Hunt&Gather operate high quality boutique markets including - Hunt&Gather Market and The Friday Flea.

Hunt&Gather Market is a high quality, monthly boutique design market. Held on the third Saturday of each month at Gregson Park in Hamilton, Newcastle Australia, from 9am till 2pm.
Scroll down for Hunt&Gather Market stall holder info.

The Friday Flea is a ridiculously fun thrift market filled with preloved treasures, retro tunes and cocktail bar. Held at Greenroof Hotel (Carpark), Hamilton, Newcastle Australia, from 6pm till 9pm. $3 entry.
Scroll down for Friday Flea stall holder info.

Street Feast is a delicious new night street food market coming June 2017! 


HUNT&GATHER MARKETS

APPLICATION

  • Applicants must fit one of the markets categories, applications must be completed in full, and market regulations must be agreed to, to be considered to trade at the Markets.

  • Applications must include photographs of products you intend to sell. Any application that does not include photos will not be considered. Please provide clear detailed information about your product.

  • Applications close two weeks prior to the market date, applications may take up to one week to process. If you do not receive confirmation, please assume that it has not been received and re-submit./li>

  • Hunt&Gather Markets reserves the right to decline any application for reasons including but not limited to suitability and demand.

  • We encourage all applicants to visit Hunt&Gather to get a feel for the vision and standards of the market before applying.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Hunt&Gather Markets focus on products designed and/or made by the stallholder. All stalls must fit onto one of the Market categories, however we may also take other products on a case by case basis that offer a product mix that Market Managers deem to be in keeping with the style of Hunt&Gather Markets.

Counterfeit products will not be tolerated at any of our markets and monitoring takes place throughout the day.

LOCATION

Hunt&Gather Markets - Gregson Park, Cnr Tudor & Steel Streets, Hamilton NSW 2303

TRADING DAYS & TIMES

Hunt&Gather Markets - The 3rd Saturday of each month, from 9am till 2pm (excluding January)

STALLHOLDERS

No shared stalls unless requested by the applicant in writing and approved by market management in advance. Each stallholder must submit an application for their goods, and will be considered in the application process.

STALLHOLDER CATEGORIES

Stalls must fall into one of the following categories:

Hunt&Gather Market:

  • Art & Photography

  • Artisan Food (packaged & prepared offsite)

  • Mens & Womens - Fashion & Accessories

  • Food & Beverage (freshly prepared onsite)

  • Jewellery

  • Interiors

  • Kids

  • Lifestyle

  • Services

  • Urban Farming

Flea stalls are no longer a category at Hunt&Gather Markets. Please see info below about The Friday Flea.

PRESENTATION OF STALLS

All stalls MUST be well presented, creative, and in keeping with the style of Hunt&Gather Markets. They must be neat & tidy and display signage of the designers logo/name where possible. Think interesting display units, rugs, flowers/plants, timber crates, tablecloths etc. be creative and have fun with it! Your stall needs to draw interest from customers. Incentives are awarded for the best presented stalls.

Offering eftpos where possible is advisable.

We strongly advise you provide a mirror and change room if you are selling clothes/jewellery.

Stallholders may be refused a spot if their presentation is not up to the markets standard. If you are unsure if your stall meets these requirements, or need help with your presentation, please contact the market managers.

EQUIPMENT

All stalls must bring a white gazebo/marquee, some exceptions include food trucks/trailers, or stalls using an umbrella. If a stallholder does not wish to use a gazebo they must include this request in their application.

Gazebo/marquee tops at Hunt&Gather Markets must be WHITE (Some food vendors may have coloured gazebos, and must be pre-approved by market management prior. Maximum AND minimum gazebo size size is 3m x 3m, unless otherwise approved on application.

Tables, gazebo, racks, signage and any other form of visual merchandise must be supplied by the stallholder. Please leave ugly plastic tables, blue gazebo tops, tarps and camp chairs at home!

STALL SIZES

Hunt&Gather Markets - Stalls occupy a 3m x 3m space (excluding food trucks and trailers). You may request to book 2 stalls next to each other should you require more space. Please note that you will be charged for 2 stalls

LIVE MUSIC

All musicians must be booked prior to event day. We do not accept performers/buskers who have not been pre-approved by market management.

Stage gigs are paid, details will be discussed after we receive your application. Artists on stage may collect tips, sell albums, and use small approved signage to advertise social media contacts.

Buskers are required to provide their own microphone and amp. Buskers may collect tips, sell albums, and use approved signage to advertise social media contacts.

SET UP & PACK UP

Stallholder rubbish must be taken with the vendor, bins on site are for public use only, and may not be used by stallholders to dump old clothes, shoe boxes, racks, mirrors, display items etc etc etc. If stallholders do not abide by these rules, then refusal to trade at future markets will be issued and waste removal fines apply.

NO vehicles may enter the park at any time. Food & Beverage stalls are the only exception and must be confirmed upon confirmation of application.

Bump In / Out Timeline

  • All food vendors who require vehicle access to the park for set up MUST arrive no later than 7am, and their vehicles MUST be removed from the park no later than 7:30am with no exceptions

  • All other stalls to arrive from 7:30am, and NO LATER than 8:30am

  • Musician arrival times TBC with market managers prior to the market

  • For all stalls (excluding Food Vendors), there is no need to arrive any earlier than 7:30am. We suggest to give yourself at least an hour to set up your stall

  • Stallholders who do not arrive by 8:30am may have their stall re-allocated and/or forfeit their stall space/fees with no refund

  • Stallholders will be allocated a stall number and general location by email prior to market day, along with the best entry point to unload. When you arrive on market day please go straight to your stall space and begin set up. If you have any queries please see staff at the market office

  • Stalls must be ready to trade at 9am sharp

  • Trade ceases at 2pm AND NO EARLIER. All stall spaces must be vacated and left in their original condition by 3pm sharp.

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

Every stall (excluding those listed below) will be covered by the Market Insurance Policy. The Market Public Liability Insurance Policy provides the regulation $20,000,000 cover.

STALLHOLDER MUST HAVE OWN INSURANCE WITH CERTAIN PRODUCTS

Please note that it is a strict requirement that a Stallholder must have in place a public and product liability policy with a minimum of $20 million cover in the Stallholder's name if the Stallholder offers for sale any of the products listed below.

  • Second hand electrical goods & toys

  • Cosmetics & beauty products

  • Medicines, Potions, Oils, Fragrances & Soaps

  • Massage, manipulation of muscle, chiropractic or similar

  • Hot Food

A copy of the Insurance Certificate of Currency must be supplied to the Manager before a Stallholder selling the above products may trade at the Market. It is the responsibility of the Stallholder to ensure that the insurance is renewed and remains current for the term that the Stallholder undertakes Trading Activity at the Market.

STALL FEES

All stall fees include GST and Public Liability Insurance for the sum of $20,000,000 (excluding the above listed stalls)

Hunt&Gather Markets

  • General Stall - 3m x 3m space - $110

  • Hot Food Stall - 3m x 3m space - $130

  • Food Truck - up to 4m x 6m space - $150

  • Trailer - 3m x up to 4m space - $130

  • Artisan Food / Drinks Stall - 3m x 3m space - $110

  • Services Stall - 3m x 3m space - $90

PAYMENT OF STALL FEES

Approved stallholders are required to pay your stall fee in full, 10 days before the event. Invoices are sent to approved stalls with instruction on how to make payment. Approval will lapse if payment is not made within this period.

WEATHER

Hunt&Gather Markets is an open air market and operates rain or shine. It is the responsibility of the stallholder to bring their own shelter for protection against sun or rain if required.

STALLHOLDER CANCELLATION POLICY

Each market has a limited stall capacity, when a booking is made this reduces the availability for other stallholders. When a stall is cancelled on short notice, it is difficult to replace the booking. As a result, Hunt&Gather has the following cancellation policy:

  • In the case that a stallholder needs to cancel, if the stallholder notifies market management by email giving over 5 days notice (by 9am on the Monday prior to Market day) stall fees may be transferred to the next consecutive market date. If the stallholder cannot attend the next consecutive market date, the credit is forfeited.

  • In the case that a stallholder cancels within 5 days of a market (after 9am on the Monday prior to Market day)  they must notify market management by email or text. No refunds or credits are provided.

  • No cash or EFT refunds are provided.

WET WEATHER CANCELLATION POLICY

  • In the event that a market is cancelled by market management (due to external factors such as extreeme unsafe weather), all confirmed stallholders will be contacted by 6am on the morning of the event. No refunds or credits are provided.

  • Hunt&Gather management reserve the right to change venue or postpone the market as an alternative option to cancelling the market.

  • No cash or EFT refunds are provided.

ACCESS TO POWER

Hunt&Gather Markets is a powerless event. If you require power you may bring a silent generator, but this must be approved by market managers on application.

RUBBISH & WASTE

All rubbish, waste and packaging must be taken away with the stallholder. Bins provided do NOT cater for stallholder rubbish and may not be used by stallholders to dump old clothes, racks, display items etc The stall site must be left in the condition it was found.

Gregson Park is a public place for everyone to enjoy, please treat it as you would your own home, and please respect the neighbours and local community.

PARKING

Please do not park illegally, double park in traffic lanes, queue across traffic intersections, undertake illegal U turns or traffic manoeuvres, or otherwise hinder traffic in the streets surrounding the market during set up or pack up.

Once you stall is set up, we strongly suggest you move your vehicle to avoid parking fines and to allow customers to park near the markets.

NO VEHICLES MAY ENTER THE PARK/VENUE AT ANY TIME.

TOILETS

Toilets are provided at each market.


THE FRIDAY FLEA

APPLICATION

  • Applicants must fit one of the markets categories, applications must be completed in full, and market regulations must be agreed to, to be considered to trade at the Markets.

  • Applications must include photographs of products you intend to sell. Any application that does not include photos will not be considered. Please provide clear detailed information about your product.

  • Applications close two weeks prior to the market date, applications may take up to one week to process. If you do not receive confirmation, please assume that it has not been received and re-submit.

  • Hunt&Gather Markets reserves the right to decline any application for reasons including but not limited to suitability and demand.

  • We encourage all applicants to visit The Friday Flea to get a feel for the vision and standards of the market before applying.

  • At least 10 product photos must be included in applications to be considered. These must be shots of the actual product, and not photos from online stores.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Friday Flea - We are looking for good quality mens and womens pre loved & vintage fashion and accessories. We are looking for designer labels, not mass produced, low quality chain store labels.

No - kidswear, toys, homewares, books, plants, art and bric a brac.

Counterfeit products will not be tolerated at any of our markets and monitoring takes place throughout the event.

LOCATIONS

The Friday Flea - The Greenroof Hotel (Carpark), 71 Tudor St, Hamilton NSW 2303

TRADING DAYS & TIMES

The Friday Flea - Dates TBA, from 6pm till 9pm

STALLHOLDERS

No shared stalls unless requested by the applicant in writing and approved by market management in advance.

STALLHOLDER CATEGORIES

Stalls must fall into one of the following categories:

The Friday Flea

  • Womens pre-loved fashion

  • Mens pre-loved fashion

  • Vintage

  • Accessories

  • Henna

  • Services

  • Tarot

PRESENTATION OF STALLS

All stalls MUST be well presented, creative, and in keeping with the style of The Friday Flea. Think interesting display units, rugs, flowers/plants, timber crates, tablecloths etc. be creative and have fun with it! Your stall needs to draw interest from customers.

We strongly advise you provide a mirror.

EQUIPMENT

Tables, gazebo, racks, signage and any other form of visual merchandise must be supplied by the stallholder.

Some tables, racks and chairs are available for hire. Please see below pricing info for hire. Hire stock is limited and based on a first in first served basis. To hire, please email market management upon application. Hire fees will be included in the stallholders invoice.

No gazebos required.

SET UP & PACK UP

Stallholder rubbish must be taken with the vendor, bins on site are for public/hotel use only, and may not be used by stallholders to dump old clothes, shoe boxes, racks, mirrors, display items etc etc etc. If stallholders do not abide by these rules, then refusal to trade at future markets will be issued and waste removal fines apply.

NO vehicles may enter the venue at any time.

The Friday Flea

  • Set up starts at 4:30pm

  • Stallholders who do not arrive by 5pm may have their stall re-allocated and/or forfeit their stall space/fees with no refund

  • Stall spaces will be allocated on arrival, please see market management at entry for allocation. When you arrive on market day please go straight to your stall space and begin set up

  • Stalls must be ready to trade at 6pm sharp

  • Trade ceases at 9pm (NO EARLIER). All stall spaces must be vacated and left in their original condition by 10pm

PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

Stallholders are covered by the Greenroof Hotel Insurance Policy.

STALL FEES

  • All stall fees include GST and Public Liability Insurance.

  • All stall fees are per person. No shared stalls.

The Friday Flea

  • Rack Space - 1 clothing rack = $50

  • Table Space - 1 table = $50

  • Combo - 1 clothing rack space + table space = $90

  • Table Hire - $10 each

PAYMENT OF STALL FEES

Approved stallholders are required to pay your stall fee in full, 10 days before the event. Invoices are sent to approved stalls with instruction on how to make payment. Approval will lapse if payment is not made within this period.

WEATHER

The Friday Flea is an open air market and operate rain or shine.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Each market has a limited stall capacity, when a booking is made this reduces the availability for other stallholders. When a stall is cancelled on short notice, it is difficult to replace the booking. As a result, Hunt&Gather has the following cancellation policy:

In the case that a stallholder needs to cancel, if the stallholder notifies market management by email giving 5 days notice (by 5pm on the Sunday prior to Market day).

If more than 5 days notice is given, stall fees may be transferred to the next consecutive market date. If the stallholder cannot attend the next consecutive market date, the credit is forfeited.

In the case that a stallholder cancels within 5 days of a market, they must notify market management by email or text. No refunds or credits are provided in this instance.

No cash or EFT refunds are provided.

RUBBISH & WASTE

All rubbish, waste and packaging must be taken away with the stallholder. Bins provided do NOT cater for stallholder rubbish and may not be used by stallholders to dump old clothes, racks, display items etc The stall site must be left in the condition it was found.

Greenroof Hotel is a place for everyone to enjoy, please treat it as you would your own home, and please respect their neighbours.

PARKING

Please do not park illegally, double park in traffic lanes, queue across traffic intersections, undertake illegal U turns or traffic manoeuvres, or otherwise hinder traffic in the streets surrounding the market during set up or pack up.

Once you stall is set up, we strongly suggest you move your vehicle to avoid parking fines and to allow customers to park near the markets.

NO VEHICLES MAY ENTER THE VENUE AT ANY TIME.

TOILETS

Toilets are located in the Greenroof Hotel.

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STREET FEAST

APPLICATION

Applicants must fit one of the markets categories, applications must be completed in full, and market regulations must be agreed to, to be considered to trade at the Markets.

Applications must include photographs of products you intend to sell, as well as stall presentation. Any application that does not include photos will not be considered. Please provide clear detailed information about your product.

Applications close two weeks prior to the market date, applications may take up to one week to process. If you do not receive confirmation, please assume that it has not been received and re-submit.

Hunt&Gather Markets reserves the right to decline any application for reasons including but not limited to suitability and demand.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

We are looking for high quality food stalls who use fresh produce and have great stall and product presentation! We are looking for food artisans who specialise and excel in their food type. We are looking for friendly stallholders who are happy to be part of our team, support their fellow stallholders, and share their knowledge and love of food with others!

LOCATION

Market Street Lawn, Newcastle Foreshore. Located at the intersection of Market and Scott Streets.

TRADING DAYS & TIMES

Trading Hours: 4pm till 8pm
Launch Date: Saturday 22nd of July 2017
Autumn/Winter Dates: 4th Saturday of each month
Spring/Summer Dates: 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month

STALLHOLDERS

No shared stalls unless requested by the applicant in writing and approved by market management in advance. 

STALLHOLDER CATEGORIES & STALL SIZES

Stalls must fall into one of the following categories:
Food Trucks
Food Trailers
Food Stall (hot/cold food prepared on site)
Drinks
Artisan (bread/sweets/deserts/produce)

Stalls occupy a 3m x 3m space (excluding food trucks and trailers). You may request to book 2 stalls next to each other should you require more space. Please note that you will be charged for 2 stalls.

STALL FEES

*Stall fees quoted below are per stall/per market

  • Food Truck / Trailer: $250
  • Food Stall: $200
  • Artisan / Drinks - 3m x 3m space: $160

PAYMENT OF STALL FEES

Approved stallholders are required to pay their stall fee in full, 2 weeks before market day. Invoices are sent to approved stalls with instruction on how to make payment. Approval will lapse if payment is not made within this period.

PRESENTATION OF STALLS

All stalls MUST be well presented, creative, and in keeping with the style of Feast Street. 
Stalls must be kept clean, tidy, display signage and business names.
Stalls must be creative as all stalls needs to draw interest from customers.

Offering eftpos is always advisable.

Stallholders may be refused a spot if their presentation is not up to the markets standard. If you are unsure if your stall meets these requirements, or need help with your presentation, please contact the market managers.

EQUIPMENT

All stalls must bring a white gazebo/marquee, some exceptions include food trucks/trailers, or stalls using an umbrella.

We prefer WHITE Gazebo/marquee tops , however some vendors may have coloured gazebos, and must be pre-approved by market management prior. Maximum AND minimum gazebo size size is 3m x 3m, unless otherwise approved on application.

Tables, gazebo, signage and any other form of visual merchandise must be supplied by the stallholder. Please leave ugly plastic tables, blue gazebo tops, tarps and camp chairs at home!

LIVE MUSIC

All musicians must be booked prior to event day. We do not accept performers/buskers who have not been pre-approved by market management.

Stage gigs are paid, details will be discussed after we receive your application. Artists on stage may collect tips, sell albums, and use small approved signage to advertise social media contacts.

SET UP & PACK UP

Stallholder rubbish MUST be taken with the vendor, bins on site are for public use only, and may not be used by stallholders to dump packaging, boxes, food scraps etc etc etc. If stallholders do not abide by these rules, then refusal to trade at future markets will be issued and waste removal fines apply.

NO vehicles may enter the site at any time. Food Trucks/Trailers are the only exception and must be confirmed upon confirmation of application. Food Trucks/Trailers will be guided onto the site by staff. No cars towing trailers into the site may be left on site during the event, please un hook and move off site straight away (before setting up).

Stall site numbers and the bump in/out document will be sent to all confirmed stallholders in the week leading up to market day.

Bump In / Out Timeline

Food Trucks/Trailers - Arrive at 1pm
Food Stalls - Arrive at 1:30pm
Artisan Food Stalls - Arrive at 2:30pm
All stallholders to commence trade by 4pm

Musician arrival times TBC with market managers prior to the market.

Stallholders who do not arrive by 3:30pm may have their stall re-allocated and/or forfeit their stall space/fees with no refund.

Stallholders will be allocated a stall number and general location by email prior to market day, along with the best entry point to unload. When you arrive on market day please go straight to your stall space and begin set up. If you have any queries please see staff at the site office

Stalls must be ready to trade at 4pm sharp

Trade ceases at 8pm AND NO EARLIER. All stall spaces must be vacated and left in their original condition by 10pm.

SITE SAFETY RULES

  • No pegs to be driven into the lawn
  • Marquees and temporary structures must be adequately secured with weights
  • Stallholders must not exceed the boundary of their site
  • Approved vehicle access is via driveway on Wharf Road ONLY
  • No access, or items to be attached to, the heritage listed signal box on site
  • Only use powered tools and equipment that have been appropriately tested and tagged by a qualified electrician. Records to be maintained by the stallholder
  • Electrical leads are not to present potential slip/trip hazards
  • Gas bottles (where used) must be within inspection period dates
  • Report all safety incidents immediately to market management at the site office

PRODUCT & PUBLIC LIABILITY INSURANCE

Every stall (hazardous food - food prepared on site, and temperature controlled food) will be covered by the Market Insurance Policy. The Market Product and Public Liability Insurance Policy provides the regulation $20,000,000 cover.

Stallholders preparing food on site (hazardous food) must have own public and product liability insurance policy with a minimum of $20,000,000 cover in the stallholders name, listing Hunt&Gather Events as an interested party.

A copy of the Insurance Certificate of Currency must be supplied to the Manager before a Stallholder selling the hazardous food (food temperature controlled for safety) may trade at the Market. It is the responsibility of the Stallholder to ensure that the insurance is renewed and remains current for the term that the Stallholder undertakes Trading Activity at the Market.

FOOD SAFETY

All hazardous food suppliers (temperature controlled food and/or food not sold in manufacturers original packaging) must have their food safety supervisor certificate. This certificate must be available on request at every market.

Food inspections may occur occasionally, if a stallholder is inspected the inspection fee will be collected by market managers at the current market, which will then be paid to the NSW Food Authority, by Hunt&Gather Events, on the stallholders behalf.

All stallholders preparing food on site must be registered with Newcastle City Council.

For more information on food compliance, log on to www.foodauthority.nsw.gov.au/retail/markets-and-temporary-events

WEATHER

Street Feast is an open air market and operates rain or shine. It is the responsibility of the stallholder to bring their own shelter for protection against the elements.

STALLHOLDER CANCELLATION POLICY

Each market has a limited stall capacity, when a booking is made this reduces the availability for other stallholders. When a stall is cancelled, it can be difficult to replace the booking. As a result, Street Feast has the following cancellation policy:

In the event that the stallholder cancels their booking, stall fees are non refundable, no credits are provided.

In the event that a market is cancelled by market management (due to external factors such as extreme unsafe weather), all confirmed stallholders will be contacted by 9am on the morning of the market. No refunds or credits are provided.

Hunt&Gather management reserve the right to change venue or postpone the market as an alternative option to cancelling the market.

No cash or EFT refunds are provided.

ACCESS TO POWER

Street Feast does not supply power. If you require power you may bring a silent generator ONLY, but this must be approved by market managers on application.

RUBBISH & WASTE

All rubbish, waste and packaging must be taken away with the stallholder. Bins provided do NOT cater for stallholder rubbish and may not be used by stallholders to dump packaging, boxes, food scraps etc The stall site must be left in the condition it was found. If stallholders do not abide by these rules, then refusal to trade at future markets will be issued and waste removal fines apply.

Market Street Lawn and its surroundings is a public place for everyone to enjoy, please treat it as you would your own home, and please respect the neighbours and local community.

PARKING

Please do not park illegally, double park in traffic lanes, queue across traffic intersections, undertake illegal U turns or traffic manoeuvres, or otherwise hinder traffic in the streets surrounding the market during set up or pack up.

Once you stall is set up, we strongly suggest you move your vehicle to avoid parking fines and to allow customers to park near the markets.

The Council Carpark on King Street will be open from 7am till 10pm on market days, and charge a flat rate of $6.50. We advise all staff, musician, and stallholders to park their cars here for the duration on the market.

TOILETS
Toilets are provided at each market.