Applications are now open!

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Calling all Designer-Makers!

Want to learn how to sell and promote your handmade Christmas gifts and products, acquire exciting new skills, and make some extra cash this December? Of course you do!

Every year we give London Met’s talented designer-makers and craftspeople the opportunity to become real world market traders for the day.

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Applications close at 9AM on 8 November

Showcase your creativity

Whether you’re a graphic, fashion or jewellery designer with an exciting new product, a food science or nutrition student with a delicious new snack, or an aviation management graduate with a hobby for handmade greeting cards, or anyone else!

We welcome and encourage students and recent graduates from all areas across the university to take part in our annual Christmas Market.

Register interest for 2021

Previous sellers told us

“I really enjoyed talking to people about design and especially what they think about my products! It’s great experience and I’d definitely do it again! Thank you!”

Konstantsa, Furniture Designer

“I gained invaluable feedback on test products which has given me the confidence to go ahead with a number of new designs”

Daniela Donohue, Tin Can Alley Vintage Clothing

“It was great to run the small business and make something as a collective that generally worked, and to see how the public reacted to it”

Sophie Mishiku, Muovi Jewellery

“It was really good to see that people actually wanted to spend their hard earn cashed on products I had spent time thinking and making”

Jake Vickers, Furniture Maker

“…the experience was a real confidence builder when it comes to showing the public what I design…”

Mercedes Palmer-Higgins, Jewellery Designer

“The feedback we got was amazing and showed that as a studio we’re able to viably produce design within other sectors of the industry…”

Russ Daniels-Lake, Lucky Escape Studios

We’ll show you how

Set up your store/stall

We’ll give you a tour of the best online platforms to sell from plus an overview of what makes a homely in-person market stall

How to sell effectively

Learn how to target customers and drive visitors to your store or stall through networking and social media

Presenting your wares for sale

Through professional pictures or a well designed stall, discover how to present your products and get them ready for sale

Pricing your products

Dive into pricing that factors in your time. As setting your prices is not simply putting a number next to a currency symbol

Register interest for 2021

Applications are now open!

Interested in taking part in Christmas Market? Register your details below and we’ll email you our short application form.