Makers’ Market back by Popular Demand

Artist Jeanine Brookfield has a range of ceramics and paintings for sale at the Makers’ Market.
Artist Jeanine Brookfield has a range of ceramics and paintings for sale at the Makers’ Market.

Once again, the Makers’ Market is back by popular demand at the Stationmaster House.

Organised by BADCAP, the Market offers the opportunity for Christmas shoppers to purchase unique gifts lovingly created by Scenic Rim artists, artisans and craft makers. 

Every year the support for this annual event grows and grows and this year BADCAP have curated another wonderful mix of gorgeous gifts.

Hand turned wooden bowls and vases, ceramic tea pots, welded metal garden ornaments, handmade quilts, sterling silver jewellery, acrylic and watercolour art and knitted teddy bears are amongst the items in stock. 

To celebrate the opening of The Makers’ Market and the countdown to Christmas there are two walk in workshops: 

Soft Sew Animals –  hosted By Erica Bates

Ceramic Animals And Christmas Decorations – hosted By Claudje Lecompte.

The official opening will an informal gathering on Saturday 4 December from 4pm to 6pm where locals can mingle with the artists and gain a firsthand look at what is on offer this year. 

On Sunday 5 December at 10am Cindy Wood from Twig Designs will guide participants through her Christmas Wreath Making Workshop, with everyone taking home something eye-catching to hang on their front door for the festive season. 

Bookings are essential and can be made through Chris Grimmet on 0421 006 220.

On Saturday 18 December there are two walk in workshops:

Raku Firing (especially for those who created the clay animals and Christmas Decorations).

Candlemaking in Raku Fired Pinch Pots.

To celebrate the end of the Makers’ Market there will be a boisterous Drumming Circle held at 5pm.

For more information follow BADCAP Scenic Arts Project on Facebook.

The Makers’ Market is at The Stationmaster House, 100 Brisbane Street Beaudesert from Saturday 4 to Sunday 19  December and will be open daily from 10am to 2pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12 noon Saturday and Sunday.

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