Harrogate Tribe An Indie Christmas market, Shop local, support local

Updated – 19th November

I bet you thought we were done talking about our fantastic Indie Suppliers?! Think again, the list goes on – that’s right An Indie Christmas 2019 is the biggest one yet and we’re focused on helping and supporting our Indie Brands, small or large.

At Harrogate Tribe we love to see our Indies shine, and let’s face it, we’ve got some incredible Indie Stars joining us for An Indie Christmas 2019. We’re here to help you tick off your Christmas To Do List all under one roof, here’s the low down of who’s attending and what you can shop on the evening…

Perfect gifts for the family all while supporting a worthy cause – Violet Store

We’re excited to welcome back Violets, a super chic second-hand designer clothes shop on Cheltenham Mount, not only do they promote sustainable fashion, but they also have a range of gorgeous sweats and T’s with a charitable edge. On the evening of An Indie Christmas Violet’s will be selling their HGTE range with a donation going to Harrogate Homeless Project with every sale.

Ideas for that special lady in your life – even if that lady is you! – Esme Louise Jewellery

Founded by the gorgeous Esme Holmes, their mission is to inspire & empower the modern woman to confidently be her true self. They’ll be bringing a selection of Limited-Edition jewels, crystals and candles to treat yourself and your loved ones this festive season. Plus, they’ll be spoiling you even more with some mediation take away for your inner calm during the Christmas chaos.

The perfect gift for the foodie lovers in your life – Weetons Hampers

The lovely lot at Weetons will be bundling up its beautiful hampers ready for you to pick up at An Indie Christmas Market. Their normal residence is a couple of doors down from Arlo & Jacob so they wont have to travel far.

Enjoy a tipple or two while you shop – Whittaker’s Gin

A Christmas Market isn’t complete with out a good glass of Gin and we’re excited to welcome this local brand. Founded in 2015 by husband and wife Tony and Jane Whittaker their distillery is at their family home Harwell House Farm, Dacre Banks which is nestled amongst the wild, rugged rolling pastures of Nidderdale and is producing internationally award-winning gins and now whisky. The hand made, small batch spirits reflect their passion for excellence and attention to detail. On the evening they’ll be selling G&T’s for you to enjoy while you shop along with their popular bottles for gifting along with hampers and distillery tour vouchers.

Keep the family warm with slippers, rugs and knits – Westmorland Sheepskin

Support the deaf community with serious cool clobber from Deaf Identity

Deaf Identity was founded in September 2019 and in a world where diversity is being celebrated and shown throughout various media outlets, owner Luke Christian was still yet to see any deaf awareness, until now.

Being born deaf into a deaf family where the deaf gene is prominent, he wanted to mix his love for fashion whilst raising deaf awareness! Growing up, he never had a deaf role model or a deaf group to identify with and he always felt that his deafness was up for debate.

We can’t wait to see Luke Christian and his gorgeous Ts, hoodies and Christmas cards at our Christmas Market.

The perfect gift for interior lovers – Laura Taylor Design

Having recently returned to her hometown of Harrogate, Laura has transitioned from working as a childrenswear designer to specialising in beautiful small batch ceramics for the home. What started out as a hobby and a way of unwinding after work, soon became a passion project and the minimalist brand that is Laura Taylor. Each piece has been carefully created by hand in the heart of Yorkshire, making each one completely unique & special. Laura uses various techniques and methods from slip cast to hand building and hand glazes each item herself, creating beautifully understated and contemporary designs. Laura’s collection includes mugs, vases, dishes and decorations; practical and elegant. Laura Taylor ceramics are the perfect purchase for a simple home decor update or Christmas gift for a loved one. As well as an array of individual pieces, commissions and orders will also be available to place at The Indie Christmas Event should you be after something even more special and unique.

An ideal and unusual gift for the green thumbed enthusiast in your family – The Garden School

Jo Banks is the brains behind this sustainability focused brand, with a passion for teaching others the skills needed to bring the outdoors to life, they host monthly classes to help everyone learn how to make a garden grow and how to keep it going, whether you have a window box or acres of land, they’re the experts you need. On the evening you’ll get the chance to purchase hand crafted Christmas wreaths, potted up bulbs and mistletoe, along with vouchers for Garden Classes.

The perfect gift for your handbag – The Handbag Spa

Based in Harrogate The Handbag Spa delivers a market leading, world wide cleaning & restoration service for luxury brands such as; Chanel, Hermes, Mulberry, Gucci, Dior, Celine, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and many more.

The Handbag Spa have also developed a unique and exciting range of handbag care products that can be used at home to keep your favourite bag looking at its best. Their care product range will be on sale at the Indie Christmas Fair along with the perfect Christmas present – a Handbag Spa gift voucher! Come along and see them to have your handbag assessed by the team and receive a free antibacterial treatment for your bag.

Whatever your handbag needs trust the original handbag restoration company to help you fall in love with your bag again!

For the eco warriors in your life – Moat House Design

We all need a beeswax wrap in our lives. It’s the best alternative to its plastic version; Clingfilm. While at An Indie Christmas why not stock up on some for yourself and for your friends, encouraging them to be plastic free this Christmas. Moat House Design will be bringing various designs and sizes plus offering bookings for their lates workshop in making your own beeswax wraps.

Sparkle this Christmas with Annabel Bailey Make Up Artist

With over 13 years’ experience in the industry, Annabel has worked in fashion, music videos, commercials, brand campaigns, magazine editorials, advertising, film, theatre, T.V, events and teaching. Annabel likes to take a personal approach and has a detailed orientated and relaxed attitude to her work. Her work can be seen on the BBC; Holby City, Antiques Roadshow, Back in time for Tea and Channel 4; Hollyoaks. She’ll be at An Indie Christmas to help you sparkle this festive season.

For your bestie, stocking fillers for family and gifts for men – The Luxe Company

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Luxury lifestyle retailer, just down the road from Arlo & Jacob tempt you with their giftable nightwear, The Harrogate Candle Company, gifts for the man in your life, plus great value cashmere pashminas and many more gift ideas.

For those you share special memories of special places with – Holly Francesca UK

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Based from their studio in Hebden Bridge Husband and Wife team; Holly, Creative, and Elliot, Business, along with their toddler Mia, form Holly Francesca. Constantly inspired by the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, designing maps go hand-in-hand with their love to travel and explore new places. Since 2012, Holly Francesca has created colourful and unique illustrations based on the most iconic places in London, the UK and the World.

For close friends, children and teachers – It’s the Thought

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Gorgeous gifts for the ones you love, tailored to any occasion, with a budget to suit you. On the night they will have a selection of gorgeous gift boxes, including everything you need to make the perfect Christmas Eve box for your little ones.

For art and interior and art lovers – Christian Alexander Bailey

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Christian Alexander Bailey is a local Yorkshire artist. Specialising in ink, he takes inspiration from ature and architecture. His artwork celebrates detail and shows a realistic portrayal of his subjects. Limited edition prints, open editions and postcards will be available at An Indie Christmas market.

Enjoy together, Mum and Daughter, Bestie and Besite – Jo Coates Brows & Waxing

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Jo was Head Therapist of a large team at a Boutique Salon in London’s West End for several years before becoming the UK National Trainer for Brows, Lashes and Waxing for a global cosmetics brand based in San Francisco.  On the evening Jo will be offering, complementary personalised brow mapping and measuring to help you discover your perfect brow shape. Her signature brow waxing service including personalised consultation and styling. Party Lashes to enhance your look for the evening. 
Guests at the event will receive: 25% off brow treatments taken at the event and 25% off future appointments that are booked on the night.

Forget the gifts – fill your belly with Napoli Wood Fired Pizzas

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Making the journey from our Sister Tribe’s stomping ground Napoli will be keeping hungry tums at bay during the evening, serving freshly flamed pizza in the food court located to the rear of the building.  Usually situated by Seaton seaside in Hartlepool Napoli Wood Fired Pizza are excited to be coming to Harrogate Tribe: An Indie Christmas Market.

Perfect gifts stocking fillers – The Yorkshire Beeswax Candle Company

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100% Beeswax candles are handmade in Yorkshire using beeswax with eco-friendly hemp wicks. Our Beeswax candles helps eliminate dust and odours in your home whilst easing allergy and asthma symptoms and improving breathing for anyone nearby.

For ladies and those needing some Christmas party prep – Meraki Harrogate

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A local hair salon and blow-dry bar in Harrogate, on the evening Sarah and the team will be giving top tips on surviving the party season, they will have their best hair products on sale and have hair straighteners at the ready to help you top up your look.

Perfect gifts to wow your Christmas guest this festive season – Natalie Bakes

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Natalie creates the most beautiful bespoke cakes for any occasion, she’ll be bringing sweet treats with her on the evening and offering you the chance to book in to wow their Christmas gusts with scrumptious festive bakes.

For adults ready to unwind at our Christmas Market – Yorkshire Heart

A family run vineyard and brewery in the village of Nun Monkton near York, Yorkshire Heart produced a wide selection of refreshing wines and beers right from the heart. They’re here to make you merry at our Christmas Market – responsibly, of course. They’ll be bringing their gorgeous wines including sparkling rose as well as their fantastic selection of ales to serve at An Indie Christmas market.

Winter is a time for gathering together, taking a step back and indulging in the finer things in life. We’re so fortunate to be hosting these fabulous suppliers and what’s even more amazing is that this is just the tip of the iceberg! So, keep an eye out on Harrogate Tribe as we launch more of our Indie Stars.

An Indie Christmas market offers:

  • Wider walkways
  • Ground floor access
  • Indoor
  • Parking at the rear
  • Comfy sofas to sit on and enjoy

To find out more about the venue and event details please visit our other blog here.

Pre-book tickets:

  • £5 for adults (plus booking fee)
  • Free for under 12s

All online tickets provides a donation to St Michael’s Hospice.

Thank you to Tribe partner Chelsea writing this post and managing all our wonderful suppliers for this event!

Harrogate Blogger, with love, merry christmas
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