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  • Old World New
    19 June, 2018

    Owner Bruce McKenzie now focuses on upholstery and restoration in his current venture, Old World New. It embraces everything retro and antique. What's remarkable is that the furniture from Old World New doesn't only date back from the 70's or the 60's, but can even be 200 to 300 years old.

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  • Thelma Gillian Scarves
    12 June, 2018

    It began with her niece's wedding. March in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was just welcoming spring when the cold wind whispered for something over the shoulders. Of course, such a lovely silk divore dress, a mixture of satin and chiffon, in an uncommon mix of green and bright fuschia couldn't simply settle.

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  • Market Entertainment: April 2018
    22 March, 2018

    This April we anticipate to sway to the ebb and flow of modern jazz and rock classics brought to us by the talented trio of Lambert & Co. Singer-songwriter James Bennett is also scheduled to make a stop.

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  • Jane Bayles Books
    13 March, 2018

    Jane Bayles has been focused on selling high-quality books for over 15 years at various Canberra markets including the Old Bus Depot. Her titles are constantly updated. Have a browse on Collectables Day and Portobello Road.

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  • 213 Art
    6 March, 2018

    Matthew Judd is the owner and artist for 213 Art where he produces handcrafted and digital works of pop art, stencils, and superheroes. He’s been stallholder for the Old Bus Depot for over 23 years. We talk to Matthew about the freedom he’s found as an artist and how he found his niche with what he calls “bloke art”.

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  • 20 Years at the Former Transport Depot
    27 February, 2018

    As much as we had reason to celebrate being in such an iconic location for so many years, there's a lot of facts that we needed spelled out. Who better than one-half of the Market's original co-directors, Morna Whiting?

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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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  • La Empanada
    13 February, 2018

    La Empanada has blossomed into Canberra’s go-to locale to try the flavours of the South American staple. The team of Andre and Andrea have worked to transform everyday flour into a savoury delight coupled with their secret recipe.

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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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