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Citadines on Bourke Melbourne accommodates a Pop-Up Market

Released by Citadines on Bourke Melbourne on Friday, 14 October 2016

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne accommodates a Pop-Up Market

On Saturday 29th October, Citadines on Bourke Melbourne will host a pop-up market for guests, passersby and the general public. 

Located on Bourke Street, Citadines on Bourke Melbourne’s laneway-style lobby will be transformed into a thriving marketplace with a range of stalls selling delicious treats and gorgeous gifts including:

  • Tea products from Cloud Nine Teas
  •  Sweet and savoury snacks from Red Door Corner Store
  • Unique, handmade, costume jewellery from Tinka the Label
  • Homewares from AKA
  • Candles from Bon Lux
  • Stationary and gifts from Knick Knack Collection
  • Hand printed napery from Alma & Co
  • Takeaway coffee from Coffee on Cue  

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne invites the public to come along and support these wonderful small businesses. 

The Citadines on Bourke Melbourne Market will run from 10am-4pm on Saturday 29th October 2016 and is located at Ground Floor, 131-135 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000. Entry is free of charge. 

About the stall holders:

Damien Kinney from Cloud Nine Teas sources highest-grade artisanal teas from China, Japan and Taiwan as well as unique hand-made Japanese tea wares. Damien selects teas that are true to their origins, such as wild-crafted Pu'er, black teas and white teas from Yunnan province in China; a range of the world's best green teas (from Japan's Uji Valley), and small-batch oolong teas from family-run estates in the mountains of Taiwan. 

Red Door Corner Store is a little café in Northcote serving breakfast, lunch and coffee made from fresh, local produce. Selling homemade sweets, deli-style snacks, scrumptious breakfast and delicious lunch prepared by Kristie Stewart and her chefs, Red Door Corner Store is a uniquely Melbourne café experience. 

Erin Browne of Tinka the Label wants her jewellery to be unique and special to each individual who buys her products. Whether it’s supporting local charity stores by purchasing recycled and vintage objects for her up-cycled collection, using packaging made from recycled elements, sourcing materials predominantly from other small businesses, or by choosing gemstones for their healing properties, each aspect of Tinka the Label is driven by Erin’s strong pursuit of sustainability.  

Amelia Kingston is the owner and founder of AKA, a small, independent company based in Stawell, producing hand thrown and hand painted ceramic homewares and jewellery using locally and ethically sourced materials. Her home wares; including bowls (with her original distinctive wave edge), cups, planters, hanging planters, ring holders, vases, platters and plates are both functional and beautiful, drawing on elements of nature. 

Bon Lux are small-batch handmade perfumed candles and other lovely things in illustrated packaging created by Chantel Camilleri. From a tiny studio in Melbourne, fragrance is blended, mixed with wax and poured in small batches of 6-10 at a time. Finest quality soy wax is used because it is non-toxic, creamy coloured, carries scent softly, and is sustainably farmed. Cotton wicks, hand-blown re-usable glass votives, and non-bleached card boxes are all used to minimise impact on the environment-handmade and thoughtful in each aspect.

Founded by free thinking Melbourne based designers Jessica and Dana Stockton. Knick Knack Collections is a modern ecofriendly, handmade stationery and gifts brand. The vibrant products are printed locally on 100% post-consumer waste paper and printed with vegetable based inks. Jessica and Dana strive to only use the best sustainable materials to encourage consumers to enjoy the "little knick knacks” in life and the earth a little more.

Alma & Co create hand printed textiles for the home, including tea towels, cushions, bags and table runners, and also a small range of art prints.  All products are printed with environmentally water based inks and made with very much love in Melbourne. Alma & Co was founded by Nicole Henrikson, after she spent 16 years as a designer in the fashion industry.   

Founded in 2013, Coffee on Cue has quickly grown to be the go-to for coffee carts in Melbourne. The coffee is carefully selected by multi-award winning Melbourne roaster Industry Beans and is enjoyed by all crowds served black or white. Coffee on Cue’s blend is comprised of Tanzanian, Indian and Brazilian beans roasted medium. It is a full-bodied, balanced espresso blend with notes of citrus, red cherry and cocoa.

 About Citadines on Bourke Melbourne:

Located in the heart of the city, the award-winning Citadines on Bourke Melbourne is in the perfect location to experience all the world’s most liveable city has to offer. The Apart’hotel boasts 380 serviced apartments, each with separate living and dining areas, fully-equipped kitchenettes and modern amenities. At Citadines on Bourke Melbourne, guests have the privacy of their own apartment, while enjoying the convenience of a hotel.

Citadines on Bourke Melbourne is one of a vibrant collection of The Ascott Limited’s serviced apartments in over 102 cities in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. The Citadines on Bourke Melbourne Market has been developed as part of The Ascott Limited’s Ascott Lifestyle programme, which offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a myriad of bespoke experiences. 

Launched in April 2015, the Ascott Lifestyle programme offers guests handpicked experiences specific to each property, ranging from cultural to gastronomical, local delights to wellness, to enable them to explore the cities they are staying in and continue to enjoy the activities they are familiar with while being away from home.