Midwinter Market at Vieille Branche

Midwinter Market at Vieille Branche


Posted 2018-06-29 by Geraldine Masseyfollow

Sat 14 Jul 2018

The talented creatives at that eclectic French wonder, Vieille Branche (the old branch), are gearing up for their latest quarterly makers market. Get ready for their Midwinter Market ; a morning where you can get to know some of Brisbane's most stylish designers and artisans across a range of fields from ceramics to statement jewellery and everything in between.

From 7.30am to 2pm on Saturday 14 July you will be welcomed into this creative space in a backstreet warehouse of industrial Albion. The term, 'creative space' doesn't really begin to describe this concrete block and louvre-windowed wonderland. It's part creative workshop space; part wedding and event venue; part warehouse photography studio; part Sunday afternoon gypsy jazz venue; part boutique cheese shop; and part old school bus and secret garden. And if that's not the most surprising and inventive swirl of ideas and creations, I don't know what is.

Brisbane is bursting at the seams with colourful emerging and established designers and creatives and Vieille Branch holds its artisan makers markets every quarter to showcase them and their wares. These are carefully curated and thoughtfully planned events with only 20 makers selected for each event. There is a moveable cast of regulars and new makers each time.

Confirmed makers for the 14 July event are:
Two Warm Hands custom tableware;

Paper Hands Illustrations with work by Holly Neilson;

Shannon Garson Porcelain;

Alice Nightingale handmade clothing;

Blue & Grae handmade leather goods;

Nias handmade Jewellery ;

Meta Design Co;

Boutique handmade clothing/plant derived fabrics Ukiyo Boutique handmade clothing from plant-derived fabrics:;

Bee Caring 100% raw honey;

Smashed Media on Paper;

Browns General Store crafted objects, jewellery and fashion;

Grace Candles floral handmade candles;

Corner Block Studio; and

Dunkle Authentic make-up and skin care.

Others offering their wares will be Vieille Branche's resident tenants:

LJC Designs fashion;

Botanick plants, pots and garden design;

Emile and Solange boutique fromagerie; and

Far Container handmade and found objects

Vieille Branch is a colloquial way of saying 'my old friend' in French. You'll want to become friends with these clever crafty creatives, too.

Visit the Vieille Branche website here .
Visit their Facebook page here .
Visit their Instagram page here .

The market runs from 7:30am to 2pm at 10 Fox St, Albion, on Saturday 14th of July 2018. Don't miss it.

Please note that parking, especially on a market day, can be very tricky in this part of the world. If you're driving there is a public carpark (Secure Parking) at the end of Greg Chappell Drive. Cost is $4 for the day. You can get to Vieille Branche via Immarna St, or through the Queensland Cricket Club carpark.

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