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Soho Flea Market 2013
Article Post Date: Wednesday 13.02.2013
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SOHO FLEA MARKET – 2013 EVENT ANNOUNCED
STALLHOLDER AND TALENT SUBMISSIONS WANTED
-WEBSHOP OPEN-

Sunday June 2nd 2013
12pm – 8pm
Dean Street, Soho, London

 “Street markets get a sophisticated new image” Evening Standard
 “It boasts an awe inspiring list of creative stallholders” Time Out
“London’s most glamorous flea market” Cosmopolitan
“London’s coolest flea market” Company


Soho Flea Market, the artisan and designer crafts event, has announced its return to Dean Street, Soho, London, on Sunday 2nd June 2013, once more bringing together the UK’s creative talent in the heart of London in support of charity partner Kids Company http://www.kidsco.org.uk/. From 10th December, the organisers, City Showcase, are inviting all up-and-coming artisans, artists, fashion and jewellery designers, furniture makers, glassblowers, ceramicists, games developers, filmmakers, musicians to take part in the event. The deadline for submissions is 31st March 2013. Please see below for further details.

Soho Flea Market (2012) was a resounding success, drawing tens of thousands of people to a wide range of specifically-curated ‘creative market stalls’, and to watch a line-up of high-quality emerging music and comedy acts performing on the outdoor stage, hosted by organiser City Showcase.

Flaunting the spirit of fun and creative innovation, Soho Flea Market promises to be a highly entertaining day out with 8 hours of shopping, eating, and entertainment in a brilliantly iconic location.

SOHO FLEA MARKET WEBSHOP

Products from stallholders including Red Dot award-winning Rokos design, Plane Clothing, Lovely Jojos, and Hanna Kokoshcka printed goods can now also be purchased from the brand new webshop on the Soho Flea Market website, www.cityshowcasemarkets.com.

Nanette Rigg, Founding Director of City Showcase added: ‘We were overwhelmed with public and media reaction to Soho Flea Market and are proud to be creating an even bigger showcase of the broadest range of creative talent possible in one of London’s most iconic streets’.

Fawn James of Soho Estates, who will be opening the event, said: ‘Dean Street is very pleased to be welcoming back such a vibrant, exciting event. Soho has a long creative tradition and has always flaunted its independent spirit which makes Soho Flea Market the perfect partner to showcase the wealth of creative talent in Soho, Westminster and London.’

NOTES TO EDITORS

About Kids Company

Kids Company was founded in 1996 by Camilla Batmanghelidjh to provide practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable inner-city children and reaches 17,000 children across London. In 2007 Kids Company was awarded the Liberty and JUSTICE Human Rights Award. In 2010 it was selected as a ‘Child Poverty Champion’ by the End Child Poverty project for our success in enabling children to achieve their full potential.

For further information on Soho Flea Market please contact:
Matt Learmouth matt@alchemylifestyle.co.uk 020 8996 1520/07966 781138
James Horrocks james@alchemylifestyle.co.uk 020 8996 1521/07515 709916.

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