Putting Yorkshire Artists In The Frame

Since opening almost 12 months ago Artworld Gallery, which is based on the Upper Mall next  to BHS, has experienced a great deal of success, proving popular with shoppers who are able to enjoy  browsing in the gallery and purchase off the wall, ready to hang, original works of art by talented Yorkshire artists.  Sandra […]

Recognising Wakefield’s Retail Talent

Calling all shop owners, retailers and staff – if you haven’t yet submitted your entry for the Wakefield Retail Awards 2014, this is your last chance to do so as the awards close on Friday 11th April! The Retail Awards, which were launched last month in a partnership between ourselves, Wakefield Chamber of Commerce, the […]

Stepping back to the 40’s with our Vintage Fair

Sunday was not only Mother’s Day, but also the day of our pop-up Vintage Fair, which was entirely dedicated to the 1940’s.  To give us a helping hand in creating a fantastic day that would attract plenty of shoppers, we drafted in Yorkshire’s favourite vintage event planners ‘AdVintageous Fairs & Events’ and what a great […]

Market Makeover for The Ridings

We’re extra excited here at The Ridings as we are launching new look market days for 2014 with monthly craft markets and special themed fairs planned throughout the year. It all starts next Sunday with our Vintage Fair on Mother’s Day – Sunday 30th March. Our previous Yorkshire Markets have been a great success since […]

Vintage Style comes to Wakefield

Vintage style is rising in popularity. Open up any magazine and you’ll see vintage items splashed across its pages.  It’s also being seen on catwalks all around the world with celebrities like Katy Perry leading the way, but affordable vintage clothing and homeware are still hard to come across. People love vintage because it gives […]