The Drogheda Cottage Market is back this Saturday, July2, in St Peter’s COI Parish Hall Drogheda 11-4pm with lots of familiar faces and some new friends too. You can also try your hand at ceramics for free.
With over 30 local food and craft stalls are Dark Horse Vegan food, Cook with Ann, Gluten free baking, Indian Street Food, Courtyard coffee, and numerous craft stalls there is something foe everyone at the successful market.
“We have shaken things up this month and welcomed lots of new traders” said Market operator Eimear Cullen. "This is essential for the longevity of the market, it helps keep the market alive, new and vibrant to our customers.
Check out Root Up Microgreens a small company producing food from their vertical farm in north Louth specialising in growing highly nutritious and delicious Microgreens.
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“Virgin Media Business award winner Dust + Rock with their wrist pocket, bags and accessories range. Our youngest trader Tie Dye Surprise Studio recently appeared on the Jennifer Zamparelli show on 2fm who creates Tie dyed garments and then customises them using transfer stickers.
“Genisis Exquisite Designs who creates fab colourful clothing. Jennie Ritchie will join us with her personally designed linen collection inspired by nature.
“We will host the Drogheda Creative Writers for the first time and also welcome Bernie Sexton and her fabulous publications Moon Mna Diary for Women, the Goddesses of Ireland - Ancient Wisdom for Modern Women and lots of gifts.
“We are delighted also, to continue with our Workshop series at the Cottage. To support our ethos of putting Homemade, Homegrown and Handcrafted back into the heart of our community we have invited some of our Makers to share their talents and knowledge about their work. Visitors can enjoy a FREE workshop at the Market.
“This Saturday we welcome Mudlarks Pottery who will host a workshop from 1pm where participants can learn how to make a trinket/ring dish where they will make and decorate it using slip transfer. Mairead will take the pieces home and fire and glaze them in her studio and they can be collected at our August market. This workshop is free but places are limited so drop by early to get your space.
“Also, on site from 230pm we have Sketchy people Drogheda, a weekly urban sketching meetup where locals come together to sketch the surroundings and meet like-minded artist.
We have it all, fab makers, outside seating area, groovy soul sounds and food and drinks galore. Please join us and support this local initiative.