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Information about the Hamilton Market

This market will be held within the grounds and hall of St Augustine’s Church, 56 Racecourse Road, Hamilton. It is an easily accessible location and has a hall and an outdoor grassed area. There will be both indoor and outdoor stallholder spaces.

It has a variety of children’s entertainment including face painting, free pony rides, jumping castle, fairy storytelling and performances, live music and an outdoor play space.

Entry is free and will be held from 9am to 1pm.

For the Stallholder:

This is a boutique family style market with all  stalls being Bring Your Own marquee or indoor tables.

The outdoor marquees must be 3m x 3m quality pop-up (oz-trail or equivalent) as it is important that we maintain a cohesive look to ensure our market stalls fit with our boutique theme.

All marquees must be secured by weights. This is a condition of being a stallholder at the Mummy Tree Markets.  No weights means no trade on the day.  No pegs are allowed.

The allocated indoor space is 3m x 1.5m. All  tables require a full length cover so any items stored underneath are not visible.

Aim for a full but not overcrowded stall. Add a personal touch and try for stylish and welcoming setup. This is very important for the overall quality feel of our market.

For the outdoor section of the market please ensure all  marquees and products are secured  in case of bad weather. All marquees must use weights at all our markets.  Securing marquees and products is the stallholder’s full responsibility.

Stallholders please arrive on the premises no earlier than 7.30am for a prompt 9.00am start.  Please unload in the carpark closest to the market area.  Access is level for those who have trolleys.

It is a requirement of being a stallholder at the Mummy Tree Markets that trading continues until the completion of the market at 1pm. Please finish pack up as close to 2pm as possible.

Smoking is not permitted at any of our Markets.

 

 

About Our Markets

The Mummy Tree markets provide a unique place to showcase a  range of quality, mostly handcrafted and locally made items as part of a relaxed and supportive local community.

There are opportunities to network with other businesses and share knowledge with like minded colleagues who can relate to the benefits of running a small or home based business.

We compliment our marketplace with our dedicated online presence as well as valuable real life promotions.

The Mummy Tree Markets aim to offer unique merchandise at affordable prices.

We are a relaxed, fun market for all to enjoy.

Selection Process

We prefer handmade and Australian but we are not limited to this. We do not  sell second hand products. If you are unsure if your range meets out criteria, please contact us.

It is essential all products and services meet Australian Government Standards as we take no responsibility in regards to compliance.

If a product is handcrafted overseas, it is important that it is ethically sourced.

Products and services must cater for pregnancy, babies, children, teens and families in general to be considered.

We will also have stall holder opportunities for food retailers at some of our markets.  Food stalls are not permitted at our Sanctuary Cove markets. Please contact us if you are a food stallholder before applying.

We select retailers to ensure variety. We look for product/service range, style, uniqueness, quality, mostly local, handmade and realistic pricing.

All applications for all our markets will be open online. You can choose to apply for one or multiple markets.

Payment must be made at the time of applying for your application to be approved. If unsuccessful you will be fully refunded immediately. Once approved and booked there will be no refunds for cancellation or bad weather. (See Cancellation)

While we have a strict selection criteria it will still be a case of first in first approved.

To Apply

Please complete the application under the APPLY tab for the market you are interested in.

You can choose to apply for one or multiple markets. No Food or coffee vans are allowed at Sanctuary Cove.

All entertainers and amusement ride providers must have their own public liability insurance and all children’s entertainers must have a Blue Card.

The Mummy Tree Markets public liability insurance will cover some stallholders. It will not cover anyone selling cosmetic and beauty products, medicines, potions, oils, fragrances and soaps, amusement rides of any kind, massage, manipulation, hazardous , flammable or dangerous goods, hot food stall holders, injury to actors, singers, entertainers and participants, damage to ground, grass, carpets and rugs, second hand electrical goods and toys.

If you have your own insurance please provide a copy of Certificate of Currency.

Payment

Full payment is required at the time of application. Payment must be received before your application can be finally approved. If unsuccessful you will be fully refunded immediately.

Once approved and booked there will be no refunds for cancellation or bad weather. If a market is cancelled by us for bad weather stallholders will be transferred to another market.

When applying include as much information and description about your product as possible. Whilst we have a strict selection process, applications will be individually assessed on a first come basis. If there is a similar business to another who has already applied and paid they will be approved first.

Please note making and paying for the application is not a guarantee of selection. If unsuccessful a full refund will be made.

Market promotion

We promote all our markets to a targeted audience. We distribute flyers to child friendly businesses, day care centres and schools as well as other paid advertising throughout the year. We letterbox drop and have a strong social media profile which we use to best promote the markets. We do radio advertising and use other online sites for promotion.

 

Information about the Sanctuary Cove Market

Sanctuary Cove market dates for the remainder of 2018 are:  October 27 and December 8.  Applications are now open.

The markets are outdoors and are on a Saturday from 9-1pm.

The stall fee is $99 per a 3 x 3m space. There are limited powered sites also available. Please ask only if absolutely necessary. They are allocated on a first come basis.

The markets are held within the Sanctuary Cove shopping precinct and in an area exclusive for our use on market day. They alternate between Masthead Way entry and at the rear, on the Village Green.

Each market has a variety of free children’s entertainment including pony rides, fairy storytelling, performances, live music and an outdoor play space. There is a small fee for facepainting and the jumping castle.

Market entry is free and there is ample, easy, accessible and free parking.

For the Stallholder:

This is a boutique family style market with all  stalls being Bring Your Own marquee and tables.

  • Marquees must be 3m x 3m quality pop-up (oz-trail or equivalent), unbranded, as it is important that we maintain a cohesive look to ensure our market stalls fit with our boutique theme.
  • All marquees must be secured by weights. This is a condition of being a stallholder at the Mummy Tree Markets.   This will be strictly enforced on market day. Regrettably, if you do not have weights you will be asked to pack up as it is a safety issue, especially at Sanctuary Cove. Pegs are not allowed.
  • Please ensure all  marquees and products are secured  in case of bad weather.  Securing marquees and products is the stallholder’s full responsibility.

Aim for a full but not overcrowded stall. Add a personal touch and try for stylish and welcoming setup. This is very important for the overall quality of our market.  All  tables require a full length cover so any items stored underneath are not visible.

Stallholders should arrive no earlier than 7.30am for a prompt 9.00am start and can unload in the carpark closest to the market area. Access is level for those who have trolleys.

  • It is important that no stallholder obstructs the entrance to any existing Sanctuary Cove retailer or tenant.
  • No parking is allowed in the signed “buggy” parking areas.
  • Stalls must not be placed anywhere that may impede business for a Sanctuary Cove retailer.

Please do not close your stall before 1pm. This is a requirement of being a stallholder with the Mummy Tree Markets. Please pack up and leave as close to 2pm as possible.

  • Make sure all rubbish from your stall area is disposed of before you leave or is taken with you.
  • Mummy Tree Markets offers free public liability insurance for  some stallholders. but there are exclusions. Please see the Terms and Conditions.
  • We do not refund for late cancellations or bad weather. Please notify us if you have to cancel. If we cancel a market because of bad weather stallholders will be offerred a transfer to another market date which has vacancies.
  • All children’s entertainers must have a Blue Card and a current copy sighted.

Smoking is not permitted at any of our markets. Entry and parking is free.

Getting to Sanctuary Cove:

  • By Car: take Exit 57 on both the north and south directions of the M1 Motorway.
  • By Bus: Surfside Buslines operate regular services to Sanctuary Cove from major Gold Coast locations.
  • By Rail:  Queensland Rail Link operates from Brisbane to Varsity Lakes. The Helensvale and Coomera stations are a 10 minute drive from Sanctuary Cove.
  • By boat: enter via Sanctuary Cove’s marina via the Coomera River.

 

Stall Sizes/Pricing/Cancellation/Weights

Market Applications are now open for all our 2018 markets.

 

Sanctuary Cove:

All outdoor marquees 3m x3m     $99.00       

$109 with power per market    (Power is very limited.  Please advise if this is required on your application. Only choose this option if it is necessary for your stall to operate.)

No coffee, food stalls or half stalls are allowed at Sanctuary Cove.

All marquees are Bring Your Own, high quality pop up (oz-trail or equivalent), unbranded and 3m x 3m. This is to maintain a cohesive and boutique style for the market.

 

Weights:

All marquees must be secured by weights. It is a condition of our markets that all marquees must have weights. If there are no weights you will not be allowed to trade on the day as it is a safety issue. This is particularly relevant to Sanctuary Cove. No pegs are allowed at any of our sites.

 

Brisbane:

56 Racecourse Road, Hamilton – St Augustine’s Church

Food and coffee vans are allowed at this market.

  • outdoor marquees 3m x 3m      $75.00
    • All marquees are 3m x 3m quality pop-up marquee (oz-trail or equivalent) and unbranded. This is to maintain a cohesive and boutique style for the market.
    •  They must be secured by weights. It is a condition of our markets that all marquees use weights. No weights, unfortunately will mean no trade on the day of the market as it is a safety issue.
  • indoor tables ( allocated space 3m x 1.5m)     $60.00
    • All  tables require a full length cover so items stored underneath are not visible.

 

Cancellation:

If you book and pay for a market and find you cannot attend please notify us immediately.

Please note that NO REFUNDS will be offered for cancellations or bad weather.

If a stallholder wants to cancel there are (2) options:

1)  A stallholder can find another suitable business to take its place. Once the new stallholder has booked and paid and has been approved,  the original stallholder will be refunded in full   OR

2) A stallholder can transfer to another market date if the market date they wish to transfer to is not already full.Transfers are only valid for 12 months after the date of original booking.

Unfortunately if neither option 1 or 2 is suitable we will not be able to refund. We do not refund in the case of bad weather.

Most of all our market expenses have been incurred prior to the actual market day and we are not refunded by venues etc., in the case of bad weather.

Our markets at each location cannot be re-scheduled.

If the weather may not be ideal on market day please make the necessary adjustments to your stall to cater for this so as not to be a health and safety issue.