A walk that tells the story of how the Yorkshire…
Kirkgate Market Tour
Saturdays 10.30am & 12 noon
Re/discover Europe's largest covered market. Includes rare views, horrible histories and possible close encounters with traders.
Join us for an hours walk through this historic and modern market. Meet by the M&S Centenary clock, in the 1904 Hall.
Here's what the food critic Grace Dent recently said about Kirkgate Market; it " is a joyful thing, and an unusual one. Old-school butchers and fishmongers, clothes stalls and spice vendors live happily side by side with Vietnamese banh mi sellers, a florist and a woman who sells knitting wool."
The market is considered of local, national and international importance. The US historians Schmiechen and Carls said it is, "one of the finest examples of market hall architecture".
Tour by workerslunchtime (workerslunchtime.com)
workerslunchtime is a social enterprise connecting people and places
The market tour contains uneven surfaces, steps, and heights. It is possible to avoid these features. Please mention any concerns to the guide.
Whilst events are being cancelled because of Corona Virus we strongly advise that you check directly with the organiser to see if the venue is still open.
Tickets for this introduction to Kirkgate Market are free. Book via the eventbrite link above. For prices for bespoke, corporate, community group, food tours please visit workerslunchtime.com
No Wheelchair access to 1st floor balcony and Kirkgate Suite
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