Leeds Festival of Gothica and AdVintageous Vintage Fairs took over Kirkgate Market for the Leeds Alternative Market on Saturday, July 1, which saw hundreds of curious gather at the market to peruse gothic and alternative goods.
The Alternative Market, founded in 2017, has become one of the main events on Leeds Alternative calendar, and sees over 80 vendors of alternative fashion, curio, magical paraphernalia, curio, horror, dark homeware and all things unusual and strange.
1. Leeds Alternative Market
Hundreds of visitors ascended on Kirkgate Market on Saturday to browse through a wide selection items from alternative and goth traders. Photo: Steve Riding
2. Leeds Alternative Market
Johnny Cosmic, who designed the Alternative Heritage of Leeds mural on display at Leeds Market. Photo: Steve Riding
3. Leeds Alternative Market
Rubie Whisford of Castleford attended the Leeds Market event on Saturday. Photo: Steve Riding
4. Leeds Alternative Market
Albert Gribben of Gipton has a close look at a skull. Photo: Steve Riding
5. Leeds Alternative Market
Mastolf and Matej enjoyed their day at the Alternative Market. Photo: Steve Riding
6. Leeds Alternative Market
Abi West and Mel Belacel visited the free market that spread over two zones at Kirkgate Market. Photo: Steve Riding