Bloomhill Cancer Help’s, Cotton Tree Markets will be in the festive spirit this Sunday with a few performances from the Bloomhill Choir throughout the morning. The weekly markets will see stallholders join in the festive spirit with Christmas themed stalls, face painting, Christmas gifts and sales on offer.
The Bloomhill Choir, which is made up of staff, clients and volunteers, have been practicing Christmas classics and are looking forward to entertaining market goers with Christmas carols.
Bloomhill Cancer Help, General Manager, Mervat Quirke said most of the products sold at the market were handmade by local artisans or sourced locally making it a great place to pick up a unique gifts for loved ones this Christmas.
“There will also be a variety of stalls offering jewellery, candles, spices, as well as party and de?cor decorations and much more,” Mervat said.
The markets, managed by Bloomhill Cancer Help, are held every Sunday at King Street, Cotton Tree from 7am to 12noon, and feature a range of local fashion, homewares, toys, sculptures, skin care, jewellery, art and crafts plus plenty more.
Sunshine Coast local and star performer, Sue-Anne Stewart will delight the market crowd with her music. Sue-Anne’s powerful songs are drawn from solid folk heritage, with a punchy roots feel subtly carried by her passionate vocal styling. She has performed alongside many well-respected artists, and at many well known festivals including Woodford Folk Festival.
Mervat said this years Christmas markets will be a great outing for the entire family to get together and get into the festive season.
“Many families are planning to make a day of it and arrive at 7am for breakfast, browse through the stalls and be entertained by the choir and Sue-Anne,” Mervat said.
Bloomhill Cancer Help is a Sunshine Coast based charity and provides support and assistance to those affected by cancer. Operated by a team of dedicated staff and hundreds of volunteers, Bloomhill offers counselling, transport to appointments, respite care and a range of complementary therapies and other practical help to more than 900 clients.
Receiving no on-going government funding, Bloomhill relies on community support and funds raised through the markets and its Op Shops to provide its services.
Revenue from stallholder site fees is placed back into the community through Bloomhill’s services and programs, enabling Bloomhill to provide support to a greater number of people during their time of need.
For more information or to register your interest in becoming a part of the Cotton Tree Markets, please visit www.cottontreemarkets.com.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org You can also keep up to date with what’s happening at the market by following our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/cottontreemarkets.