The markets run the first Sunday of the month from this amazing Island fort in Botany Bay. Browse stalls in search of Aboriginal paintings, jewellery and designs, tuck into a bush-tucker infused meal, do a workshop or watch an Aboriginal cultural performance, while checking out the view of Botany Bay all around you.
Entry hours this month are 10.30am till 5pm to enjoy daylight saving hours but will change back till 9.30am till 4pm when daylight saving finishes in April. Truly relax and catch a bus to La Perouse, with the markets only two minuteswalk from La Perouse Terminus.
The Blak markets are a social enterprise and the proceeds from this market will go towards running our first community program - Seeds to Success at Matraville Soldier's Settlement- which is an Aboriginal youth Leadership and public speaking program that involves Aboriginal students attending school working with Aboriginal role models and community elders to learn about the traditional uses of plants and developing leadership and public speaking skills through running their own tours.- See more at: http://www.localmarketguide.com.au/event/185-first-hand-aboriginal-workshops#sthash.wy4WtvcR.dpuThe Blak markets is a showcase of Indigenous culture with products from La Perouse to the Torres Strait. There's plenty of bush-tucker food and art and craft stalls.First Hands Aboriginal Workshops and Blak Markets are a quarterly market showcasing Aboriginal skills,crafts and culture.
First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation started the Blak Markets three years ago to provide economic development opportunities to Indigenous business and employment opportunities for youth. First Hand Solutions is an Aboriginal charity providing cultural reconnection programs for urban Aboriginal young people and all profits from the Blak Markets are reinvested into these programs.
Workshop and Tour Programs - Click Here
Please note workshops vary each month