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Sunday, November 16, 2014


Essenwood Craft Market - one of the region’s pioneer arts, craft, fashion, gifts, food and collectables markets – is gearing itself up for the festive season by offering visitors a comprehensive selection of festive gift ideas and a cosy place to enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning al-fresco brunch.

“We want to ensure that the market’s focus is firmly family-friendly,” considers the market’s Cyan Brown. “We are situated in a park environment with a functioning play area which is perfect for children to run around. To complement this, we have free pony rides, and feature weekly child-focused activities – be it fire-engine rides; fair-ground attractions; face-painting and children’s games. And, of course, closer to Christmas we anticipate that Father Christmas will be visiting us at Essenwood.”

The stalls will be gearing-up to cater for non-commercial, affordable, gift options: books; music; jewellery; decor items; clothing; accessories; plants; fresh flowers; health and beauty products; edible treats; original artwork; crafted goods and children’s wear and accessories. The market offers more than a hundred different specialist stalls. Also there are stalls which are specialising in festive themed goods: table decor, tree decorations; serviettes, runners and table cloths; candles; stockings and stocking fillers.

The Essenwood Craft Market takes place every Saturday in Essenwood Park from 09h00 to 14h00. More information on 031 208 1264, 082 460 0625 or 082 558 6611 or email: