The Coal Loader Artisans Market is held four times a year and features around 100 makers.
It is held on the last Sunday in February, May, August, and November at the Coal Loader, Waverton.
This unique 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, jewelry, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children's design and much more.
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!
Special Event: The Christmas Artisans Market
24 November, 4pm - 9pm
The November markets will for the first time be in the evening, and focus on making Christmas sustainable and easy.
More details here: www.facebook.com/events/673645449710901/
This is your one-stop-shop for an ethical, eco-friendly, and relaxed festive season. The event will feature:
-Over 110 stalls where you can browse and buy the perfect gifts and experiences
-Live music to suit all tastes
-Free photo opportunity for kids and adults alike with our Sustainability Santa and his happy little helper- the perfect gift for the grandparents!
-Delicious low-waste food and ice cream options in reusable-ware
-Pop-up-bar featuring custom brewed beers, organic wines, and sustainable gin cocktails
-Free Christmas decoration DIY classes- all ages welcome: www.facebook.com/events/557993701617060/
-Christmas cookery course; "Christmas and Holiday Food Made Easy". Buy tickets here: www.facebook.com/events/536334060488549/
-Sustainable Christmas exhibition- with tips and tricks on how to have the most eco-friendly festive period
Get all of your festive prep done in one place, and then celebrate with a cold drink at our pop-up bar and a bite to eat from one of our food vendors. Enjoy a beautiful sunset listening to one of our many acoustic music artists and look forward to the stress-free festive period ahead!
We are proudly single-use plastic free, please help us stay that way by bringing a keep cup, reusable water bottle, and cloth bags.
Want to be a stallholder?
Applications for the next markets have closed. Applications for the February 2020 markets will open by Wednesday, 4 December and close at midnight on Wednesday, 18 December 2019.
For future markets 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 one charity/not for profit stall and a limited number of eco and ethical-collective product vendors who may offer products made by others.