With summer right around the corner, and the weather starting to cooperate (at least a little bit), there is a lot to look forward to in June. We wanted to share some of the London events we're looking forward to next month!
Urban Makers East's Summer Maker's Market
Mile End Ecology Pavilion - 3rd June 2017 - 4th June 2017
Urban Makers East are continuing their run of seasonal makers’ markets at the beautiful, light and modern Ecology Pavilion in Mile End Park. Throughout the weekend you can find a carefully curated mix of contemporary designer makers, handpicked by Urban Makers East to give you something unique and beautiful. You can expect original artworks, homeware, jewellery, textiles, stationary, knitwear, clothes for hip kids, contemporary miscellanea and more. Additional details can be found here!
Urban Makers East and Carousel & Co. Present : Wholesale 101
Il Cudega, Fount London - 7th June 2017, 6-8pm
Are you a designer-maker ready to start selling your work into shops? In partnership with Urban Makers East, we're bringing you an info-packed talk on the best practices for approaching retailers and how to successfully start wholesaling your products. Doors will be open from 6 pm for wine & nibbles. There will be an opportunity for questions at the end of the session and a chance to network with like-minded small business owners throughout the evening. Tickets are £35 and can be purchased here.
Pullens Yard Summer Open Studios 2017
Clements Yard, Iliffe Yard & Peacock Yard - 9th June 2017 - 11th June 2017
Pullens Yard will be opening their gates and inviting the public to visit during their Summer Open Studios during the weekend of June 9th. Over 50 studios that hold a rich variety of artists and artists-makers; ceramicists, illustrators, jewellers, printmakers, furniture makers, rug, bag, doll, and scarf makers, and more will be participating. There will be pottery, drawing, and flower arranging workshops for children and adults, as well as many artisanal food an drink stalls. More details can be found here!
Solo Craft Fair
Balham Bowls Club - 11th June 2017, 12-5pm
SoLo Craft Fair returns to the iconic Balham Bowls Clubs for their summer craft market. There will be 30 independent traders selling high quality products from fashion to homeware to art. In addition to shopping, SoLo Craft Fair will be hosting a great line up of musicians throughout the day. There will be a set by folk duo, Stables and an acoustic set by Emilie Cheshire. Don't worry about keeping the little ones occupied as there will be a kid's corner with plenty of toys and crafts. More info can be found here!
Carousel & Co. June Masterclasses @ Pop Brixton
Impact Hub, Pop Brixton - 16th June 2017
We'll be hosting another Wholesale Masterclass plus a new info packed Sales & Inventory Masterclass on June 16th in Brixton. The Wholesale Masterclass will cover all the essentials for wholesale success, enabling you to maximise your brand's potential and develop a wholesale strategy with complete confidence. Our Sales & Inventory Masterclass will take a deep dive into how best to analyse your shop or brand's sales trends allowing you to optimise sales and manage inventory more effectively. More details & tickets can be purchased here! Read how May's participants felt about the class.