Discover tools and cameras in Camberwell

When it comes to tools and cameras, people can be divided into two groups: the vintage-loving types who intentionally seek out pre-loved treasures, and the gadget-loving types who are always on the lookout for the latest equipment.

No matter which camp you’re in – or if you move back and forwards between the two of them – you will find the tools and cameras you’re after in Camberwell.

Between the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market and the wider Camberwell shopping precinct, you’ll find specific tools for the garage, garden or a hobby, or that state-of-the-art camera to help you capture life’s magic moments.

Discover hidden treasures at Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market

At Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market, you’ll find collectors of rare cameras and photographic paraphernalia rubbing shoulders with photography students looking for discounted second-hand gear.

Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is a great place to pick up a bargain. Professional photographers often sell cameras and accessories they consider to be outdated equipment, but which is fine for amateur photographers to give a second life.

Of course, there’s no such thing as outdated when it comes to tools. What some people see as old, others see as timeless classics.

Every weekend, keen gardeners and home renovators scour the market stalls for their favourite tools that are no longer being manufactured. Perhaps they’re in search of a new handle for their favourite saw, a specific drill bit, or a screwdriver that’s exactly the right size.

Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is an Aladdin’s cave for those in search of old tools to break up for spare parts.

Artisans and fine craftsmen will also often find jewellery and wood cutting tools amongst the market’s treasures.

Find gems in Camberwell shopping precinct

Further afield in the Camberwell shopping precinct, an extensive range of rare and antique cameras can be found at Camberwell Antique Centre.

There are cameras that make wonderful talking points in the home, while others, in perfect working condition, are great for those who still believe the best images are created in a dark room, with no computer in sight.

For those who enjoy creating memories using the latest digital technology, Camberwell shopping precinct is home to JB Hi-Fi, PC Space and Ted’s Camera Store, all of which also stock the latest cameras, accessories and editing software.

For the weekend hobbyists, homemakers and crafters, Camberwell shopping precinct offers a range of tools to support personal projects. Aldi and Target have a selection of handy tools, while Riot Art and Craft is the one-stop-shop for new crafting instruments.

For lovers of antique and retro tools, the Camberwell Antique Centre has a variety of unique and pre-loved gems.

From vintage items to seeking out specific implements, there is no shortage of cameras and tools in Camberwell. All you have to do is find the one that is perfect for you.

This article was also published on the Camberwell Shopping Website.

Discover plants and fresh flowers in Camberwell

Surrounding yourself with flowers and plants makes you happier and your home healthier – science says so!

We all know that plants and flowers help clear the air, but apparently even just seeing and smelling foliage triggers neutrons in our brains that sends our bodies a strong positive signal.

Any time of year is ideal to fill your home and garden with the colour and life of plants and flowers.

Whether you’re a green thumb or someone who simply fancies creating a herb garden or filling their home with florals, you can find everything you need in the Camberwell shopping precinct.

Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market

Stop and have a chat to someone browsing plants at the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market and chances are they’ll tell you they’ve been buying plants here for years – with very good reason.

Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is home to stalls featuring a wide variety of plants that range from ornamental to practical, bushes to blooms, natives and exotics.

When you get your plants at Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market, you’re buying more than a bit of greenery. Stallholders will happily share the story behind every plant they’ve lovingly grown from seeds and cuttings – and provide handy hints on how to care for them.

For those who dream of kitchen gardens and starting their own vegetable patches, the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is a great place to pick up organically grown cuttings and heirloom fruit and vegetable seedlings.

Don’t forget that plants make great gifts too. If you’re on the lookout for a present, head down to stallholder Southside Succulents and check out their range of dramatic and beautiful cacti and succulents.

Camberwell shopping precinct

Locals will tell you that Camberwell shopping precinct is renowned for some of the city’s best florists and fresh flower offerings.

Market Blooms have their flowers delivered daily so they’re always fresh, and the affordable prices mean you can fill your house with flowers every week.

Camberwell Market Florist stocks a huge variety of in-season blooms – every time you visit, you’re guaranteed to see new flowers that will inspire and delight.

If you’re in dinner party planning mode, pick up your table centrepiece at The Flower Charm, which is conveniently located at Camberwell Fresh Food Market.

For that special occasion, you’ll want a floral arrangement that’s both respectful and inspired, so check out Eufloria – they’re Camberwell’s floral arrangement specialists.

As you can see, there is no shortage of great flowers and plants in Camberwell – simply meander through Burke Rd, the junction and Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market to find something that makes your heart bloom.

This article was also published on the Camberwell Shopping website.

Discover speciality and unique finds in Camberwell

They may not be the ubiquitous international brands in huge glossy showrooms, but what they lack in size they make up for in personality, unique offerings, and the ability to supply things you cannot find anywhere else.

Camberwell is renowned for its speciality shops, offering unique and niche products and experiences, guaranteed to surprise, excite and inspire.

And better still, the Camberwell shopping precinct combines the charm and personality of local shops and a thriving market with the convenience of being all in the one location.

Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market

Whether you prefer your music on vinyl, are looking for a specific china teacup, want a retro painting or piece of antique jewellery to complete your collection, you’ll find it at the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market.

The Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is a Melbourne tradition, where for generations visitors have shopped for unique gifts, rare collectables, children’s toys and clothing, and vintage fashion and accessories.

If you’ve been looking for that old thing-a-me-bob that was perfect for cutting vegetables, but you’ve never seen it outside your grandmother’s house, or that gadget they stopped making a while back but you can’t live without, chances are they’re waiting for you at Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market. Someone else’s trash is another’s treasure and this sentiment is manifested here in spades.

What’s more, simply visiting the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is a unique experience in itself – the market has been operating for more than 40 years and has a vibrant history, and your gold coin donation upon entry has helped raise more than $16 million to help local and international communities.

That’s a market, with a social conscience, worth supporting.

Camberwell shopping precinct

They’re the small stores and independent businesses that give Camberwell its charm, and whose mission it is to offer products and services that stand out from the everyday.

One thing is for certain, you’ll find something special and unique in Camberwell shopping precinct.

For a distinct gift for a special occasion, check out the range of personalised stationery and luxury writing tools at Paper Republic.

Just down the road is Music Junction, which for 50 years has been the go-to destination for Melbourne’s musicians, and carries a huge range of hard-to-find instruments. It’s also the only store in Australia to stock Chapman Guitars.

If your taste buds are particular or fussy, check out Foddies, a speciality cafe and store offering a range of gluten free and other allergy-friendly foods. There’s also Elyros, which serves up traditional Cretan fare, using only free range and grass-fed meats.

Sustainable shoppers love The Source Bulk Foods, which stocks a variety of bulk foods (without the plastic packaging) including flours, nuts, pasta, seeds as well as a selection of organic, paleo-friendly, low sugar and gluten free foods.

If you’re looking for relaxation that goes beyond the traditional massage, check out floatation tank experiences at Elevation Floatation and feel your cares drift away.

Or get the adrenaline pumping 80s style with a round of slot car racing at Race Party. Challenge your friends and family on custom designed racetracks using model slot cars and remote controls, or simply cheer from the sidelines.

From seeking out rare objects to encountering experiences like no other, there is no shortage of speciality and unique finds in Camberwell. The only thing that’s left to do is uncover them.

This article was also published on the Camberwell Shopping website.

Discover collectables, antiques and retro finds in Camberwell

It’s the thrill of the chase and the glory of the find that drives treasure hunters in search of collectables and antiques to Camberwell every week.

It starts on Sunday morning before the sun comes up when seasoned hunters, armed with torches and an eye for the rare, sentimental or valuable, begin rummaging through the 370 stalls at the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market, before moving on to the antique and collectables stores dotted around the shopping precinct.

Treasure means different things to different people. For some, it’s reminders of a time gone by or of someone you love; for others it’s about finding retro goods at a bargain price.

But every seasoned treasure hunter knows that X marks the spot at Camberwell shopping precinct.

Discover antique treasures at Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market

You’ll never forget that feeling when you stumble upon the ornament you remember from your childhood; a vintage gown that’s just perfect for an upcoming event; or a box of random household goods that you recently saw on an online collector’s group selling for hundreds.

At the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market, the thrill of the find is secondary only to the joy of the hunt.

Every Sunday (except the Sunday before Christmas) the Station Street carpark comes alive with the smells of coffee brewing and donuts cooking, and the sounds of hundreds of stallholders spruiking collectable comics and trinkets, mid-century homewares and ornaments, as well as art and crafts.

There are plenty of treasures to be found at the market – all you have to do is go in search of them.


Find collectables in the Camberwell shopping precinct

All week round, professional antique collectors and casual hunters alike can be spotted at Camberwell Antique Centre.

Located in one of Camberwell’s iconic heritage buildings, Camberwell Antique Centre features two floors of antiques, collectables, vintage furniture, retro homewares, and many other objects of desire.

One shopper recently came across a 1908 American flag with only 46 stars, created before New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii became official states.

Whether you’re an antique toy collector or just a parent who can’t stand another plastic toy in the house, you’ll love Antique Toy World, located within the Camberwell Antique Centre, which is filled with wooden toys, puzzles and handcrafted dolls.

Camberwell shopping precinct is also a haven for those searching for antique, speciality and repurposed furniture.

Most Wanted Interiors (closed Sundays) and Provincial Home Living offer unique and handcrafted pieces from local designers and from around the world.

But if you’re looking for the ultimate in bespoke quality furniture, you can’t go past the highly-skilled craftsman at Schwartz and Angelo (closed Sundays) which has been one of the most well-known and respected fine furniture makers in Melbourne for more than 50 years.

Don’t forget the many treasures and collectables that can be found at Camberwell shopping precinct’s Australian Red Cross Op Shop and Salvos Stores (closed Sundays) where you’ll find perfect pre-loved treasures to enjoy anew.

This article was also published on the Camberwell Shopping website.

Discover children’s clothing and toys in Camberwell

If you’re looking for unique toys or some stylish new clothes for your little ones, head down to Camberwell to find an impressive range of kids’ toys and clothing.

Your first stop should be the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market, where you will uncover an assortment of pre-loved and one-of-a-kind playthings and apparel for children of all ages.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for at the market, the Camberwell Shopping precinct is sure to have what you want, whether it’s something vintage from Antique Toy World or the latest trends from Kidstuff.

Just remember to take your time to find the perfect item because that special toy or outfit might end up being something that they hold onto and pass down to their own children.

Here are some tips for finding children’s toys and clothing at the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market and the Camberwell shopping precinct:

Find kids’ clothing and toys at Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market

The wonderful thing about the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market is that there is something rare and special on offer each weekend that you just won’t find anywhere else.

You can find remarkable second-hand toys and games that are no longer in production, as well as pre-loved playthings that you can pick up for a bargain.

Stalls with handmade goods regularly appear at the market too, offering everything from hand-stitched dolls to gooey slime.

There is also a sensational array of children’s clothing for different ages and tastes, with beautiful babywear and trendy threads for teens.

The best tip when approaching the market for kidswear and toys is to keep an open mind and see what you stumble upon along the way.

Explore Camberwell precinct for children’s toys and clothing

Of course, if you have something specific in mind and can’t find what you’re looking for at the market, there are plenty of great options in Camberwell shopping precinct.

You can’t go past Seed and Jasmine Kids Outfitters for quality children’s clothing, while Bonds Outlet Camberwell and Target also offer classic outfits and apparel.

Target also has a stellar range of toys and games however, be sure to check out Riot Art and Craft Camberwell if you want to foster your child’s creativity with some arts and craft activities.

For young bookworms, head over to Dymocks Camberwell and take a look at their selection of children’s books and young adult novels.

If you have a gamer on your hands, then JB Hi Fi Camberwell can sort you out for video games and computer accessories.

Remember you can always stop by the toy section in Coles and Woolworths while you’re doing your grocery shopping if you need to pick up something on the go.

Want to learn more? Then check out the Camberwell shopping precinct website and the Rotary Camberwell Sunday Market homepage.

This article was also published on the Camberwell Shopping website.

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