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PAST EVENTS

2020

SATURDAY 28TH NOVEMBER

Strykin Live

We hosted our second Live Stream Shopping Event with Strykin. 10% of sales went to Crisis UK. Here is the link to watch the full video. Thank you to those that joined this event and supported our makers.

Head to our Blog to read all about it....

By Coya - Handmade Jewellery

ambustum - Luxury Scented Candles

Mythical Canvas - Plimsoll Art Kits for Kids

Evergreen Soap Company - Vegan, Natural and Palm Oil Free Soap

She Knits You Love - Scandi Homewares and Accessories

Charlotte Rose Prints - Handmade Lino Prints

It was great to work with Theo and Rhema again from Strykin. Want to know more about live stream shopping? Head to their website to see what it's all about.

SATURDAY 21ST - SUNDAY 29TH NOVEMBER

Our virtual Christmas Market was the best market we've hosted this year! The event happened over the weekend of 21st and 22nd November, and we had customers visiting from all over the World, even as far as America and Australia. The buzz and support for the 35 independent makers involved was incredible, and so was the community built during this event between our makers.

From art, stationery and Christmas gifts, to sweet treats, ceramics and self care products, there was something for everyone to enjoy.

 

The Market Catalogue was live for a whole week, in order to give everyone more time to shop, and it was great to see that people were still shopping even after the main event had finished.

To find out more about how our virtual markets work, head to the LMM blog.

SATURDAY 24TH & SUNDAY 25TH OCTOBER

Live Stream Shopping Event this weekend

We were lucky enough to host an experimental shopping event with Strykin Live. It was such fun and we hope to collaborate with Styrkin in the future.

Head to our Blog to read all about it....

Saturday 24th October

Lunar James - Natural Jewellery

NUDITEA - Sustainable Tea

Portland Paper Co - Illustrated Stationery

MYTHYN - Vegan Skincare

Sunday 25th October

Reve Candles - Candles

Clairebands - Handmade Accessories

Laura Beirne Interiors - Homewares

One Man's Trash - Upcycled Leather Jewellery

Thank you for those that joined this event and bought something from our makers.

SATURDAY 3RD - SUNDAY 11TH OCTOBER

London Craft Fair this weekend

Our Eco-Conscious Online Market was a blast! All of the 30 businesses could be viewed on our website one week after the event finished, to give customers a little more time to shop.

From art, illustration and printed goods, to homewares, kids items and fashion accessories, there was something for everyone to enjoy. 

We organised a Charity Auction to raise money for Friends of the Earth, with 26 items in the bundle. These incredible items were kindly donated by our makers, and it was great way to support this good cause.

 

Thank you to everyone who took part, it was another successful event.


If you are a creative or small business and want to be considered for future events, please head to our 'Become a Maker' page.

SATURDAY 22ND AUGUST - TUESDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER

On Saturday 22nd August and Sunday 23rd August we hosted an online market via our Instagram stories and Website. All the makers remained visible online until Tuesday 1st September so that customers could still browse and shop using our Market Directory. 

 

We also organised a Live Auction via Instagram Live, which was received very well. Keep an eye out as we have more auction ideas for future events!

There were 30 different creatives and independent businesses showcasing their work and selling their beautiful products. From jewellery, accessories and homewares, to art, stationary and ceramics, it was a great way to discover a varied range of unique products, and support small businesses at the same time!


Thank you to everyone who took part, it was a very successful event.

SATURDAY 30TH MAY - SUNDAY 7TH JUNE

Date: Saturday 30th May - Sunday 7th June

Where: From the comfort of your own home

On Saturday 30th May we hosted a free online market on our Instagram stories.

Customers were able to visit our Instagram from 11am to discover and shop from 220 different makers and small businesses. There was such a varied range of beautiful products to enjoy. 

We housed 180 makers on our website for one week afterwards, so that customers could continue to shop, and the creatives could still benefit, even after the event was over.

Have a look at the short video we compiled to get feel of the market and what our makers were selling.

 

In order of appearance: Tipperleyhill, Danielle East Art, LB Shepherds Huts, Laura Beirne Interiors, Art with Ellie, Katie Putt Illustration, KayLilianDesigns, Sun Gnarly, Philippa Clegg, Polly Crossman/Portland Paper Company, Lunar James, Yaz Baxter Creative, Beeta Taylor-Sadeghi, Olivia Huntingford, Shore Fired Pottery.

We have loved the sense of community and support which this market brought to our makers, and can't wait to put on more events like this in the future. 

To keep up to date with future events, follow us on Instagram, sign up to our mailing list, or join our community and 'Become a Maker'.

SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER 2019

Before LMM was born in February this year, Olivia organised a craft market with The Duchess Belle in Battersea. 

The market event was such a success, hosting 20 independent makers and small businesses around the outside and inside of the pub. Being close to Battersea Cats & Dogs Home, Battersea Park and Vauxhall, lots of passers-by came in for a browse. The stall holders were pleasantly surprised with the sales on the day, a few of them even sold out of items! The pub location made a lovely venue, and interesting change to the usual London craft markets.

We hope to host another event here soon!

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