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Christmas Fare 2017

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Photograph by James Horan

Sydney Living Museums' annual Christmas Fare returns for one evening only on Thursday 14th December 2017.

Kicking off in style at 4pm, this popular community event sees over 40 of Sydney's finest artisan producers, makers and ready-to-eat gourmet food vendors come together at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Photograph by James Horan

The star-studded line-up of award-winning artisans include Eat Me Chutneys, Olsson's Salts, T Totaler, Mr Goaty Gelato and Cornersmith. Delectable cheese by Pecora Dairy, amazing charcuterie from Steph's Gourmet Foods, Farmer Jo's handmade muesli and Arlington's award-winning handmade dips and pestos, as well as condiments and sauces from Chunky Dave's Peanut Butter, Spice Vine and Ding The Recipe. Other traders on hand will include Bilpin Bush Honey, Currong Comestibles and Pukara Estate.

Pick up artisan marshmallows from Black Pantry, single origin chocolates from Cicada Chocolates, or delicious baked treats from Nutie Donuts, Brooklyn Boy Bagels and Alfamores. Plus find the perfect handcrafted gift from stallholders such as 2Duck Trading and the CWA Sydney City branch.

Photograph by James Horan

This is a fantastic opportunity to stock up on speciality gourmet goods for your own festive celebrations and purchase unique gift items for family and friends. Why not create your own gourmet food hampers with the premium hand-made produce and artisan wares on offer!

This year, Sydney Living Museums has also teamed up with Australian Design Centre to present 'Makers' Lane', showcasing a carefully curated selection of gifts by artisans and craftspeople including Outer Island, Love and West, Sophia Emmett, Egg Picnic, Public Holiday, Katherine Mahoney Ceramics, Little White Dish, Benconservato, Milly Dent and DM Pottery. Featuring ceramics, textiles, homewares and jewellery, these pieces will be perfect for giving to family and friends this festive season.

Photograph by James Horan

After an afternoon of leisurely festive shopping, enjoy a drink at the a pop-up boutique bar, feast at one of the ready-to-eat food stalls and sit back and enjoy home-grown live entertainment.

Established in 2013, Christmas Fare has become a much-loved fixture of Sydney's cultural calendar. Don't miss this year's event on Thursday 14th December 2017. Conveniently located in the heart of the CBD, it's the perfect spot to source all your festive food and gifts and enjoy a night out with friends and family.

Entry is by gold coin and includes complimentary Museum entry.

For more information on this great Christmas event in Sydney, please visit

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When: Thursday 14 December, 4pm - 9pm
Where: Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Queens Square, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: Gold Coin entry only
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