The Olive Tree Market

The Olive Tree Market is part of the renaissance currently taking place in Newcastle’s artisan community. Started in 2008, The Olive Tree Market is the Leading Contemporary Handmade Art & Design Market in Newcastle and the launching pad for over 150 creative minds!’

The Olive Tree Market is constantly growing and evolving with talented creatives joining the market each month. Discover our emerging artists section, take home amazing gourmet artisan produce and sit back and take in the sounds of talented local musicians! See you under the Olive Tree.

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To celebrate our Biggest Olive Tree Market of 2016- our Christmas Market Festival on December 3rd- We are running a competition with our friends at HUNTERhunter & some of our most loved Olive Tree artists & designers. One lucky person will WIN THE ULTIMATE MARKET GIVEAWAY WORTH $850! Prizes include Hide & Seeker Leather Tote, Burbia Tea Towel, Christmas Wreath by Two Wild hands, Two Wrap Cups by Clay Canoe, Face-planter by Ellie Hannon, Coffee by Silverskin Coffee Roaster, Print by Botanica Bird, Shave Soap or Beard Balm by The Mister Brand, Christmas Cake by Baked Uprising, Bicycle Bell by Beep Bicycle Bell. The WINNER will get to have the full Olive Tree Festival Experience on the 3rd of December at Civic Park. Including meeting the makers behind the market, sipping coffee while collecting their prizes from our talented artists. To enter click here and get busy following the instructions. ULTIMATE OLIVE TREE GIVEAWAY GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!

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Meet over 140 talented artists and designers this Saturday November 19th at The Olive Tree Market. Discover unique Christmas gifts straight from the hands of our artisans. Stop in for brunch with family and friends, sample delicious food from our artisan makers, and sit back and listen to great live music including Rose & The Sea, Anna Milat, Dan Soutthward, Matt Brooker and Damian Wright. 9am-3pm. Civic Park. Newcastle.


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screen-shot-2016-11-10-at-5-02-13-pmEach of The Olive Tree Market Summer Market Series will have a different line-up of artists, designers and makers. Make sure to keep an out out on social media for featured creatives and special happenings at each date! November 19th, December 3rd and December 17th. We can’t wait!

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olive-tree-banner_high-resOlive Tree Art & Design Market will features extra markets over the November and December period as part of our Christmas Summer Series. Showcasing a curated line-up of the best local and Australian design across home wares, textiles, fashion, furniture, illustration, jewellery and lifestyle & kids products visitors can shop eat, drink and shop some more in the lead up to Christmas!

Each market over the Summer Christmas Series will feature over 150 stallholders in the one location and will also include some of Newcastle high profile artists such as artists Trevor Dickerson with his humorous drawings of urban landscapes and Sophia Emmett whose intimate wearable constructions feature coal sourced from the Hunter Valley.

The Summer Christmas markets will also feature Strip of A Lifetime’s new traveling photo both The Float O Booth so you and your friends and family can get some cool and funky photos in the back of a vintage horse float…

Enjoy delicious food by The Bao Brothers, The Hungry Camel, Vietyum and Rustic Flair, coffee from Sprocket and sweet treats from Dough & Co and Fifi La Femme, Baked Uprising and Myrtle & Pepper Chocolates.

You can even create your own bespoke Christmas Hamper with the help of Oma’s Kitchen’s famous German short bread, sweet treats from Pudding Lane and olives and oils from River Flats Estate.

There will be a great line-up of music including The Half Nelsons, Balkan Bar Mitzvah, Crazy Old Morris, James Bennett, Joel Leggett and The Newcastle Ukestra and much more.

We hope to see you there!

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special-olive-tree-october-market_october-8thThe Olive Tree Market’s is holding a special market this Saturday October 8th after having three markets in a row cancelled due to extreme weather. We encourage the local community to come out and support our amazing artisan community this Saturday. It’s the perfect opportunity to start some Christmas shopping and to buy unique gifts from the hands of the people who make them.’

Shop contemporary leather home wares and accessories by Rustic Luxe, sweet spring fashion from Lemisee Collection, whimsical bearded ceramic planters by artist Ellie Hannon, urban botanical skincare from Archon Designs, ceramics home wares from Clay Canoe, seriously delicious bling for your bicycle from Beep Bicycle Bells, quirky illustration and cards from Hello Miss May, hand crafted contemporary pet accessories by Bound to Roam, and men and women’s fashion by Australian surface designers Publisher Textiles.

Save the date for Olive Tree this Saturday October 8th and visit with family and friends! Stay to enjoy delicious food and drink from local taste-makers and catch the line-up of independent musicians.

When: October 8th  9am-3pm
Where: Civic Park, King Street, Newcastle

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Newcastle is heading for a big weekend of art & culture! Not only is it The Olive Tree Market, this Saturday October 1st, but the long weekend also sees the This Is Not Art Festival hit town!

Discover a fantastic line-up of stallholders.Including silver jewellery from JIKA, ceramic home wares from Stuff & Stuff, leather accessories from Hide & Seeker, delicious treats from Yvettes Raw Kitchen, artisan goodies from Baked Uprising and food from around the globe.

The music line-up will include Loui Abell, James Bennett, Nick Connors and Dan Southward.

To make it easy walk, ride or take public transport into the City. Or if you have to drive, park in the Civic West Car Park or the NCC King Street Car Park, it’s $6 flat rate to park at both stations all day.







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