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  • Drum Assault
    7 February, 2018

    Drum Assault’s Dan Graetz, flew to Guinea, West Africa in the early 2000’s to learn drumming from the country’s best teachers. The group has since built a pedigree of performances from the National Multicultural Festival to the SBS Fifa World Cup Launch. Watch them play and dance to the beat this coming International Day, 11 February.

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  • Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance
    5 February, 2018

    If you get hit with the lettuce leaf, it's good luck for the rest of the year. Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance Leader David Wong explains how veggie spit out from the mouth of a lion can swing the year in your favour. He also hints at doing Canberra's first ever Chinese unicorn dance ahead of this year's Chinese New Year celebrations.

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  • Bulbul Trading
    30 January, 2018

    Bulbul trading is one of the more surprising and bustling clothing and jewel manufacturers that has come to grace our markets with a long family lineage. We spoke with current Bulbul Trading Owner, Mr Hasan Bulbul, to learn more about his business and see a glimpse of the history behind the operations of his stall.

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  • Market Entertainment: February 2018
    23 January, 2018

    Drum Assault will bring their award-winning performance of infectious West African beats to the Markets on International Day, 11 February. We’re also expecting a number of talented and kinetic performers on the day including swing dancing from Jumptown Swing and a lion dance from Canberra Prosperous Mountain Lion Dance to kick off Chinese New Year. Let’s end the Summer right. 

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  • Market Entertainment: January 2018
    18 December, 2017

    The heat is on! And so it continues with our line up for January to kick-off 2018. Listen to performances from talents like Tinker’s Cuss, Charlie’s Attic, Kim Yang, and many more.

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  • Vetro e Metallo
    8 December, 2017

    Quality is key for the brass and copper jeweller with every piece designed from the ground up, every link soldered. "For us, everything is about quality," says Wendy. "We wouldn't ever buy anything unless we've seen it."

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  • Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
    26 November, 2017

    It’s hard to believe that it’s December and we’re nearing the end of 2017. What a year it’s been for us at The Old Bus Depot. None of it would have been possible without the continuing support of our stallholders and visitors. But the fun’s not over. Christmas events and a whole host of themes are lined up every weekend until the 24th of December.

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  • 10 Unlikely gifts ideas for Christmas
    25 November, 2017

    The season for giving is fast approaching. Will it be another year, another gift card? How about a pair of loud vintage earrings or a wooden fish that moves? From handcrafted artisan pieces to noteworthy jewelry, your friends at the Old Bus Depot Markets have you covered.

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  • Market Entertainment: December 2017
    24 November, 2017

    What’s a day in your local market without some uplifting music and friendly frolicking? We've secured a fantastic December lineup that's sure to start your summer on the right note.

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  • 5 Refreshing drinks for the summer
    23 November, 2017

    The weather is beautiful. The skies are clear blue. And the sun is shining down, heating up your skin, and my gosh, it’s hot! But don’t worry. The stalls at the Old Bus Depot Markets can keep you cool with 5 refreshing drinks for the summer that you might not find elsewhere.

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  • Humbug at the Old Bus Depot Markets
    Market entertainment: November
    3 November, 2017

    Introduce your eyes and ears to what’s on in November with dance, swing, acoustic guitars, Celtic, acapella, jazz and more.

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  • Sun Horticulture at the Old Bus Depot Markets
    NEW – Brighten your life with plants and flowers from Sun Horticulture
    3 November, 2017

    Spring is a great time to fill your life with more natural colour – both inside and out – with some fresh flowers and potted plants from Sun Horticulture.

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  • Christmas at the Old Bus Depot Markets
    A month of Christmas celebrations in December
    3 November, 2017

    December will be a month of Christmas celebrations set to entice everyone who loves the festive season. This year, Christmas at the Old Bus Depot Markets is on both Saturdays AND Sundays throughout December.

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