Xmas Arts Markets 2014

Saturday 6th and Saturday 13th December 2014
11am - 5pm, £1 entry

The Out of the Blue Xmas Arts Markets are back!  This year they are set to be even bigger events with an additional room of stalls, a Local Labels Music Fair, DJs, more Open Studios and Live Music courtesy of the Bruncheon, as well as a Mulled Wine Stall. Make sure to attend both Saturdays if you can, as the line-up of stalls on offer is completely different on each date. There is a total of over 100 artists and makers exhibiting over the two events, so you are sure to find some very unique Xmas gifts for everyone on your list and probably some for yourself. Saturday 6th December In addition to the Arts Market we are hosting the popular annual Open Studios event, offering you a glimpse behind the scenes and the opportunity to meet some of the Drill Hall based artists and makers and some of their work will be for sale. Open Studios participants are listed here. For the first time the Arts Market will also feature a small Music Fair organised by local labels selling their own releases and their DJ collective is playing tunes throughout the day to enhance your shopping experience. The Edinburgh Independent Label Market is a homegrown affair from the local music scene for the wider community in the capital. Featuring two labels from Glasgow and four from Edinburgh, with a strong cast of burgeoning local labels appearing: Hobbes Music, Hero Records, Glint Recordings, mini50, Tabernacle and Groove Line.

Saturday 13th December
On 13th December the Arts Market is again collaborating with the monthly Drill Hall music event, the Bruncheon, providing the perfect accompaniment to your festive shopping, featuring live performances from local musicians. Click here for more details of this month’s musical line-up.

Check out the list of artists and makers for each date below


Sat 6th Dec

Alice Wilson –  Birds Nest Soup – Pick your own’ upcycled cakestands. Freestyle embroidery greetings cards and framed pictures.

Vintage Remix – Vintage and up-cycled home ware

Amanda Kinghorn Photography – Photographic wood blocks and print

Anezka Beamish Leskovcova – Azenka – Hand made jewellery and hand made wooden hearts.

Anne Lyal – Vintage. Bunting – Bunting, accessories, cashmere cushions, garments and Purses

Annette Baumann – LICHT-id – surprising illuminations and upcycled furniture

Annette West – Shea Aroma – Shea butter handmade natural cosmetics

Granny Sally’s Soap Kitchen – Handmade Delectable Soap Scrubs Skincare & Candles

Donna Mathieson – Himalayan Princess – Cute and strange illustrations

Donna Strachan – Ingingerness – Scottish ginger animal designs

edd wellesley-davies – Eddscape – lanscape prints & bespoke film posters

Elayna Shenstone – ipapyrus – Pop-up cards

1791 – Small loveliness

Burnside Designs -Badges and other wee gifts.

Emma Meehan – magical illustrations and paintings

Fiona Daly Textiles – Design-led handwoven contemporary craft

Fiona Shiers – Pretty Paper Petals – paper flower bouquets and decorations

Gayle Reilly – LilacMillie Sea Glass Jewellery – Handmade Seaglass and Wire Jewellery

helen spalding – flybybella – range of textiles made using recycled jumpers, felted and machine embroidered

Isabel Diaz – Handmade jewellery made with polymer clay

Quilietti  – Hand crafted earrings, keychains and bookmarks and crafted cards with earrings attached

Joan Craig – Molly Collins Handknits – Beautiful hand knitted scarves for all age groups

Angry Duck Shop – Cartoon-based gifts and clothes

Cats Love Rats by Karolina Binczyk – Cats, rats and other crazy creatures, cute cuddly stuffies, for kids…

Kate Charter – Kate’s Illustration – Selection of greetings cards, christmas cards, prints and gifts.

Kate Masters – Ceramic tiles, bowls, framed pieces, brooches etc.

Kathleen Meaney – Kathleen Meaney Illustration – Illustration and gifts

Katy Bromberg – Misericordia – Hand embroidered text art

Ruth & Kirsten Mutch – Penguin Parade – Funny Penguin Artwork

Liz Tainsh Designs – printed textiles,mats and mobiles

Lucia Castillo – Rag Workshop – handmade, home, women, accessories,stationery

Cherry Bee – Cherryblossom Jewellery – Jewellery with a vintage edge

Miya Hayes – Miya Hayes Jewellery – silver jewellery inspired by nature

Olalla – Sunday girl – Geometric jewelry and homewares

Rebecca Dover Artist – Scottish seascapes & Edinburgh harbours

Miss Ria’s Handmade Clocks –  Handmade carriage/wall clocks in a vintage/retro style.

Sally Fisher – Salgallery – Painter and printmaker

Art by Scott and Aga – A collection of paintings and photographs inspired by nature and Scottish Highlands.

Tara McIntosh – Twiggd – Colourful Illustrative Wooden Jewellery

Ursula Cheng & Gen Ryan – Local illustrator and designers selling self designed apparel ,cards, stationary and prints

Veronika Jureckova – knitted and crocheted items

Zoe Ballantine – Handmade paper goods including greetings cards, notebooks and photographic art prints

Zyzanna – Illustrated gifts, prints & more!

Sat 13th Dec

Alan Gunning – LINES –  Rock and Roll Lyrical Art.

Annie Woodman –  back to the frock – Woollen accessories. Upcycled bespoke tools for living.

Emily MacKenzie and Lizzie Cameron – Ink Circus

Ana Herranz – Silver jewellery with unusual textures and finishes.

Anna Liebmann Coldham – Willow Baskets and related hand made willow items

Barbara Duncan – Barbara Duncan Paintings – An Artist with Scottish Influence

Beatriz Hernando – mesMuseS – Wearable art. Illustration & Handmade Designs.

Craft Reactor Edinburgh –  This will be a group stall for Craft Reactor. There’ll be jewellery, scarves/ wraps, stationery and stuffies.

Cath Waters – Paper Snapdragon – Scottish Landscape Art, Cards and Gifts

Chelley Campbell – That’s Jammy – Jam/preserves

Christine Atira Pauly – Spoonseeker – Paitings, drawings, sculptures and hand made crafts.

Daniel Killeen – designed glassware, sculptures, bowls, jewelry.

James Wright and David Buchanan-Dunlop – Sorell –  Handmade wooden furniture and accessories.

Debbie Mallon – Framed original paintings and prints.

Emma, Mona & Lisa – Screen prints, cards and textiles.

Vitza Design – Uniquely designed table lamps, lampshades

Gillian Norval – Dibujo Design – Patterned Home and Gift Range.

Ginie Naisby – Original and inspiring art works.

Isla Munro – iam…crafty – Button-eyed owls & embroidered words

Izi Coonagh – National Butterflies, individually hand-cut paper butterflies, all the beauty of a traditional butterfly collection without the tiny deaths. Hand crafted items made with love.

Jefrus Ralston – Drawing Painting and Graphic Illustration

Jenni Douglas – A Pair of Blue Eyes – Contemporary Printmaking Made in Edinburgh

Emma Boxall-Gray – Jewellery Designer & Maker – Jewellery, drawings, printed cards & cotton bags

Magpie + Sparrow – Illustration, sculpture, jewellery, cards & bags

MINT Green Design – Hand-crafted nature-inspired designs

Joanna Robson – Book art, prints, laser cuttings

Julie Hyslop Designer Jewellery – Hand made designer jewellery

Creations by Jot – Unique feather jewellery and more…all handcrafted with love

Kirsty Eaglesfield – Hand made contemporary silver jewellery

LEIGH BAGLEY | DESIGN –  Limited Edition Prints and Greetings Cards

Lorraine Hyslop – Bo-peep Handmade – Handmade knitwear in luxury yarns

Lynsey Walters – Handmade textile jewellery.

Mairi Simpson – Vintage Kitten – Vintage costume and original artworks.

Marcelina Bielawska-Mieloszyk – Knitted crowns for children, headbands, cowls, magic wands, tweed bags, dream catchers

Marisa Conde  – PaperBureaucracy –  Contemporary Paper Jewellery

Marta Mozg – Dinky Dot – Lovely hand knitted accessors: mittens, hats, cowls, waistcoats, all made by my and my mother, using only high quality wool.

Pavithra Sarma – Passion Earth – All upcycled, handmade textile-based items

Poppy Shewell – Runaway Fox – Cast Interior accessories and jewellery

Roanna Scott – Printmaking – Women and warfare, Embroidery, War art

Shelley Barbour – Silverlines – Handcrafted nature Inspired Silver Jewellery

Sofronia Giannaki – Wooden Treehouse – Handmade jewellery and accessories

CuteToots – Funky bibs and baby accessories.

yvesandlolita –  Contemporary bold jewellery designs


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