Friday, 9 October 2009

Irene Craft market

I know that a lot of my readers and visitors loved my post on our local farmer's market. Today, I bring you our local Arts and Crafts Market situated in what used to be a little village next to our city, but technically now part of it. The market is around the historical home of Jan Smuts, former Prime Minister.

There is a small Deli section, but the rest is mostly handmade stuff.

Goats milk cheese - truly delicious.

Gimme some hot stuff!

Granny Annie and the boys strolling at the market.

Glass vases.

Paintings and tea cosies - click to enlarge - those tea cosies are really stunning.

Mainly white paintings.

African bead work dolls.

African bead work sandals. See the orange pair in the top left hand corner? They went home with me.

Even more paintings.

And some entertainment thrown in.

My first time to join in at Cecily's
PhotoStory Friday
Hosted by Cecily


  1. I wish I could gt those dolls and sandals in PE. Saw them in Cape Town, but not PE. :(

  2. Looks like such a wonderful art and craft fair!

  3. I SO want to visit you one day and go to the market! How awesome! I am so jealous! I love those paintings and shoes!

  4. waht a fun idea. Love the "Grannie Annie". I’m making children’s books today. If you want to wander down my road I’m home.

  5. Looks like a great place. I love to look at places like this. You find the most interesting things! I think my favorite was the white paintings. Very pretty!
    If you'd like to stop by my blog I'm at Cake Crumbs.

  6. What a cool place looks like such a fun place to visit. Such talent there.

  7. those beaded dolls!

  8. Wish I could stroll through that market! I sure miss all of the great markets we went to while we lived in Europe. Thanks for sharing the great pics!

  9. what a GREAT farmers market. I love when there is more handmade stuff rather than people selling avon, tupperware etc.

    visiting from SITS


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