst Sausage.

A spokesperson for Market Place has expressed their excitement for this event, “Our traders shall be offering Saltaire a selection of flavours from all across the globe as well as some unique crafts and gifts for the whole family. It shall definitely be the place to be!”

Castaneda will be bringing a variety of Native American Handicraft such as traditional dream catchers and musical instruments and hand embroidered linen tops proving to be a great hit at all events. G and G Global Gifts Collection shall be presenting a great selection of wooden furniture, carvings and figurines all Fair Trade and ecologically sourced. Rogowski will be bringing their beautiful metal sculptures, giving the market a unique twist.

If you’re not sure about trying something new, ask for a sample from our friendly traders. Visitors are certain to find something unique and tasty from our Continental Market. Come and join us for a fun family day out with a difference.

Opening hours of the market are:
Friday – Saturday 09:00 to 17:30
Sunday 10:00 to 16:00


For further information, interviews or images please contact: Emma Rhodes at or call 0161 637 2523

Saltaire Festival 2013

From the Sat 14 – Sun 22 Sep 2013, Saltaire will again see the return of the Saltaire Festival. The festival has now been running since 2003 and continues to grow each time. This year is no exception, with many different art and textile exhibitions, lectures, films and markets to enjoy. There should be something for people of all ages to enjoy.

The first festival was organised to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the opening of the great mill back in 1853. It has now been running for 6 years. For more information and a programme of events visit the Saltaire Festival