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Cobb & Co Handmade Market Update

Cobb & Co Market

If you didn’t make it to the Cobb & Co Handmade Under the Stars artisan twilight markets, sadly, you missed out on a fantastic evening.

We were at the market last year and were very happy with the event on that occasion. There was a great turn out then, even though it rained, but this year has exceeded our expectations.

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We are at the CUA Showcase Room, Ruthven Street.

CUA May Stall

Hi Everyone.


Just want to let you know we will be at the CUA Showcase area in Ruthven Street next week from Tuesday 8, May through to Friday 11 May.

You can find us by walking through the CUA or off the lane from Ruthven Street through to the Waltons Stores. We will have A-frame signs in the lane and Ruthven Street.

We will have many wonderful and unique gifts suitable for Mothers Day so please do come in and have a look. Best of all, a massive 20% OFF Store Wide. That’s off everything, so a great opportunity to get mum a wonderful gift.

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Our First Craft Market

A little while back Ann and myself decided to give the local craft markets a go. Reluctant to give up our weekends we sort of resisted the idea for a bit, but a few factors kept pushing us to give it a go.

After some thought the idea started to grow on us. The whole concept of marketing our work and actually, maybe, selling some work were both big factors. We do want to build Rocket Rose Art so that it does supplement our retirement so we made the choice to give the markets a go and see what response we received.

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Product and Public Liability Insurance for Markets Etc

As we are currently getting ready to attend a local craft market, namely the Queens Park Craft Market in Toowoomba, Australia, the issue of Public Liability insurance reared its ugly head.

It is not unusual, and understandably, for market organisers to require stall holders to have Public Liability insurance. So a few enquiries with stall holders and others about who they used lead me to make several phone calls enquiring about a suitable policy.

That led to a can of worms and a long drawn out process before we actually managed to find the right policy.

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