LSM brings you Bradford Steampunk Market

Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Bradford, BD2 3HP.

The weekend will be as follows:

Instead of 11 - 5, we open for trading at 10am on both days, all stalls open and trading up to 4pm.

Entertainment will be:


A wandering magician during the day from 12 -2.

Coffee jousting at 3pm, recruiting from 2pm.

I've made the time later than previously announced so more people can take part!


Owl flight from the Flying Squadron at 3pm

Other entertainment on at 11am and 1pm from dance troupe the Steampunk Rollers.

Recruiting for the Coffee Jousting (that's right, we do things different at LSM!) commences an hour before the tournament takes place at 1pm on the Saturday only.

(Rules on coffee jousting are on a separate post/tab on this website).

Captain Cumberpatch's Curious Creations will be donating medals for the prizewinners (gold, silver and two bronze)  and one also for the Coffee Jousting Beanmaster (the host).

There will be an all day tombola on both days to raise money for a local charity or good cause (click here to see who we have) which all the traders will be donating to.

Unfortunately there will be no space for tabletop gaming on this occasion due to new exhibits in place.

There will be all sorts of machinery steamed up and running on both days.

A vintage tearoom will be there for the weekend selling lovely home made cake and cuppas as well as a few  hot food vendors on the outdoor area (as there's nowhere else  close really for normal food).

There will be traders on two floors - ground and 1st which will not be all the same people on both days. The traders will be accessible to all. Most of the buildings are disabled accessible with the exception of the upper floors of the cottages and a few steps down to the trolleybus and tram.

Dogs are not allowed on site with the exception of assistance dogs.

Anyone with a small pet that is carried (owl, hedgehog, skunk etc) please be aware that any mess caused (by whatever means) from your  livestock must be cleaned up immediately and safely.

Don't forget this museum is free admission to see all their exhibitions. We hope that all visitors will be making donations to help keep them running!

Also please be aware there are no cash point machines on the site.

Trader information can be found here

Please note this museum and car park is secured overnight so they do not allow overnight parking. Anyone wishing to park up overnight for trading or visiting in a campervan are advised to look around for an alternative solution, perhaps one of the neighbouring side streets?


By road:


Signposted from Bradford Ring Road and Harrogate Road (A658). Look for the brown council signs!

By public transport:

The 660 bus from Bradford Interchange stops right outside the museum gates. This runs hourly from 0925 on the Saturday, no service on the Sunday.

The 686 / 687 (Fagley) also departs from Bradford Interchange every 10 mins Sat, 15-20 mins on Sun, this bus will drop you off at the top end of Moorside Road and the museum is approximately a 10 minute walk from this stop.

There is also the 645 (Greengates) which runs every 20 minutes Sat and Sun and this bus drops you off at the bottom end of Moorside Road, the museum is a 10 / 15 minute walk from this stop. 

Link to 645 timetable here

Link to 660 timetable here

Link to 686/87 timetable here


Link to map of bus stops in Bradford here

For help in planning your journey by public transport, please visit


Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2019, 10 - 4.

Bradford Industrial Museum, 

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Bradford BD2 3HP. 


Saturday 30th November and Sunday 1st December 2019, 10 - 4.

Bradford Industrial Museum, 

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Bradford BD2 3HP. 

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