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Roleystone Winter Market 2015

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Your Handpicked Hills Winter Market Experience

I have followed Roleystone Markets from its inception just two years ago, to its present position as a major market destination. The saying 'it's the place to see and be seen' really does apply due to the hard earned reputation for variety, quality and their handmade/no imports philosophy.

Handpicked carefully positioned stalls offer a great range of excellent quality home grown and handmade products. Roleystone Markets keep up variety by only allowing a few of the same types of vendors to trade on the day.

So close and yet, the city feels far-off

Sunday, June 14 is the perfect time to escape the city and head for the Perth Hills. The little village of Roleystone invites you to enjoy a great winter market experience from 10am to 3.00pm.

Turning onto the Brookton Highway, off Albany Highway Kelmscott, takes you through rolling hills to the Roleystone Markets, situated in Cross Park. Turn off at Holden road and follow the signs to the market location situated along Jarrah Road between Wygonda and Heather Road, just 30 kilometres south east of Perth. Yet, the city feels far-off in the secluded wooded hills.

An exciting selection of food vendors

There will be plenty of winter comfort food
There will be plenty of winter comfort food

A good selection of food outlets will fuel you as you snap up quality hand crafted or home grown products from the varied collection of stalls. Come down and check out all the food vendors including, taste bud exciting middle-eastern street food by Meast, Turkish Gozleme by Turkish Saj and for those with a sweet tooth, Sweet Bagels.

The local volunteer fire fighters will be raising funds by operating the sausage sizzle, Want more than a sausage in a bun, then try their egg and bacon burger. What could be better on a cold winter morning than the smell of sizzling bacon?

Food vendors and Not For Profit groups providing activities ensure Roleystone Winter Market is a great family day out.

Search out your unique treasure

Among the unique stalls, you will discover stunning metal artwork by Galaxia, beautiful flower displays by House of Primrose and mouth-watering treats by the Little Raw Store.

Painting and Bric a Brac at Roleystone Winter Markets
Above are some examples of the type of many unique and colourful items available

There is a diverse range of hand crafted arts and crafts and local produce. From woodwork chopping boards to glass platters, bowls and light panels all made in local studios around Armadale, to local pottery, cards and handbags.

No, you can't eat them..
They do look good enough to eat but . . .

Little Raw Store goodies
These you can defintely eat

Unique must be seen at Roleystone Winter Market
Items only limited by the craftsman's imagination

Space to browse the stalls in comfort

The appealing spacious wooded location at Cross Park
The appealing spacious wooded location at Cross Park

The huge area allows for a person friendly layout of the stalls, with space to move. The large grassed area is perfect for the kids to run around (even a skate park). Among other attractions will be face painting and the ever-popular bouncy castle.

 The kids can enjoy a bonzer bounce while you browse at Roleystone Winter Markets
The kids can enjoy a bonzer bounce while you browse

The Shedders

The Roleystone Men's Community Shed will have some innovative handmade goods, recycling with a difference.

If you are a 'bloke', why not enquire about becoming a part of 'blokes helping blokes'. They are always looking for new members and welcome men of all ages (over 16 at present). To join, please see their "How to Join" website, call Phil: 0429 688 844 or email and be a part of something extremely fulfilling.

The Gardeners

Visit the Roleystone Community Garden" stall, look out for the Hawker trolley and snap up a strawberry plant or two.
Pick a strawberry (plant) or two
Pick a strawberry (plant) or two

To become a member you do not need any experience or knowledge, just an enjoyment of gardening. Everyone learns from each other and a qualified Horticulturist is in the group. The gardening is not heavy work, friendly and all produce is shared. Check out their website for more information (and maybe rent a plot). All ages are welcome.

The Coordinators and Supporters

Formed as a sub- committee of the Roleystone Community Garden and with sponsorship and support of the local Community Bank – Bendigo Bank, the Roleystone Market Committee coordinate quarterly markets that are fast becoming a fixture in the Perth market scene and a "can't miss destination", for not only the local community but the Perth community as a whole.

For all the latest information and stallholders, regularly check out Roleystone Markets Facebook page.

I know it is a cliché but there are 'too many stalls to mention'. So, if you are a vendor attending the Roleystone Winter Market, pen a note in the comments section below.

Roleystone Markets Logo
"A distinctive mix of quality art, craft, provisions and produce"

Photographs and Logo courtesy of the Roleystone Markets Facebook page
Artwork by John F.
Image ("Escape Sign Represents Get Away And Arrow") courtesy of Stuart Miles at
Image ("Playing Play Shows Free Time And Youngsters") courtesy of Stuart Miles at

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Why? Experience a Winter Market in the Hills
When: Sunday June 14 from 10.00am to 3.00pm
Phone: General Enquiries: Maria Ford on 0407 985 319; Stallholder Enquiries: Catherine Schaefer on 0439 499 545, Pam Edwards - Secretary/Marketing & Publicity. All email enquires:
Where: Cross Park, Jarrah Road, Roleystone
Cost: FREE to enter and browse
Your Comment
The spider one for me too, but the soaps that look like fudge or nougat, play games with my head!!
by John F (score: 2|621) 2005 days ago
The patio lights in the picture look great; very unique. I love the spider one.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|12626) 2005 days ago
Now is a good time to check out the list of food outlets to fuel your market browsing:
by John F (score: 2|621) 1996 days ago
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