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  • Food of the Month January 2019: Pies
    13 December, 2018

    Pippy's and Pippy's Hot Pies, like their name suggests, sells some of the most scrumptious pies at the Markets. The stall has been with the Old Bus Depot Markets for 24 years and it started as a project by co-owners Brian Loader and Stuart McKinnon where the latter described it as a "meeting of minds over a glass of wine."

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  • 10 Gift Ideas this Christmas
    23 November, 2018

    It's almost the holiday season and, as always in December, the Markets are open on both Saturdays and Sundays before Christmas. That's double the opportunity to find memorable Christmas presents for friends and loved ones.

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  • Santa’s Shaped Christmas Tree Farm
    21 November, 2018

    What's Christmas without a Christmas tree? Santa's Shaped Christmas Tree will be at the Old Bus Depot Markets for the following dates: Saturdays & Sundays: 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th, and 15th & 16th respectively.

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  • Market Entertainment: December 2018
    21 November, 2018

    In case you haven't heard, Santa's in town and he's brought Ernest the Elf. Only for the Christmas Season, Ernest visits the markets and will entertain the kids once again in the opening Saturday and Sunday respectively on the 1st and 2nd December for Christmas Kids.

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  • Christmas Kids Attractions
    14 November, 2018

    You better watch out as word on the street is Santa's in town and he'll be at the Markets waiting to hear your Christmas wish! Stalls will showcase items fitting for the holiday season with a number of specialty items for kids. It will truly be a fun filled weekend for the whole family with many exciting attractions in store.

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  • Carol’s Creations
    25 October, 2018

    Owner and Designer Carol Webster has been with the Markets since its inception over 24 years ago and through it, she's expanded her designs, met with many repeat customers, and created memories that have become real gems.

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  • Alexandra Rose Designs
    25 October, 2018

    Alexandra Rose Designs, formerly Eleda Fine Jewellery, is the latest vision by Jeweller Ian Ward who has been in the business of designing and retailing jewellery for over 30 years. They focus on designs that draw out the colours of the Australian landscape. Think brilliant blue skies, rusted red earth, and turquoise oceans.

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  • TraXion Big Band on the 11th of the 11th
    24 October, 2018

    TraXion Big Band will be coming to the Markets on the 11th of the 11th to help us commemorate Remembrance Day. With the pedigree of TraXion, we can think of none better to underline the event than Canberra's own.

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  • Market Entertainment: November 2018
    23 October, 2018

    Moving on to the last segment of Spring, we look forward to a visit from TraXion Big Band who will play fantastic music that will be well-suited for Remembrance Day commemorations. Tinker's Cuss has been livening things up, and Lisa Maps has been busy playing at more gigs.

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  • Moondrop Pearls
    16 October, 2018

    Karen Kowald's Moondrop Pearls is a true staple to the Old Bus Depot Markets known for her stunning designs of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. With Jewel of Canberra right around the corner, we spoke to one of our longest standing stallholders about her knowledge of pearls and her experiences at the markets.

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  • Market Entertainment: September 2018
    30 August, 2018

    There will be two exciting yet very different performances on Makers-Con thanks to Guyy and the Fox and AFK Choir. The latter of whom have been known to sing about topics like Star Trek and zombies. We also have two musicians on tour, Nathan Power and Zac Saber, both on the 23rd.

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  • Market Entertainment: August 2018
    1 August, 2018

    Making sure we get off on the right foot, we have our friends from Jumptown Swing who are celebrating Canberra’s festival of swing, Canberräng. The talented Monique Lewis will also be playing this month. In her young career, she's already performed in such venues as the Hyperdome and the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel in Thailand.

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  • Market Entertainment: March 2018
    20 February, 2018

    We’re excited to bring in a number of touring talents like Yhan Leal who’s promoting his third album, and Kevin Laso who’s releasing his first.

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