The Artisan Markets are back! | Rochdale Riverside

The Artisan Markets are back!

The Artisan Markets in partnership with Rochdale BID are back for 2022!

If you’re looking to add a little update to your usual weekly shop pop by the markets to discover lots of local independent traders selling vegetables, cheese, meats, sweet treats, crafts and much more!

When is the market on? The markets are held on the second Saturday of every month (until further notice), 10am – 4pm.

Want a sneak peek at what you can expect on the day? Here’s the list of traders and a little bit of information about their businesses* – warning, don’t read this list if you’re hungry (there’s so many yummy food stalls to choose from).

  • Laughing Loaf – Artisan bread
  • EGS  – Fresh fruit and vegetables, including products from Kandy Kitchen Creations and Reedys Naturally
  • Sugar Chic – Quality handmade fudge
  • Bank Top Farm – Local farm butcher
  • Square One Scents – Highly scented soy wax melts and home fragrance products
  • Critter Coats –  Handmade pet products: coats/clothes, toys (squeaky bones, catnip mice, etc.), bandanas and leads
  • Pextenement Cheese Company – High quality organic artisan cheeses solely using their own organic milk produced at Pextenement Farm
  • Heights Farm – Wholesome natural pet food 
  • Asli Glass –  Handmade glass gifts and jewellery
  • Forever Ted – Beautiful handcrafted memory bears
  • The Funky Dear Company – Handcrafted and personalised giftware
  • Bee Local – A father and son business producing local wildflower honey, local honey bees and much more
  • Shakin My Pom Poms – Unique handmade giftware
  • LA Cards – Handcrafted gift cards
  • The Manchester Soap Company  – Luxurious botanical soaps, bath & body products, all lovingly hand-made in small batches using natural skin-nourishing oils & butters. Cruelty free, vegan friendly, palm oil free & zero waste
  • Rays Samosas  – Homemade delicious samosas
  • Cake Loves Cakes – Homemade artisan pies
  • Hunt & Peck –  Handmade Silver Jewellery. Trained Silversmith with over 12 years experience, personalised orders and commissions welcome
  • Tiffany’s Bakery – Artisan cakes and treats


Looking forward to welcoming you to Rochdale Riverside for the Artisan Markets. Share your purchases with us on our social media pages #RochdaleRiverside

*Traders may vary on the day. Event is weather dependent, please check our social media pages before you travel.