Saturday, 7 October 2017


Civic Park
Cnr Darby and King St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

The Olive Tree Market will come alive on October 8th with the biggest market of the year to date featuring 145 stalls of creative and innovative makers, designers and gourmet foodies. Discover a collective of new makers alongside market favourites, and live music all day long from some of the best emerging talents from Newcastle and afar. It’s also the 9th anniversary of the market which was launched in October 2008, so come and help us celebrate our creative community!

Standout on October 9th will include.


Alexis Withers  of ALEXIS ECLECTIC

Emerging fashion designer Alexis Withers is a young designer receiving a lot of attention on the national stage. Discover the makers limited edition statement pieces which feature her Alexis’s illustrations on stunning hand printed fabrics.

G r a f f i t i O R E

Grace Robbins of Graffitiore creates unique wearable hand sculpted jewellery created from up cycled graffiti paint from Sydney street art. The discarded pieces of paint are collected from historic street art sites that have been painted over hundreds of times. The pieces are sanded back to reveal the colours of accumulated paint, carved into funky shapes and mounted on sterling silver findings to create one-of-a-kind earrings pendants and brooches.


Artist Simone Madigan of Workshopp is the face of a new Islington based collective that creates designer home wares. Expect limited edition collections of ceramic platters, planters and utensils, textiles and prints.

Mr Goaty Gelato

Summer is coming! There is no better time to sample delicious gelati! Mr Goaty Gelato founded by former Three Blue Ducks chef, Dan Hughes. Think natural delicious creations made on the NSW Central Coast. All flavours are truly created from ‘garden to gelato’.

Have also included images from illustrator Carmen Hui who only comes on occasion and is popular, ceramicist Louise Martiensen @louisemstudio who only comes every two months, Clay Canoe for a nice image and Publisher Textiles as they have an amazing new season range featuring hand screen printed fabrics by Indigenous


Live music is an integral part of showcasing the creative community to Newcastle. Performers on October 8th will include: Jazz influenced trio The High Andies, singer song writer Lachlan X Morris Band, the soulful Jake Howden, alternative folk duo As of Sky who feature looping violin, Jye Sharp and folk singer Millie Casey.


If you’re driving to Civic Park- park all day at the Civic West Car park for $6:50 OR Harbour Park Car Park for for a flat rate of $5.

Written by Newcastle Live

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