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The Village Markets

Boutique Fashion & Lifestyle Market for Creative Entrepreneurs - Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast Queensland

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We’ve got News! TVM is coming to Brisbane

We are so excited to announce that The Village Markets is expanding and we’’ll be bringing the good vibes North to Brisbane at Stones Corner on a quarterly basis! You…

We are so excited to announce that The Village Markets is expanding and we’’ll be bringing the good vibes North to Brisbane at Stones Corner on a quarterly basis!

You can find us at our first event on Sunday 23rd December from 10am until 2pm, for a huge Christmas market event.

We’ll be bringing our fave creative community and hoping to connect with a whole bunch of talented new folk - so muso’s, foodies, creators, collectors, designers, artists and small creative biz owners, head to our website to apply for a spot.

We’ll be lining Stones Corner Village with a boutique lineup of market stalls, live music, creative workshops, family fun, pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sales and good vibes. Alongside this is a beautiful street filled with boutiques, eateries, eclectic establishments and more.

TVM | Stones Corner | 10am - 2pm | Sunday 23 December 2018 | #TVMStonesCorner #thevillagemarkets

We're also hosting an extra TVM at Burleigh for Christmas so lock in these dates for your Christmas shopping:

Sunday 2nd December, Burleigh Heads
Sunday 9th December, Burleigh Heads
Sunday 16th December, Burleigh Heads
Sunday 23rd December, Stones Corner Village Brisbane

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Tones & I – TVM Turns 10

Live tunes on the Gold Coast MINI Garage Stage this Sunday are set to be epic, kicking off with independent Australian solo artist Tones & I. TONES AND I is…

Live tunes on the Gold Coast MINI Garage Stage this Sunday are set to be epic, kicking off with independent Australian solo artist Tones & I.

TONES AND I is Toni “Tones” Watson, an independent Australian solo artist from the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. Tones began her musical journey in 2016 with a broken keyboard and a cheap loop pedal. After locking away for a year to master the art of looping, she ventured up to Byron Bay in late 2017 in her old van to try her hand at busking. On the first night, she made more money than she’d been making in a week of her day job. On the second night, she was shut down by the cops because her crowds were spilling onto the road. It was then that she realised she needed something on record, so jumped back on the road to Melbourne and quit her job. A few huge hometown busking sessions on Melbourne’s infamous Bourke Street secured her enough goldies for a plane ticket and confirmed it wasn’t just beginner’s luck. Tones then flew back up north and recorded a live demo in a friend’s studio up in the hills. By the 5th night of captivating massive crowds with her genre-diverse style and BIG effects-laden vocal, she’d sold 500 copies of the demo. Her debut single ‘Johnny Run Away’ dropped in March 2018.
(copy, Tones & I).

Gold Coast MINI Garage Stage:
9am - 10:30am Tones & I
11am - 12:15pm Mitch King

Stage 2:
8am - 9am Lily Budiasa
10:30am - 11am Lily Budiasa
12:15am - 1pm Lily Budiasa

#TVMTurns10 | Sunday 7th October 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School | #thevillagemarkets

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TVM Turns 10 – Preview!

Get ready for the biggest TVM in history – it’s our tenth birthday this Sunday 7th October and we’re celebrating with a bang! Stalls include Alfie EST 2011, Au Fait,…

Get ready for the biggest TVM in history - it's our tenth birthday this Sunday 7th October and we're celebrating with a bang!

Stalls include Alfie EST 2011, Au Fait, Children of the Tribe, Duke of London, F+H Jewellery, HAUS, Little Leas, Lotus and Luxe jewellery, Moni The Label, Sweet Child of Mine, Olas Supply Co, Reclaimed Diamonds, House of Paloma, A Happy Home, Akazi, Alton Goods, Annette Daley, ArchNOllie, Attic collective, BAM LOVES BOO, Bones Society, Caz Creations, Coco Lou the Label, Comfort and Calm, DESERT WANDERER, Divine Creatures, Drift Trading Co, Dust, Dusty Child, Eco Sisters, Feather & Grant, Forgotten Modern, FREESOUL STUDIO, Frocktail Party, Grotti Lotti, Gypsy and the Thief, Handmade Dreaming Co, HARVEST CLAY, Herb Homes, Huckleberry Flowers, Imogen Stone, Iron and Cub, Jack Tars Locker, JbK designs, KAISEA, Leather Me Baby, LUXE LUNA, mahiya, manning made, MOSSY, Night Tiger, Oak Meadow Kids, Olas Supply Co, Rustic Peppermint, Sandinyapantz, Santography bu danny santangelo, Serpentium, Silver and Cold Jewels, STADLER + Co., Staple & Hue, Studio wanderlust, Stump and Co, Style Pose Click Camera Straps, Tahlee & Bench, The Elements Co., The Miniature Treasury, The SunLounge, Tusk Linen Co, Two Tykes, Weave and Willow, WILD HEART, Yucca Stone, Zeffa and Fosse, Zoozap Eyewear and more.

Food stalls include Coffee & Me, Double Zero Pizza Mobile, Hungarian, Koconut Kid, Garlic & Spice, Jardin Juice Co, Little Sprinkles Bakery and more.

Live music by Mitch King, Tones & I and Lily Budiasa.

Creative workshops by The Craft Parlour and Whole Beings for the kids, plus there's face painting, a braid and glitter bar by Paper Rokk and a lounge area by The Luxe Social.

Get your photo taken at our official Gather Store #TVMTurns10 photo wall for your chance to WIN an amazing prize - $200 to spend at TVM and $200 to spend at the beautiful Gather Store.

This event is proudly sponsored by Stocklands Burleigh Heads, Realty Blue, Centaur Financial, Concrete Nation, Three Balls Red, ATM2Go, Parkway Insurance Group, Gold Coast MINI Garage and 102.9 Hot Tomato.

Some parking for the event is available on the school oval and in surrounding streets, as well as in the large carpark on Connor Street, just a short 400m stroll to the event. See map here. There is also parking along the beachfront. We recommend public transport and there are a number of bus stops within close proximity.

TVM Turns 10 | Sunday 7th October | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School

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Mitch King – This Sunday at TVM

One of the most talented musicians we’ve been lucky enough to know and host over the past ten years at TVM is returning this Sunday to help us celebrate our…

One of the most talented musicians we've been lucky enough to know and host over the past ten years at TVM is returning this Sunday to help us celebrate our tenth birthday event.

Catch Mitch King this Sunday 7th October at #TVMTurns10 on the Gold Coast MINI Garage Stage from 11am - 12:15am, Burleigh Heads State School.

MITCH KING

Mitch King is a travelling Artist from Australia and his music is inspired by his love of life and sense of freedom.

He had a huge 2017… sold out his first headline shows, toured internationally, EP ‘Southerly Change’ debuted at #2 on the iTunes blues charts for 10 days and his single ‘Burning’ has clocked over 1.9 million streams on Spotify.

He’s played a heap of renowned festivals including St Kilda, Byron Bluesfest and NYE on the Hill plus his song “Coming Back” was used by US NFL team “Green Bay Packers” to promote their opener season game in 2016.

His sweet combinations of electrified, inventive and acoustic music leave his audiences truly captivated.

Gold Coast MINI Garage Stage:
9am - 10:30am Tones & I
11am - 12:15pm Mitch King

Stage 2:
8am - 9am Lily Budiasa
10:30am - 11am Lily Budiasa
12:15am - 1pm Lily Budiasa

#TVMTurns10 | Sunday 7th October 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School | #thevillagemarkets

 

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TVM is Turning 10!

The Village Markets has grown to become one of Australia’s most-loved boutique markets and communities and we’re turning 10 years old this October! We’re throwing a party at TVM on…

The Village Markets has grown to become one of Australia’s most-loved boutique markets and communities and we're turning 10 years old this October!

We're throwing a party at TVM on Sunday 7th October and we would love you to join us - all ages are welcome.

We're proud to be celebrating this milestone with a whopping big event for you guys featuring live music by Mitch King, TONES AND I and Lily Budiasa.

Shop 100+ boutique designer and lifestyle market stalls including some of our most successful stallholders (think Kivari Label , F+H Jewellery , Children of the Tribe, Duke of London to name a few).

Kids will be entertained with free face painting, a paper dream catcher workshop by The Craft Parlour // Gold Coast, a Mindfulness Workshop by Whole Beings , Paper Rokk will be creating dream-do’s with a braid and glitter bar, take a snap in front of the official GATHER photo wall for your chance to win epic prizes, or relax and soak it all in at the good vibes lounge area by The Luxe Social.

We'd absolutely love to see you there - check out the Facebook event and tell your friends, here!

#TVMTurns10 #thevillagemarkets

TVM Turns 10 | Sunday 7 October 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School

Proudly supported by Stockland Burleigh Heads, Realty Blue, Centaur Financial Services, Concrete Nation, Three Balls Red, ATM2Go, Parkway Insurance Services, and 1029 Hot Tomato.

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New to TVM :: The Miniature Treasury

New to TVM this Sunday 16 September is Kate Lardner and her homewares stall, The Miniature Treasury – a collection of beautiful pieces for the nursery, designed to be passed…

New to TVM this Sunday 16 September is Kate Lardner and her homewares stall, The Miniature Treasury - a collection of beautiful pieces for the nursery, designed to be passed on for years to come.

TVM: How did your business come about?
KL: Before The Miniature Treasury, I studied Interior Design and worked for a designer/online furniture retailer. I learned a lot from my mentor who taught me all things to do with design, the world of online business and websites and importantly, how to be a business woman with kindness.

What made your pursue your creative passion?
I've always been creative but was terrible at painting and art! I never knew how to channel my creativity until I started studying Interior Design. It just flowed naturally and the passion for beautiful objects grew; constantly admiring and finding unique items. Throw in the mix of motherhood and the concept of furniture design flowed even more naturally.

What does your brand consist of?
The brand consists of cane baby change tables, clothing racks, baby mobile and child's chair. These pieces, especially the change tables, are designed to be heirlooms; pieces that have accumulated love stories of childhood, memories represented in a change table, so when they are passed down to the next gen and the next, all the memories that go with it will be remembered too.

Where is the label designed and made?
Everything is hand-drawn and designed by me here in Burleigh Heads, then are made by local families in a community just outside of Java, Indonesia.

What inspires you?
Love inspires me! To pass down the memories of love, to be the owner of a piece that tells stories of people past, of FAMILY past... it brings us all closer and instills the importance to treasure these heirlooms that actually mean something.

Things that have a story are dear to my heart. If you can point at something in your home and tell a story of where it's been and what it represents... that's pretty special.

What are your plans for the brand and where do you hope it takes you?
The Miniature Treasury will hopefully continue to grow and while our change tables will be our main focus, our range will also continue to grow. I hope that we speak to people's heart and designer eyes and our range will bless the nurseries of mums all over Australia.

What were the biggest challenges when launching your brand?
How to start! How to brand, how to speak consistently, how to get us known.

What is the best thing about having your own business?
Something to put passion into besides my family; something for me.

Kate and The Miniature Treasury will be at TVM on Sunday 16 September and you can connect with the brand online, here:
Instagram
Website

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TVM Preview :: Sunday 16 September ’18

This weekend at TVM we’ve got a huge lineup for you, with some of the most incredible creative small businesses in the game, as well as live tines, street food…

This weekend at TVM we've got a huge lineup for you, with some of the most incredible creative small businesses in the game, as well as live tines, street food and epic vibes.

Foodies include Coffee and Me, Double Zero pizza, Jardin Juice Co, Kokonut Kid, Little Sprinkles Bakery, Smoothjuice, Stix + Stone, The Wiener Haus and more.

Blooms by Huckleberry Flowers and new stalls include Alton Goods, Aulieude Clothing, Freesoul Studio, Sarah Ryan Collective, STADLER + Co., Tahlee & Bench, TEEK, The Miniature Treasury, W Swim and more.

Two Tykes, Sweet Child of Mine and The Salty Merchants + Business & Pleasure Co are back, plus all your faves, A Happy Home, Au Fait, Bali Batik at Home, Bandeaux, Bandikoot, Bonita Havana, Comfort & Calm, Desert Wanderer, Divine Creatures, Drift Trading Co, Dust, Earth Sisters, ELKII, Flexxi, Forgotten Modern, Franklymydear, Frocktail Party, Handmade Dreaming Co, HAUS, Heather Macrame, Hungarian, Iron and Cub, JBK, Kat., Lakiki, Leather Me Baby, Little Leas, Lotus and Luxe, Luxe Luna, Mahiya, manning made, Maple Organic Wear, Mermaid Collective, NIAS Handmade Jewellery, Nicotte, Ochre, Olas Supply Co, One Fable, Rustic Peppermint, Santography by danny santangelo, Stump and Co, Tanora, The Elements Co., The Lobster Shanty, The Sunlounge, Tusk Linen Co, Two In The Sun, Two Tykes, Yucca Stone Ceramics, Zeffa and Fosse, ZYLO and more.

Live music is by Loki Liddle and Rob Edwards.

Make sure you tag us in your pics on Sunday and we'd love to see snaps of your finds - #thevillagemarkets @thevillagemarkets

TVM | Sunday 16 September 2018 | 8:30am – 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School

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Tunes at TVM :: Sunday 16 September ’18

TVM is back this Sunday with epic live tunes for your listening pleasure, while you cruise 100 boutique market stalls and devour street eats with your besties! The lineup: 8:30am…

TVM is back this Sunday with epic live tunes for your listening pleasure, while you cruise 100 boutique market stalls and devour street eats with your besties!

The lineup:
8:30am - 10am - Loki Liddle
10:30am - 12:30pm - Rob Edwards

TVM | Sunday 16 September 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School | #thevillagemarkets @thevillagemarkets


Loki Liddle

 

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TVM Preview :: Sunday 2 September ’18

The sun is out and we’re looking forward to another epic weekend spent with you at TVM this Sunday 2nd September at Burleigh Heads. Dads love TVM, so bring your…

The sun is out and we’re looking forward to another epic weekend spent with you at TVM this Sunday 2nd September at Burleigh Heads.

Dads love TVM, so bring your main man down and celebrate Fathers Day with some street eats, coffee, live tunes and why not wander the aisles and pick him out a locally designed gift or some cool new threads? We’ll save you a spot under the trees.

We’ve got some wonderful new stalls joining us this Sunday including Grotti Lotti, Haus, Maple Organic Wear, Ochre and more.

Stalls include Attic Collective, Baby Bird, BAM LOVES BOO, Bonita Havana, DESERT WANDERER, Divine Creatures Jewellery, Drift Trading Co, Dust, Forgotten Modern, Frocktail Party, Ghost and Lola, HARVEST CLAY, Huckleberry Flowers, Iron and Cub, Jack Tars Locker, Karasuccs, Lack of Color Clothing Sale Pop-Up, Lakiki, Little Leas, Lokoa, Lotus and Luxe jewellery, LUXE LUNA, Malu Le, manning Made, MOOI, MOSSY, NIGHT TIGER, Olas Supply Co, RAWKANVAS, Rustic Peppermint, Sissy & Me, South Seas Beard Co, the pod.me, The SunLounge, Toteally Recycled, Tusk Linen Co, Zeffa and Fosse, Zoozap Eyewear and more.

Food by Coffee & Me, Double Zero Pizza, Hungarian Food, Jardin Juice Co, Little Sprinkles Bakery, Little Wahaca, Smoothjuice, Stix and Stones Street Grill and new foodie Synergy raw Sweets & Elixirs, Wiener Haus and more.

Live music by Rob Edwards and Jackson James Smith and our monthly pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sales are on!

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TVM | Sunday 2 September 2018 | 8:30am – 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School

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Tunes at TVM :: Sunday 2 September

We are back this Sunday with live tunes by Rob Edwards and Jackson James Smith, so grab your crew and come and hang. While you’re there shop boutique market stalls,…

We are back this Sunday with live tunes by Rob Edwards and Jackson James Smith, so grab your crew and come and hang.

While you're there shop boutique market stalls, enjoy street eats, our pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sales and the best Sunday vibes on the Coast.

#thevillagemarkets

TVM | Sunday 2 September 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School

 

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Stall Profile :: Maple Organic Wear

New to TVM this Sunday 19 August is Madeline Butel with her label Maple Organic Wear. Read on to find out more about this passionate young entrepreneur. Prior to beginning…

New to TVM this Sunday 19 August is Madeline Butel with her label Maple Organic Wear. Read on to find out more about this passionate young entrepreneur.

Prior to beginning Maple Organic Wear, I worked in many industries incorporating fashion and intern - consumerism. Through working within the industry, I realised how corrupt the fashion industry can be in terms of pollution and waste. This led me to creating a brand based around the moral fibre of garments and their production/time on this earth, not their quick turn around and the profit margin generated.

What made your pursue your creative passion?

My love for nature and our world led me to pursue the ideal of an entirely cruelty free clothing brand with everything I have.

What does your brand consist of?

Maple's current range, Amore, incorporates five different minimalistic yet flattering garments.

Where is the label designed and made?

Everything is designed on the Sunshine Coast, QLD by myself. Every garment in the Amor range has been made locally on the Coast by an incredibly talented Seamstress and manufacturer.

What inspires you?

Literary waking up in the morning inspires me. I am very much in love with all aspects of this world and it's magic and want to make it my mission to help protect it in every way I can!

In terms of my design inspiration - my recent travels have inspired a lot of my new work in terms of creating things that make woman feel empowered and beautiful on the inside and out and combining different cultures, colours and climates.

Alongside this, I am inspired to give younger target markets the opportunity to buy clothing within their style niche that's healthy for themselves and the environment.

What are your plans for the brand and where do you hope it takes you?

My ultimate plan for Maple is to give back in every way I can. I endeavour to generate an income throughout sales in which allows me to begin my own charity work in as many countries as I possibly can.

I wish to educate generations and cultures on the importance of protecting our world and our animals. I also aim to teach families and villages sustainability and horticultural knowledge so they can sustain themselves and their families.

Alongside this, I want to begin workshops and organisations which help empower people with purpose and go against the tide of conventional brands who aim at making girls in particular feel like they 'need' to fit a certain beauty standard and they can only do this through certain clothing.

I want my clothing to ooze positivity and self love and most of all conscious living and teach generations about this along the way.

What were the biggest challenges when launching your brand?

The biggest challenges so far have been learning! I started Maple with no prior knowledge to the industry so have had to take every step slowly and source from industry professionals as much as I can. Being only 19, this isn't an easy thing to do! I often feel judged, questioned and somewhat degraded for wanting to create something so huge, so young.

Although this has been challenging, it has been integral in me questioning myself daily and not blindly creating something that could one day fall. It's also been my main motivation to keep going!

What is the best thing about having your own business?

Freedom! Doing something I believe in and LOVE. Not conforming to the mundane ritual of a 9-5 job.

I love being free, creating, meeting like minded people and never knowing what's to come next.

Connect with Maple online, here.
Follow Maple on Instagram, here.

 

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TVM Startup Stall :: Harper and Harlow

Our TVM Startup Stall recipients for this week are Blaze Reddy and Mel Augustino with their label, Harper and Harlow. They will join us for the first time at TVM…

Our TVM Startup Stall recipients for this week are Blaze Reddy and Mel Augustino with their label, Harper and Harlow. They will join us for the first time at TVM this Sunday 19 August with their beautiful and ethical childrenswear.

We both met 11 years ago as we worked together as flight attendants based in New Zealand, we still currently work for the same company however we are now based in Australia and living in Gold Coast raising our little wildlings. A deep friendship formed and we bonded over creating sustainable clothing from natural fibres.

What made your pursue your creative passion?

Being mothers made us feel like we had to pursue our passion. After having our little girls we wanted to ensure that we were setting the right example and also someone that they can look up to.

What does your brand consist of?

Harper and Harlow the label consists of beautiful organic hemp and linen fabrics designed for children and soon to be woman. A lot of thought and love has gone into these designs and it is made so that your child can grow with it, for example everything is adjustable or can be worn different ways. We are a brand that is very proud to go plastic free including postage and packaging this is a passion of ours being environmentally conscious and we hope that being a small business we can make an impact or even better have bigger companies follow in our footsteps.

Where is the label designed and made?

Our label is designed by us here in Gold Coast, modelled and taken on many adventures by Harper and Harlow and made with love by a beautiful mother in Bali who is a great friend of ours. She also employs five of her friends and family members to help and they all work together while their little girls run around in the background.

What inspires you?

Everything about nature, our little wildlings and travelling. We are both so lucky that we get to travel around the world and visit places we could have only dreamed of. We also grew up in such a surreal country the land of the long white cloud surrounded by unspoiled greenery, rolling waves of soft earth and beautiful culture, we want to pass this onto the girls and show them this spectacular world we live and all the beauty that surrounds us.

What are your plans for the brand and where do you hope it takes you?

We plan on releasing a boys and woman’s range in the coming months, we hope to help people understand that how we choose to consume impacts the environment and the people making it. At the moment we are just so excited to share something we both have worked so hard at creating and can only hope that people adore and enjoy our clothing as much as we enjoyed creating it.

What were the biggest challenges when launching your brand?

Oh my gosh how we laugh at ourselves now, we really went in blind trying to juggle motherhood and being new to the industry. Our biggest challenge would have to be the business side of it all, there is some much that goes into running a small business and it has given us such a deep respect to everyone who is giving it a go.

What is the best thing about having your own business?

The best thing about having our own business and a business partner/friend is that you can always rely on one another to help each other out, having our own business meant we could do something we have always adored creating ethical clothing while being at home surrounded by family and spending precious time with Harper & Harlow which is very important to the both of us.

Connect with Harper and Harlow online, here.
Follow them on Instagram, here.
Find them at TVM this Sunday 19 August 2018.

To find out more about our TVM Startup Stall, check here.

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Live Tunes :: Sunday 19 August ’18

We are lucky to have the lovely and talented Laura Hill join us on the main stage this Sunday, as well as our main man Ondre Solien (always a crowd…

We are lucky to have the lovely and talented Laura Hill join us on the main stage this Sunday, as well as our main man Ondre Solien (always a crowd fave!). Come and hang with us under the trees as we soak in that delicious winter sunshine and celebrate local creative talent.

Main Stage:
8:30am - 10:30am Ondre Solien
11am - 1pm Laura Hill

TVM | Sunday 19 August | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School | #thevillagemarkets

Ondre Solien

Laura Hill

We welcome Laura as she tours with her brand new album, Secrets.

'Secrets' gently unwraps Laura's beautiful gift as a songwriter. She writes whimsical songs with intriguing intimacy, full of love and purpose. With hints of youthful wisdom Laura’s song writing is matched with a stunning clarity and tone to create a beautiful soundscape.

Laura’s newest studio album ‘Secrets’ infinitely defines her stunning sound. Her fourth studio recording, it demonstrates a deviation from the somewhat laid back demeanour of her earlier albums Guava Tree and Blue Skies and greatly compliments her best selling solo release Powdered Sunshine from 2014. The songs here are emotionally raw, painfully honest and yet threaded with a singular bright positivity... swung from the heartfelt letter that didn't get through, to ballads of stargazing, shoe-gazing and road-tripping.

After touring nationally and with newfound pride in her sense of place, Laura’s home on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula helps define her impeccable indie folk sound. Secrets was recorded live in several stunning locations that clearly defines the releases ambiance. From Mixmaster’s studio, known for its incredible acoustic warmth to the stunning stonewalls of a restored historic barn for the tracks Beautiful and Dreamer.

 On my travels I was often asked where have you been hiding? I believe there’s something beautiful about discovering a secret destination or new experience that really resonates in your heart. If it’s a tasty new cofffee or the discovery of a great muscian, when you find something new it’s like your own little secret discovery but the best part you ask? Just as quick as you find it you want to share it, after all life is best shared with the people you love right?  - Laura Hill

In modern society where moments are fleeting and Laura’s belief that the best things in life are better shared Laura chose to shun modern day smoke and mirrors for a release that is real and sure to pull you back to the simple things in life; the Moments and people that really matter.

In all seriousness, it hasn’t been an easy two years for the reserved Laura Hill with several life changing events causing a stumble and nearly stopping the release all together. During the recording and production process she became a new mother and in a brutal twist of fate, grappled with the news and complications around her Mum, Dad and Aunty being diagnosed with cancer.

These events prove there is no doubt Laura is a lover, she has an undeniable desire to make the world a better place through her music and live performance, managing to establish connections on so many levels. No one gig defines Laura and as long as her music is touching the lives of her listeners she will continue to shine. Wether you’re a lucky listener rambling along at a bustling market, fortunate enough to have her play at your wedding or a secret garden show, playing solo shows or at some of Australia’s most cherished festivals, nothing is to big or small.

As an independent artist, your support and generosity never goes unnoticed and Laura can’t wait to connect with you somewhere out there soon.

 

 

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TVM Preview :: Sunday 19 August ’18

We’re all set for SUN-day and can’t wait to see you for another amazing morning celebrating creative local talent, epic tunes, the Gold Coast winter sunshine and good vibes. Make…

We're all set for SUN-day and can't wait to see you for another amazing morning celebrating creative local talent, epic tunes, the Gold Coast winter sunshine and good vibes.

Make sure you grab one of our brand spanking new TVM Good Vibes Market Totes from the TVM info tent to stash all of your #TVMFaveFinds. They are bigger, better and more re-useable than ever.

Food by Coffee and Me, Flat Earth Orgaic, Hungarian Food, Jardin Juice Co, Little Sprinkles Bakery, smoothjuice, Stix+Stone Street Grill and The Wiener Haus and new foodie Garlic and Spice (Korean food).

We have so many new stalls this weekend including Arcade Vintage Boutique, Born A Grain, Gather & Moss, Heather Macrame, Stump and Co, Style Pose Click Camera Straps, SUUN MOON, taz Jewellery, Toteally Recycled, and Tusk Linen Co.

We welcome back Nakawe Trading and Lotus and Luxe Jewellery and all of your loyal faves A  Happy Home, Ace of swords, Au Fait, Bali Batik at Home, BONES SOCIETY, Bonita Havana, Coco Lou the Label, Comfort & Calm, Divine Creatures Jewellery, Drift Trading Co, Dust, Eco Sisters, ELKII, Frocktail Party, Ghost and Lola, Halo & Horns Company, Huckleberry Flowers, Imogen Stone, Iron and Cub, karasuccs, Lakiki, Little Leas, Luxe Luna, manning made, Melon & Goliath, Mermaid Collective, Minarga, MOSSY, NIGHT TIGER, Olas Supply Co, One Fable, Rustic Peppermint, South Seas Beard Co, The Botanica Whyte Collective, The Elements Co, The Lobster Shanty, THE PUP CLUB, The Sunlounge, Two In The Sun, VX Label, wanderers co, Wood Sky Sage, Young Squad, Zeffa and Fosse, ZYLO and more.

Live music by Ondre Solien and Laura Hill. See here for times.

Share your pics with us so we can share the love with our creative community, #thevillagemarkets @thevillagemarkets

TVM | Sunday 19 August | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School, Gold Coast

Image by Kirra Smith

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Guest Post :: My TVM Sunday with Kirra Smith

As every Sunday should be, I recently spent a morning wandering amongst the market stalls, sipping coffee and generally getting immersed in the good vibes that make up The Village…

As every Sunday should be, I recently spent a morning wandering amongst the market stalls, sipping coffee and generally getting immersed in the good vibes that make up The Village Markets.

Arriving at 8.30am, the space was already bursting with locals looking to snap up some goodies. Of course, I headed straight for the coffee van and then onto Huckleberry Flowers for my flower fix. So. Many. Stunning. Options. I chose the most colourful bunch I could find and hovered around as long as possible to soak up the scents.

Next it was onto Olas Supply Co. to choose a few pieces for when winter is finally over (please hurry, we’re done now). I went with the Barefoot Overalls and a white tee to add to my apparently never ending collection.

Onto Lakiki Jewellery for some silver stacking rings and a chat with the lovely Brittiny and then over to Au Fait Living to pick up a new candle (or two). Huge fan of the Coconut and Lime with Elderflower, I’d say I’ve bought at least 30 of them in my lifetime and there’s plenty more to come.

From there I flicked through some vintage goodies at Forgotten Modern (loved everything) and wandered down to Tanora Design to check out their woven bags. Could have bought one of each but managed to stop myself this time.

Same goes for Harvest Clay who make some of the cutest ceramics in the world. I would absolutely LOVE to stock my house with their goods from top to bottom and one day I’ll definitely make that happen. Maybe next time TVM rolls around actually.

Last but not least I stopped in at Rustic Peppermint, who I’d been reading about, to try some of their beautiful vegan skincare. I left with the Revive Polishing Powder and Nourish Oil Cleanser and my skin has never been so sparkly. Highly recommend.

All that shopping, and just life in general, makes me super hungry and my fave Sunday treat, The Wiener Haus, were there to help me out.

One Monica Lewinsky later and I was ready for an ocean dip and a sneaky afternoon nap.

As always, I loved cruising around, chatting to store owners, soaking up the sunshine and purchasing all the pretty things at my absolute favourite Sunday morning spot.

Love you always TVM.

By Kirra Smith

Kirra Smith is a lifestyle writer and photograper based on the Gold Coast, Queensland. You can connect with her via her website, here, and Instagram, here.

 

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Stalls Preview :: TVM Sunday 5 August ’18

TVM is on this Sunday and it’s looking to be a good one – come and hang! Find the best lineup of boutique market stalls, street eats, live tunes and…

TVM is on this Sunday and it's looking to be a good one - come and hang!

Find the best lineup of boutique market stalls, street eats, live tunes and our monthly pre-loved designer and vintage Rack Sales. Meet the talented local makers, soak in the winter sunshine and enjoy the Coasts best market.

Eats by Koconut kid, Double Zero Pizza, The Hungarian Food Factory, coffee & me, smoothjuice, Garlic & Spice, Little Wahaca, The Wiener Haus,  Jardin Juice Co, Pequena Cocina and Little Sprinkles Bakery.

Stalls include Little Leas, One Fable, la ciganna, Akazi, Lotus and Luxe jewellery, Jewellery By Kim, Olas Supply Co., Halo & Horns, Forgotten Modern, wanderers co, Zoozap Eyewear, Love St, Au Fait, Nicotte, the pod.me, Wild Heart, Mahiya, Luxe Luna, Degoey Planet, Bam Loves Boo, South Seas Beard Co, manning made, Sissy & me, Inner Relm Wetsuits & Surfwear, Eco Sisters, Santography by danny santangelo, Desert Wanderer, Lakiki, Mossy, The Lobster Shanty, The Elements Co., dust, Venner, Yucca Stone Ceramics, Limbo Collective, Huckleberry Flowers,  Frocktail Party, Drift Trading Co, karasuccs, Divine Creatures Jewellery, Staple & Hue, Rustic Peppermint, Harvest Clay, The Lobster Shanty, Olas Supply Co and Yucca Stone Ceramics.

Tunes by Jackson James Smith and James D'Khan, check here for times.

TVM Sunday 5 August 2018 | 8:30am - 1pm | Burleigh Heads State School | #thevillagemarkets

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