The Olive Tree Christmas Market December 7th!
It’s just over a week until our biggest and most exciting Olive Tree for 2013! Saturday December 7th will see The Olive Tree Christmas Market come alive with over 160 stalls of Newcastle & The Hunters most talented artists & designers. It’s the market that each maker works towards all year and is the perfect opportunity to support local artisans by shopping handmade this Christmas.
Well known Olive Tree stallholders have created fantastic new limited edition work including: a new range of beautiful ceramic vessels with Japanese focused designs by Sandra Brown, ornate wooden music & book stands by instrument maker Justin Montefiore, slate home wares by Annabelle Stone, paintings by Indigenous painter Thomas Croft, amazing prints by illustrator David Hampton, vibrant summer skirts and dresses by Grevellia Designs, silver and wood jewellery by silversmith Mathew Westall and framed prints by Wisteria Designs.
There are also many emerging artists include: designer leather wallets, bags and belts by Geordie Malone, beautifully unique art & illustrations by Annie Everingham, contemporary jewellery by Jayne Flanagan and surface designed home wares by a collective of students from Hunter Design School.
Don’t forget to stock up for Christmas with gourmet artisan produce including award winning puddings from Pudding Lane, olives from Riverflats Estate, Organic wine from Millcreek Vineyard, and spiced Chai from Bon Chai.
There will be a day long program of special activities including Children’s Christmas Decoration workshops using recycled vintage books with artist Sarah Dunn of Paper Kitschen who will use donated recycled books by Newcastle Library, a fantastic music line up including Taylor and the Makers, Ukastle Ukestra, Earthen Rhythms African Drumming and for a family Christmas photo with a twist step in to the Strip of a Life Time Vintage Photo booth.
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