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Sydney Road

 

Sydney Road, Brunswick

Although Sydney Road runs for quite a distance (all the way to Sydney if you include the Hume Highway) its most characteristic section is the narrow street clogged with cars and trams that runs through the suburbs of Brunswick and Coburg.

 

Some places of interest in Sydney Road:

Peppertree Place
This community garden haven is open to the public from 10am to 12noon on the first Saturday of the month. It includes a

  • Coburg Edibles Swap - A free community exchange of home-grown garden produce. Eggs for lemons. Parsley for thyme. Seeds for recipes.

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Some markets in Sydney Road:

Brunswick Market

Brunswick Market fruit & veg section
Brunswick Market fruit & veg section

A general indoor market with long-term stall and shop holders with butchers, a fishmonger, poultry, delis, dry goods, fruit and vegetables and some variety and clothing stores. 6am to 6pm Monday to Saturdays (Fridays open till 7pm). On Sundays only the fruit and veg section is open (enter from rear) from 7am to 6pm.



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Brunswick Flea Market
Locally designed wares from Brunswick plus food from the trucks and drinks from the local bar.

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Charles Street Artists' Markets
Located in a carpark close to Sydney Road, this market features arts and crafts from local artists. There is roving entertainment as well as workshops.The next market is on 14th December 2013

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Coburg Community Market
Community market featuring local products and produce. Hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Coburg & Moreland. Stall holders commence 7:15am, market commences 8am.

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Coburg Historical Society
Visitiors to the monthly meeting will enjoy a guest speaker, after which a light supper is served.

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Coburg Night Market
The Coburg Night Market consists of:

  • Take-away food vendors providing a wide range of street foods, predominantly focused on multi-cultural cuisines, all prepared and cooked fresh on-site
  • Bars - a fully licensed site with bars
  • Young designer fashion and artisan stalls promising an eclectic product mix with emphasis on the innovative, unusual and bizarre
  • Health & harmony - an area dedicated to mind, body and spirit with massage therapists, reflexology, tarot and aura readers, as well as related natural products
  • Entertainers - bands show-casing different musical styles, roving performers and children’s activities.


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Peppertree Place
This community garden haven is open to the public from 10am to 12noon on the first Saturday of the month. It includes a

  • Coburg Edibles Swap - A free community exchange of home-grown garden produce. Eggs for lemons. Parsley for thyme. Seeds for recipes.

more info >>


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Sisters' Market
Sisters’ Market is a market founded by two sisters. They love finding diverse items that both inspire and excite. And let’s face it…they love to shop! The market features an array of stalls filled with artwork, clothing, accessories, food, body products, home wares and other quality goods. As White Hat predicted in our newsletter after we had attended their very first market "we expect this market to be around for a number of years to come and to build a build a strong community following".

Northcote Town Hall, 189 High St Northcote

  • Saturday 18th August 10am-4pm
  • Saturday 20th October 10am-4pm
  • Friday 7th December 5pm-9pm
  • Saturday 8th December 10am-4pm

Brunswick Town Hall, 266 Sydney Rd Brunswick

  • Saturday 8th September 10am-4pm
  • Friday 30th November 5pm-9pm
  • Saturday 1st December 10am-4pm



Some forthcoming events in Sydney Road:

Passionate Tongues - Poetry and Spoken Word

Featuring a constantly changing line-up of some of Melbourne's finest poets. ($10 Jugs every Monday.)


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The Melbourne Folk Club
The Melbourne Folk Club promotes live acoustic music from Traditional to blues to roots and bluegrass and much more. We promote young talent while still putting on performers who are well established in their particular fields. Every Saturday - $12 or members $8. Full details at Melbourne Folk Club


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Coburg Historical Society
Visitiors to the monthly meeting will enjoy a guest speaker, after which a light supper is served.


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Sydney Road Street Party
An annual event with stalls, entertainment and refreshments.



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You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.