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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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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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