The Workshop at Old Granada Studios is home to The Weekender - two days of truly unique retail and design, casual eating and drinking, music and film all under one roof, not forgetting creative activities for the little ones.

Immerse yourself in the best design, food and drink that the region has to offer, bringing talented and innovative UK retailers and designers together to exhibit Northern talent at its finest.

Opening from 11am until 9pm on Saturdays.
And 11 - 4pm on Sundays.
Free Entry.



Our PLaYROOM is a space dedicated to the little ones. With creative activities, we’ve made room for their imaginations to run wild.


Male grooming on the go. The Weekender's barber will clip your beard and trim your lid... with a beer in your hand, what more could you want?


Browse our concept store and explore a curated collection of fashion, lifestyle and art produced by the region’s finest retailers and designers. We also house a small, and carefully selected collection of local artisanal food and drink producers. Stock up on foodie essentials, from cold pressed juices to freshly baked bread.

Just some of our retailers include, Jade Mellor, WONDERHAUS, Joe Hartley, Hoochie Mama (Grafea, Bill Skinner), Object Style, Bruno and Co, Frog Designs, Jimbag and Lissom & Muster.

For details on all of our featured designers and retailers follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Eat & Drink

We want to keep it fresh at The Weekender and will keep you guessing. We will feature guest pop-up chefs and street food producers from around the city… We’re going to keep it casual, tasty and always freshly prepared – no need for your dinner jacket. And to drink ? Locally brewed craft beers, a selection of your favourite tipples and softies top off a weekend well spent.


With an eclectic mix of weekend vibes for both Saturday and Sunday, The Weekender works with a series of local DJs and artists to provide your music fix.


If you'd like to reserve a stall at The Weekender or for more information please fill out this form and we'll get back to you.

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