Retro Depot in March

If you love the brights of the 60's and 70's, mid-century furniture, funky retro clothing, records and macramé then we know where you need to be.  Come in on our retro themed day to explore the styles and fashions from the recent past.

What might you find? Being old fashioned is fun again, particularly when it comes to clothes – so browse the fashions, jewelry, and accessories of times gone by to deck out your retro wardrobe. And make your home fashionably nostalgic with retro home-wares and furniture.

Retro Macrame Pot Hangers with Annette Boyd - 8th of March - 10am & 1pm

In this two and a half hour workshop you will learn several basic macrame knots - handy for making all kinds of home decor items and accessories.

You will take home a beautiful plant hanger of your own design. All materials are included. Each participant will walk home with their own macrame pot hanger made from 100% cotton.

Two sessions are available: 10:00am-12:30pm, and 1:00pm-3:30pm.


Additional Information:

  • The workshop will be held at the Old Bus Depot Markets
  • This workshop is suitable for beginners
  • Adult supervision is required for those under 16 years



Annette, from Annette Boyd Art and Design, uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots and wall hangers. She has also been a casual stallholder at the Old Bus Depot Markets.

Annette is well-known throughout Canberra as an artist, maker, and teacher. She uses natural materials to create beautiful handmade Macramé sculptures, hanging pots, and kooky owls.

If you encounter any purchasing issues, please contact the Old Bus Depot Markets team at or 02 6295-3331 from 9am-5pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays.