This December Craft is inviting local makers to celebrate the season at our annual Christmas Market under the historic roof of 1000 £ Bend. Saturday 17 December will see the best in handmade, ethical, original and Melbourne-made craft.
Applications are now open to both emerging and established Victorian makers and will close 5pm on 25 October, 2016.
Hosted by the state’s peak body for craft, our Christmas Market sees through our ethos of locally made, high quality and unique goods.
Situated within the rustic surrounds of a historic Melbourne warehouse, our Christmas Market is a vibrant event where makers and craft-lovers come together for a lively celebration with music, coffee and workshops.
Our Craft Markets are often a launch pad for new makers to showcase their wares and set themselves up with confidence, skills and resources for future retail adventures. It’s a perfect opportunity for makers to introduce their creativity to the world and for savvy individuals to discover the freshest in handmade talent.
This Christmas Market also encompasses our Craft Hatch program – which is our emerging makers professional development opportunity. Be guided through the phases of preparation to present yourself in the retail world for the first time with Craft holding your hand.
As part of our mission to make an extremely good looking market, Craft have teamed together with Spotlight to create a Visual Merchandising Encouragement Award. A $500 gift voucher will be bestowed upon the stand displaying innovation and promise in their presentation.
If you’re a maker who wants to be part of an interesting and friendly market environment with the Craft stamp of approval - apply now. Stands start at just $55. Be prepared the include some hi-res examples of your work and to become a Craft Member if you are not already one.
Be sure to read our Terms and Conditions before you apply!
DETAILSTime: 10am – 4pmDate: Saturday 17 DecemberLocation: 1000 £ Bend, 361 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne