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Olive Tree Market to sprout later this month due to COVID concerns

The hugely popular Olive Tree Markets July iteration has been postponed until later this month due to the current COVID situation.

Normally slated to run on the first Saturday of the Month in Civic Park, the next Olive Tree will kick off on Saturday 17 July.

“This decision has been made in the best interest of our stallholder and customer communities,” organiser Justine Gaudry said.

“While the current lock-down is in place in Sydney, the Blue Mountains, the Central Coast and Wollongong, and the NSW Government is trying to get on top of the outbreak spreading into other areas of the state, we believe that it is our responsibility as event organisers to put public safety first- it only takes one person to spread a highly infectious disease.”

Despite the postponement, the next Olive Tree Market is set to be a winter wonderland of art and design, artisan food, and more.

Below is a rundown on jusst a few of the highlights you can expect.

Haus of Glassborow

Eco fashion designer Johanna of Haus of Glassborow has a strong belief in sustainably creating from what we already have. Johanna creates each piece of her range from lovingly sourced vintage fabrics. Don’t miss a new collection of gorgeous winter jackets featuring over sized hoods and bell sleeves at July’s market.

Tyler Dan Art

Artist Tyler Dan’s work is influenced by much of what she sees and experiences in the everyday and her natural environment.  Tyler has a keen interest in natural forms, architecture, textiles and jewellery. 

Her work aims to avoid symmetry and search for balance. An intuitive painter, Tyler does not approach the canvas with an exact plan for what each piece will become, she uses her relationship with colour and restricting her palettes to develop her abstractions arriving at an organic result.

Can’t Skate Manufacturing

If you’re a lover of earthy leather goods, then make sure to meet contemporary leather designer Adam Elliot of Cant Skate Manufacturing. Adam creates beautifully handcrafted pieces including belts, wallets, and leather beer holders, as well as taking orders for unique custom leather goods, which he makes in his home studio.

Papa Pasty

Winter markets for spoiling yourself with comfort food from our amazing line-up of street food stalls. A new Olive Tree favourite are the gourmet pasties created by Bianca of Papa Pasty.

These mouth watering pasties just happen to be vegan, the flavours and taste are amazing and are loved by vegans and non-vegans alike- our market day favourite is the mac and cheese. 

The Olive Tree Market is on at Civic Park on Saturday 17 July from 9am to 2pm. Head here for more information.

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