emu plains market
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February 15, 2020

fresh • vintage • crafty • gourmet

bring $5 for parking • we have an atm • no four legged friends, sorry!

Fab Feb festivities!

This month #underthestringybarks we showcase over 250 of the very best makers and creators Melbourne has to offer. From near and far stallholders come to create a craft revolution under the shady boughs of the beautiful Emu Plains Reserve in seaside Balnarring. With so much loveliness on offer this is a market not to be missed!!

Here's a few of the awesome things that make the #EPM so special


Join Kristin in an intimate weaving circle under the stringy barks, learning the meditative art of Coil Weaving.
Coil Weaving is an ancient art form used by indigenous communities around the world to create functional and ceremonial baskets and art pieces.
During the two hour workshop, Kristin will guide you to make your own coiled piece, using natural materials such as hand dyed raffia, jute, hemp and nettle.
Kristin will also touch on how to dye your own materials using natural dyes made from local plants.

All materials will be provided.

Bookings required. Please head to https://www.instagram.com/kristinolds/

$10 from each ticket will go towards supporting the Arnhem Women Weaver's Group and their community.  The Arnhem Women Weaver’s group was  established in 2003 by two elders as a cultural and economic enterprise, passing on traditional textile skills to Balanda (white people),  as well as enabling  the community to be self-sustainable and remain on their ancestral lands.


Check out our stories and socials for all the details. Join this beautiful community of mindfulness on market day xo


Bring your Little Emu for some super juggling fun:

10:30 - 7yrs and under - 15 min juggling workshop
10:45 - 7yrs and under - 15 min juggling workshop
11:00am - 8yrs and over - 30 min juggling workshop
12:00pm - 8yrs and over - 30 min juggling workshop

PLUS, all our usual awesomeness....

+ Live music all day from EPM favs Matt Katsis and David Knight

+ The very best food trucks from around the globe plus local produce, beer and wine

+ Faery Emma and friends face painting and fun

+ Animal farm & jumping castles for the Little Emu's

We can't wait to welcome you to our fabulous February market!


next market
2020/2021 dates to be announced soon!
stay tuned for market dates 2018/2019