July 16, 2006: social media giant twitter was launched. In the 11 years since, so much has changed.
Digital technology is all around us, heads are down on the bus, trams & trains and families are not talking at dinner – at home or even at a restaurant – so lets celebrate moderate use of the amazing free technology with some old fashioned social interaction: real people, real places, real connections.
We’re not saying don’t use social media, but use it in moderation. Enjoy life and ‘be present’ at whatever you chose to do this Sunday.
Don’t be entirely behind a screen.
Touch, feel, smell, hold and listen to the Market. Donuts. 100 year old newspapers. Toys from the 1970’s. Plants, flowers, soap, clothes, buskers – music. People. Real people.
Join us Easter Sunday morning from 6:30am. Camberwell Sunday Market is a great way to help the community and enjoy yourself at the same time.
Donations: Over 40 years, gold coin donations and fees from stall stall holders have raised millions of dollars for those in need and worthy causes. Each stall holder and all visitors have contributed to both Australian and international humanitarian projects.
Spending a Sunday morning at the Market helps local projects:
- From the Boroondara Literary Awards, to specialists emergency room training facilities at Box Hill Hospital and supporting the Box Hill Miniature Steam Railway – for kids of all ages. Rotary runs a day especially for special needs children and their families;
- Market proceeds have supported important medical research, recovery aid for devastated earthquake areas and provided scholarships for Indigenous Australians. And that is some of the work you support by visiting the Market!
Recycling: While the term ‘soc-ent” has become popular over the last few years, we have been operating as an original ‘social enterprise’ for over 40 years. We provide a meeting place for environmentally responsible recycling of goods that may otherwise be lost through time.
Community: Over the decade, the Sunday Market has become a weekly part of many people’s lives. Once children and adults bringing their own children, the character and atmosphere has made the Camberwell Sunday Market an intimate, unique and iconic part of weekends in Melbourne.
🌭 Hot food
⛽️ #Retro stuff
🖼 Art & #craft
🎛 Mancave Stuff
🗜 Old Tools
🐩 Dogs allowed
🐇 Open Easter
⏰ Sundays 6:30am – 12:30pm!
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Sunday March 26th, 2017, is #NeighbourDay!
Only at Camberwell Market could a tiger cub be a neighbour to an old Holden instrument panel from a 1950/1960s dashboard!
Join thousands of your neighbours at Camberwell and discover the diverse mix of people, stalls, food and music that makes the Sunday Market such a unique community event. Open until 12:30pm.
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“She flushed, and her brown eyes drooped.” Harpers Monthly Magazine, 1892, London.
Don’t revisit this awkward Victorian moment 125 years ago! Remember to discover a treasure before 12:30pm every Sunday to avoid disappointment!
Wow 40 years! Who would have thought that the humble beginnings of 1976 would go on to creat one of Melbourne’s most popular, unique and successful weekly markets ever.
For our last Market Day of 2016 on December 11th and a beautiful top of 20 degrees, we are next open on Elvis Presley’s birthday of January 8th, 2017. That’s a three week break to relex, enjoy family and friends and prepare for a great 2017!
Thank you for sharing the last 40 years with. In that time we have entertained hundreds of thousands of visitors, send the bizarre, awesome, weird and wonderful with you on Sundays in Camberwell. Thank yo for being part of it!
Together, we have had fun and raised millions of dollars for charitable and worthy causes – changing lives with relief aid for earthquake victims, providing specialised medical training facilities to support for local Boroondara literature awards, plus so much more.
Thank you, all our visitors from across Australia and all around the world! To our weekly stall holders, thank you for searching out millions of the most unique and wonderful items to be found anywhere – and carting them to Camberwell every Sunday.
And of course a massive thank you to hundreds of volunteers, who give up their time to create a special gathering place for Melbournians each Sunday.
Thank you for being part of four great decades. We will see you next on Sunday, 8th January, 2017 to:
- Discover a Treasure
- Discover a Cause
- Discover Camberwell