MAKER’S MARKET a new date, a new venue

Maker's Market - Natalie Tonkin ceramics

The York Festival Maker’s Market provides great exposure for both emerging makers and old hands, so what do you do when you find another great market has scheduled the same weekend in September as The York Festival.  You find a better date!

So, over two days on 14th & 15th October, visitors to The York Festival Maker’s Market can enjoy browsing stalls in a relaxed garden setting.  Twilight Markets trading till 9pm Saturday evening with live music, food and a licensed bar (from 4pm) all makes for a great party atmosphere.

So if you design or create original work that is handmade using traditional techniques, new technologies or innovative designs, don’t be shy.  We want to hear from you.If you have already applied to be a stallholder and been approved, you don’t need to reapply. If you haven’t applied, get your skates on, stall spaces are limited. Applications close 20th September.  Click here for more information.  If you like The York Festival Maker’s Market, let us know by liking us on Facebook.


Bilya Kep Waangkiny – new poetry by Noongar Poets

Bilya Yep Waangkiny Noongar Poetry

In an exciting first, The York Festival, in association with the Community Arts Network is presenting a program of poetry readings by members of the Noongar Poetry Project. Bilya Kep Waangkiny will include readings and performances by Janet Kickett, Yvonne Kickett, Deborah Moody, Tanya Mabo, Julie Wynne, Cyndy Moody and more, these poems speak of matters of the heart and tell stories of Balladong country and beyond.

This is a free event that will be held at 2pm on at the CWA building on Avon Terrace on Saturday September 16 for one afternoon only.  Click here for more details