The Coal Loader Virtual Artisans Market

 While we might not be able to host our usual market this season, this virtual market offers people an opportunity to connect with their favourite stallholders and purchase original and creative handmade products directly the designers, artists and makers.

Items include: art, ceramics, sculpture, basketry, eco products, fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children's design, eco products, bespoke services, and so much more.

Thank you for supporting our stallholders and keeping the community spirit of the market alive.


Mandysh Jewels & Accessories

Mandysh jewellery & accessories combine traditional textile techniques with contemporary design to create unique pieces. Each piece is hand-crafted, with a focus on sustainability.



Meraki Fire

Nature inspired jewels, crafted from the heart. Meraki Fire was born from a deep love of clay, beautiful design, and our natural environment. Every piece is crafted with care, using ethically sourced recycled silver & Australian clays.


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Designed and handcrafted in Petersham, Kate's beautiful unique bags are made from repurposed leathers and rescued paintings. They are wearable pieces of art, made to last.


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We're proud to offer our unique range of handmade stoneware tableware made by using small-scale production methods.



Maraca Club

Established in 2016, Maraca's fashion accessories are made exclusively from rescued materials by friends Mauricio and Jorge. Arty, original and super fun, the Industrial Designer and the Artist use found objects, vintage jewellery, recycled silver, acrylic off-cuts, and bio-resin.


Palm_art_Boutique.jpg Palm Art

Palm Art creates rustic home decor items from palm fronds and palm inflorescence. Rather than being sent to the tip these are transformed into unique and unusual pieces. Every single item is fully handmade and no two items are the same.

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Photographs on location at your favourite places or at your home. Our photography session are fun and creative and all out products are environmentally friendly. Our gift vouchers start from $50, are beautifully packaged, personalised, and posted.

Waterlily Home

Waterlily home have a simple philosophy to bring you a consciously crafted, sustainable clothing and homewares collection whilst caring for our environment.


LOMARRA is a range of handcrafted Botanical Cleaning Sprays that are made using wild Australian botanical oils. Antibacterial, plant based and no nasties! All made with love in Lane Cove, Sydney and packaged in beautiful premium glass bottles that can be returned & reused.

LouiseM studio

Using a range of techniques to embellish each piece, LouiseM studio produce beautiful and unique handmade porcelain. These pieces are designed to become part of your everyday collection

Healthy Hound Treats

Virginia Gollan's Healthy Hound Treats are hand made in small batches using high quality human grade ingredients, no added preservatives or artificial flavourings. All dog treats are packaged in compostable bags and glass jars.

Alana Douvros Jewellery

Inspired by the natural beauty created by the earth using recycled precious metals and genuine minimally processed gemstones, Alana Douvros incorporates natural elements in perfect harmony with geometry and nature that is both timeless and unique.

DM Pottery

Producing beautiful stoneware tableware with function at the heart of its design, Denise McDonald utilises innovative techniques as well as time honoured wheel throwing skills to hand make work that incorporates texture, vibrant colour and movement.

Studio KaKa Art

Are you obsessed with colourful botanicals and nature? So is Sydney artist, Vickie from Studio KaKa Art. She paints vibrant florals and whimsical watercolours. Add a little colour into your home with her original art, prints, cards and tea towels.

SmartAlex Textiles

SmartAlex Textiles hand cuts her own stencils, hand screen prints her own designs onto natural fibre textiles that makes into a range of homewares, bags, greeting cards and more. Sustainable and made to last.

Press Galleria

Looking for a unique, quintessentially Australian and lovingly handcrafted something? Re-home these fallen plant lives and reconnect with nature!

Upcycled Bottle Art

UpcycledBottleArt recycles wine and beer bottles into cheese boards and snack dishes using solar energy. The platters can be used to serve cheese, olives, dips, nuts or fruits and make quirky, eco-friendly gifts for any foodie and wine lover.


by Sabine

by Sabine is all about creating unique pieces of jewellery, using treasures from the past, such as vintage & antique typewriters, watches, coins, postage stamps and cutlery, just to name a few.

Spice Zen

Buy the best spices, spice blends, loose leaf teas, gluten free rice products, turmeric and ginger juice, vegan chilli jam and many other products. Cook with ease using our online recipes to create authentic and tasty dishes.

Scoops Design

Scoops Design's jewellery is playfully patterned using sustainable materials for women who value self expression.

Susan Flower Design

I've always loved designing clothes, sourcing textiles, using Natural Linens, cutting cloth on the bias, loving traditional textiles, African Cloths, Kimono Silks, Saris, Embroideries, Weavings, Amish Quilts. Textiles tell so many stories of Women's Lives, Creativity and Spirit.

Opus Lab

Opus Lab is for the creatives, the mindful. And lovers of handmade. Specialising in Artisan homewares and unique handmade pieces designed and crafted by Ramos Pires.

 Wander Lightly Wanderlightly

Wander Lightly's sole purpose is to empower & inspire others to reduce their waste footprint by creating natural, ethical products that enhance & support your everyday lifestyle without costing the Earth.


Mo Resin 2

 Very unique resin with gold leaf insertion jewellery. 100% handmade in Australia. Including Aboriginal art collections

Olivia Raymond Glass

Artisan jewellery handmade out of beautiful Italian glass and sterling silver. All pieces are unique and are designed and created in Sydney.

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Ken designs and makes one off beautiful Sustainable lighting pieces. Using RGB wireless technology each lamp provides a world of colour with a minimum power usage. Non toxic materials and a super long life add to a reduced carbon footprint.

twice designs

twice designs is about creating items that bring joy. It recontextualises items of incidental beauty - advertisements, maps, toys and game pieces into affordable art pieces.

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Sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic by #untrashy. We offer a selection of stylish and affordable eco products to facilitate your zero-waste journey.

We love to see your photos! Tag #untrashy on Instagram to be featured.


Fiona Roderick

Fiona Roderick is a printmaker, often found recycling her prints to create Australian Native Birds. Fiona produces cards, tea towels and prints from her images, perfect gifts for bird loverd or ex-pats.

Charli and Molly Canine Couture

We make everything for your fur kid at Charli & Molly. We handmake locally a fun, unique and stylish range of dog collars, leads, beds, bow ties, bandanas and accessories. Visit us online until we can meet you in person.

Nullarbor Nights Knitwear

Hand- Crafted and hand-dyed Knitwear in natural fibres, including Scarves, Wraps, Jackets and Ponchos

The Bird Photographer

Birds with character and a conservation message. Angela Robertson-Buchanan is an award winning photographer, sales go directly to Angela's wildlife rescue care as well as a percentage of sales donated to wildlife organisations.

signatur handknits

Designer handknits in Australian Wool. Ready to wear or a knitting kit to knit yourself!

Parva: Little Things

From scratch and small batch. Handmade botanical skincare and vintage cotton beeswax wraps.

Helen Ashley Designs

Helen Ashley is a local artist and maker and has created a quirky collection of hand made ceramics and homewares. She is probably most famous for her funny dog and cat head portrait spoons.

Currong Comestibles

Savour the best of indigenous Australia with the delicious taste of Riberries and Rainforest Limes in our SHRUBS, CHUTNEYS and JAMS. Dedicated to combining the ‘very old’ and the old into unique foods incorporating ‘bush tucker’ ingredients.

bob window

Designed, printed and made in Sydney, Bob Window produces bold and dynamic homewares including Cushions, Lampshades and Table Linen.

MELO handmades

One of a kind naturally dyed homewares, accessories, babywear and keepsakes, handmade sustainably and consciously in Sydney with Australian botanicals.

The Crazy Bag Lady

All our reusable bags are ethically handmade in India with love. They are strong, lightweight, reusable and damn good looking! Easily machine washable, these bags are perfect for these trying times we're all living through.

Needle vs Thread

Needle vs Thread is a range of contemporary bags and accessories designed for women for every day use. Needle vs Thread is 100% vegan and handmade in the Blue Mountains.

Sylvia Riley Designs

Ethically produced, luxuriously natural and consciously dyed slow fashion

Jaelle Jewelry

One-off gold and silver whimsical jewellery with natural gems, inspired by vintage era and Mother Nature and professionally hand made on the North Shore.

Kimono Yamamoto

Hand made Vintage Kimono bags and pouches

Flat Rock Brew Cafe

Flat Rock Brew Cafe is a small, artisanal brewery on the Lower North Shore. Each brew is carefully crafted, and producing only 200 litres is only available for purchase at the venue or online.

Urban Timber Australia

URBAN TIMBER An Austrian owned and operated concern making unique hand crafted home decor items from recycled timber and repurposed  items.

For the Love of Succulents, The Living wall

Locally grown succulents in hand crafted recycled timber frame with a wooden boxes and re-loved containers.

From Silvia

From Silvia 100% Gluten Free dedicated Healthier Personalised Meals, Fresh Pasta, Pesto and Award Winning Freshly Baked Foods - with Dairy Free & Vegan Options.

My Favourite Apron Co

Hand crafted tea towels, oven mitts and adjustable aprons for the whole family.

Carmela Creates

Maker of handmade Beeswax Wraps and Soap using Beeswax and Honey from our beehives.


Every item is unique and handmade. Using silk fabric and merino wool scarfs are created using wet felting process known as "nuno felting". Light weight and warm. Makes an ideal gift.


A collection of luxurious, batik fashion, homewares, baskets and accessories handmade in Ghana and Australia, plus Shea Earth; a sustainable & ethically made wellness range of vegan Shea butter, African black soap and Cocoa powder.

Breezy Bird Studio

Breezy Bird Studio

Aiai uses soft watercolours and mixed media to articulate her love for flora and fauna in a contemporary style, bringing nature 'like a breath of fresh air' to people's homes.

Ant Haus Designs

All designs in the Ant Haus range are made by hand from start to finish by designer, Melaney McCleary in her Sydney studio. She believes in eco-conscious practices and wherever possible uses recycled metals.

My Lovely Pets Design

With a range that captures the beautiful expressions of animals including Interior Art Prints, Greeting Cards, Gift Tags, Tote Bags and Tea Towels, Nicholas has created something truly special to share with loved ones.

Two Creeks Honey

Freshly harvested and cold extracted seasonal honey The little secret located on Sydney's north shore is a superb quality honey that comes from the surrounding bushland of Garigal National Park and gardens.

The Niki Tree

Handmade by designer Ayako Niki, the designs are influenced by Japanese simplicity and relax fit style, tested for comfort, versatile, and flattering silhouettes.


Utilising the best of green chemistry combined with nature: the high quality you are used to but without the plastic packaging or harsh chemicals. Free from sulfates, palm oil, silicones, parabens, artificial fragrance/ colours. Vegan and cruelty free.



A unique collection of eco resin jewellery, designed and handcrafted by Hiromi. Her pieces are designed to enjoy and blend into their simple, minimal life style.


Originally Nic

Original paintings and unique ceramics influenced by nature and created by hand. Commissions always welcome.

Barocky Chocky

Andrew creates designs that convey his love of 20th century commercial art: the sense of fun and education, the wonderful stylisation and colour, "I am very interested in heritage and my prints celebrate our architecture and transport history".

Gitane Jewellery & Gifts

Up-cycled repurposed vintage silver cutlery jewellery & gifts, "I love to create from vintage treasures which have nowadays been left untouched and forgotten". 

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A Decent Cup of Tea

Bringing you the most exquisite selection of tea blends


Renate Design

Enjoy the experience of Australian designed in modern yet timeless pieces providing elegance and originality.


Red Knot Images

Red Knot Images is about following your passion. Artist Peter Tugwell draws in pencil and ink on handmade paper produced in his Balmain studio. Original ink and pencil drawings, limited edition prints, greeting cards, gift cards and magnets.

ArtOfTextile Art of Textile by Robyn Kennedy

Unique decorative wall art and artisan jewelry pieces crafted from gorgeous rescued and recycled antique, vintage and contemporary textiles, intricately embellished throughout with metallic and coloured threads.

Two Siamese Two Siamese

Two Siamese brings you a range of delicious Marmalades, Jams, Sauces and Relishes using natural ingredients; usually sourced from local gardens. Add extra zing to all your meals: from lamb roast to a piece of toast!

Aware Vintage Upcycle Aware Vintage Upcycle Denim Jackets

Upcycled denim jackets with fun and style.

Oatley Bay Oatley Bay

Brooke is a Sydney-based sustainable artisan specializing in pure and divine handmade candles that are a combination of carefully blended soybean and coconut wax. All natural, biodegradable, vegan, petroleum/ paraffin/ palm wax free, no animal or beeswax products, no toxic materials, and not tested on animals.


Fragrant Flame

Fragrant Flame

Fragrant Flame has a range of body care and luxury home fragrance products made with natural ingredients. The products include hand crafted candles and detox bath salts. Developed in small batches ensuring top quality, crafted in Sydney, Australia.

Little Crow Design
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Be your creative self with an artisan piece from littlecrow design. Sydney maker, Georgie Avis, combines her screen printed designs with natural fabrics to reflect a relaxed, Australian lifestyle. Handcrafted details and premium quality set littlecrow design apart from mainstream brands and offer products you'll love for a long time. 

Lamb Design

LAMB design's local creative has produced a stunning range of Men's superior quality T-shirts. All ethically sourced and individually printed by the artist with her own original artworks. Including paintings, drawings and photographic works.


Merchants of Nonsense
Merchants of Nonsense

Merchants of Nonsense set out to design  goods that make you smile. Overwhelmed with a world full of "stuff" and living during a pandemic, our homes have become our fortress's and our neighbourhoods, our worlds. Merchants of Nonsense illustrate limited edition and customisable maps of that world creating unique and local North Shore prints. 

Wandering Sol
Wandering Sol

Wandering Sol is a conscious, innovative lifestyle brand that supports natural and sustainable living. Our hero launch product, The Wanderer Shopping cart, is a market cart made from sustainable bamboo and recycled canvas to help you shop waste free with ease.


Surf Sock
Surf Sock

Re-Sail and Surf Sock create unique, sustainable gifts from sailcloth off-cuts heading to the tip.  From Surf Socks that make it easy to slide into your wetsuit, to mobile phone pouches and document folios, there’s something for everyone, not just the surfers!


Emilio Frank Design

Shana Danon creates vibrant artworks, home-wares, jewellery and stationery in her Bondi studio. Inspired by a passion for Mid Century modernism, Shana’s work celebrates form, function and a touch of whimsy - intending to evoke joyful memory and happy spaces.  

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Indigo Rabbit Creative

'Indigo Rabbit Creative' combines Wendy's two obsessions of Eco printing and Op-Shopping to create upcycled, unique, native flora and indigo-dyed clothing, as well as wool and silk scarves and other fabric and paper items. 


All transactions are wholly between the individual vendor and purchaser.

North Sydney Council are not a listed party and do not receive a commission on these sales.


The Coal Loader Artisans Market

This sustainable and unique market is (usually) held four times a year and features around 100 makers.

It is usually held on the last Sunday of each season; in February, May, August, and November.

The market offers people an opportunity to purchase original and creative handmade products directly from emerging and contemporary designers, artists and makers, while enjoying the atmosphere of the beautiful and historic site.

Stalls display and sell art, ceramics, sculpture, basketry, eco products, fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children's design and much more.

We are proudly single-use plastic free, please help us stay that way by bringing a keep cup, reusable water bottle, and cloth bags.

Held rain or shine, the venue offers a beautiful all-weather marketplace to showcase local creative talent, and it's a pretty fabulous day each time!


Want to be a stallholder?

Applications for the physical November market will be hosted on The Coal Loader Artisans Market page and are due to go online in September.

Alternatively, for upcoming events, you can find out when applications open by:

Each stallholder is selected on the quality of their hand-made goods including; originality, creative design, and fit with the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability's ethos.

We also feature a limited number of eco and ethical-collective product vendors who may offer products made by others, and offer one pro-bono space to sustainability-focused charities.