Experience the wonder of Christmas

Bradford Christmas Fayre and Lantern Parade Nov 2019

Bradford Council and markets organiser Made Bradford staged a Christmas Fayre with over 40 stalls, magical street theatre and fun workshops in Bradford's Centenary Square.

The stalls sold a wide range of gifts from Christmas trinkets to knitwear, Christmas crafts, and skincare products.

A huge range of international foods was on offer including Jamaican, Mexican, Syrian and Indian hot food. People could also try German hotdogs and burgers, a range of hot drinks, cakes and Christmas-inspired soft and alcoholic drinks.

Free entertainment was provided by no less than 18 different acts including Santa and his elves, a pair of Celebrity Reindeer's, Christmas Stilt Walkers, Christmas Fairies, Roller-skating Presents and a Magical Snow Queen.

The Bradford Cathedral and Cecil Green Arts has organised a colourful Christmas lantern parade which was to snake its way through Bradford city centre.

Broadway Shopping making lanterns

People were able to make their very own Christmas lanterns at a special workshops held in the Broadway Shopping Centre. Once they had made a lantern they were to make their way to the Bradford Cathedral where the lantern parade was to start then make its way through the city to City park.