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The Makers Christmas Market 2022

by Michael Cleland

The Makers Christmas Market

A seasonal market celebrating the best of London independent brands and makers. 

The Makers Christmas Market brings together a community of our favourite London makers and creators - all unique in their own space but similar in the values of quality, purpose and craft.

We'll welcome sewists, jewellers, ceramicists, artists and designers to exhibit their hand-crafted pieces. And coffee, wine and food will be served up by some of London's finest tastemakers.

When and where

  • Assembly Coffee
  • 244 Ferndale Road, London, SW9 8FR
  • Sunday 4th December, 10am-4pm

Who's involved?

Klei — Ceramics

Klei was founded by London-based potters; Jessica Joslin and Skye Corewijn in 2018. Klei celebrates and represents local makers of hand thrown ceramics. Here you'll find bowls, jugs, vases, plates and some other small pieces from makers from around London and also further beyond.

Newcomer Wines — Wine

In 2014, Newcomer Wines emerged as an unconventional wine importer specialising in ‘The New Old World’ and sourcing wines from Austria - a country close to their hearts. Since then, they have ventured to other countries that culturally and historically share deep common grounds. In 2017 they opened their first bar in Dalston, east London and it quickly became a destination for the city's wine enthusiasts.

Tinuke Illustration - Illustrations and murals

Tinuke Fagborun is a British-Nigerian illustrator living in London. She celebrates diverse storytelling, and her art is a colourful and optimistic response to the dominant narrative surrounding women of colour in media and the art world. She creates illustrations in which women are uncensored, empowered, otherworldly, and the architects of their own rich stories.

Four Boroughs — Coffee

Four Boroughs is a south London specialty coffee company, founded in 2017 with their first shop in Crystal Palace. Quickly becoming a favourite for local coffee enthusiasts and keen road cyclists alike with Assembly coffee, delectable food and welcoming atmosphere, they opened their second shop in Loughborough Junction in 2020.

Muthapuppa — Pet accessories

Kim and Guiseppe Bloom-Mangione are on a mission to help solve the UK's dog welfare crisis. Founded in early 2022, Muthapuppa stocks a diverse range of products from waterproof jackets to detangling spray and everything in between. A percentage of the pet store's profits goes directly to several dog charities, and their goal is to build the first Muthapuppa Rescue and Rehoming Centre for Dogs.

Monta Monta — Botanical skincare

Monta Monta was founded in 2015 by cosmetic scientist, Montague Ashley-Craig, and creates multi-functional and refillable botanical skincare products. Many of the formulations make use of hyper-locally sourced and/or waste raw materials from east London where the brand is based and the products created.

Kikina Designs — Clothing and homeware 

Kikina Designs is a London-based print and graphic designer originally from Moscow, Russia. Her inspiration is drawn from Russian culture, the arts, and 1990s aesthetics. All artworks are unique, one-of-a-kind pieces, and all prints are painted by hand.

The Homies Kitchen - Indian streetfood

South London Indian streetfood legend Rajen P (The Homies Kitchen) will be serving up a Christmas menu, inspiring by a recent month-long research trek across Mexico. Expect some wild infusions from one of the city's most exciting flavour artists.

Soka Linens — Linenware 

Soka Linens is Sonya Karlsson, a Norwegian born, London-based sewist. She creates pieces for everyday use from materials which have clear functional purpose in the home and utilises sustainable fabrics which incorporate unique variation in texture. ​She sources fabrics locally to her home in south London where all items are hand cut and sewn.

Natasha Godfrey (London Illustrator) — Pen and ink illustrations

Natasha Godfrey is a London-based artist and photographer who specialises in pen and ink illustration, and travel photography. She's travelled the world with her pen and sketchbook, and in recent years has become renowned for her drawings of south London shop fronts, pubs and restaurants.

Kold Sauce - Fermented, raw hot sauce

Kold Sauce was born in the States and brewed in London. Their mission was to give Kold Sauce the same profile as the bright red, no frills, American hot pepper sauce they grew up with. The challenge was to produce it with only natural ingredients and the grace of fermentation. Over a handful of years, hundreds of trials and many thousands of chillies, they landed on a sauce they couldn’t be more proud of.

Easthope Studio — Jewellery

​Easthope Studio is a London-based jeweller who creates pieces using eco or recycled base metals. They've been creating jewellery since the age of seven, foraging for sea glass on Brighton beach and scouring local charity shops. They offer pieces to create small, personally curated collections with the ethos of buying less and buying better.   

BirdĒ Feathers - Recycled jewellery

BirdĒ Feathers is mum, Anneliese, and daughter, Nico. Together they're up-cycling bicycle materials to create 'feather' earrings.

Lutiki - Baby clothing

Lutiki makes handcrafted knits from high-quality yarns: merino, cashmere and cotton. Hats, gloves, scarves, cardigans are all created with sustainably-sourced, natural materials.

Quinn and Quill — Greetings cards

Quinn and Quill create low-impact, ethical greetings cards for all occasions. Materials are 100% recycled and their supply chain is totally plastic-free. All cards are designed and printed in the UK, and a percentage of sales is donated to environmental UK charities.