Crowds flock to Armley Town Street for popular spring fair


Armley Town Street became a bustling community hotspot at the recent Armley Spring Market. 

Special guests Bob the butterfly and Gerry the gerbera proved very popular for the photo opportunities and impromptu singing!

Armley Town Street was vibrant with the yarn-bombing efforts of the Hookers and Clickers group. And community group Root, Shoot, Bloom, Fruit hosted a micro-green planting workshop using recycled containers.

There was a fantastic line-up of makers and artists, as well as a huge range of food delights and delectations.

The event was funded by the Welcome Back Fund (WBF)/European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) with support from Leeds City Council and organised by the Armley Action Team.

Stallholders included:
Arturo’s Tacos – Mexican/USA fusion pop-up; Mama’s House UK – Caribbean comfort food & cocktails; MulkEats – Tasty Indian food; Sweet Tooth Bakery – Proper desserts; Containsnutsltd – Homemade peanut butter; Truffles and Strife – Handmade fresh cream truffles; Sybil’s Tea Co – Loose leaf teas; Nero’s Ices – Ice cream & Hot dogs; Scraplets – Quirky characters handcrafted from reclaimed wood; Dark Sky Wax – Handmade wax melts; KeeNotes – Clay jewellery & Fake cakes; Ben & Bodie – Unique dog treats; Craft Genie – Handmade wicker wreaths; MollyPukes – Live drawing & CardsSew; Inspired – Patchwork items made from recycled fabrics; Wendy Haithwaite – Unique glassware; Stitch & Dangle by Dal Phull – Colourful jewellery; Brent Sheldon Art – Artwork, Prints & Cards; New Wortley Community Centre – Homemade pies & pastries; and Bella of the Bows – Handmade hair accessories.


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