Nottingham to celebrate local creatives with the Etsy Made Local Christmas market

The Nottingham Etsy Team is helping the people of Nottingham to connect with local makers and designers in their community and to meet the people behind the unique handmade gifts at the Etsy Made Local market, in Nottingham on the 1st December.

The Nottingham Etsy Team are a group of local creative designers and makers. A small dedicated group of volunteers, run the team which has over 600 members. The teams supports creative people in the area who sell on the Etsy.com platform, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods.

Faye Finney Illustration

With regular meet ups and seller education events, the Teams aim is to share the collective knowledge of members to help and support one another in running a handmade business. The Etsy Made Local – Nottingham Christmas Market is a showcase for the creative talents of the team, this is the fourth Etsy Made Local Nottingham Christmas event they have organised.  Each year it attracts thousands of visitors throughout the day. It always has a fantastic atmosphere and is the best place to find unique handmade gifts in Nottingham for this Christmas.

Etsy Made Local is a national event, 54 Teams of Etsy sellers up and down the country will be taking part over the same weekend.  Championing the creative handmade businesses in their area and encouraging shoppers to buy local this Christmas.

MW Perfumes

40 local Etsy sellers will be selling at the Nottingham Etsy Team’s  Etsy Made Local market, with products ranging from Handmade Cosmetics to beautiful prints and jewellery. The event will give the people of Nottingham a chance to discover some of the best of the city’s creative community, allowing them to connect with and buy directly from local makers and designers. As well as providing the perfect opportunity to find unique, affordable and meaningful gifts in the lead up to Christmas.

Michaela Bere – Co-captain of the Nottingham Etsy Team, said “Nottingham and the surrounding areas has an exceptionally talented array of designers and crafts people who are passionate about their work. The area has seen tremendous investment in creative businesses in recent years and we aim to showcase some of the very best at the Market.

 Etsy Made Local Nottingham

Saturday 1st December

Time: 10.30-5

 The Level – Nottingham Trent Student Union Shakespeare Street, Nottingham NG1 4GH

To find out more about the Etsy Made Local – Nottingham Christmas Market, visit www.etsy.com/etsymadelocal or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/345008156056433/
You can also see more about the items available at each market here www.facebook.com/NottinghamEtsyTeam